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

Editor's Note

Real American Spirit

No matter what's stacked against them, artists continue to author a way forward.
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The Necessity of Reinvention

Each of this month's feature stories is a good reminder: Keep evolving.
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Imagine a Way Forward

In our annual interview issue, six creatives discuss creative energy, inspiration, and how the world impacts their work.

Fotheringham Draws Trump and Co.

Illustrator Ed Fotheringham explores the political cartoon.
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Art in the Machine

So much of this moment in Seattle is defined by the friction between technology and art.
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Editor’s Note: Inside the Zeitgeist

At a time when so much of the world around us seems toxic and overwhelming, one of the healthiest things you can do for your body and spirit is hit the dance floor and let loose.

A Great Hunger

This weekend at On the Boards, Jessica Jobaris and General Magic present a new evening-length work about finding the beauty in loneliness.
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Set the Stage

A shift in social consciousness is inspiring creatives to make multitudes of new work.

On Script

'Alyssa Explains it All' is "a sci-fi comedy talk show-within-a-show," and it's a hit.
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Be the Bridge

The attempt to divide us has failed. People are coming together more now than ever.
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Hope Isn’t Lost

This year's Future List features 10 local artists full of insight and nerve.