Seattle Culture

Unmatched Ingenuity

Unmatched Ingenuity

Edwin Fountain’s artistic innovations can be seen all over south Seattle

This tree is dead — Seattle Parks and Recreation had decapitated it — but to Edwin Fountain, it is a canvas. A piece of marble. A sculpture waiting to emerge. I ask him what it’s going to be.
“I don’t know,” he says. “I’m waiting for it to tell me.”

UW Scores Top 10 World Ranking

UW Scores Top 10 World Ranking

U.S. News and World Report ties UW with University College London

The University of Washington is among the best universities around the globe.

Activate 3.8: The Gender Pay Gap, The Burden of Caregiving

Activate 3.8: The Gender Pay Gap, The Burden of Caregiving

The Washington Women’s Commission officially unveils new campaign June 28

For Leah White, it’s personal. She knows all too well the challenges women face when choosing between caregiving and career. As legislative and operations manager for the Washington State Women’s Commission, she aims to do something about it.

Seattle's Summer of Soirées

Seattle’s Summer of Soirées

Culinary feasts and artistic celebrations kick off the season

Seattle residents know the best time in Seattle is summertime, and these exciting events kick off the season…

Trailblazing Women: Tama Smith

Trailblazing Women: Tama Smith

Head Of Women Living A Richer Life, Brighton Jones

Soaking up the sunshine, fresh air, and gorgeous scenery as I drove along a coastal freeway in my shiny new convertible felt exactly where I was supposed to be professionally…

Senior Center Celebrates LGBTQIA+ Community 

Senior Center Celebrates LGBTQIA+ Community 

GenPride gives LGBTQIA+ seniors programming that addresses their pressing needs and wants

At GenPride, being seen is just the beginning…

A New Spot to Sip and Shop 

A New Spot to Sip and Shop 

Fruitsuper boutique opens a tiny tasting room in Pioneer Square

Five years ago — just a few months before the Covid-19 pandemic upended the world as we knew it — local industrial design firm Fruitsuper opened its namesake brick-and-mortar boutique in Pioneer Square…

Trailblazing Women: Brenda Leaks

Trailblazing Women: Brenda Leaks

Head of school, Seattle Girls' School

Teaching middle schoolers to accept themselves during adolescence sets the groundwork for acceptance at all stages of life — of ourselves and others. This radical acceptance is critical for women as our roles, lives, and bodies change as we age. Go ahead, take up your space!

Healing in Motion

Healing in Motion

Dance artist Lavinia Vago explores the power of movement through the art of dance

For millennia, movement has been an integral part of the human experience…

Mind-Bending Fun

Mind-Bending Fun

Seattle’s newest museum will turn your world upside down

The Museum of Illusions is all about messing with your perception and making you question what’s real. It opens in downtown Seattle on June 28 in a 9,000-square-foot space in the historic eight-story Skinner Building (home to the 5th Avenue Theatre).

Must List: This Week’s Top 5 Picks

Must List: This Week’s Top 5 Picks

June 20 - 26

Acrobats, craft beer, and Fremont fun

With summer just around the corner and since we live in the best place to enjoy it, we’ve got some great outdoor activities to recommend this week…

Trailblazing Women: Jamila Conley

Trailblazing Women: Jamila Conley

Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition Team, F5

Think horizontally. So many times, we get stuck in our silo and see the only path as up. When we do this, we limit both our potential and sometimes our sanity when that promotion isn’t coming. A mentor taught me…

Clearing Up Misperceptions about Juneteenth

Clearing Up Misperceptions about Juneteenth

Delbert Richardson’s traveling museum seeks to educate, inform

Delbert Richardson wants to set the record straight…

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