Seth Sommerfeld

Musicians Rally for a Free #SaveTheShowbox Concert at City Hall

The event corresponds with the City’s public land use hearing regarding expanding the Pike Place Market Historic District.

 

Welcome to the new Hugo House. Photo by Seth Sommerfeld

A New Chapter For Hugo House

After two nomadic years, the nonprofit Seattle writing center is ready to open its new, expanded home.

 

The finale of ‘Volta’ brings the X Games to Cirque du Soleil. Photo by Patrice Lamoureux

Cirque du Xtreme

While thematically uncentered, Cirque du Soleil’s BMX-adorned Volta still entertains.

 

Walking Seattle Art Museum’s halls is just one of the options available on Museum Day. Photo by Natali Wiseman

Snag a Free Museum Day Ticket

Smithsonian Magazine ‘s September 22 celebration opens the doors to some of the region’s best cultural institutions.

Walking Seattle Art Museum’s halls is just one of the options available on Museum Day. Photo by Natali Wiseman
Raise a trophy for your WNBA champs. Photo via Seattle Storm Facebook

Seattle Storm Win the WNBA Title With Finals Sweep

Behind MVP Breanna Stewart, the franchise captures its third league championship.

Raise a trophy for your WNBA champs. Photo via Seattle Storm Facebook
The Seattle Storm are ready for their shot at the title. Photo by Neil Enns/Storm Photos

Seattle Storms Its Way to the WNBA Finals

After a thrilling Western Conference Finals victory, the Storm are one series away from a third title.

The Seattle Storm are ready for their shot at the title. Photo by Neil Enns/Storm Photos

Album Premiere: Lizzie Weber – ‘You’

The Seattle folk singer-songwriter pens potent and poetic breakup songs on her new EP.

Photo courtesy of The Daily Herald

Lesions of Boom: A 2018 Seattle Seahawks Season Preview

The Seattle Seahawks are transforming as quickly and dramatically as the city itself. That’s not a good thing.

Photo courtesy of The Daily Herald
Labor Day weekend, Bumbershoot style.

A Look Back at Bumbershoot 2018

Thoughts and photos to recap the annual extravaganza.

Labor Day weekend, Bumbershoot style.
Knife Knights emerges from the woods to play its first public live set at Bumbershoot. Photo by Justin Henning

Bumbershoot 2018 Picks

Music headliners, comedians, and local favorites: These are the acts to seek out at this weekend’s festivities.

Knife Knights emerges from the woods to play its first public live set at Bumbershoot. Photo by Justin Henning
Jessica McKenna and Zach Reino get a touch melodramatic about not needing a script for Off Book: The Improvised Musical podcast. Photo by Robyn Von Swank

‘Off Book’: Silly Story Singing Sans Script

The Broadway-worthy hijinks of ‘Off Book: The Improvised Musical’ podcast come to Bumbershoot.

Jessica McKenna and Zach Reino get a touch melodramatic about not needing a script for Off Book: The Improvised Musical podcast. Photo by Robyn Von Swank

Best of Seattle 2018: Arts & Entertainment

Best Musical Act Thunderpussy After years, 2018 finally (finally!) saw Thunderpussy put out the its self-titled debut LP. So how does a band survive—heck, even… Continue reading

Whitney Ballen Is a ‘Shooting Star’

The destinctive-voiced Isaquah singer-songwriter comes into her own on her new album ‘You’re a Shooting Star, I’m a Sinking Ship.’

Death Cab for Cutie Doesn’t Connect on ‘Thank You For Today’

While it’d be a fine record for most bands, the group’s new album falls short of its own standard thanks to questionable production and sequencing decisions.

Eddie Vedder at an earlier 2018 Pearl Jam show. Photo by Raph_PH/Flickr

Pearl Jam As Rock Archivists

The Home Shows at Safeco Field weren’t about the band’s legacy, but that of the genre as a whole.

Eddie Vedder at an earlier 2018 Pearl Jam show. Photo by Raph_PH/Flickr
Photo by Josh Kelety

City Council Passes Temporary Historic Protection for The Showbox

With a lively crowd on hand, the Council unanimously voted to delay any demolition of the venue by 10 months.

Photo by Josh Kelety

The 10 Best Moments From SPF30

A look back at the high points of Sub Pop’s 30th anniversary blowout.

30 For (Sub Pop’s) 30

To celebrate the record label’s 30th anniversary, we attempt to pick the best song from every year of its existance.

Back to the Heart of It All

Now, Now lost its way for years, unexpectedly building a ravenous pop rock fanbase in absentia.

Alvvays brings its dreamy Canadian indie pop to the Capitol Hill Block Party Main Stage. Photo by Arden Wray

Capitol Hill Block Party 2018 Picks

Who to see at this year’s edition of Seattle’s urban music fest.

Alvvays brings its dreamy Canadian indie pop to the Capitol Hill Block Party Main Stage. Photo by Arden Wray