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. 
 

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Get intimate with zoe | juniper on Saturday

Local experimental dance, video and performance installation duo zoe | juniper are gearing up for the world premiere of their latest work, A Crack in Everything. The new piece will debut in late July at the Jacob's Pillow festival in the Birkshires...
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Editor’s Note: Genre Evolves

Genre bending is good for the brain.
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Editor’s Note: Genre Evolves

Genre bending is good for the brain.
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Genre Evolves

Oh to be a fly on the wall during this issue’s interviews: Mix-a-Lot and Macklemore rapping about the ways hip-hop has changed since the heyday of “Baby Got Back.” Hari Kondabolu and Reggie Watts ruminating over the current state of comedy....
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4Culture Lives!

Washington legislature votes to preserve funding for 4Culture. Read now in our Seattle edition.
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4Culture Lives!

In a dramatic finish at the end of a seven-year odyssey to save 4Culture, the Washington State legislature passed Senate Bill 5834 on May 25, continuing funding for 4Culture from existing lodging taxes. 4Culture is the single largest source of grant...
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12th and Pine Headed For a Makeover

A new affordable arts space is taking root on Capitol Hill. On June 1, Mayor Mike McGinn and the Seattle City Council announced a partnership with Capitol Hill Housing to develop a four-storey, mixed-use building at 12th Avenue and Pine Street,...
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Summer Art Walk Awards on Thursday, June 30

City Arts returns to the white-hot FRED Wildlife Refuge next Thursday, June 30, for the second installment of this year's quarterly Art Walk Awards. Join us for the party and help choose the winner! The event will celebrate six finalists and...
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Center Stage

For two weeks in June, On the Boards is populated with the region's most innovative performing artists. Read now in our Seattle edition.
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Editor’s Note

The Sweet Season of Indulgence. Read now in our Seattle Edition.
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Center Stage

For two weeks in June, On the Boards is populated with the region's most innovative performing artists. Read now in our Seattle edition.
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Center Stage

Between uptight Vancouver and free-for-all Portland, On the Boards’ annual celebration of contemporary performance strikes the perfect balance. Sean Ryan and Lane Czaplinski, center, inside the dressing room at On the Boards with performers (from...