Spring Arts Preview 2013

The must-see shows in Seattle this season.

Arts and culture editor Brangien Davis picks the top shows coming to Seattle this spring. Get recommendations for shows, performances, readings and more, featuring rebooted classics, empowered leading ladies and inventive new takes on old favorites. Follow the links for detailed listings in each of the following categories:

Editor's Picks
Absolute must-sees in a variety of genres.

New Music
Local bands put forth new albums.

Classical Music
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the riotous game-changer, Rite of Spring.

See everything in black and white.

Film Festivals
Details on the best local film fests, from SIFF to silent movies!

Some of America's biggest writers are coming to town.

Seattle Sees Itself on the Big Screen

Two gigantic screens are coming to two very different Seattle venues.

Three New Venues Rethink Arts Space
New local arts venues are being built on expansive thinking and creative workarounds.


For more arts events, explore our daily events calendar.