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The Top 10 Things to Do Through Early January

Bid farewell to Fly Moon Royalty, support The Globalist, see Henry Rollins’ spoken word and more.

Eight Decades Later, Tacoma’s 1927 Lost Film ‘Eyes of the Totem’ Makes Its Seattle Debut

The relic from the days of Tacoma’s dreams as a ‘Hollyood-by-the-Sea’ shows at Northwest Film Forum.

Cyber-Thinker Minh Nguyen on Political Art in 2016 and the Nature of Digital Resistance

Talking electronic civil disobedience with Town Hall’s artist-in-residence and creator of Chat Room.

Giving the Gift of Good Local Music

Five albums for the curious fan on your list.

The Best Local Records We Heard This November

A garbage month. But Bujemane, Guayaba, Moving Pictures, and New Information made it a bit better.

A Bioregional Declaration of Interdependence

Interest in Cascadia has reached a new high. Now, proponents have to articulate what it truly means.

Suffer Through Plague-Stricken Europe in Julia Gfrörer’s Devastating Comic ‘Laid Waste’

The Fantagraphics author’s new graphic novella continues her brilliant bleak streak.

The Best Local Records We Heard This October

Don’t drink the Seattle haterade—listen to Remember Face, Nail Polish, Trans FX, and Benoît Pioulard.

The Star-Studded, Experimental Indigenous Funk of Khu.éex’

Tlingit meets funk with Preston Singletary and the late Funkadelic keyboardist Bernie Worrell.

Seattle’s Virtual Road to Transcendence

The most interesting VR developers in town aren’t making video games—they want to make us more human.

Top-Notch New York Cabaret Comes to Seattle Via a Joe’s Pub Pipeline

In a cross-continental exchange, Teatro Zinzanni is hosting the Big Apple’s best cabaret performers.

Our Favorite Seattle Restaurants

From Altura to Vendemmia.

Seattle Comics Journalist Sarah Glidden’s New Graphic Novel Isn’t Afraid to Admit Journalism Is Weird

‘Rolling Blackouts’ follows the author and her peers at ‘The Globalist’ through Syria, Iraq, and Turkey.

The Best Local Records We Heard This September Found Power in Simplicity

J’Von, Freaks of Nature, CC Dust, and Swooning stood out by paring it down.

On His New Solo Record, ‘Leavings,’ Seattle MC Tay Sean Asks Us to Evolve

Featuring cosmic funk, outré hip-hop, and a cosmology equal parts Carl Sagan and Carl Jung.

The Little Camera Shop That Grew With Its Neighborhood

Challenged by an industry and a neighborhood in constant flux, Glazer’s Camera widens its scope.

With HEAT Records, Seattle’s Getting Spicier

The young imprint showcases local underground club producers with a penchant for bodied bangers.

Clyde Petersen’s ‘Torrey Pines’ Is a Fascinating Work of Ambient Animation

The Seattle animator’s debut feature-length film is trippy, hilarious, and strangely meditative.

To Understand the Best Local Records this Month, Look North and South

Context for these albums lie outside Seattle’s core, up and down the Salish Sea.