Gavin Borchert

Davis’ Duchess explains the rules to Burton’s Lady Windermere. Photo by Robert Wade

Taproot Theatre Reveals Victorians’ Secrets

Oscar Wilde’s comedy demonstrates the pitfalls of virtue.

 

I Am Not a Witch. Photo courtesy SIFF

SIFF 2018 Picks Week 1

From a PBS star to a hip-hop firebrand, our choices for the must-see films screening at the fest from May 21–28.

 

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.

 

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

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

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

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

Seattle’s best entertainment events of the week.

Pick List: Laurie Anderson, Calidore String Quartet, ‘The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao’

Seattle’s best entertainment events of the week.

<em>Peggy Platt (left) and Lisa Koch send up country kitsch as The Spudds. Photo by Joe Iano </em>

Pick List: Frankie Cosmos, Lindy West, Film Festivals Galore

Seattle’s best entertainment events of the week.

<em>Peggy Platt (left) and Lisa Koch send up country kitsch as The Spudds. Photo by Joe Iano </em>
Ricky, Bubbles, and Julian, Nova Scotia’s cultural ambassadors, class up the Paramount on Thursday. Courtesy swearnet.com

Pick List: Michael Spafford, Trailer Park Boys, Jonathan Evison

Seattle’s best entertainment events this week.

Ricky, Bubbles, and Julian, Nova Scotia’s cultural ambassadors, class up the Paramount on Thursday. Courtesy swearnet.com
John Luther Adams. Courtesy Seattle Symphony

Seattle Symphony’s ‘Become Desert’ Exceeds the Hype

John Luther Adams’ follow-up to ‘Become Ocean’ delivers a stunning surround-sound experience.

John Luther Adams. Courtesy Seattle Symphony

Pick List: Become Desert, Ernest & Célestine, Alice Gosti

Seattle’s best entertainment events this week.

When your face gets stenciled on a wall in Lisbon, you know you’ve made it: John Cleese, in a <em>Fawlty Towers</em> image. Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Pick List: Betroffenheit, Burt Bacharach, John Cleese

Seattle’s best entertainment events this week.

When your face gets stenciled on a wall in Lisbon, you know you’ve made it: John Cleese, in a <em>Fawlty Towers</em> image. Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Pick List: Moisture Festival, Seattle Youth Symphony, Nirvana at MoPop

Seattle’s best entertainment events this week.

Pick List: Lorde, Jason McCue, Melissa Kagerer

Seattle’s best entertainment events this week.

<em>Klara Glosova honors soccer moms at Linda Hodges Gallery, March 1–31.</em>

Pick List: Bully, Spekulation, Sounders Opener

The week’s best entertainment events.

<em>Klara Glosova honors soccer moms at Linda Hodges Gallery, March 1–31.</em>
Alek Shrader and Daniela Mack as Berlioz’s titular sparring lovers. Photo by Jacob Lucas

The Merry War of ‘Beatrice and Benedict’ Shines Thanks to Clever Doctoring

Seattle Opera goes back to Shakespeare and enriches a slender but sparkling composition.

Alek Shrader and Daniela Mack as Berlioz’s titular sparring lovers. Photo by Jacob Lucas
On Monday, Merrill Garbus of Tune-Yards turns the Showbox into a arty dance party. Photo by Thilo Parg

Pick List: Tune-Yards, Brown Derby Series, ‘Béatrice et Bénédict’

The week’s best entertainment events.

On Monday, Merrill Garbus of Tune-Yards turns the Showbox into a arty dance party. Photo by Thilo Parg
Paula Madrigal teaches young Latinx musicians via her Young String Project Outreach. Photo by Ted Zee

Ballard Civic Orchestra Gives Seattle a Latinx Orchestral Voice

Led by immigrant Paula Madrigal’s strong vision, the group reaches audiences both young and old.

Paula Madrigal teaches young Latinx musicians via her Young String Project Outreach. Photo by Ted Zee