Arts & Culture

We’re in Taurus Territory

The bull’s out of the pen! Taurus charges ahead while Pluto turns retrograde and planets switch signs.

‘Ghosts of Seattle Past’ Is Chicken Soup for the Cynical Seattleite Soul

For those angry with our rapidly developing city, this book will remind you what we’re fighting for.

Ballard Artists Walk Out on Art Walk

The community is creating its own independent art walk after a rift with the Chamber of Commerce.

Final Love Lessons

Venus is moving out of retrograde, finally, but that doesn’t mean it’s over quite yet.

Hari Kunzru’s ‘White Tears’ Wittily Takes on American Racism

Will upset folks be able to make it past the title? Find out at the Elliott Bay Book Company reading.

In ‘Dear Sarah,’ Ayana V Jackson Fights Photography with Photography

The artist’s portraits at Mariane Ibrahim Gallery are acts of countervisuality.

The Art of the Dull

If artists truly hope to resist Trumpism, they must confront the ways they’re already failing.

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

See Of Montreal (twice), catch a battle of the beats, heal the “ideological divide” and more.

A Month of Retrogrades

April has us looking back before looking ahead.

C.M. Ruiz’s Last Art Show in the Lusty Lady? An Ode to Kirby

“C.M. Dreamland” pays homage to the surreal Nintendo character through painting and installation.

Robert Lashley Crams Mythology, the Bible, and Dozens of Dead Poets Into a Single Book

“Up South” takes on trauma, anger, and the literary canon without ever feeling showy.

The Fierce Urgency of ‘What We Do Now’

The lastest book in our Post-Trump reading club is a multifarious look at our political situation.