Leah Baltus is the editor in chief of City Arts magazine. In previous incarnations of her arts existence, she founded and edited RIVET magazine, co-founded Shunpike and consulted with dozens of organizations that make Seattle interesting as brand and editorial director at Pyramid Communications. As a staunch believer that all ships really do rise, Leah is determined to bring together artists and audiences from disciplines of all kinds. 

Recent Articles


The world of Steinbeck’s imagination

Trips to the Depression-era Dust Bowl usually feel parched. But not this one. The Rep's current production of Of Mice and Men, directed by Jerry Manning, gives vitality to Steinbeck's well worn classic about ranch hands, violence and the American...

Religion gets dizzy in Devotion

Sarah Michelson's Devotion, playing this weekend at On the Boards, puts Western religion under extremely bright Klieg lights with a loaded cast of characters: Jesus and Mary, Adam and Eve and even someone called the Spirit of Religion. The...

The Art Walk Awards return

The City Arts Best Of Art Walk Awards are back. In 2011, four winners will each receive $1,000 and a profile of their artwork in City Arts magazine. The Best of Art Walk Awards support and highlight the diversity of Seattle art walks—as well as...