Gavin Borchert

Seeing the Seattle Opera’s <em>The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs</em> counts as screen time. Photo by Philip Newton

The Innovative Tech Disconnect of ‘The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs’

Like the technology Jobs pioneered, the Seattle Opera production is flashy but lacking in soul.

 

Steve Jobs gets the operatic treatment in the Grammy-winning ‘The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs.’ Photo by Ken Howard

Pick List: ‘The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs,’ Sharon Van Etten, Seattle Baroque Orchestra with Whim W’Him

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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’

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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

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Kim Keever’s photographs of his water paintings transport viewers to another realm. Image via Winston Wachter
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

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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ takes the Seattle stage for the first time. Photo by Matthew Murphy
The cast of ‘Bohemia’ returns for more cabaret fantasies at The Triple Door. Photo by Julia Nardin

Pick List: ‘Bohemia,’ Michael Nesmith, Seattle Chamber Music Society Winter Festival

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The cast of ‘Bohemia’ returns for more cabaret fantasies at The Triple Door. Photo by Julia Nardin
Why can’t we all just get along? Lynch, Crocetto, and Rawls in ‘Il trovatore.’ Photo by Jacob Lucas

Seattle Opera’s High C’s Adventure

Turns out a conventional approach is best for Verdi’s notoriously implausible ‘Il trovatore.’

Why can’t we all just get along? Lynch, Crocetto, and Rawls in ‘Il trovatore.’ Photo by Jacob Lucas
Paintings like this one by Jane Kippenhan highlight The Art of Alzheimer’s new exhibition at City Hall. Photo by Julia Beers

Pick List: The Art of Alzheimer’s, Tasveer South Asian LitFest, All’s Well The Ends Well

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Paintings like this one by Jane Kippenhan highlight The Art of Alzheimer’s new exhibition at City Hall. Photo by Julia Beers
Charlie Parker’s jazz tale gets operatic as part of Seattle Opera’s upcoming season. Photo by Todd Rosenberg Photography

Seattle Opera Announces Its 2019–20 Season

A new jazz opera about a troubled genius highlights the lineup.

Charlie Parker’s jazz tale gets operatic as part of Seattle Opera’s upcoming season. Photo by Todd Rosenberg Photography
Shift Gallery showcases the fashionable wearable art of Kara Mia Fenoglietto.

Pick List: Kara Mia Fenoglietto, 14/48 Festival, Seattle Arabian Nights Festival

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Shift Gallery showcases the fashionable wearable art of Kara Mia Fenoglietto.
Close out 2018 with Thunderpussy at The Showbox. Photo by Matthew Wordell/Treefort Music Fest/Flickr

Pick List: New Year’s Eve Concerts & More

Close out 2018 with a host of great musical options.

Close out 2018 with Thunderpussy at The Showbox. Photo by Matthew Wordell/Treefort Music Fest/Flickr
Renoir’s ‘Heads of Two Young Girls’ is among the work that TAM shows off in ‘Key to the Collection.’ Images courtesy Tacoma Art Museum

Pick List: BenDeLaCreme & Jinkx Monsoon, Savion Glover, ‘Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas’

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Renoir’s ‘Heads of Two Young Girls’ is among the work that TAM shows off in ‘Key to the Collection.’ Images courtesy Tacoma Art Museum
Skating Polly closes out its year by ripping through kinetic rock tunes at The Sunset. Photo by Melissa Wax

Pick List: Skating Polly, Merce 100, Jim Henson’s Holiday Special

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Skating Polly closes out its year by ripping through kinetic rock tunes at The Sunset. Photo by Melissa Wax
A view of Seattle Opera’s new home from Mercer Street. Photo by Sean Airhart

Seattle Opera’s New Heart of Glass

From its glittering face to the innovative performance possibilities within, the Opera Center was built for allure.

A view of Seattle Opera’s new home from Mercer Street. Photo by Sean Airhart
Conan O’Brien brings his stand-up pals to The Moore. Photo by Gage Skidmore/WikiMedia Commons

Pick List: Conan O’Brien, Shout Your Abortion, Deck the Hall Ball

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Conan O’Brien brings his stand-up pals to The Moore. Photo by Gage Skidmore/WikiMedia Commons
Book-It Rep’s ‘My Ántonia.’ Photo by John Ulman

In ‘My Antonia,’ Extraordinary Acting Packs a Punch

Book-It Rep’s diverse casting adds new depth to Willa Cather’s tale of friendship and hardship on the Great Plains.

Book-It Rep’s ‘My Ántonia.’ Photo by John Ulman
Sister act: Hana Lass (Elizabeth), Kelly Karcher (Lydia), Melanie Hampton (Jane), and Shanna Allman (Mary) in ‘Miss Bennet.’ Photo by Erik Stuhaug

Taproot’s Jane Austen Sequel Hails Mary

A character whose first draft got short shrift finally finds happiness in ‘Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley.’

Sister act: Hana Lass (Elizabeth), Kelly Karcher (Lydia), Melanie Hampton (Jane), and Shanna Allman (Mary) in ‘Miss Bennet.’ Photo by Erik Stuhaug
The Short Circuit Pacific Rim Film Festival tour stops at Northwest Film Forum with ‘Mental’ and more. Photo courtesy Short Circuit Pacific Rim Film Festival

Pick List: ‘My Àntonia,’ Sun Breaks, Bob Woodward

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The Short Circuit Pacific Rim Film Festival tour stops at Northwest Film Forum with ‘Mental’ and more. Photo courtesy Short Circuit Pacific Rim Film Festival
If you can spread half as much spirit as the Menashe house in West Seattle (5605 Beach Dr. SW), it should be a winning holiday season. Photo by Joe Wolf/Flickr

Seattle Holiday Events Calendar 2018

Make the most of the season with 100+ regional festivals, concerts, stage shows, and more.

If you can spread half as much spirit as the Menashe house in West Seattle (5605 Beach Dr. SW), it should be a winning holiday season. Photo by Joe Wolf/Flickr