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The 72 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: June 18-24, 2018

Pride Events, the Lamb Jam Competition, Molly Moon's Summer Tasting, Lindy West, and More Arts & Culture Critics' Picks

The 45 Best Music Shows in Seattle This Week: June 18-24, 2018

Andrea Bocelli, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Kings of Leon, and More Critics' Picks

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What Happened After My Boyfriend Got Sexually Assaulted in the Military

When he told me about the assault, he asked me never to tell. But I was young and idealistic, and I could not be silent.

The Loser

Three-time loser Dino Rossi is running for office. Again.

After Evergreen

One Year Later, Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying Look Back

The 32 Films You Must See at the Seattle International Film Festival 2018

The Stranger's Picks for SIFF, Which Runs from May 17–June 10

Food & Drink »

Go to Jazz Alley for the Music, but Be Sure Not to Eat First

Their food is better than it needs to be.

Splurging on Sinful Comfort Food in a Vegan Restaurant

Plum is the place that Stevie Wonder, Tobey Maguire, and other rich people eat when they're in town.

We Stole the Company Credit Card. We Went to Denny’s. We Slurped the Crystal Crunch Milk Shake.

Denny’s Solo: A Star Wars Story menu is a real thing.

The Most Important Development for Seattle Craft Brewing in Decades

Skagit Valley Malting might be the biggest thing in the local craft beer scene since Redhook.

Music »

The Music of Mokoomba Blows My Mind

I thought I had a grasp of contemporary African pop. I was wrong.

King Tuff Surrenders to the Unknown

How a major identity crisis inspired his new album, The Other.

Weed »

The Portable Summer Stoner

Two cool tools for going out and about.

Got Cannabis Q’s? We’ve Got Cannabis A’s

Let’s dip into the reader mailbag!

Let Farmers Sell Their Own Pot

Under current law, they're not allowed to—and it's killing small businesses.

Film/TV »

Missed These Films at SIFF? Now You Can See Them Again at Best of SIFF 2018

My Name is Myeisha, The Guilty, and More Highlights of the Seattle International Film Festival Playing June 15–21

Art and Performance Summer 2018 »

Kathy Griffin Is Back and Better Than Ever

A conversation with the comic about her life since the infamous photo.

My Japanese Heritage Is Not Your Fetish

But if you're actually interested in Japanese heritage, Seattle in the summer is a good place to be.

Let's Fight: Reading Indoors vs. Reading Outdoors

A friendly debate between Rich Smith and Charles Mudede. Can you guess who prefers what?

Paul Bunyan, the Tin Woodman, Woodrow Wilson, and Other Experts Weigh In on Timber! Outdoor Music Festival

What's the most exciting band playing this year? We asked around. Illustrations by Cassandra Swan

Arts »

Until the Flood Shows What We're Still Learning from the Killing of Michael Brown

It's an incredible show. Go see it before it closes on July 8.

The Long Odds of Poe Ballantine’s Whirlaway Pay Off

A weird, wonderful yarn about horse races, record collectors, and telepathic dogs.

Food and Drink Guide 2018 »

The Stranger's Guide to Food and Drink 2018: Well-Done & Rare Edition

Our favorites of Seattle's most bountiful tastes and where to find more elusive flavors.

Our Favorite Places to Eat Gluten Free in Seattle

Niche, Capitol Cider, NuFlours, Razzi's and other places where you can feel like you're eating normally again—pizza, pastries, and sandwiches included!

Our Favorite Vietnamese Restaurants in Seattle

Pho Bac Sup Shop, Ba Bar, Wicked Chopstix and more must-try Vietnamese food found amid Seattle's plentitude.

Our Favorite Restaurants in Seattle to Get Southern Food and Barbecue

French Quarter Kitchen, JuneBaby, Wandering Goose, and other places to enjoy down-home Southern flavors.

Spring Green Guide »

Confused About Indica vs. Sativa?

This handy guide should clear everything up.

Will Weed Make You Better at Sports?

Golf and soccer are better if you've eaten an edible—but tennis is a disaster.

Meet the Radical Libertarian Who Figured Out How to Monetize Marijuana on Instagram

Maybe she's born with it. Maybe it's marijuana.

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