Illustration by Taylor Dow

Fix Glitches

Mercury and Saturn continue to challenge our plans.

Illustration by Taylor Dow

Where to See ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ in Seattle

On screen and stage.

A Critical Review of the Gingerbread Village

The Sheraton has re-imagined Seattle in candy and cookies. But did they get it right?

Peggy Platt (front) and Lisa Koch (second from rear) bring their platter of holiday treats back to ACT, Nov. 30–Dec. 17. Photo by Chris Bennion
Peggy Platt (front) and Lisa Koch (second from rear) bring their platter of holiday treats back to ACT, Nov. 30–Dec. 17. Photo by Chris Bennion
Illustration by Taylor Dow
                                Illustration by Taylor Dow

Experiential Learning

Mercury goes retrograde and Saturn says it’s crunch time.

Illustration by Taylor Dow
                                Illustration by Taylor Dow

The Seattle Photo Business That Saw Santa and Started a Tradition

Arthur & Associates claims to be the first to take portraits of children with department store Santas.

The Gas Station That Turned Into a Holiday Shopping Destination

A holiday pop-up shop filled with heart and handmade gifts.

At Bellevue Botanical Garden, a Half-Million Lights Delight

The well-lit habitat attracts all kinds of creatures.

Lvl Up Sprites replace pixels with beads. Courtesy of GeekCraft Expo

The Holiday Shopping Guide to Unique Gifts and Memorable Moments

Bazzars, pop-ups, and retail events from Seattle to Bellevue and beyond.

Lvl Up Sprites replace pixels with beads. Courtesy of GeekCraft Expo
The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown on Dec. 1.

A Complete List of Holiday Concerts in Seattle and Beyond

Holiday cheer for your ears.

The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown on Dec. 1.

The Season’s Best Performances, Plays, and Nutcrackers

Holiday stories from stages in Seattle, Bellevue, and throughout King County.

The Most Merry Parades and Parties Around Puget Sound

Lights, boats, and Santas run amok!

Illustration by Taylor Dow

Hot Words

The Sun enters Sagittarius, and communication gets fiery.

Illustration by Taylor Dow
Photo by Angela Sterling

PNB’s Pit Boss Prepares for ‘The Nutcracker’

A relative rookie, the veteran concertmaster has methods for the holiday madness.

Photo by Angela Sterling
Murray and Vogler. Photo by Peter Rigaud
Murray and Vogler. Photo by Peter Rigaud
Kinney and his alter ego. Photo by Antonio Zazueta Olmos

A 10-Year-Old Tells Us Why He Loves ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’

He has every book in the series.

Kinney and his alter ego. Photo by Antonio Zazueta Olmos
Phoebe Robinson and Ilana Glazer hit the Moore for the YQY Comedy Tour on Saturday. Photo by Mindy Tucker

Comedy From Blue America, a New Show and New Home for Teatro ZinZanni, and More

The week’s best arts and entertainment.

Phoebe Robinson and Ilana Glazer hit the Moore for the YQY Comedy Tour on Saturday. Photo by Mindy Tucker
Illustration by Taylor Dow

Water Pressure

Venus and Neptune soften Scorpio’s final tests.

Illustration by Taylor Dow
Illustration by Taylor Dow

Feelings and Facts

Mercury gets messy, but other planets deliver good luck.

Illustration by Taylor Dow