A Beautiful Explosion

The artists of Electric Coffin are helping define Seattle’s landscape—
one giant squid at a time. On the cover: Duffy De Armas (left), Justin Kane Elder and Stefan Hofmann warm up inside Electric Coffin's installation at REI. Photo by Steve Korn

She’s So Unusual

As Lady Rizo, actress, singer and comedian Amelia Zirin-Brown turns the ridiculous into the sublime. She can make you cry into your martini and then laugh so hard you spit it out.

Who’s the Artist Now?

Today they’re often considered “creative entrepreneurs”—a model some people worry heralds the end of the artist entirely. It doesn’t.

Bring it On Home

Radial Theater Project's Locally Grown Festival cultivates new work.

Welcome In

“I am passionate about exploring the way we, as humans, reach out to connect with each other."

Hard Freeze

Hobosexual got the crowd surfing at the second annual Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival.

Harry Partch Revealed

Unusual instruments find a home at UW School of Music.

Literary Outpost

A new reading series takes 
root in West Seattle.

Potent Pilot

'Fresh Off the Boat' premieres on ABC on Feb. 10 with a pilot directed by Lynn Shelton.

The Aftermath of Passion

Rodrigo Valenzuela celebrates the working class in a new exhibition at the Frye.

Genius Future Dropout

Until his big freakout, Neil Ferron is making films.

Taste Test with Paychi Karen Guh

In a perfect world, Paychi Karen Guh would wear cashmere every day. “My philosophy for the brand is everyday indulgence,” Guh says. “People put it on and know they’re treating themselves.”


Oil on canvas

100-Watt Revolution

Low-Power FM stations represent a much-needed corrective to wider market forces as commercial radio stations increasingly operate at greater distances from the audiences they serve.