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A Little-Known Local Comics Artist Plays With Time and Identity to Brilliant Effect

D.J. Bryant’s Fantagraphics debut, ‘Unreal City,’ loops back on itself, merges, and disintegrates.

Through Art, Books, and ‘Anti-Reality Hallucinations,’ X Y Z Is Building a New Seattle Scene

Four arts collectives formidable in their own right are joining forces in an exciting new space.

The Best Local Records We Heard This July

DoNormaal, Shabazz Palaces and Heavy Petting’s new ones have layers upon layers upon layers.

The Recipe for Seattle’s Best Music Video of the Year? Dogs, Peanut Butter, Mannequin Hands

Heatwarmer’s “American Dog” is an indisputable visual masterpiece.

14 Long-Shot Candidates Explain Why They’re Running for Mayor

It costs nearly $2,000 to run for the city’s highest office. They think it’s money well spent.

The Best Local Records We Heard This June

Music befitting Junuary’s tropical depression.

Jesse Lopez Is Pretty Fly for an NHK Guy

AT YOUR DOOR, the best local record of the year thus far, has its roots all over the globe.

Simon Hanselmann’s “One More Year” Is the Rare Shiny Repackage Actually Worth Your Time

Even with only 52 pages of new exclusive material, the latest Megg, Mogg & Owl collection is vital.

Every Party, Parade, and Drag Show Your Proud Heart Can Handle

A complete calendar of this weekend’s LGBTQ events.

Premiere: Witness the Debased Brilliance of Raven Matthews’ “SighCo Path”

The tune itself was already a trip, but wait until you see the music video.

Seattle Is Great For Summer Swims—But Is Our Poop Swimming With Us?

Experts dish on whether we should worry about all those sewage spills.

The Best Local Records We Heard This May—XL Edition

The scene put out too many good albums, so get ready for a jumbo-sized edition of our roundup.

Affordable Housing Now! (And Somewhere Else!)

When will someone do something (elsewhere) about this crisis!

Before You Upstream, Know Your Local Scenes

The 300-artist lineup is one of the most locally focused in the region—here’s who’s representing.

Murray Drops Re-Election Bid, Will Finish Term

The move comes more than a month after sex abuse allegations against the mayor emerged.

As Upstream Music Fest Approaches, Local Artists Turn Into Activists

A new coalition is petitioning Vulcan to commit to equitable development in the Central District.

The Best Local Records We Heard This April

This month’s best were messy masterpieces for messy times.

Upstream Artists and Community Groups Call On Vulcan to Commit to Equitable Development

A new petition outlines four ways that Vulcan can “truly preserve Seattle art, music and culture.”

A Marxist Critiques Identity Politics

A Q&A with Asad Haider, founding editor of Viewpoint Magazine, on an ideology fracturing the left.