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The 43 Best Things To Do for July 22-28, from Citizen: An American Lyric to Game of Chefs

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Primary Election Cheat Sheet

Send in your ballots by August 6!

The Stranger's 2019 Sex Survey Results

Banging billionaires, sex in public parks, and the hottest 2020 Democratic presidential candidates.

The Stranger's 2019 Queer Issue

There's one thing we can all agree on: Fuck Trump!!!

Food & Drink »

Nachos Are the Most Important Bar Food

El Xolo, the new kitchen in Nacho Borracho, serves a perfect version of the inherently sociable appetizer.

Arts »

Sex and Death and Dead Animals in Central Florida

Novelist Kristen Arnett's freak flag flies at full mast in Mostly Dead Things.

Citizen Is a Gut Punch of a Play

Sound Theatre Company puts on a powerful adaptation of Claudia Rankine's book about everyday racism.

A Swedish Photographer Captures American Disco Decadence

Hasse Persson’s exhibit at Nordic Museum looks at Studio 54 and Beyond.

Art and Performance Summer 2019 »

DoNormaal's Not-So-Normal Hip-Hop

The hottest rapper in Seattle doesn't sound like any of the others.

Another Subversive Play by One of the Most Exciting Playwrights in the Country

A conversation with Yussef El Guindi about People of the Book, which makes its world debut at ACT this September.

There's a New THING at Fort Worden

A festival in Port Townsend from the guy who started Sasquatch!

High Fashion in Old Hollywood in This Summer Film Series

SIFF puts the spotlight on the costumers behind classics like Singin' in the Rain and The Women.

Green Guide Spring 2019 »

The Little-Known Story of Marijuana Legalization

How billionaire George Soros and a few of his friends gave us bongs full of legal weed.

The Weed Growers Who Also Breed Falcons

How Falcanna conquered the boutique cannabis market.

Medical Marijuana Would Have Saved My Brother's Life

Jim Belushi talks about his weed farm, SNL, cannabis as a spark for creativity, and his brother John.

Food & Drink Guide 2019 »

The Stranger's Guide to Food & Drink 2019: Dining Around the Clock

Where you can eat in Seattle at any time of day.

Seattle's Favorite Original Coffee Roasters

Get a taste of the city at these Seattle originals.

Seattle's Favorite Breakfast & Brunch Spots

Make your first meal of the day a great one. Reader's Choice winner included.

Il Corvo, Manu's Bodega, and More of The Stranger's Favorite Places to Get Lunch in Seattle

Where to get lunch at typical lunch prices. Reader's Choice winner included!