Art & Culture

Video: Who’s a Seattleite? Here’s what you think it takes to earn Seattle cred

What does it mean to be a Seattleite? And what does it take to become one? The first video in our Seattle native/transplant series stirred up a ton of debate. Here are the highlights.

/ June 1, 2017


Watch Nikkita Oliver throw some punches at one of her favorite Seattle spots

You learn a lot about people when you see them doing what they love. So on Tuesday we caught up with poet, attorney, and Seattle mayoral candidate Nikkita Oliver at one of her favorite spots, Arcaro Boxing Gym in the Central District. We’ll talk to her at our second Sparked Seattle event June 8.

/ May 31, 2017


Seattle Dollars: A Seattle drop-in yoga class costs on average $18.27

You might think that if Seattleites have access to 167 yoga studios, the supply might push down the cost of a Seattle yoga class, but that hasn’t happened.

/ May 23, 2017


Take your dog to the ball game, watch so many movies at SIFF, and 12 more things to do in Seattle this week

Our picks for Seattle events this week. Check out the longest running street fair in the country, take your dog to watch a Mariners game, or go to an 80s prom.

/ May 15, 2017


Seattle’s big new music fest and 14 more things to check out this week

Made plans for your week in Seattle? Let us help. Our top events picks this week include the city’s brand new music fest, a big day of giving, and a flower festival for Mom.

/ May 8, 2017


Seen Amazon’s Spheres? Now check out the dress

Rather than just take a photo of Amazon’s Spheres for an employee contest, designer Sheridan Martin designed the perfect dress for the occasion.

/ May 8, 2017


Ask a Republican, learn about Martians, and 12 more things to do in Seattle this week

This week in Seattle: Ask a Republican about the local political climate, check out those Amazon spheres, ask where all the Martians are, and get ready for the Seattle Erotic Art Festival.

/ April 24, 2017


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