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97 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do In Seattle This Week: Aug 15-20, 2017

Mini Horses, A Light Saber Battle, The Hillbilly Headbangers Ball, And More Unusual Picks

The 33 Best Things To Do In Seattle This Week: August 14-20, 2017

The Ballard Burrito Festival, Hempfest, Madame Butterfly, And More Critics' Picks

Music »

Why Should I Give a Fuck About... Swirlies?

Into the Vortex with America's Best Response to My Bloody Valentine

Steve Earle’s Got Some Stories

On His New Record, the Honky-Tonk Hero Embraces His Outlaw Roots

Kacey Musgraves Doesn’t Play by the Rules

The Country Star Reflects on Songwriting, Success, and Swerving Out of Her Lane

Art and Performance Summer 2017 »

Walking Into Infinity at Seattle Art Museum

The Cosmic Wonder of Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirrors Is Something You Should Experience

Memoirist Claire Dederer Tells All About Telling All

The Author of Love and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning Talks About Sadness, Humor, and the Question "How Could You Write This?"

Theater »

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

I Had a Profound Theatrical Experience at a Talkback, of All Things

Director Rose Cano Led a Discussion of Mud That Had the Whole Room in Tears

Features »

Are the Socialists Here to Ruin Everything?

The Democratic Socialists of America have had record growth since Trump. Are they saviors or spoilers for the left? We went to Chicago to find out.

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

The Real-Life Mermaids of the Pacific Northwest

An Immersion into a Subculture That's Really into Immersion

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.