‘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?

 

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.

 

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
Caroline Shaw. Photo by Kait Moreno

Caroline Shaw’s Classical Music Fan Fiction

Seattle Symphony premieres the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer’s postmodern take on Beethoven.

Caroline Shaw. Photo by Kait Moreno
‘Dear Evan Hansen’ takes the Seattle stage for the first time. Photo by Matthew Murphy

Pick List: ‘Dear Evan Hansen,’ Snail Mail, Middleditch & Schwartz

The week’s best entertainment options.

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ takes the Seattle stage for the first time. Photo by Matthew Murphy
Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly take the stage as Laurel and Hardy. 
Photo by Nick Wall/Sony Pictures Classics

‘Stan & Ollie’ and the Art of Playing Comedic Geniuses

Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly carry the story of legendary duo Laurel and Hardy.

Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly take the stage as Laurel and Hardy. 
Photo by Nick Wall/Sony Pictures Classics
Quadrant and Iris performing at Le Bikini nightclub in France. Photo by Thomas Feugas

Seattle’s First Family of Drum and Bass

Leigh and Karen Caplan (Quadrant and Iris) are key producers in Seattle thriving underground electronic music scene.

Quadrant and Iris performing at Le Bikini nightclub in France. Photo by Thomas Feugas
Federal workers are welcome inside the walls of Benaroya Hall during the government shutdown. Photo by Brandon Patoc

Seattle Symphony and Seattle Opera Offer Free Tickets for Government Workers

You can’t shut down the arts.

Federal workers are welcome inside the walls of Benaroya Hall during the government shutdown. Photo by Brandon Patoc