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

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


The Boys in the Boat Reminds Us How Much Seattle Has Changed

And how much we’ve stayed the same.

12/15/2023 By Eric Olson

Silver Screens

Indie Movie Theaters Are Finding Their Audience

But is it possible to bring top-notch films to the masses and still balance the budget?

10/17/2023 By Eric Olson

Cinema Paradise

A Guide to Seattle’s Independent Movie Theaters

The best places to find highly curated cinema—and also screenings of The Room.

10/17/2023 By Eric Olson


How a Historic Anacortes Church Turned into a Destination Recording Studio

Indie stars like Fleet Foxes and Angel Olsen have converged on the coastal town to make music at the Unknown.

09/13/2023 By Eric Olson Photography by Kyle Johnson