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Sep. 12 - 25, 2018

Vol. 28, No. 2
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Carnival Insectivora (Cabinet for Cornell and Haeckel) by Madeline von Foerster On display at Whatcom Museum through January 6.

Savage Love

Gay and Lonely

Film/TV

Bad Reputation Shows No One Is Better at Being Joan Jett Than Joan Jett

A Legend Is Torn in Ethan Hawke's Blaze

A winning biopic about a country-music loser

I, Anonymous

Music

Kremfest Offers an Extensive, Diverse Trip of Top-Flight Electronic Music and Virtual Reality

The underground electronic-music festival steps up its sound-and-vision game.

Free Will Astrology

September 12–18

Theater

The Complicated Life and Incredible Choreography of Jerome Robbins

He was a "harsh and demanding" artist, a closeted gay man, and an early teacher of Pacific Northwest Ballet's artistic director, who's bringing his work back to the stage.

Visual Art

An Artist Pays Homage to Her Glamorous, Dying Mother

A conversation with Mickalene Thomas about her must-see exhibition MUSE at Henry Art Gallery.

Books

Hugo House, Seattle's Premier Literary Center, Reopens on Capitol Hill

See inside at the grand reopening celebration on September 22.

Food & Drink

Filipino American Food with a Pacific Northwest Twist

Archipelago, a cozy new restaurant with a tasting menu concept, is opening in Hillman City.

Features

Linda Derschang's Empire Now Includes the Oldest Bar in Seattle... Maybe

The owner of Linda's, Smith, and Oddfellows reinvents the iconic downtown bar Queen City.

News

Millions in Public Money and No Sonics Guarantee—Will the KeyArena Deal Leave Us With Buyer's Remorse?

The arena isn’t cheap, and it likely won’t land us an NBA team.

Editor's Note

Crossword Solution

Crossword Solution: Divas

Weed

The Weird Medical Condition That Makes Stoners Shower Nonstop

Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome makes stoners vomit and shower uncontrollably.

Art and Performance Fall 2018

A Ghost Story About Sexual Assault

The opera The Turn of the Screw is even darker and more explicit than the book.

Let's Fight About Those Fancy New Movie Theater Seats

We argue, you decide!

Why Do Women Love Murder?

The podcast My Favorite Murder inspires a cultlike following.

If Your Child Is Age 0 to 5, Here's When You Can Take Them to the Symphony

Seattle Symphony's Tiny Tots series is for toddlers and their parents.

Fairy Tales for Frightening Times

Rebecca Brown's new book of dark fables turns the patriarchy on its head.

FEMAIL's Garments Aren't Like Anything You've Seen Before

A closer look at what FEMAIL is doing at Bellevue Arts Museum.