Follow us:


A way to keep up with Seattle theaters, concert halls, galleries, museums and other fine-arts events.

January 8, 2015 at 4:26 PM

‘The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving,’ the movie version

Bainbridge Island writer Jonathan Evison’s bittersweet 2012 novel “The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving” is about to get a much wider audience – it’s being made into a movie starring Paul Rudd, an actor best known for his roles in comedies such as “Knocked Up” and “Clueless.” Evison’s book told the story of Ben Benjamin, a young…



January 8, 2015 at 3:15 PM

New Kurt Cobain documentary on HBO this spring

A new Kurt Cobain documentary, made with support of members of Cobain’s family, will appear on HBO on May 4. “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” dives into the late Nirvana frontman’s home movies, recordings, artwork, journals and more ­– including material never-before-seen by the public, according to HBO. Cobain’s daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, is an executive producer…


Comments | More in Arts news, Television | Topics: HBO, Kurt Cobain, Montage of Heck

January 6, 2015 at 3:51 PM

One to watch: JBLM’s Desireé Flores on ‘American Idol’

Today The Seattle Times heard from Desireé Flores, a 22-year-old singer who lives on Joint Base Lewis-McChord with her family. Flores recently auditioned in San Francisco for “American Idol”; here’s a snippet of her moment in front of the judges: A self-described “army brat,” Flores says “music has gotten me through the rough patches of always…


Comments | More in Arts news, Television | Topics: American Idol, Desiree Flores

December 24, 2014 at 11:34 AM

Here are the best (and worst) movies opening this weekend

It’s a big movie weekend. With Meryl Streep’s “Into the Woods” singing its way into theatres, and much-debated “The Interview” making an appearance, it might be tough to pick. Here’s a roundup of the movies opening Christmas weekend. And, ICYMI, here is a favorite movies of the year list, and a movie poem by…


Comments | More in List | Topics: Christmas weekend, Into the Woods, movies

December 18, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Hot ticket: Seattle Rep adds a performance of ‘All the Way’

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson reports: Due to popular demand, Seattle Repertory Theatre has added a New Year’s Eve performance of “All the Way,” the first installment in Robert Schenkkan’s two-part drama about the tumultuous presidency of Lyndon Baines Johnson. The Tony Award-winning play is scheduled for 5 p.m. on  Dec. 31, and seats will go on…


Comments | More in Arts news, Ticket alert | Topics: All the Way, Robert Schenkkan, Seattle Rep

December 17, 2014 at 12:36 PM

Madeleine Albright’s powerful pins coming to Bellevue

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright always went forth armed with diplomatic acumen and a snazzy brooch pinned to her jacket. She picked out many of them based not on their price tag, but what they symbolized; after Saddam Hussein’s press referred to her as an “unparalleled serpent,” she wore a snake pin to…


Comments | More in Arts news | Topics: Bellevue Arts Museum, jewelry, madeline Albright

December 16, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Chat rewind: Books to give, books to love

In a panic for a holiday gift? Bookstore gift card burning a hole in your pocket? We have you covered. Seattle Times book editor Mary Ann Gwinn and the Elliott Bay  Book Co.’s Karen Maeda Allman got together for a live chat on the best books of 2014, the best books to give as presents and…


Comments | More in Chat | Topics: books, Chat, gifts

« Previous PageNext Page »