Capitol Hill Block Party 2018 Photo Recap

A look back at the urban music fest’s weekend action.

Joaquin Phoenix and Jonah Hill lead a hefty cast in <em></em><em>Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot</em>. Photo by Scott Patrick Green/Amazon Studios

Steady Footing

Joaquin Phoenix and Jonah Hill anchor ‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot,’ Gus Van Sant’s biopic about a quadriplegic cartoonist.

Joaquin Phoenix and Jonah Hill lead a hefty cast in <em></em><em>Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot</em>. Photo by Scott Patrick Green/Amazon Studios
Alvvays brings its dreamy Canadian indie pop to the Capitol Hill Block Party Main Stage. Photo by Arden Wray

Capitol Hill Block Party 2018 Picks

Who to see at this year’s edition of Seattle’s urban music fest.

Alvvays brings its dreamy Canadian indie pop to the Capitol Hill Block Party Main Stage. Photo by Arden Wray
Kayla (Elsie Fisher) stays glued to her screens in ‘Eighth Grade.’ Photo by Linda Kallerus/A24

Embracing the Naturalistic Awkwardness of ‘Eighth Grade’

Writer/director Bo Burnham and star Elsie Fisher discuss making and living one of the year’s best films.

Kayla (Elsie Fisher) stays glued to her screens in ‘Eighth Grade.’ Photo by Linda Kallerus/A24
Illustration by Taylor Dow

Let It Linger

Between two eclipses, this is a week for rest.

Illustration by Taylor Dow
Prom Queen holds court in The Can Can’s ‘Femme Fatale.’ Photo by Nate Watters

Pick List: ‘Femme Fatale,’ SoDo Track Open House, ‘Patience’

The week’s best entertainment offerings.

Prom Queen holds court in The Can Can’s ‘Femme Fatale.’ Photo by Nate Watters
The Midwestern tale of <em>Sweet Land</em> makes its West Coast premiere at Taproot Theatre. Photo by Erik Stuhaug

This Land Was Made for You and Me

Taproot’s ‘Sweet Land, the Musical’ doesn’t fully capture the mood of 1920s Minnesota farmland, but still manages to charm.

The Midwestern tale of <em>Sweet Land</em> makes its West Coast premiere at Taproot Theatre. Photo by Erik Stuhaug

Golden Goal

On the Seventh Day takes an atypical sports movie approach while addressing immigrant issues.

Illustration by Taylor Dow

Meltdown and Remold

Pluto intensifies a solar eclipse in Cancer.

Illustration by Taylor Dow
Phoebe Bridgers heads back to Seattle after a stellar Sasquatch! set. Photo by Brady Harvey

Pick List: Phoebe Bridgers, Desus & Mero, Seattle Symphony Performs ‘Star Wars’

The weekend’s top entertainment events.

Phoebe Bridgers heads back to Seattle after a stellar Sasquatch! set. Photo by Brady Harvey
Wimps isn’t trash. Photo by Kelly O

Wimps’ Renewable Punk Energy

The Seattle trio isn’t afraid to get dirty on its new album, ‘Garbage People.’

Wimps isn’t trash. Photo by Kelly O

Young Feet and Old Steps

‘DANCE This’ connects young performers with their peers and their cultural traditions of movement.

My Favorite Martins

Steve Martin and Martin Short discuss bringing their two-man comedy extravaganza back to Seattle.

‘The King’ explores the idea of Elvis as a symbol of America. Photo courtesy Oscilloscope Laboratories

‘The King’ of the U.S.A.

A new documentary on Elvis Presley tries to make the rock icon the embodiment of America.

‘The King’ explores the idea of Elvis as a symbol of America. Photo courtesy Oscilloscope Laboratories
Illustration by Taylor Dow

Pretty Burn

Trines sweeten the sky as Mars gets weirder and Chiron turns retrograde.

Illustration by Taylor Dow

Pick List: Kacey Musgraves, ‘Sweet Land,’ Beatles Movies

The week’s best entertainment options.

Illustration by Taylor Dow

Life on Mars

Mars retrograde kicks off with a Capricorn full Moon.

Illustration by Taylor Dow
Will (Ben Foster) and his teenage daughter, Tom (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie), live outside of society 
in Leave No Trace. Image courtesy SIFF

Off the Grid

‘Leave No Trace’ weaves a poignant tale about a father running from society and a daughter who yearns for it.

Will (Ben Foster) and his teenage daughter, Tom (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie), live outside of society 
in Leave No Trace. Image courtesy SIFF
James and his feathered friend. Photo courtesy Seattle Mariners
James and his feathered friend. Photo courtesy Seattle Mariners

Seattle Summer Free Events Guide

Make the most of the sunny season with artistic activities that don’t cost a dime.