35 Things You Must Do This Fall

Our critics pick the best of the arts season, in every discipline.

A Grand Jeté for Gender

Local dance companies aim to fix the art’s centuries-old imbalances between men and women.

A Local Jazz Pro Electrifies an Obscure, 14-String Baroque Instrument

You maybe haven’t heard of the theorbo, but you definitely haven’t heard it plugged in.

Dusting the Crust Off ‘The Crucible’

A conversation with ACT’s John Langs on whether old dramas should keep getting restaged in Seattle.

In Light of the Election, Seattle Design Fest Is Questioning the Idea of Power

The link between dominion and design may not be obvious, but the festival hopes to illuminate just that.

Liz Mputu Creates a Physical Testing Zone for Digital Spirituality

LVLZ Healing Center at Interstitial presents prismatic, pixelated, emoji-laden therapy pods.

The Rock Star, Sherman Alexie, Returns

After grieving his mother’s death and canceling a tour, Alexie is returning to live audiences again.

The Top 5 Local Books to Look Forward to This Fall

Don’t miss new books from Frances McCue, Bharti Kirchner, Mita Mahato, E.J. Koh, and David M. Buerge.

Work Smarter

Venus smooths bumps and Virgo energy peaks.

The Bizarre Tale of a Band of Soldiers’ Tacoma Bank Heist

A new book tells the strange story of a group of Fort Lewis Army Rangers’ 2007 botched robbery.

A Waste Facility Is Paying Artists to Talk Trash

Recology CleanScapes’ resident artists explore the underworld of garbage.

Pink Moon

Neptune and Pisces offer a tender full moon.

Readerfest Is a Clean, Well-Lit Place for People Who Love Books

Inspired by the defunct Bookfest, Readerfest seeks to bring Seattle’s diverse lit scene together.

Sara Porkalob’s ‘Dragon Lady’ Is a Celebration of the Legacies That Made Her

In her one-woman show, the artist/activist plays multiple generations of her family.

At Sculptured Dance, Choreographers Create Movements Around Immobile Objects

For the second year, dancers are turning the Olympic Sculpture Park into their stage.

Growth Spurt

Mars drives the plot forward, Mercury goes direct.