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May. 9 - 22, 2018

Vol. 27, No. 20
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Savage Love

Pedestrian AF

Music

Alela Diane’s Cusp Is a Radical Portrait of Motherhood

The Portland singer/songwriter discusses giving life and nearly losing her own.

Electro-Goth Diva Fever Ray Takes a Plunge into Queerness

The new album of Swedish icon Fever Ray explores her kinky side.

Theater

I've Never Seen a Play Before Where the Characters Talk Like This

The marvelous language and characters in Familiar remind me of my family.

Free Will Astrology

May 9–15

Visual Art

Demian DinéYazhi' Mines a Toxic History

The queer, indigenous artist's exhibition at the Henry addresses uranium mines, gender, and ceremony.

Books

"On the one hand, the joy of children. On the other hand, the misery of them."

That's the dilemma facing the narrator of Sheila Heti's novel Motherhood.

Food & Drink

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.

Features

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

Crossword Solution

Crossword Solution: "Antisocial Network"

Weed

Talking Weed Laws with Crispin Blunt

The British want to know how it's done here.