La Luz returns to its old stomping grounds for two nights of surf rock bliss. Photo by Chona Kasinger

Pick List: Paul Simon, Lady Windermere’s Fan, La Luz

Stay entertained with our picks for the week’s best events.

La Luz returns to its old stomping grounds for two nights of surf rock bliss. Photo by Chona Kasinger
The women that run SIFF: Beth Barrett and Sarah Wilke. Photo by Amy Kowalenko/SIFF

Women Filmmakers Make Big Moves at Seattle International Film Festival

As calls for accountability and inclusions roil Hollywood, SIFF’s power duo leads the nation’s largest film festival into a fairer future.

The women that run SIFF: Beth Barrett and Sarah Wilke. Photo by Amy Kowalenko/SIFF

Feral House Publisher Adam Parfrey Dies Following Stroke

The Port Townsend resident was known for publishing fringe stories that no one else would touch.

A special three-course dinner at Goldfinch Tavern is just one option for celebrating Mother’s Day. Photo courtesy Goldfinch Tavern

Mother’s Day 2018 Event Planner

Whether she’s an early bird or a night owl, there’s more than enough happening around Seattle to keep mom active.

A special three-course dinner at Goldfinch Tavern is just one option for celebrating Mother’s Day. Photo courtesy Goldfinch Tavern
Illustration by Taylor Dow

Heavy Turbulence

Uranus steps into Taurus and Mars enters shadow.

Illustration by Taylor Dow

Pick List: Harry Partch Festival, ‘Jack &,’ Sabroso Fest

Seattle’s best entertainment options this week.

Leave No Trace. Image courtesy SIFF

SIFF 2018 Guide

Picks for our most anticipated films at this year’s festival.

Leave No Trace. Image courtesy SIFF
Anita Yavich’s costumes combine stunningly with RETNA’s backdrops in Seattle Opera’s <em></em><em>Aida</em>. Photo by Philip Newton

Sing Like an Egyptian

The performance of Seattle Opera’s Aida can’t always match its stunning design.

Anita Yavich’s costumes combine stunningly with RETNA’s backdrops in Seattle Opera’s <em></em><em>Aida</em>. Photo by Philip Newton
Mackenzie Davis and Charlize Theron star in <em>Tully</em>. Photo courtesy Kimberly French/Focus Features

The Biting Motherhood of ‘Tully’

Charlize Theron carries Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody’s tale of weary parental life.

Mackenzie Davis and Charlize Theron star in <em>Tully</em>. Photo courtesy Kimberly French/Focus Features
Illustration by Taylor Dow

Clean Up

Closures galore as Uranus heads out of Aries.

Illustration by Taylor Dow

Pick List: ‘Aida,’ Nada Surf, Nordic Museum Opening

A sampling of Seattle’s best entertainment events for the week.

Bumbershoot 2018 Lineup Features J. Cole, SZA, Fleet Foxes, and Portugal. The Man

The Labor Day weekend festival reveals its extensive roster.

Mercer Island Native Wins Pulitzer Prize for Biography

Caroline Fraser’s ‘Prairie Fires’ chronicles the life and times of ‘Little House on the Prairie’ author Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Superheroes … so … many … superheroes. Photo by Chuck Zlotnick/Marvel Studios

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ and the Infinite Cinematic Universe

The overstuffed “climax” of Marvel’s long-running superhero series is undercut by the knowledge that it’ll continue.

Superheroes … so … many … superheroes. Photo by Chuck Zlotnick/Marvel Studios
Illustration by Taylor Dow

Collapse and Rebuild

Mars and Pluto collide and the Moon is full in Scorpio.

Illustration by Taylor Dow

Pick List: Ellen Forney, ‘The Nether,’ ‘Crippled Symmetry’

Seattle’s best entertainment events of the week.

The Conquistador Fever Dream of ‘Zama’

The Argentinian film follows a hapless cog of colonialism disorientingly seeking escape.

UW’s Storefront Studio Project Revitalizes Historic Northwest Streets

For 15 years, the student-driven program has given new life to thoroughfares in Northwest communities.

Joaquin Phoenix in Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here. Photo by Alison Cohen Rosa/Amazon Studios

‘You Were Never Really Here’ and the Unsmooth Criminal

Joaquin Phoenix captivates as a disheveled hitman in Lynne Ramsay’s hypnotic thriller.

Joaquin Phoenix in Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here. Photo by Alison Cohen Rosa/Amazon Studios
Matthew Amster-Burton and Molly Wizenberg serve up food chatter and laughs on Spilled Milk. Photo by Morgen Schuler

Laughing Over ‘Spilled Milk’

How the comedic Seattle food podcast became a tasty audible treat.

Matthew Amster-Burton and Molly Wizenberg serve up food chatter and laughs on Spilled Milk. Photo by Morgen Schuler