Arts & Culture

Local Writers Remember Joan Swift

Open Books will hold a memorial service to the late Northwest poetry legend.

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

See Sisqo of “Thong Song” fame, relearn the meaning of “credible” in our post-fact era, and more.

Cherdonna Shinatra Invades a Classic

Washington Ensemble’s take on “A Doll’s House” gets a meta drag interloper.

For This Year’s Seattle Reads, the Library Is Taking Seattle to Detroit

SPL will try to get as many Seattleites as possible to read ‘The Turner House’ and meet its author in one week.

The Great Fling Forward

With Mercury retrograde finally ending, mercifully, it’s time to make a move.

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

See a Ned Flanders themed metal band, ponder what an automated future might look like, and much more.

Two Poets Demonstrate Very Different Approaches to Funny Poems

Cody Walker picks at our political present while Jason Whitmarsh picks at the everyday.

Meet the Woman Who Cast All the Locals for the New ‘Twin Peaks’

What is David Lynch looking for? Heidi Walker knows.

Here Lies Love’s Disco Dictatorship

David Byrne’s spectacle-driven musical engages with the political history of the Philippines.

Minerva Cuevas Wants to Make Your Life Easier

Mejor Vida Corp, an exhibition at Hedreen Gallery, offers products and services for free.

Seattle Independent Bookstore Day Is Upon Us

Wander to all 23 participating stores in a lit marathon, or simply check out a few of the special events.

Sowing the Seeds

After a long line of retrogrades, a new moon has us looking to future.

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

Be sad with The Weeknd, see ‘Alice in Wonderland’ adapted as burlesque dance, and much more.

Seattle Symphony Conductor Ludovic Morlot Announces He’ll Step Down in 2019

Seems like he just got here. In an announcement posted on the…

Caché’s Townhouse of Horror

At Gallery4Culture, three artists realize Seattle’s real-estate nightmare.

From Madam Damnable’s Hotel to Profanity Hill, a New Guide Walks You Through Seattle History

‘Seattle Walks’ outlines 17 walkable routes that reveal segments of this city’s past.

Keiko Green’s ‘Nadeshiko’ Explores the Nuanced History of Idealized Japanese Beauty

Flitting between WWII Japan and the present-day U.S., the play connects the dots of a sterotype.

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

March for science, check out a super-heavy Bulgarian folk choir, and much more.

The Translator Poems of Lena Khalaf Tuffaha

‘Water & Salt’ is a book that spans the globe, from Seattle to Jordan and back again.