Arts & Culture

City Sounds

Seattle Outdoor Concert Guide 2024

Spend this summer grooving outdoors.

10:35am By Seattle Met Staff

Baring Witness

This Dance Variety Show Is Fun, Flirty, and Changing the Scene in Seattle

C.C. Presents features performers from across Seattle’s diverse erotic performance art community.

6:00am By Nathalie Graham

Culture Fix

Things to Do in Seattle

Seattle Beer Week cracks open and Paul Giamatti becomes a podcast guy.

05/16/2024 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

R Roots

Rainier: A Beer Odyssey Is a Film about Seattle’s Soul

It’s not just beer commercials. It's the city that made them.

05/14/2024 By Eric Olson


Remembering Steve Albini, Who Recorded Nirvana's Final Album

Albini viewed Kurt Cobain and co. as victims of major record label meddling.

05/09/2024 By Dan Engler

Under the Pyramid

Climate Pledge Arena Concert and Event Guide

The biggest artists, acts, and special events to grace the Seattle Center stage this year.

05/08/2024 By Seattle Met Staff


Meet 5 of Seattle’s Weird and Wonderful Street Trees

Taha Ebrahimi has authored an "illustrated walking guide" to Seattle street trees.

05/06/2024 By Olivia Rosane


What to Do in Washington State in May

It's the season to celebrate...irrigation canals and imaginary creatures?

04/26/2024 By Allison Williams

9 to 5

The Ballad of the Working Musician

Most Seattle artists still have day jobs. Meet a few.

03/19/2024 By Eric Olson Photography by Daniel Berman

Trivial Pursuit

The Seattleite's Guide to Bar Trivia

Grab a pencil (and a beer)—trivia night is on all across the city, from Ballard to Capitol Hill and beyond.

02/28/2024 By Seattle Met Staff


The Artist Who Volleys Ceramics, Papier-Mâché, Needlepoint, and Tennis?

Jessica Jackson Hutchins is chasing beauty and collecting old couches. Her work is currently on display at the Frye.

02/27/2024 By Matthew Trueherz Photography by Michael Raines

Well Well Well

The Seattle Psychologist Making Love Is Blind Educational Content

The best way to watch reality TV? With a therapist.

02/22/2024 By Haley Shapley


Artist Cristina Martinez Shares Her Favorite Seattle Spots

Nothing pairs better than Molly Moon’s and a trip to the art supply store.

02/20/2024 By Eric Nusbaum Illustrations by Chelsea Wirtz


Two Poems by Seattle Writer Luther Hughes

The first entries in Seattle Met’s new poetry series.

02/07/2024 By Luther Hughes

Mark Your Calendar

How to Celebrate Black History Month in Seattle

Readings, performances, and exhibits on Black history fill this month with reflection and learning.

02/01/2024 By Seattle Met Staff


Brandy Clark Finds Americana Music Right Here at Home

What do you get when you add Brandy Clark and Brandi Carlile? A hometown record with a whole lot of Grammy nominations.

02/01/2024 By Allison Williams

New Moon

How to Celebrate the 2024 Lunar New Year

Usher in the Year of the Dragon with good eats and festivities.

01/30/2024 By Seattle Met Staff


MØAA’s Origin Story Is Pure Seattle

Singer-songwriter Jancy Buffington returned to her teenage roots for the shoegaze band’s second album.

12/20/2023 By Harry Levin

Fine Art

Grace Athena Flott’s Portraits Celebrate Burn Survivors

A new exhibit at Pier 69 features a group you don’t typically see in galleries.

12/19/2023 By Benjamin Cassidy

Auld Lang Syne

Seattle Events to Ring In the New Year

Because popping bubbles in your pajamas doesn't have quite the same glam factor.

12/18/2023 By Seattle Met Staff