Exhibit explores human nature

Minimalistic choices evoke, cultivate cultural implications, aesthetic worth

Capturing minimalism in motion is no easy feat, but the new exhibit at the Frye Art Museum in Seattle’s First Hill neighborhood proves to do just that. “Amie Siegel’s Interiors,” a multimedia exhibition open from May 20 to September 3, attempts to mull over the perceived cultural value of objects, and, according to the Frye […]

Duo brings folk infused beats

If Tom Waits sang a Ryan Adams song with a flute in the room, that formula would get you Zach Caldwell and Mikaela Henderson, Seattle Pacific University’s very own acoustic duo. Or at least, that’s what they’ll tell you. “That’s the most accurate description [of our sound] we’ve come up with so far,” Caldwell says […]

Interactive art intrigues

‘Fun. No Fun.’ proves poignant

REVIEW Fun used to be parties and concerts. But now, according to the Henry Art Gallery, it’s architecture. In the Henry Art Gallery’s new exhibition “Fun. No Fun” interactive installation art takes hold of the lower level space with its maze of wooden stairs surrounded by a littering of colorful sculptures. The Henry’s website describes […]

Review: Novel’s mediocre Netflix debut

‘13 Reasons Why’ tries too hard, reaches for drama

There’s teen drama. And then there’s Netflix’s new drama “13 Reasons Why,” based off the popular novel of the same name by Jay Asher. As a drama, “13 Reasons Why” is a stark, brooding look at the consequences of bullying. Within the first few minutes of the show, the audience learns that high school student […]

Artist evolves naturally

Diverse tracks tell vibrant stories rooted in Ed Sheeran’s heritage

REVIEW It’s rare that an artist can encompass so many different styles and have them all still work. Ed Sheeran’s new album, “÷” (Divide), is an experiment of rhythms with no consistent sound, but that isn’t to his detriment. In fact, there’s something for everyone on this album, which released online at midnight on March […]

Underrepresented story shared

Museum of Trans Hirstory and Art evokes discussion

Nell Pickerell was infamous in various Seattle publications during the early 1900s due to her preference toward dressing like a man in public. She cut her hair short and wore fashionable suits, often mistaken for a very handsome man. She was a notorious heartbreaker and in-and-out of jail all through her later life because dressing […]

Moyer Hall showcase

Experience Moyer Project honors award-winning artistry

REVIEW Hollywood glamour abounded at this year’s Experience Moyer Project, which paid tribute to the huge Hollywood award shows the Oscars, the Grammys and the Emmys. Students attending dressed to the nines, from boys in ties and coats to girls wearing everything from short party dresses to long, elegant evening gowns. Inside Moyer Hall, the […]