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All the Holiday Events in Seattle You Can Handle

All the Holiday Events in Seattle You Can Handle

The ultimate holiday events guide.

Mix up burlesque with “The Nutcracker” and you get “Homo for the Holidays.”

After Spate of Closings, Georgetown Artists' Hub Rises When We Need It the Most

After Spate of Closings, Georgetown Artists’ Hub Rises When We Need It the Most

A performing arts space in the South End offers its founders, and area artists, a place to call home in a swiftly changing city.

Dance Off From left: Dayna Hanson, Peggy Piacenza and Dave Proscia in their new performance space

This Fall's Most Buzzworthy Arts and Culture Events

This Fall’s Most Buzzworthy Arts and Culture Events

All the events in art, music and more you need to know about.

“Whale Bay, Antarctica no.4,” one of Zaria Forman’s intricate pastel on paper works from the Antarctica series, opening September 7 at Winston Wächter Fine Art

Julie Williams performs at Fremont Abbey

Julie Williams performs at Fremont Abbey

All ages performance. Black Opry artist and CMT Next Women of Country Julie Williams is turning heads in Nashville’s Americana/country music scene with songs that tell the stories she wished to hear as a mixed race child. A regular host of The Song Suffragettes, Julie was named in Rissi Palmer’s Color Me Country Class of…

Painting Workshop: The Change we Experience, the Change we can Become

Painting Workshop: The Change we Experience, the Change we can Become

Join this two-hour acrylic workshop in dialogue with the exhibition Strange Weather: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. This adult studio workshop gives participants the opportunity to use contemporary painting techniques to address the roles, responsibilities, and emotions that we encounter within the strange atmosphere of our modern world. Instructor…

Seattle's Autumn Arts Scene

Seattle’s Autumn Arts Scene

Some organizations return to in-person programming

Digital programming kept many arts organizations afloat the past 18 months and, in many cases, engaged new audiences. But the very crux of the performing arts dates back tens of thousands of years. “You look at sitting around the campfire and delivering storytelling and messaging,” says Michael Greer, president and CEO of ArtsFund, a Seattle nonprofit that…

Delicate Dance for the Pacific Northwest Ballet

Delicate Dance for the Pacific Northwest Ballet

At PNB, the pandemic has brought on Zoom fittings and tight turnarounds.

It’s no secret that the pandemic has devastated arts organizations. A recent study by Seattle-based ArtsFund found that 73% of arts organizations throughout the region had laid off or furloughed employees because of Covid-19. Arts groups pivoted quickly, with 100% of respondents transitioning to digital programming. Pacific Northwest Ballet quickly shifted to a six-performance digital season….

Art in the Age of Covid

Art in the Age of Covid

Artists persevere despite forced isolation, canceled opportunities

Venerated Seattle fine artists Gloria DeArcangelis struggled to be creatively productive in recent years as she cared for her mother through a long terminal illness. She also lost her husband. “We lived side by side in different houses and shared a cat,” she says. “It was the perfect marriage.” For three or four years, her brush…

The Best of 2017 Readers’ Choice Winners

The Best of 2017 Readers’ Choice Winners

The people have spoken and these are the restaurants, shops and more they loved this year.

Shrimp and grits at Junebaby, our readers’ choice best new restaurant.

All the Holiday Events in Seattle You Can Handle

All the Holiday Events in Seattle You Can Handle

The ultimate holiday events guide.

Mix up burlesque with “The Nutcracker” and you get “Homo for the Holidays.”

After Spate of Closings, Georgetown Artists' Hub Rises When We Need It the Most

After Spate of Closings, Georgetown Artists’ Hub Rises When We Need It the Most

A performing arts space in the South End offers its founders, and area artists, a place to call home in a swiftly changing city.

Dance Off From left: Dayna Hanson, Peggy Piacenza and Dave Proscia in their new performance space

This Fall's Most Buzzworthy Arts and Culture Events

This Fall’s Most Buzzworthy Arts and Culture Events

All the events in art, music and more you need to know about.

“Whale Bay, Antarctica no.4,” one of Zaria Forman’s intricate pastel on paper works from the Antarctica series, opening September 7 at Winston Wächter Fine Art

Have You Seen the Awesome Hidden Murals in Belltown?

Have You Seen the Awesome Hidden Murals in Belltown?

Local and international artists have adorned a Belltown alley with spectacular murals.

It’s a treasure hidden in plain sight: the Belltown Corridor, an alleyway turned permanent installation, accessible from Second Avenue between Lenora and Blanchard. The block-long display of eight murals, created by artists from Seattle and from as far away as the Netherlands, is tucked behind the brand-new arcade bar Jupiter (Belltown, 2126 Second Ave.). “I…

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