Solar Power

Leo season closes with a calmer sky, and Mercury goes direct.

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

Simply the Bess

Seattle Opera’s ‘Porgy and Bess’ is a must-see production that feels engaged with the cultural conversation.

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.

Illustration by Taylor Dow

Eclipse Wisdom

Saturday brings a partial solar eclipse in Leo.

Illustration by Taylor Dow
The cast of ‘Bob’s Burgers’ heads to The Moore. Image courtesy Fox.

Pick List: ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ Jenn Champion, ‘Porgy and Bess’

The week’s top entertainment options.

The cast of ‘Bob’s Burgers’ heads to The Moore. Image courtesy Fox.
Teens bond at a gay conversion camp in The Miseducation of Cameron Post. Photo courtesy Beachside Films

The Conversion Immersion of ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’

A strong young ensemble helps director Desiree Akhavan artfully takedown conversion therapy.

Teens bond at a gay conversion camp in The Miseducation of Cameron Post. Photo courtesy Beachside Films
Trevor Paglen brings otherworldly creations like ‘Prototype for a Nonfunctional Satellite (Design 4; Build 4)’ to Seattle Art Fair. Photo courtesy Trevor Paglen/Altman Siegel

All’s Fair in Love and Art

The Seattle Art Fair stands out from its peers, but it’s still finding its footing in our tech-driven city.

Trevor Paglen brings otherworldly creations like ‘Prototype for a Nonfunctional Satellite (Design 4; Build 4)’ to Seattle Art Fair. Photo courtesy Trevor Paglen/Altman Siegel
Illustration by Taylor Dow

Go Your Own Way

Uranus turns retrograde and Venus moves into Libra.

Illustration by Taylor Dow
Swearin’ brings its reunited rock to Chop Suey. Photo by Alexander Rotondo

Pick List: Swearin’, Todd Barry, ‘Star Trek’ in the Park

The week’s best entertainment options.

Swearin’ brings its reunited rock to Chop Suey. Photo by Alexander Rotondo
The ostentatious takes center stage in Generation Wealth. Photo by Lauren Greenfield

Show Me the Money

The documentary ‘Generation Wealth’ attempts to show greed’s shallowness, but somewhat loses focus.

The ostentatious takes center stage in Generation Wealth. Photo by Lauren Greenfield
Tom Cruise hangs onto his action hero bonafides with ‘Mission: Impossible — Fallout.’ Photo courtesy Paramount Pictures/Skydance

Impossibly Not Getting Old

Tom Cruise and his action franchise remain sharp in ‘Mission: Impossible — Fallout.’

Tom Cruise hangs onto his action hero bonafides with ‘Mission: Impossible — Fallout.’ Photo courtesy Paramount Pictures/Skydance

Can the Showbox Be Saved?

Seattleites express outrage over the potential loss of the music venue and look to preserve it via historic landmark status.

Back to the Heart of It All

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

Illustration by Taylor Dow

Mad Moon Rising

A lunar eclipse hits, and Mercury goes retrograde.

Illustration by Taylor Dow
The 72nd BAM ARTSfair is set for July 27-29 at Bellevue Arts Museum and Bellevue Square. Photo courtesy of Bellevue Arts Museum

Pick List: BAM ARTSfair, Strictly Seattle, Breaking Glass

The week’s top entertainment events.

The 72nd BAM ARTSfair is set for July 27-29 at Bellevue Arts Museum and Bellevue Square. Photo courtesy of Bellevue Arts Museum

Capitol Hill Block Party 2018 Photo Recap

A look back at the urban music fest’s weekend action.

Joaquin Phoenix and Jonah Hill lead a hefty cast in <em></em><em>Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot</em>. Photo by Scott Patrick Green/Amazon Studios

Steady Footing

Joaquin Phoenix and Jonah Hill anchor ‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot,’ Gus Van Sant’s biopic about a quadriplegic cartoonist.

Joaquin Phoenix and Jonah Hill lead a hefty cast in <em></em><em>Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot</em>. Photo by Scott Patrick Green/Amazon Studios