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

The best entertainment the week has to offer.

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

The best entertainment the week has to offer.

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
Mitski comes to town for a Halloween concert. Photo by Bao Ngo

Fall Arts Event Picks

The best entertainment the season has to offer.

Mitski comes to town for a Halloween concert. Photo by Bao Ngo
Clearing off the Space Witch desk. Photo by Elissa Ball

Hanging Up My Weekly Witch Hat

Our resident astrologist says goodbye.

Clearing off the Space Witch desk. Photo by Elissa Ball
Illustration by Taylor Dow

Intuition Hike

Pluto turns direct, demanding truth and reinvention.

Illustration by Taylor Dow
Nic Kay will perform at On the Boards’s Solo: A Festival of Dance. Photo by Sarah JiRhee

On the Boards and Velocity Dance Center’s New Performative Horizons

The local arts institutions continue to push creative bounds under changing leadership.

Nic Kay will perform at On the Boards’s Solo: A Festival of Dance. Photo by Sarah JiRhee
<em>That Bad Feeling</em> from Isvald Klingels’s <em>Growth</em> at Ghost Gallery. Courtesy Ghost Gallery

What’s Old Is New Again for Capitol Hill Art Walk

With reopening galleries joining the old stalwarts, neighborhood’s visual art scene is entering a fresh, thriving era.

<em>That Bad Feeling</em> from Isvald Klingels’s <em>Growth</em> at Ghost Gallery. Courtesy Ghost Gallery
Lauryn Youden’s ‘A place to retreat when I am sick (of you)’ as part of ‘Group Therapy.’ Photo Mark Woods.

Searching for Relief in the Frye’s ‘Group Therapy’

The new group exhibit finds artists tapping into themes of natural wellness and psychological self-care.

Lauryn Youden’s ‘A place to retreat when I am sick (of you)’ as part of ‘Group Therapy.’ Photo Mark Woods.
Illustration by Taylor Dow

Get Brave

Saturn and an Aries full Moon squeeze us into action.

Illustration by Taylor Dow

Pick List: Local Sightings Film Festival, Rebel Girls 2, Japanese Breakfast

The week’s best entertainment options.

Cate Blanchett, Owen Vaccaro, and Jack Black get their kiddie horror on in The House 
With a Clock in Its Walls. Photo courtesy Storyteller Distribution Co.

Tick, Tick… Boo!

Jack Black and Cate Blanchett can’t prevent the spooky kids’ movie The House with a Clock in Its Walls from feeling a bit insincere.

Cate Blanchett, Owen Vaccaro, and Jack Black get their kiddie horror on in The House 
With a Clock in Its Walls. Photo courtesy Storyteller Distribution Co.

The Kinesthetic Truth of Jerome Robbins

Pacific Northwest Ballet opens its season with a centennial celebration of legendary choreographer.

Musicians Rally for a Free #SaveTheShowbox Concert at City Hall

The event corresponds with the City’s public land use hearing regarding expanding the Pike Place Market Historic District.

Welcome to the new Hugo House. Photo by Seth Sommerfeld

A New Chapter For Hugo House

After two nomadic years, the nonprofit Seattle writing center is ready to open its new, expanded home.

Welcome to the new Hugo House. Photo by Seth Sommerfeld