Ryan Henry Ward Prepares for Show at City Hostel

Ryan Henry Ward lays down the basics on one of his ten paintings that are currently on display at City Hostel in Seattle.
Editor’s note: This story has been updated.
It’s a gray, rainy day when I arrive at Short Stop Coffee to visit with Ryan…

Q&A: ‘The K of D’ director, Braden Abraham

The K of D opened this week at Seattle Repertory Theatre, and its sole actress, Renata Friedman, has been getting a lot of press for her performance of the play’s seventeen characters. Less lauded – but just as important to the production’s success -…

Fashion Find: Neck Art at Show Pony

While browsing at Show Pony in downtown Fremont the other day, I stumbled across this necklace designed by local label Zerosept. Owner Stephanie Hara keeps her tables filled with the latest trends like Daly Bird’s multi-colored leather drop…

Typetrigger Announces $500 Writing Grant

At its public launch party last night, Seattle-based Typetrigger announced plans for a $500 writing grant that will be awarded quarterly to one of its users.
The site, which had until recently been invitation-only, dispenses brief writing prompts, a…

If You Missed Jesse Higman Last Week…

Don’t sweat it. We’ve got a video here from last Thursday’s Blitz Capitol Hill Arts Walk where Higman spent three hours pouring paint with his fans.

Group Paintings at Vermillion from Jesse Higman on Vimeo.

Night School Journal: Conceivable!

Tonight culture will commence in the Penthouse Suite of the Sorrento Hotel when acclaimed playwright, actor and essayist Wallace Shawn and Seattle’s less-acclaimed-but-certainly-noteworthy writer, musician and filmmaker Sean Nelson will have a chat in…

Light in the Attic Posts Vinyl Porn

The guys over at Seattle house-of-unearthed-sounds Light in the Attic are giving fans a bit of behind-the-scenes action today by sharing photos of the making of their upcoming Vagrants release, I Can’t Make a Friend 1965-1968.
These aren’t shots of…

Lineup for Drew Grow Benefit Announced

Abbey Simmons just emailed City Arts on behalf of Columbia City Theater with a preliminary lineup of the February 19 benefit for the injured Drew Grow. The Maldives, Moondoggies frontman Kevin Murphy, Bryan John Appleby and Campfire OK’s Mychal…

Seattle Rep. Unveils New Patron-Run Advertising Tool

Renata Friedman in The K of D, now playing at Seattle Rep.
See a show, post a link, provide a discount. That’s the basic idea behind the Ticket Discount Generator, Seattle Repertory Theatre’s newest post-show addition.
Here’s how it works. Go…

Western Bridge Turns Off the Lights Tomorrow

“Time Machine (Destroyer)” by Will Rogan
Curious about the newest installment at Western Bridge Gallery slated to open tomorrow, I ventured inside for a sneak peek. While my eyes adjust in the darkened hallway, director Eric Fredericksen explained…

Eric Eley Takes Over Suyama Space

Artist Eric Eley contemplates his next step beneath his nearly-completed installation, In Theater.
One might be inclined to think that after spending two years as a resident artist at the Archie Bray Clay Foundation in Helena, MT and after that,…