Seth Sommerfeld

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
Kayla (Elsie Fisher) stays glued to her screens in ‘Eighth Grade.’ Photo by Linda Kallerus/A24

Embracing the Naturalistic Awkwardness of ‘Eighth Grade’

Writer/director Bo Burnham and star Elsie Fisher discuss making and living one of the year’s best films.

Kayla (Elsie Fisher) stays glued to her screens in ‘Eighth Grade.’ Photo by Linda Kallerus/A24
Wimps isn’t trash. Photo by Kelly O

Wimps’ Renewable Punk Energy

The Seattle trio isn’t afraid to get dirty on its new album, ‘Garbage People.’

Wimps isn’t trash. Photo by Kelly O

My Favorite Martins

Steve Martin and Martin Short discuss bringing their two-man comedy extravaganza back to Seattle.

Seattle Summer Free Events Guide

Make the most of the sunny season with artistic activities that don’t cost a dime.

Hulking out at the ACE Comic Con in Glendale, Ariz. Photo courtesy of ACE Comic Con

The Pop-Up Disruptor Con

ACE Comic Con heads to Seattle this week with a stripped down, star-focused model. Will it work?

Hulking out at the ACE Comic Con in Glendale, Ariz. Photo courtesy of ACE Comic Con

Can Upstream Fest Be Fixed?

In it’s current form, the Pioneer Square music festival lacks energy and identity. (Plus, a photo recap of last weekend’s action.)

Movies at Marymoor is just one of many local outdoor film offerings. Photo by Erinn J. Hale

Seattle Outdoor Movie Calendar 2018

Journey from Wakanda to a galaxy far, far away with this year’s summer film slate.

Movies at Marymoor is just one of many local outdoor film offerings. Photo by Erinn J. Hale
It’s easy to enjoy Seattle in the summer. Photo by Analise Zocher/Flickr

Which Seattle Summer Activities Are Essential?

Judging which Seattle activities are actually worth your time during the sunny season.

It’s easy to enjoy Seattle in the summer. Photo by Analise Zocher/Flickr
James Paxton has led the way for the Mariners. Photo by Andy Witchger/Flickr

So… the Mariners Are Actually Good?

Preparing for a summer of fun, meaningful baseball.

James Paxton has led the way for the Mariners. Photo by Andy Witchger/Flickr
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The Attention-Grabbers of Sasquatch! Music Festival 2018

A look back on the weekend’s musical festivities in terms of captivation.

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Vince Staples returns to Sasquatch! Festival this year. Photo by Seth Sommerfeld

Sasquatch! Festival 2018 Preview

Plan your trip to The Gorge with our picks for the weekend’s can’t-miss acts.

Vince Staples returns to Sasquatch! Festival this year. Photo by Seth Sommerfeld

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