Being Arson Nicki

The art of making a real, radical self.

Historical Preservation: What’s worth saving?

In a city changing under our feet, holding onto the past can be an existential endeavor. But what gets preserved? Historical buildings associated with minorities are less likely to get landmarked—so some are working to set the record straight.

Borealis’ festival of light art in South Lake Union

Borealis, a brand-new outdoor festival of light art, brought work by dozens light and video artists from around the world to South Lake Union.

ArtsFund study confirms the social benefits of art

A major new study demonstrates that the positive, transformative nature of art is more than a feeling.

Grammy-winning composer Mateo Messina cooks up something new

'The Feast,' premiering on Nov. 2 at Benaroya Hall, is like a live-scored, real-time version of Netflix’s 'Chef’s Table.'

Seattle photographer John Keatley readies his first art book

The images in 'Uniform' are simultaneously funny, arresting and unsettling—Keatley’s unmistakable trademark.

A new magazine and pop-up space say nope

"This magazine was born out of a desire to live in a world where it feels totally comfortable to say no."

All are welcome at Inter-Tribal Celebrations Day

“These sacred gatherings serve to strengthen identity, place and presence for Native peoples."

Petra Zanki at the Beacon Hill Garden House

Collaborating with 11 dancers, Zanki transmuted “the in-between life of an immigrant” into movement.

Manifesting optimal gratitude

I’m the most thankful person you’ll ever meet.

Shout Your Abortion’s Amelia Bonow is ready to fight

"When our publisher hit me up, it seemed much more our speed to make a book that was a tool to share: 'This is what we’re doing and how we’re doing it and why and you can do it too.'"