Arts & Culture

When It Comes to Sci-Fi, Seattle Is Spoiled

This week, three talented sci-fi authors share their work with local audiences.

Bleating and Competing at the 2017 Goatalympics

The livestock was totally live at the Monroe competition.

Hot Off the Press Is Seattle’s Biggest Little Book Festival

Hosted by Fantagraphics, the low-key affair showcases some of the city’s finest underdogs.

Stay, Leave, or Change!

A Capricorn full moon says, “Get real!”

A Book About Northwest Salmon Culture Makes a Big Splash, But You Should Throw It Back

Langdon Cook’s ‘Upstream’ goes swimmingly when it isn’t drowning in small, bad writing choices.

A Newcomer Threatens to Legitimize Seattle’s Independent Wrestling Scene

In just six months, DEFY has emerged as a unique and credible attraction for pro-wrestling fans.

Rage and Pain

A rough week jolts us awake.

Say Ta-Ta to Town Hall

Before it closes for extensive remodels, the Seattle literary staple is hosting a farewell affair.

Yayoi Kusama’s ‘Infinity Mirrors’ Will Either Explode Your Ego or Reinforce It

Step inside and you’ll find yourself somewhere between zero and infinity.

Canine Pride Shines at Doggie Drag Show

Some Prideful pups stole the show at PrideFest Capitol Hill on Saturday,…

Simon Hanselmann’s “One More Year” Is the Rare Shiny Repackage Actually Worth Your Time

Even with only 52 pages of new exclusive material, the latest Megg, Mogg & Owl collection is vital.

A Straight Man in Dire Straits Tries Drag in ACT’s ‘The Legend of Georgia McBride’

Two queens coach the clueless in this hilarious peek into an integral form of queer art-making.

An Elegant Utility’s Radical Interdependency

Through the poetry of common objects, Inye Wokoma reveals the webs of reliance under redlining.

Doug Nufer’s ‘The Me Theme’ Will Leave You Believing Words Mean Everything and Nothing

Tautology and repetition and tautology and repetition and tautology.

In ‘(Im)PULSE,’ Spectrum Dance Theater Confronts the Dark Side of the Rainbow

Donald Byrd’s newest illustrates the dangers of being queer in America on stage.

Less Thinking, More Feeling

Cancer season starts with a romantic week.

Artists on the Brink

Are exceptional awards enough to keep artists in the Northwest? Probably not. So what will it take?