August 2018

“Porgy and Bess” Returns to Seattle Opera With Two Beloved Cast Members

It opens August 11

Opera Man: Tenor Jermaine Smith returns to McCaw Hall to reprise his role as Sportin’ Life for Seattle Opera’s 2018 production of "Porgy and Bess"

Gavin Borchert

Day Trip: Everett’s Jetty Island Is a Low-Key Piece of Paradise

The simple pleasures of sand and water attract day-trippers to Jetty Island near Everett

This article is part of the cover story for the August 2018 issue. Find more from the story here. Click here to subscribe. It’s just 2 miles long and a quick three-minute foot-ferry ride from the mainland, but Jetty Island, formed over the past century out of accumulated sediment from the dredging of the Snohomish River, packs a full…

Gwendolyn Elliott

This New Snack Shack at Golden Gardens Sells More than Your Standard Beachside Fare

Time to try a new kind of beach picnic

Dutch pancakes, called "poffertjes," are a menu staple, here served with butter and powdered sugar

Chelsea Lin

Sub Pop at 30: The Seattle Magazine Mixtape

Seattle magazine editors and writers chose their favorite Sub Pop tracks for this playlist celebrating the legendary record label's 30th anniversary

Sub Pop artist photos at Hotel Max.

Gwendolyn Elliott and Dan Shafer

A Seattle Artist Is Making 3-D Printer-Created Ceramic Sculptures With the Help of a ‘Potterbot’

At her Slip Rabbit studio, ceramic artist Timea Tihanyi pursues the possibilities of 3-D printed pottery

Ceramic artist Timea Tihanyi created this angular porcelain vessel with the help of a 3-D printer

Gwendolyn Elliott

A Trip to the Gulf Islands, the San Juans’ Canadian Cousins

A Gulf Islands trip delivers a calming adventure with thrills of a different kind

Kayakers paddle in the calm waters along the shores of Canada’s Gulf Islands, cousins to the San Juan Islands

Hilary Meyerson