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Seattle Summer Outdoor Concert Guide

Our picks for the essential open air music experiences of the season.

 

The 5 Must-See Local Acts of the Summer

Don’t miss these rising Seattle artists during festival season.

 

Album Premiere: Ruler’s ‘Winning Star Champion’

Seattle music scene utility player Matt Batey steps into the spotlight with his new indie rock album for Barsuk Records.

 

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.

I Am Not a Witch. Photo courtesy SIFF
Hearts Beat Loud. Photo courtesy SIFF

SIFF 2018 Picks: Opening Weekend

From Chinese internet stars to a classic Japanese masterpiece, our choices for the must-see films screening at the fest from May 17–20.

Hearts Beat Loud. Photo courtesy SIFF

Death Cab for Cutie To Play Free Concert for Paramount Theatre’s 90th Anniversary

Tickets for the June 23 show will be awarded via Ticketmaster’s random lottery.

Nordic Museum’s grand Fjord Hall. Courtesy the Nordic Museum

An Ocean Away

While it may look the part, the Nordic Museum feels hollow.

Nordic Museum’s grand Fjord Hall. Courtesy the Nordic Museum

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

The Labor Day weekend festival reveals its extensive roster.

Illustration by James the Stanton

10 Seattle Bites Under $10

A quick look at some of our favorite diverse cheap eats.

Illustration by James the Stanton
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

Hear Top Northwest Drummer Chat for Free at KEXP

The drumming podcast ‘The Trap Set’ heads to Seattle on April 12 with drummers from Pearl Jam, Death Cab For Cutie, and more.

The King’s Court. Photo by Chase N./Flickr

An Open Letter to the King’s Court

The Mariners boast the best cheering section in baseball, but there’s one major issue…

The King’s Court. Photo by Chase N./Flickr
Robinson Cano still seeks his first playoff appearance as a Mariner. Photo by Keith Allison/Flickr

For Love of the Shame: A 2018 Seattle Mariners Preview

With hope in short supply, it’s best to accept that we root for baseball’s worst franchise.

Robinson Cano still seeks his first playoff appearance as a Mariner. Photo by Keith Allison/Flickr

Seattle Rep Announces Its 2018–19 Season

The slate includes Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In the Heights,’ Mike Daisey, and the Fremont Troll.

Clock In at Clock-Out Lounge

The new Beacon Hill venue/restaurant/bar strives to foster the music scene with a working class vibe.

Full Upstream Music Fest Lineup Revealed

The reunited Jawbreaker joins Miguel, The Flaming Lips, and a myriad of local bands.

Ichiro Returns to the Mariners

The club signed the iconic outfielder to a one-year deal. Let’s appreciate the simple joy of that.

Seattle hockey fans gather at The Angry Beaver. Photo courtesy The Angry Beaver

The Seattle Hockey Community Says It’s Ready for an NHL Team

While the city needs ice infrastructure upgrades, excitement abounds about a potential new pro team.

Seattle hockey fans gather at The Angry Beaver. Photo courtesy The Angry Beaver
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Spring Arts 2018 Critics’ Picks

Plan out your calendar with our selections for the season’s best entertainment events.

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Photo by Joan Marcus

A Beginners Guide to ‘Hamilton’

Get ready for the Seattle debut of the smash-hit musical at the Paramount Theatre.

Photo by Joan Marcus