Art & Culture

Happy 420! We asked Seattle pot shop budtenders what it takes to get their job

Evergrey Writing Group member Don Goldberg went around the city’s pot shops to ask the people behind the counter something he’d been wondering: What does it take to be a Seattle budtender?

/ April 20, 2017


To deconstruct whiteness, Seattle journalist Marcus Harrison Green wrote a play

“Caucasians Anonymous” is about people who struggle through what Marcus describes as an addiction to whiteness. And this Sunday, Marcus will host a group of actors in a live reading of the play that will be followed by a Q&A with anti-racist white activists.

/ April 18, 2017


Should Seattle’s new sports arena go in SoDo or Seattle Center? Here’s how to decide, and how to speak out

There are a few ways Seattle could build a sports arena to draw a pro basketball and hockey team to the city, and city officials will be deciding which to go with pretty soon. Care about Seattle traffic or housing prices? UW prof Jeff Shulman tells you why you should be paying attention.

/ April 14, 2017


What’s your favorite spot in Seattle to do creative work? Tell us for a chance to win a copy of Scott Berkun’s ‘Dance of the Possible’

Is it a coffee shop, a park, a bar? Tell us your favorite Seattle spot to get creative work done and we’ll enter you into a drawing to get a copy of best-selling Seattle author Scott Berkun’s book, “Dance of the Possible.”

/ March 15, 2017


14 things to do in Seattle this week: Pi Day, our spelling bee, and the weird weird world of pencil fighting

Got plans this week? Let’s help you make them. We’ve got pies, pencils, an artist who built a 6-foot-long pen, and a free screening of a documentary everyone’s been talking about.

/ March 13, 2017


16 things to do in Seattle this week: Boozy brunch, a music tour, and a ‘contemptible’ villain

Seattle is keeping it colorful this week with art walks, an urban hike through our modern music history, and a nationally renowned “pop-up” storytelling show. Got some time to explore your city? Here’s how we’d make the most of it.

/ March 6, 2017


Why this Seattleite started a project to bring Trump voters and Hillary voters together

Seattle’s Bo Zhang is bringing together 12 Hillary voters and 12 Trump voters in a yearlong private online discussion that will culminate in a public art installation about everything they’ll learn.

/ March 2, 2017


Take photos of the city and make friends while you’re at it

The new Street Meet WA group gets Seattle photographers seeing art in the streets.

/ March 1, 2017


‘An incredible start to the week’ and 13 things to do in Seattle

Here are our picks for the best things to do in Seattle this week, from a play about the results of the election to a geeky convention downtown.

/ February 27, 2017


At Daybreaker Seattle, it’s a pre-work dance party

Wednesday mornings just got a lot less boring. Daybreaker Seattle throws an early morning dance party in the middle of your workweek, and it’s catching on.

/ February 23, 2017