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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.

Seizing the Memes of Production

Meet the army of young leftists fighting a surreal war of ideas on the Internet.

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

Baile funk-influenced hip-hop, a duet with a CPR dummy, a museum curator/club DJ and more.

The Year of the Rooster, Featuring Dancing Lions and $3 Delicacies

This weekend marks the Lunar New Year, the International District’s biggest day of the year.

Sara Porkalob Wows In Role She Was Born to Play

With Madame Dragon’s 60th Birthday Party, the rising star tells a story of heartbreak and imagination.

‘Every Five Minutes’ Reckons With State-Sanctioned Violence Through the Surreal

WET’s disorienting new production is an affecting look at a man returning from 17 years of torture.

At Bushwick Book Club, Musicians Turn Books Into Song

The latest installment has musicians taking on water-themed passages from local books.

Electric Feel

It is a big week of transitions as Aquarius moves in and shakes things up.

Seattle Opera Leaves Verdi Unsettled

Times are tough all over. Ever since the ex-courtesan Violetta, whose story…

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

Catch the opening of the Jacob Lawrence retrospective, lots of solid goth and noise music, and more.

“We Told You So” Tells How Fantagraphics Failed Its Way to Success

The 700-page doozy dives into 40 years of comics publishing via oral history and, of course, comics.

Al Farrow’s “Divine Ammunition” Turns Instruments of Death Into Houses of Worship

The flying buttresses of a gothic cathedral are pistols—the colorful “tiles” of a mosque—bullet casings.