Arts & Culture

The Top 5 Local Books to Look Forward to This Spring

Don’t miss new books from Robert Lashley, Leyna Krow, Lena Khalaf Tuffaha, Jess Thomson and Ghosts of Seattle Past.

‘Reading Through It’ Book Club: Rebecca Solnit Explains Things to Me

Our monthly post-election book club is back. This time we’ll be talking about hope.

Combat Rock

The eclipse is coming. Are you ready?

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

Catch a rare re-screening of “Ghost in the Shell,” learn about presidential power and more.

The Year of the Rooster and The Dance of the Lions

GIFs from Chinatown/International District’s packed Lunar New Year celebration.

‘Shot’ Brings the Reality of Police Shootings to the Stage, and Honors Those Lost

Spectrum Dance Theater’s production mixes high-intensity choreography with harrowing recordings.

‘The Spider and the Fly’ Starts as True Crime and Becomes Something Much Weirder

The first book from The Seattle Times’ Claudia Rowe tells the tale of her serial-killer pen pal.

Human Behaviour

Relationships loom large as we push forward through Aquarius and beyond.

Imbolc and the Quickening of Spring

Our resident witch on the upcoming Pagan holiday and its themes of ending, purification, and rekindling.

Jacob Lawrence’s ‘The Migration Series’ Tells a Tale From the 1910s, Still Familiar 100 Years Later

The legacy Seattle artist’s 60-painting series is on display in its entirety at SAM.

Jon Raymond’s ‘Freebird’ Is About the Conversations We Don’t Have With One Another

Also—about a scheme where someone profits off of everyone else’s literal crap.