Mark D. Fefer

Wally Shoup Trio

Saturday, December 15

Monktail Creative Music Concern Night with Future Ex & Deal’s Number

Instantaneous and ntense: an improvising trio that takes off fast

Chick Corea

Xenu Commands You. . . to not miss these masterful jazzists

These supposed strikers claim to be nonunionized hired guns. A union rep claims otherwise.

Union Yes? Maybe Not

For the first time: picketers scared of the camera.

These supposed strikers claim to be nonunionized hired guns. A union rep claims otherwise.

Tinariwen

Wednesday, October 31

Jean-Michel Pilc Trio

Jean-Michel Pilc Trio

Friday, October 26

Jean-Michel Pilc Trio
Dafnis Prieto Absolute Quintet

Dafnis Prieto Absolute Quintet

His rhythm is gonna getcha

Dafnis Prieto Absolute Quintet
Double-Threat Artist Wally Shoup Works With the Music of Boulders and the Texture of Stones

Double-Threat Artist Wally Shoup Works With the Music of Boulders and the Texture of Stones

That Wally Shoup was a man unlikely to experience spectacular commercial success was apparent early. Arriving in Seattle in the mid-'80s, he managed to get… Continue reading

Double-Threat Artist Wally Shoup Works With the Music of Boulders and the Texture of Stones

Ravi Coltrane Quartet

Thursday, July 26

Who Is Esurance, and What Does It Want With Seattle’s Young and Dangerous?

Company's owners funded Bush, Swift Boat Veterans for Truth.

Anti-dizziness tablets are recommended when hiking the Helix.

Soaring Over the City on Wings of Our Pedestrian Bridges

Yes, we all know Seattle is totally "metronatural" and you're automatically more "outdoorsy" than your friends in other cities, just by virtue of living here.… Continue reading

Anti-dizziness tablets are recommended when hiking the Helix.
Wati Kutjara on the third floor of the expanded Seattle Art Museum.

My SAM Favorites (No. 1 in a Series)

Like most museum-goers, I'm often struck by that sometimes-bizarre disconnect between the setting in which the artifacts were originally created—a penniless artist's garret; a mud… Continue reading

Wati Kutjara on the third floor of the expanded Seattle Art Museum.

$1 million on a viaduct vote? Why not just take a poll?

A reader writes: "Is there anyone I can sue if the state decides not to listen to the city's election on the viaduct? It's costing… Continue reading

Judge Not

Judge Not

Local judges get a free pass at election time.

Judge Not
Berroa blends jazz and Afro-Cuban rhythms.

MONDAY

Urgent, Unformulaic Latin Jazz: Ignacio Berroa

Berroa blends jazz and Afro-Cuban rhythms.
Signed, Sealed,  and Dithered?

Signed, Sealed, and Dithered?

Because of the move to an all-mail ballot, you may have to scramble to get your viaduct vote counted.

Signed, Sealed,  and Dithered?
Thugs, mugs, and mouthpieces

Thugs, mugs, and mouthpieces

The 'orchestral terrorism' alert level at the Seattle Symphony has fallen to 'low.' But the 'newspaper skepticism' level has risen to 'severe.'

Thugs, mugs, and mouthpieces