SW Staff

Art by Robyn Jordan

What Seattle’s New Left Wants

The platform, strategies, victories, and future of Seattle’s growing movement.

Art by Robyn Jordan
Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares. Courtesy of the artist

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

March for science, check out a super-heavy Bulgarian folk choir, and much more.

Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares. Courtesy of the artist
A still from “The Color of Pomegranates.”

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

See Of Montreal (twice), catch a battle of the beats, heal the “ideological divide” and more.

A still from “The Color of Pomegranates.”
The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

Catch local music at the Laserdome, welcome Reggie Watts back to Seattle and more.

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week
Tinariwen. Courtesy ANTI Records

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

Learn about the miraculous properties of mushrooms, see Saharan rock at the Symphony, and much more.

Tinariwen. Courtesy ANTI Records
Holly and Amy Seiberlich moved to Bothell. They love the space, but have mixed feelings about the suburban life. Photo by Ted Zee.

Priced Out of Seattle, a New Generation Looks to the ‘Burbs

What young people gain, and lose, when they leave the city.

Holly and Amy Seiberlich moved to Bothell. They love the space, but have mixed feelings about the suburban life. Photo by Ted Zee.
The Top 20 Things to Do This Week

The Top 20 Things to Do This Week

See Marc Maron in the flesh, Smash Putt! for the last time, and much more.

The Top 20 Things to Do This Week
Jim Woodring and his giant pen. Courtesy of The Frye Museum

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

Catch Seattle Public Library’s big book sale, see nervy Northwest punk, and much more.

Jim Woodring and his giant pen. Courtesy of The Frye Museum
The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

See Helado Negro and his “tinsel mammals,” watch a magazine come to life on stage and more.

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week
The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

See Sub Pop’s LVL UP, fight for progressive income tax in WA, learn about emotional AI and more.

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week
The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

See local R&B up-and-comer Zahara, hear George Saunders talk “Lincoln in the Bardo” and more.

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week
The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

Catch one of rap’s weirdest, support local DIY, preview the city’s next generation of dance, and more.

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week
40 Things You Must Do This Spring

40 Things You Must Do This Spring

Our critics pick the best of the season, from the stage to the club to the gallery to the concert hall.

40 Things You Must Do This Spring
Octo Octa. Photo by Guarionex Rodriguez Jr.

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

Grab a free new local alt-comix newspaper, catch the first Sound Off! battle, and much more.

Octo Octa. Photo by Guarionex Rodriguez Jr.
Jury Fails to Convict ‘Valve Turner’ Ken Ward, Who Faced 30 Years for Climate Disobedience
Jury Fails to Convict ‘Valve Turner’ Ken Ward, Who Faced 30 Years for Climate Disobedience
The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

Catch a rare re-screening of “Ghost in the Shell,” learn about presidential power and more.

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week
The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

Baile funk-influenced hip-hop, a duet with a CPR dummy, a museum curator/club DJ and more.

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week
The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

Catch the opening of the Jacob Lawrence retrospective, lots of solid goth and noise music, and more.

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week
The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

Filipina gangster theater, drone music in a church, organ-centric pop and more.

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week
The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week

#DefundDAPL, a play about Woody Guthrie, the “Salon of Shame” and more.

The Top 15 Things to Do This Week