Fall Arts

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.

 

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

Fall Arts Event Picks

The best entertainment the season has to offer.

 

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.

 

<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

‘Teh Internet Is Serious Business’ Recasts an Infamous Trolling Marathon for the Stage

Washington Ensemble Theatre’s production follows the high-stakes 2011 hacking exploits of LulzSec.

35 Things You Must Do This Fall

Our critics pick the best of the arts season, in every discipline.

A Grand Jeté for Gender

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

A Local Jazz Pro Electrifies an Obscure, 14-String Baroque Instrument

You maybe haven’t heard of the theorbo, but you definitely haven’t heard it plugged in.

Dusting the Crust Off ‘The Crucible’

A conversation with ACT’s John Langs on whether old dramas should keep getting restaged in Seattle.

Liz Mputu Creates a Physical Testing Zone for Digital Spirituality

LVLZ Healing Center at Interstitial presents prismatic, pixelated, emoji-laden therapy pods.

The Top 5 Local Books to Look Forward to This Fall

Don’t miss new books from Frances McCue, Bharti Kirchner, Mita Mahato, E.J. Koh, and David M. Buerge.

The Top 5 Local Records To Look Forward to This Fall

Don’t miss new albums from Macklemore, IVVY, Versing, Mackned, and Darto.

Who Is She?’s Seattle Anti-Freeze

The new project from members of Lisa Prank, Tacocat, and Chastity Belt is blazing a path for romcom-core.

Witchcraft

Never underestimate the primeval, crafty art of witchery.

Clyde Petersen’s ‘Torrey Pines’ Is a Fascinating Work of Ambient Animation

The Seattle animator’s debut feature-length film is trippy, hilarious, and strangely meditative.

For Seattle’s Electronic Music Community, the Post-Decibel Future Is Cloudy With a Chance of Rain

Michael Manahan’s new festival hopes to bridge the gap—but does that gap exist?

9e2 Brings Tech and Art Together Again

Fifty years and a continent away, John Boylan’s new multidiscipline series is perfectly at home.

In a Charged Electoral Season, Seattle Theaters Get Political

Whether riffing on Trump or singing about America’s sins, local artists are pushing the conversation forward.

Seattle Dance Companies Struggle to Find Room to Move

For those trying to survive in booming Seattle, it’s all about time and space … and money.

John Cage Inspires Epic Chaos With His Musicircus

An evening devoted to the composer erases boundaries—between performer and auditor, art and life.