Art & Culture

“If you’re here, you’re here with intention”: Why this Seattleite opened a social justice library

Founder Edwin Lindo hopes Estelita’s Library will serve as a refuge and resource for locals wanting to talk about challenging topics.

/ May 18, 2018


Seattle’s Bushwick Book Club turns your favorite books into songs

Ever wished you could dive deeper into your favorite book? Sure, there’s fanfiction and plenty of fan art. But what about a whole concert dedicated to it?

/ May 17, 2018


Three hidden gems to check out on your next stroll through Seattle’s waterfront

Our waterfront is one of those places it’s easy to think you know. But what if instead of going straight to the ferry, or the aquarium, or that place with the crab bibs, you just … walked around?

/ May 9, 2018


Get liberated from your daily grind at Seattle’s Dance Church class

Dance instructor and founder Kate Wallich describes her class as a “non-exclusive approach to dancing” simply focused on getting people’s bodies moving.

/ May 1, 2018


9 books flying off the shelves of Seattle’s only just-poetry book shop

April is National Poetry Month, and we called Open Books: A Poem Emporium in Wallingford to hear what poetry titles by Northwest authors or presses have been flying off the shelves this season.

/ April 25, 2018


This WA artist wants to help locals fall in love without feeling creeped out

Dating in the Pacific Northwest can feel like a total headache. Jenna Bean Veatch wants to fix that.

/ April 24, 2018


A Seattle artist shows you the ‘life you might have had’ at her Museum of Almost Realities

“For every choice we make, we kill off an alternate future. Sometimes we have to live with their ghosts.” That quote is what hundreds of locals read before they stepped into April Soetarman’s Museum of Almost Realities.

/ April 18, 2018


A map of 22 of Seattle’s most iconic murals and the stories behind them

See something we missed? Let us know what other murals we should add to our map.

/ March 29, 2018


Why are Seattleites all reading this novel together this spring?

Grab yer reading glasses, folks. The whole dang city is reading and discussing “Homegoing” by Ghanian American author Yaa Gyasi this season.

/ March 23, 2018


This Seattle tour guide is taking music fans back to our city’s grunge days

We caught up with Seattle writer Eric E. Magnuson to talk all about our city’s grunge scene, music history, and how locals can experience city history.

/ March 21, 2018