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100 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Sept 19-Sept 24, 2017

Sea Otter Awareness Weekend, Snohomish Tweed Ride, Art House Theater Day, And More Unusual Picks

The 27 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: September 18-24, 2017

George Balanchine's Jewels, Local Sightings, Humaira Abid: Searching for Home, and More Arts & Culture Critics' Picks

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Art and Performance Fall 2017 »

The Best Things To Do in Seattle This Fall

Art, Performance, Jazz, Classical, Opera, Film, Literature, and Festival Picks From The Fall 2017 Edition of Seattle Art and Performance

Crossword: The Fall

The Crucible Is Basically a Play About Twitter

It's horrifying that it feels as relevant in 2017 as it was in 1953. Or 1692.

Music »

Staying Mild with Tops

The Québécois Band Talks Positive Breakups and Perfect Pop Songs

Turning the Legend of Zelda into a Symphony

With 66 musicians. And a choir of 24 singers. One question: How?

Theater »

The Crucible Is Basically a Play About Twitter

It's horrifying that it feels as relevant in 2017 as it was in 1953. Or 1692.

Nite Skool at Annex Theatre Is Hilarious, or at Least the First Half Is

You Have My Permission to Leave at Intermission by Rich Smith

Puccini's Problematic Madame Butterfly

Maybe Shut Your Eyes and Forget the Words and Just Have the Music Wash Over You

The Theater Artists Who Got Locked Out of Their Own Show

How a Play About Development Was Effectively Shut Down by a Developer, Though Not for the Reasons You'd Think

Books »

We Should Treat Big Tech Like the False Religion It Is

Franklin Foer's World Without Mind Explains Why

A Math Prodigy Becomes a Writer in an Attempt to Understand His Cousin's Inexplicable Crime

Ben Blum's True-Crime Memoir Ranger Games Looks at What Elite Military Training Does to a Person's Mind

I Can Hear You Down There

A short story about apartment living, Saint Mark's Cathedral, and hearing your neighbors having sex.

Features »

It's the End of the World and I'm Forest Bathing

Leave it all behind and walk into Beacon Hill's forest and everything in your body will change.

Trump's America Is 10 Miles South of Downtown Seattle

How Burien became a microcosm of national politics.

Visitor's Guide 2017 »

The Stranger's 10 Best Restaurants in Seattle

Seattle's Essential Dining Stops, From Cheap to Upscale, as Recommended by a Stranger Food Writer

The Stranger's Guide to the Best and Most Unique Tours in Seattle

Food, Weed, Music, History, and Seattle's Creepy Underground

The Stranger's Guide to the Best Coffee Shops in Seattle

Seattle Is Known for Having Some of the Best Coffee in the World. Find Out Why.