Sandra Kurtz

National Savings Day Delivers New Ideas on How to Save

This one easy trick could help you save up to 47 percent more.

 

The Encyclopedic Sets of T.Wan

Seattle’s most multifarious DJ finds her voice.

 

Yellowing larch trees glisten as sunlight reflects off their skinny branches near Washington Pass in the North Cascades National Park. Ian Terry / The Herald
                                Yellowing larch trees glisten as sunlight reflects off their skinny branches near Washington Pass in the North Cascades National Park. Ian Terry / The Herald

So You Want to Go Look at a Larch

When trees with needles turn yellow, all bets are off.

 

Fifty Years Later, George Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ Is Still Iconic

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s production ramps up the splendor with beautiful new staging and costumes.

On the Labor, Ego, and Reward Behind IVVY’s ‘Safe Within’

For Madi Levine, dance music is no place for rock stars.

A Grand Jeté for Gender

Local dance companies aim to fix the art’s centuries-old imbalances between men and women.

At Sculptured Dance, Choreographers Create Movements Around Immobile Objects

For the second year, dancers are turning the Olympic Sculpture Park into their stage.

Revisiting the Relics of a Fearful History, Revived

The fallout of nuclear standoff, then and now.

Counter-Protesters Face Off Against Far Right in Tense Rally

One day after the tragedy in Charlottesville, Seattleites show up to shut down white supremacy.

In ‘Restless Creature,’ a Portrait of Pain and Meaning

In conversation and in movement, the documentary captures a defining moment in the life of storied dancer Wendy Whelan.

Artist Ebo Barton Wants to Hand Over Creative Control

The slam-poet-turned-playwright is set on getting queer right, which means letting go.

In ‘(Im)PULSE,’ Spectrum Dance Theater Confronts the Dark Side of the Rainbow

Donald Byrd’s newest illustrates the dangers of being queer in America on stage.

Kaya Axelsson Pushes for a Different Kind of Queer Politics

The Seattle activist is using a lifetime of experience to fight the forces of intolerance.

Mac McGregor Makes an Example of Himself in Fight for Trans Rights

The city council candidate came to the political arena only after a lifetime in the church and the dojo.

Oscar Rodriguez Brings Some Pride to Beacon Hill

Under his ownership, Baja Bistro gives the LGBTQ community a place to gather while providing the neighborhood with jobs and goodwill.

A Bittersweet Ending to Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Season

The company’s final show also marks the final performance of two long-term dancers.

Five Offbeat Seattle-Area Parks Better Than Air Conditioning

The best thing about most of these parks is there are no runners to make you feel bad about yourself.

Why Musicians Forget Songs… Right in the Middle of Them

After playing a song hundreds of times, what happens when performers simply go blank?

Fans Gather in Remembrance of Chris Cornell

KEXP welcomed hundreds of mourners to listen to the work of the late, great Seattle-born musician together.