Gavin Borchert

Photo by Angela Sterling

PNB’s Pit Boss Prepares for ‘The Nutcracker’

A relative rookie, the veteran concertmaster has methods for the holiday madness.

 

Kinney and his alter ego. Photo by Antonio Zazueta Olmos

A 10-Year-Old Tells Us Why He Loves ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’

He has every book in the series.

 

Phoebe Robinson and Ilana Glazer hit the Moore for the YQY Comedy Tour on Saturday. Photo by Mindy Tucker
Phoebe Robinson and Ilana Glazer hit the Moore for the YQY Comedy Tour on Saturday. Photo by Mindy Tucker

Welcome to the Bliss Jungle

A party house in Shoreline served as a home base for a community of hippies. It was also, according to multiple alleged victims, the scene of numerous rapes.

Blood and Black Lace opens Northwest Film Forum’s eight-film salute to giallo, European horror films art-directed to within an inch of their lives.
Blood and Black Lace opens Northwest Film Forum’s eight-film salute to giallo, European horror films art-directed to within an inch of their lives.

A Full Week of Freak

The best of Seattle’s Halloween events.

Mary Lou Williams. Courtesy of Paradox Films
Mary Lou Williams. Courtesy of Paradox Films
Quinn Alexa Dailey tries on one of the Valkyrie costumes from Wagner’s Ring Cycle. Photo by Nate Watters

A Second Act for Costumes from Seattle Opera and Fifth Avenue Theatre

The companies clean out their closets and the costume crowd lines up.

Quinn Alexa Dailey tries on one of the Valkyrie costumes from Wagner’s Ring Cycle. Photo by Nate Watters
Photo by Jacob Lucas

At Seattle Opera, the Whole Crew Cuts Up in a Colorful ‘Barber’

Expert singing in a staging that’s a shade tone-deaf.

Photo by Jacob Lucas

Bang! Bang!

The unseen victims of action movie exploits.

Reconsidering the Realism of Andrew Wyeth

SAM’s new exhibition examines the life of a popular, panned painter who took humanity as it is.

Suddenly, the Seattle Symphony Chooses Ludovic Morlot’s Successor

When in 2010 Morlot was tapped to follow Gerard Schwarz’s 26-year tenure,…

The Garden of Bleedin’

Nature is beautiful, but mostly dangerous.

A Local Jazz Pro Electrifies an Obscure, 14-String Baroque Instrument

You maybe haven’t heard of the theorbo, but you definitely haven’t heard it plugged in.

In Light of the Election, Seattle Design Fest Is Questioning the Idea of Power

The link between dominion and design may not be obvious, but the festival hopes to illuminate just that.

Celebrating the Sandwich at Little Saigon’s Banh Mi Fest

GIFs of all the bready action, including the fierce eating competitions.

Effort to Ban ‘Net-Pen’ Fish Farms Ramps Up In Wake of Spill

The same company that released thousands of non-native fish into Puget Sound wants to expand its operations.

The Sights and Sounds of Seattle’s Solar Eclipse

What was said. What was seen.