What's on in Seattle

Encore Spotlight recommends

A Halloween Party featuring two MONSTROUS Funk Bands: ELDRIDGE GRAVY & COURT SUPREME Battlestar Kalakala.

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This exhibition brings together nearly 200 of her insightful portraits, elegant flower and plant studies, poignant street pictures, and groundbreaking nudes in a visual celebration of Cunningham's immense contribution to the history of 20th-century photography.

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The Nutcracker Returns! With its classic score, thrilling dance, resplendent costumes and scenery, and magical story, George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® is the perfect centerpiece for any celebration.

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For as much as Sammy Rae & The Friends may be a band, this collective of eight musicians, dreamers, and artists considers itself a family first.

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Come as you are and enjoy the best of classical music in the Untuxed series, with engaging insights from Music Director Thomas Dausgaard.

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Over the past fifteen years, led by cellist and artistic director Clarice Jensen, the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) has risen to the highest ranks of American new music through a mix of meticulous musicianship, artistic vision, engaging collaborations, and unwavering...

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Discover the best events happening in Seattle

From live theatre performances to concerts, this is your guide to the best arts and culture happening in Seattle, a vibrant city with a lot to see, do, and enjoy. For centuries, Seattle has been alive with history, culture, and entertainment. Whether you're into classic rock, jazz, indie rock, or bluegrass, Seattle has plenty of musicians and performers for you to enjoy. If you're a big fan of theatre, be sure to check out Seattle Rep. Committed to producing engaging, innovative work that reflects the dynamic culture of its community, Seattle Rep features diverse programming that showcases American voices, contemporary classics, and new work. Experience the arts at the 5th Avenue Theatre, one of Seattle's premier venues for the performing arts. Other popular venues are The Moore Theatre, The Neptune Theatre and The Paramount Theatre, a historic venue that hosts a wide selection of theatre performances, including Broadway shows, family-friendly events, and much more. The Seattle Art Museum showcases a wide variety of art that spans from antiquity to contemporary. Seattle Symphony is a world-class ensemble that performs a wide selection of classical repertoire at Benaroya Hall. Seattle is a great place to live with its vibrant culture-related attractions. From rock concerts and theatre performances to art exhibits, museums, a world-class symphony, opera, and ballet, there are plenty of cultural activities to check out.

Are you looking for a fun activity to do with your family or friends? Experience the rich history in Pioneer Square or the modern art of Chihuly Garden and Glass. If you're hungry for a laugh, head to the McCaw Hall.

The city has concerts and shows year-round, not to mention the plentiful museums, galleries, and theaters. It's no surprise that Seattle has so many performing arts venues.

In the mood for a day trip? Take a day trip to the Museum of Flight and Bainbridge Island, so you can explore Seattle's hidden gems. See activities in the Seattle Area.

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Guide to arts and culture in Seattle

Encore Spotlight has a curated list of events happening near you. If you are looking for a fun way to spend your time today, tonight, or even next month, we've got you covered. Whether it's a night out on the town, a day out at the winery, or a day in the city, these are just a few of the best things to do in Seattle.

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