Greta Klein (center right) brings the soft indie pop Frankie Cosmos to The Neptune. Photo by Angel Ceballos

The Soft Comfort of Frankie Cosmos

Sub Pop’s tenderest band brings its indie pop to The Neptune.

Greta Klein (center right) brings the soft indie pop Frankie Cosmos to The Neptune. Photo by Angel Ceballos
French dance company Compagnie Käfig brings the lights of ‘Pixel’ to Meany Center. Photo by Laurent Philippe

Pick List: Compagnie Käfig, Brooklyn Rider, Pete Souza

The week’s best entertainment offerings.

French dance company Compagnie Käfig brings the lights of ‘Pixel’ to Meany Center. Photo by Laurent Philippe
At times, the actors in Outlaw King are hard to tell apart under the mud, furs, 
and filthy mullets. Courtesy Netflix

Coming for the Throne

‘Outlaw King,’ the Chris Pine-led 14th century epic about the First War of Scottish Independence, signals Netflix’s attempt to conquer the Oscars.

At times, the actors in Outlaw King are hard to tell apart under the mud, furs, 
and filthy mullets. Courtesy Netflix
Jonah Ray (yellow) joins Crow, Servo, and original host Joel Hodgson on the ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ live tour. Photo courtesy MST3K

The Timeless Formula of ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ Goes Live

New host Jonah Ray discusses tour, honorable riffs, and nerd fan acceptance

Jonah Ray (yellow) joins Crow, Servo, and original host Joel Hodgson on the ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ live tour. Photo courtesy MST3K
Pedro the Lion. Photo by Ryan Russell

Pedro the Lion Returns with “Yellow Bike”

After nearly 15 years without new music, the Seattle band releases a song and video from the upcoming album, ‘Phoenix.’

Pedro the Lion. Photo by Ryan Russell
Pacific Northwest ballet debuts three works — Alexander Ekman’s ‘Cacti’ — during ‘All Premiere.’ Photo by Johan Persson/ArenaPAL

Pick List: Music of Remembrance, Short Run, PNB’s ‘All Premiere’

The week’s best entertainment options.

Pacific Northwest ballet debuts three works — Alexander Ekman’s ‘Cacti’ — during ‘All Premiere.’ Photo by Johan Persson/ArenaPAL
Mr. Daisey’s desk at Seattle Rep. Photo by Seth Sommerfeld

‘A People’s History’ Takes Aim at American Triumphalism

Mike Daisey’s 18-part monologue at Seattle Rep serves as an engaging, fiery, and confrontational history class.

Mr. Daisey’s desk at Seattle Rep. Photo by Seth Sommerfeld

Martial Arts at the Armory

Seattle Shakespeare’s affectionately traditionalist staging of Shaw’s unsentimental wartime satire, ‘Arms and the Man.’

Big-screen Queen via Bohemian Rhapsody. Photo courtesy Twentieth Century Fox

Not Quite A Killer Queen

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ hits some musical high notes, but the Queen biopic largely plays it too safe.

Big-screen Queen via Bohemian Rhapsody. Photo courtesy Twentieth Century Fox
A wedding procession welcomes you to <em>Peacock in the Desert</em>. Photo by Natali Wiseman/Seattle Art Museum

The Royal Opulence of ‘Peacock in the Desert’

Seattle Art Museum’s showcase of Indian art might lack cultural depth, but it’s certainly a spectacle.

A wedding procession welcomes you to <em>Peacock in the Desert</em>. Photo by Natali Wiseman/Seattle Art Museum
Mitski auditioning for a role in a new <em>Poltergeist </em>film. Photo by Bao Ngo

Seattle Halloween Concert Guide

With a handful of stellar options, how should one celebrate Rocktober?

Mitski auditioning for a role in a new <em>Poltergeist </em>film. Photo by Bao Ngo

‘The Vikings Begin’ Refocuses Scandinavian History

The Nordic Museum exhibit captures an interesting slice of the lesser-known Norse past.

The Joy Formidable brings its swirling walls of rock sound to Neumos. Photo courtesy The Press House

Pick List: ‘The Turn of the Screw,’ NFFTY, The Joy Formidable & Tancred

The week’s best entertainment options.

The Joy Formidable brings its swirling walls of rock sound to Neumos. Photo courtesy The Press House

Screaming and Streaming

A selection of the best horror movies you can stream at home this Halloween.

Wild Powwers Gets Under Your ‘Skin’

With its new album, the trio proves that it’s the only modern Seattle grunge band that matters.

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.

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

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

‘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

The week’s best entertainment options.

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