Arts & Culture

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At Seattle Opera, the Whole Crew Cuts Up in a Colorful ‘Barber’

Expert singing in a staging that’s a shade tone-deaf.

 

BenDeLaCreme’s Queer, Freaky, and Flirtatious “Gaylord Manor”

The high-camp cabaret approaches horror from a queer perspective.

 

Black Moon

Truth rises with a new Moon in Libra.

 

Party For and With the Community at Lit Crawl

The party and also after the party.

Reconsidering the Realism of Andrew Wyeth

SAM’s new exhibition examines the life of a popular, panned painter who took humanity as it is.

Tara Atkinson’s New E-Book Is About a Nameless Woman Who Dates Faceless Men

Depending on how you read it, the book is a comedy or a tragedy.

Illustration by Taylor Dow

Jupiter New Year

The big planet sets a new agenda in intense Scorpio.

Illustration by Taylor Dow
You know what goes great with horrifying German vampire silhouettes? Some nice piano and the Seattle Symphony.
You know what goes great with horrifying German vampire silhouettes? Some nice piano and the Seattle Symphony.

Onerus’ Sci-Fi Theatre Cautions a Tech-Centric Future

Café Nordo’s new production envisions the calamity of corporate control in Cascadia 2046.

Seattle Comic Artist Björn Miner Featured Among America’s Best

The artist’s work appears in the 2017 Best American Comics anthology alongside the medium’s greatest.

The Cascadian Flag. Courtesy Wikimedia

The Cascadian Poetry Festival Propels Poetics With a Sense of Place

If a region is reflected in the literature that emerges from it, what does Cascadia mean?

The Cascadian Flag. Courtesy Wikimedia

‘las mariposas Y los muertos’ Explores Hipster Appropriation in the Pitchfork Era

Benjamin Benne’s newest play wittily dives into rock and representation.

EJ Koh’s Stellar Debut Collection Starts in Heaven, Goes to War, and Then Finds Love

The Seattle poet is deft at exploring the complexities of human interactions.

Hope and Comfort

An Aries full Moon and a kiss between Venus and Mars help us out.

If the ‘Russia Stuff’ Has You Confused, Let Masha Gessen’s Dense Reportage Help

The nonfiction writer come to Seattle this week with two revealing books on Russia under her belt.

Suddenly, the Seattle Symphony Chooses Ludovic Morlot’s Successor

When in 2010 Morlot was tapped to follow Gerard Schwarz’s 26-year tenure,…

At GeekGirlCon, the Face of Geekdom Is Changing

This year’s event features G. Willow Wilson, Maritess Zurbano, Lil Chen, and others.

Ayad Akhtar’s ‘The Who & The What’ Takes a Philosophical Lens to Love and Islam

Faith, family, and feminism lie at the heart of this new play by Ayad Akhtar.