Photo by Spencer Baker 
                                Mark Haim’s torso will be guided by his friends’ movements in Parts to a Sum.

Crowdsourced Choreography

Mark Haim’s ‘Parts to a Sum’ exemplifies how choreographers are relinquishing control in the name of collaboration.

 

Linda Hodges Gallery in Pioneer Square. Photo courtesy Linda Hodges Gallery

Despite Construction, Pioneer Square’s Art Galleries Remain Strong

Long a hub for Seattle’s visual arts scene, the neighborhood gets an new space this spring with the opening of ARTS at King Street Station.

 

Patty Gone offers an artistic toast to Danielle Steel. Photo courtesy Mount Analogue

Patty Gone’s Queer Romance Novel Reflections

The artist’s upcoming residency at Mount Analogue explores the cultural impact of pulpy romantic fantasy.

 

Seeing the Seattle Opera’s <em>The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs</em> counts as screen time. Photo by Philip Newton

The Innovative Tech Disconnect of ‘The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs’

Like the technology Jobs pioneered, the Seattle Opera production is flashy but lacking in soul.

Seeing the Seattle Opera’s <em>The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs</em> counts as screen time. Photo by Philip Newton

Seattle Asian American Film Festival 2019 Picks

Make the most of the cultural cinematic event with these four selections.

Steve Jobs gets the operatic treatment in the Grammy-winning ‘The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs.’ Photo by Ken Howard
Steve Jobs gets the operatic treatment in the Grammy-winning ‘The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs.’ Photo by Ken Howard
‘Roma’ projects to be the big winner at the 91st Academy Awards this Sunday. Photo by Carlos Somonte

And The Winner Is: 2019 Oscars Preditions

Who will take home the awards on cinema’s biggest night?

‘Roma’ projects to be the big winner at the 91st Academy Awards this Sunday. Photo by Carlos Somonte
Britney Barber (center) and Samantha Demboski (left) perform in ‘Empty Orchestra.’ Photo courtesy Jet City Improv

Making It Up As They Go Along

Jet City Improv’s retributive actions towards a former player raise issues of the comedy institution’s staff culture.

Britney Barber (center) and Samantha Demboski (left) perform in ‘Empty Orchestra.’ Photo courtesy Jet City Improv
TacocaT got you a new song for Valentine’s Day. Photo by Helen Moga

TacocaT Returns to Dance With Its Seattle Drag Pals in the “Grains of Salt” Video

The Seattle rock quartet’s new album ‘This Mess Is a Place’ comes out May 3 on Sub Pop.

TacocaT got you a new song for Valentine’s Day. Photo by Helen Moga
Cherdonna Shinatra has a laugh during ‘<em>Ditch</em>.’ Photo by Jenny May Peterson

Clowning Around at the Frye with Cherdonna Shinatra’s ‘Ditch’

The colorful daily dance performance examines performative femininity and people-pleasing.

Cherdonna Shinatra has a laugh during ‘<em>Ditch</em>.’ Photo by Jenny May Peterson
Mads Mikkelsen stars in Seattle’s current weather… I mean, ‘Arctic.’ Photo by Helen Sloan/Bleecker Street

Mads Mikkelsen Delivers a Tour de Force in ‘Arctic’

The near-silent performance makes this survival film transcend the genre.

Mads Mikkelsen stars in Seattle’s current weather… I mean, ‘Arctic.’ Photo by Helen Sloan/Bleecker Street
After winning the Album of the Year Grammy for ‘Golden Hour,’ Kacey Musgraves yee-haws into town.

Pick List: Kacey Musgraves, Jen Kirkman, ‘The Passage’

The week’s best entertainment options.

After winning the Album of the Year Grammy for ‘Golden Hour,’ Kacey Musgraves yee-haws into town.
Brandi Carlile needs more mantel space after taking winning three Grammys on Sunday night.

Seattle Cleans Up at the Grammys

Brandi Carlile, the Seattle Symphony, and Chris Cornell combine to take home six awards.

Brandi Carlile needs more mantel space after taking winning three Grammys on Sunday night.
Kim Keever’s photographs of his water paintings transport viewers to another realm. Image via Winston Wachter

Pick List: Kim Keever, Seattle Improvised Music Festival, Tanya Tagaq

The week’s best entertainment options.

Kim Keever’s photographs of his water paintings transport viewers to another realm. Image via Winston Wachter
The upbeat everyman Emmet remains cheerful even in post-apocalyptic settings. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

Everything’s Still Awesome

‘The Lego Movie 2’ builds on the success of the original with more humorous pop culture-drenched adventure.

The upbeat everyman Emmet remains cheerful even in post-apocalyptic settings. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures
Susan Lieu performs a version of 140 LBS at Northwest New Works in 2018. Photo by Joe Iano

Susan Lieu Feels The Weight of Death and Beauty

Her one-woman show ‘140 LBS’ confronts her mother’s death via plastic surgery malpractice.

Susan Lieu performs a version of 140 LBS at Northwest New Works in 2018. Photo by Joe Iano
Daniel Bryan flaunts his new eco-friendly WWE Championship. Photo courtesy WWE

Seattle’s Eco-Friendly WWE Champion

Aberdeen native Daniel Bryan once again tops the pro wrestling world, but this time he’s an intriguing environmental bad guy.

Daniel Bryan flaunts his new eco-friendly WWE Championship. Photo courtesy WWE
In a fairer world, little film like ‘The Rider’ would have a chance at Oscars gold. Photo courtesy Sony Pictures Classics

Who We Would’ve Nominated For 2019 Academy Awards

Narrow defintions of “Oscar worthy films” and Hollywood politics shut out some of the year’s best. Let’s change that.

In a fairer world, little film like ‘The Rider’ would have a chance at Oscars gold. Photo courtesy Sony Pictures Classics
Pacific Northwest Ballet’s ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ also includes plenty of dancing beauty. Photo by Angela Sterling

Pick List: ‘The Sleeping Beauty,’ Sadie Dupuis, Interpol

The week’s best entertainment events.

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ also includes plenty of dancing beauty. Photo by Angela Sterling
Pickwick’s Galen Disston stars as Drew in 5th Ave’s ‘Rock of Ages.’ Photo by Mark Kitaoka

Pickwick’s Galen Disston Takes the Stage in ‘Rock of Ages’

The local rocker steps outside his comfort zone for 5th Avenue Theatre’s ’80s hair metal jukebox musical.

Pickwick’s Galen Disston stars as Drew in 5th Ave’s ‘Rock of Ages.’ Photo by Mark Kitaoka