Merrill Garbus of Tune-Yards (left) brings her self-aware dance tunes to The Neptune. Photo by Eliot Lee Hazel

A Reflection on Musical Whiteness with Tune-Yards

Worldbeat art pop mainstay Merrill Garbus chats about the need creative culture to go beyond simple racial awareness in the current climate.

 

Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) returns to once again square off with Michael Myers in the new ‘Halloween.’ Photo by Ryan Green/Universal Studios

Still Killin’ It

Michael Myers has been coming home for decades now, ever since he rampaged through the town of Haddonfield, Ill., in the 1978 horror masterpiece Halloween.… Continue reading

 

‘And In This Corner: Cassius Clay’ Fights the Good Fight

The enthusiastic Seattle Children’s Theatre production makes the story of a young will-be Muhammad Ali fun for kids.

 

Carol Burnett brings her comedic yarns to Benaroya Hall on Sunday.

Pick List: Carol Burnett, ‘Oslo,’ Sheku Kanneh-Mason

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Carol Burnett brings her comedic yarns to Benaroya Hall on Sunday.
From the collection of Robert E. Jackson

The Voyeurism of Polaroids: Personal, Private, Painterly

The collection of authorless snapshots at Bellevue Arts Museum raises questions about our relationship with instant photography.

From the collection of Robert E. Jackson

Trailer Park Blues

Megan Griffiths’s Sadie taps into the dark side of teenage angst through Sophia Mitri Schloss’s strong lead performance.

Death Cab for Cutie Headlines Deck the Hall Ball 2018

The annual 107.7 The End holiday bash moves to WaMu Theater.

Seattle Opera celebrates Halloween season with the classic ghost story, ‘The Turn of the Screw.’ Photo by Philip Newton

Pick List: ‘The Turn of the Screw,’ Lit Crawl, Stas THEE Boss + Chong the Nomad

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Seattle Opera celebrates Halloween season with the classic ghost story, ‘The Turn of the Screw.’ Photo by Philip Newton
Kena (Samantha Mugatsia) and Ziki (Sheila Munyiva) are beacons of light in <em>Rafiki</em>. Image courtesy Film Movement

Getting It Twisted

What to watch for at this year’s edition of Twist: A Queer Film Festival.

Kena (Samantha Mugatsia) and Ziki (Sheila Munyiva) are beacons of light in <em>Rafiki</em>. Image courtesy Film Movement
Ryan Gosling blasts off as Neil Armstrong in First Man. Photo by Daniel McFadden

Sea of Tranquility

In Damien Chazelle’s ‘First Man,’ Ryan Gosling delivers a fascinating blank slate portrayal of astronaut Neil Armstrong.

Ryan Gosling blasts off as Neil Armstrong in First Man. Photo by Daniel McFadden
The new Chris Cornell statue resides outside of MoPop. Photo courtesy MoPop

Seattle Rock Star Statue Breakdown

The new Chris Cornell statue at MoPop got us wondering about the statues honoring local music legends.

The new Chris Cornell statue resides outside of MoPop. Photo courtesy MoPop
Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga as star-crossed lovers. Photo by Neal Preston

Not the Brightest Star in the Sky

Lady Gaga shines in the otherwise underwhelming ‘A Star Is Born.’

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga as star-crossed lovers. Photo by Neal Preston

Pick List: Solo: A Festival of Dance, ‘Come From Away,’ Alkaline Trio

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Jazz harpist 
Brandee Younger. 
                                Photo by Kyle Pompey

A Beginner’s Guide to Earshot Jazz Festival

A look a seven of the most intriguing performers at Seattle’s annual month-long jazz celebration.

Jazz harpist 
Brandee Younger. 
                                Photo by Kyle Pompey
Valtesse doesn’t mess around with its elaborate cabaret style. Photo by Jules Doyle

Valtesse’s Art of the Tease

The new female-driven cabaret company strives for a noir cinematic sophistication.

Valtesse doesn’t mess around with its elaborate cabaret style. Photo by Jules Doyle
Cumulus (Alexandra Niedzialkowski) searches for a ‘Comfort World.’ Photo by Sarah Cass

The Silver Lining of Cumulus’ Clouds

The Seattle indie pop act returns with the bittersweet tunes of ‘Comfort World.’

Cumulus (Alexandra Niedzialkowski) searches for a ‘Comfort World.’ Photo by Sarah Cass
Greg McClellan of Kirkland completes his 48-hour long concept album after almost 20 years. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Kirkland Man Creates 48-Hour Long Concept Album

Greg McClellan finishes what may be the world’s longest album in dedication to his lifelong friend.

Greg McClellan of Kirkland completes his 48-hour long concept album after almost 20 years. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Pick List: Childish Gambino, French Cinema Now, Tres Leches

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Ludovic Morlot enters his final season at the helm of Seattle Symphony. Photo by Lisa Marie Mazzucco

Adieu Already for Ludovic Morlot

The Seattle Symphony’s conductor looks ahead at his final season in charge.

Ludovic Morlot enters his final season at the helm of Seattle Symphony. Photo by Lisa Marie Mazzucco
First-time actor Ben Dickey (with guitar) stars as the titular country songwriter Blaze Foley. Courtesy IFC Films

Down in a ‘Blaze’ of Glory

Writer/director Ethan Hawke aptly portrays Blaze Foley’s never-made-it musical legend.

First-time actor Ben Dickey (with guitar) stars as the titular country songwriter Blaze Foley. Courtesy IFC Films