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Last-Minute Plans: 99 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do in Seattle This Weekend: Feb 24-26, 2017

Washington Beer Open House, Art Encounter, A Beach Party With Sand, And More $10-And-Under Options

The 25 Best Movies Playing in Seattle This Weekend (Including 14 Oscar Nominees): Feb 23-26, 2017

From Oscar Nominees To Festival Selections Only Playing In Seattle

15 Places To Watch The 2017 Academy Awards In Seattle

Oscar Watch Parties With Prizes, Cocktails, Popcorn, And Other Perks

21 Mardi Gras 2017 Events In Seattle

Events From Feb 23-March 4, Including Cajun Tasting Menus And Brazilian Carnaval Dance Parties

Music »

Facing Tomorrow with Weyes Blood

Los Angeles Musician Natalie Mering’s Front Row Seat to Earth Is Doomsday Folk

The Southern Salvation of Adia Victoria

The Nashville Musician Plays the Dark and Dangerous Blues of Yesteryear

Theater »

The Long Shadow of Lynching in 2017

Waning Finds Grim Resonances in the Life of a Black Teenage Girl

The Understated Pop Brilliance of a 5th Avenue Theatre Director

Bill Berry has a reputation for coaxing funny performances out of actors. How does he do that?

Books »

George Saunders's Lincoln in the Bardo Is the First Essential Novel of the Donald Trump Era

His Long-Awaited Debut Novel Is Here, and We're Lucky to Have It

It’s Happening Again, with 33 1/3’s Twin Peaks

If You Like Angelo Badalamenti’s Iconic Score, You’ll Like a Book About It!

Features »

Trump Time

Thousands of Miles and Nine Time Zones Away... There's No Escaping the News from Home

Person of Interest: Wesley Frugé

Where a Forward-Thinking Theater Director Goes Out to Play in Seattle

When Lusting for a Young Woman Doesn't Work, Write an Opera

How composer Leos Janacek's obsession with a 25-year-old woman (when he was in his 60s) renewed his creativity and inspired Katya Kabanova.

Is a Tarp a Home?

Inside the Case That Could Protect Homeless People Against Unwarranted Police Searches

The Stranger’s Seattle Art and Performance Quarterly »

The Best Things To Do in Seattle This Winter

Art, Performance, Jazz, Classical, Opera, Film, Literature, and Festival Picks From The Winter 2016/2017 Edition of Seattle Art and Performance

Akio Takamori's Drawings and Sculptures of Men Apologizing

The Great Seattle Artist Reckons with the Election, World History, and Mortality

End the Saddest Year of All Time with the Saddest Movie of All Time

Go See It's a Wonderful Life at the Grand Illusion This Christmas

Sherman Alexie Talks About Writing in the Era of Trump

His Podcast with Jess Walter, A Tiny Sense of Accomplishment, Is Back! They Stage a Live Taping at Town Hall Tonight.

The Stranger's Guide to Seattle's Happiest Happy Hours »

Late-Night and Early-Morning Happy Hours in Seattle

Four Good Deals on Food at Odd Hours

A Guide to Hotel Happy Hours in Seattle

I Visited All of These Places Recently, But I Didn't Stay the Night—I Just Gorged in Their Restaurants

Bars I Recommend for Taking Tinder Dates To

It's Got to Be Somewhere You're Not Going to Run Into Your Knucklehead Friends—But Good. So, Where?

New to Town »

Hello, New People!

Here's Everything You Need to Know (and Some Things We'd Like to Forget) About Seattle

Welcome, You're New to Seattle, Now What?

Where to Get... Your Hair Cut, an Abortion, a Good Bike, and Everything You Need to Survive in Seattle

Advice to Seattle Newcomers from Newcomers

People Who've Lived Here a Year Tell Newbies Where to Go, Where to Eat, and How to Survive Seattle's Winters