Arts and Culture

A Raisin in the Sun, Dining Among the Dead, and more of the best in theater!

Ezra Dickinson, ballet, modern dance, and more must-see performances.

The best tech-related events, and an interview with hilarious novelist Maria Semple

Every autumn, our city’s numerous and diverse film festivals present hundreds of short features and full-length movies to Seattle audiences, opening up views into a wide, diverse spectrum of human experience.  

Since 2014, MadArt Studio has operated a storefront in South Lake Union where selected local artists are given a residency of several months to create large-scale, site-specific sculpture and installation work.

Seattle has long been known as a book lover’s haven, and Sasquatch Books, a venerated local publishing company, has played a major role in helping to mold and shape the city’s lit life.

Last November, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray declared a State of Emergency for King County’s homelessness crisis.

What to do this weekend in Seattle

For 20 years, Seattle’s Hugo House has served as an urban writer’s retreat at its Capitol Hill location across from Cal Anderson Park, sponsoring and hosting a wide variety of events, residencies and services for readers and writers alike.

It may be less thrilling than the neon-lit midway rides like roller coasters, but the Washington State Fair’s Skyride is a classic.