Jake Uitti was born and raised in Princeton, N.J., but now lives in Seattle. He is a founding editor of The Monarch Review, and a founding member of the bands The Glass Notes and The Great Um. He is grateful for the city in which he lives, City Arts and for dirt on the floor.

Recent Articles


Buddy Bolden on the Brink of Madness

A new jazz-theatre piece explores a forgotten American icon.

Waxie Moon Rising

Marc Kenison on his beloved alter ego, kickass mural, triumphant return to theatre and more.

Video Premiere: “Hungry and Fed” by Mindie Lind

One of City Arts' 2014 Artists of the Year fills us in on her brand new video, cripp culture, Lena Dunham and more.

Full Deck

Seattle funk and jazz drummer Tarik Abouzied's seattle musician trading cards

Shana Cleveland’s “Famous Faces”

The La Luz guitarist on her artistic voyeurism and recent European tour.

Meet Lena Dunham’s Local Opener

Inly singer Mindie Lind on her serious love of Lena Dunham, her dream 'Girls' episode and that whole "not getting paid" thing.

The Art of the Public House

Building a bustling neighborhood home for creative collaboration.
Album of the Month

Album of the Month: Tu Me Manques by Sax-G

Sax-G Tu Me Manques (self-released) The opening moments of Tu Me Manques begin with, of all things, a line by Baudelaire. “When, like a poet, the sun goes down into cities,” a female voice whispers in French, “he ennobles the fate of the...
Creative Writing


Telenova has lied to me. She smiles while she would have me believe in love. She has sent me notes to tell me how she likes my stride, how I walk across a room like an elephant. She has spent the night. I have found a hair of hers on my jacket more...