Arts & Culture

Retro Activity

Mercury goes retrograde and Venus heals hearts.

Richard Chiem’s Ahead-of-Its-Time Short Story Collection Returns

A new and improved edition of 2013’s “You Private Person” meets a more ready world.

Storme Webber’s Stories of Survival

“Casino: A Palimpsest” shines light on a Pioneer Square history not often told.

Through Art, Books, and ‘Anti-Reality Hallucinations,’ X Y Z Is Building a New Seattle Scene

Four arts collectives formidable in their own right are joining forces in an exciting new space.

“American Archipelago” Struggles to Tie Isolated Stories into One, Cohesive Narrative

The tale of twisted fates in the United States lacks the clarity to tell an effective tale.

Don’t Slight Out of Sight

The location may have changed, but this Seattle Art Fair satellite event still has its own gravitational force.

First Contact at Yelm’s Brand New UFO Festival

Humans (and probably a few lizard people in disguise) celebrated alien life in Thurston County.

Shadow Play

Keep conquering your inner dragons!

The Ripple Effects of the Seattle Art Fair

The Fair may be about selling art, but the energy it sends through the local art scene is more exciting than just that.

X Y Z Brings Visual, Performance, and Literary Arts Under One Roof

The new collective arts space, housing four different organizations, opens this Thursday.

Quota. at SOIL Gallery Challenges the White Gaze

Curators of the show use gallery admission as a lesson in privilege and race.

How Our Government-Sponsored Poets are Defining Us

You couldn’t ask for a better investment of your tax dollars.

In ‘Restless Creature,’ a Portrait of Pain and Meaning

In conversation and in movement, the documentary captures a defining moment in the life of storied dancer Wendy Whelan.

Lammas Is a Time of Sacrifice and Celebration

An ancient tradition, this annual rite permeates all cultures.

The Enduring Legacy of Crysta Casey

A decade after the prized poet’s death, the community continues to celebrate her work.

The Strange Zone

Uranus turns retrograde and our eclipse story develops.

Anastacia-Reneé Is Ubiquitous and Worth It

Seattle’s it lit figure of the moment isn’t a fluke—she earned it.