Arts & Culture

In Like a Lion

Cry it out, then get up! Leo season’s here.

Jane Austen’s Song of Regret

Her bittersweet romance is translated to the stage.

Malika Oyetimein’s ‘Hoodoo Love’ Places the Story in the Audience’s Laps

The director’s take on a story of black resilience strategically engages with white audiences.

Poetic Meditations in an Emergency

Untold Passage considers the expressive, unquantifiable aspects of immigration.

A Chair, Yet So Much More

Sympathizing with inanimate objects in Amie Siegel’s Interiors.

Kate Shindle on the Queer Activism That Led Her to ‘Fun Home’

Playing Alison Bechdel in a Broadway musical is the latest in the actor’s history of allyship.

Push and Pull

A week of negotiations and self-editing.

The Art Is Full of Hot Air at BLOW UP

The Factory’s collaboratory exhibition with Mount Analogue showcases inflatable art.

These Comics Grab Back

A website about consent and sexual assault arrives on bookshelves.

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.