‘las mariposas Y los muertos’ Explores Hipster Appropriation in the Pitchfork Era

Benjamin Benne’s newest play wittily dives into rock and representation.

EJ Koh’s Stellar Debut Collection Starts in Heaven, Goes to War, and Then Finds Love

The Seattle poet is deft at exploring the complexities of human interactions.

Hope and Comfort

An Aries full Moon and a kiss between Venus and Mars help us out.

If the ‘Russia Stuff’ Has You Confused, Let Masha Gessen’s Dense Reportage Help

The nonfiction writer come to Seattle this week with two revealing books on Russia under her belt.

Suddenly, the Seattle Symphony Chooses Ludovic Morlot’s Successor

When in 2010 Morlot was tapped to follow Gerard Schwarz’s 26-year tenure,…

At GeekGirlCon, the Face of Geekdom Is Changing

This year’s event features G. Willow Wilson, Maritess Zurbano, Lil Chen, and others.

Ayad Akhtar’s ‘The Who & The What’ Takes a Philosophical Lens to Love and Islam

Faith, family, and feminism lie at the heart of this new play by Ayad Akhtar.

Fifty Years Later, George Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ Is Still Iconic

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s production ramps up the splendor with beautiful new staging and costumes.

This Is Not Fine

Speak up for yourself and embrace the discomfort.

Redoubling Its Efforts, an Artist-Lead Activist Group Asks Vulcan for Equitable Development

Initially emerging before the Upstream Music Fest, the coalition returns with new support and goals.

‘Fumetti for the Mothership’ Is a Book, an Art Installation, and a Friendship

The book of photo comics from Mount Analogue comes complete with a blanket to read it in.

“I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” Deftly Adapts the Brilliant Memoir for the Stage

Malika Oyetimein and Myra Platt’s production portrays Angelou through the ages.

EJ Koh Will Make You Cry

She moved a room of Bumbershoot-goers to tears. Her debut poetry collection may very well do the same.

Fall Equinox—the Witch’s Thanksgiving

For ancient people, the harvest festival was one of the biggest events of the year.

The Nascent Feminism of Doris Totten Chase

Changing Forms celebrates an artist who forged a new feminine poetics in early video art.

Well Balanced

Libra season begins and Pluto acts up.

‘Teh Internet Is Serious Business’ Recasts an Infamous Trolling Marathon for the Stage

Washington Ensemble Theatre’s production follows the high-stakes 2011 hacking exploits of LulzSec.