Arts & Entertainment

October 19, 2017

MFA painter Arely Morales brings laborers into the limelight

Arely Morales, '17, took inspiration from Latino artists and a poet in developing her style.


September 27, 2017

Books: A tour of history’s life-changing documents

A quirky and thought-provoking new book from an iSchool professor.


Screenwriter Temple Mathews teams up with his daughter on feature film

Screenwriter Temple Mathews teams up with his daughter to produce a romantic comedy for all ages.


September 20, 2017

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Books: UW pediatrics resident pens compelling coming-of-age memoir

“No Apparent Distress” by Rachel Pearson is a terrifying, compelling and excellent book about the American health care system.


September 14, 2017

Character: Theater teacher Tim Bond

Tim Bond, '83, returns to the School of Drama as a professor.


September 7, 2017

paul bannick, quinn russell brown

Searching for owls in Discovery Park with wildlife photographer Paul Bannick

“We’re in the ideal spot for owls,” says Paul Bannick, a wildlife photographer who climbs trees and hikes tundra to capture images of the nocturnal predator.


August 18, 2017

The wait was long and cold, but very worth it

Heather Roskelley, ’83, made a magical image of a notoriously elusive bird.


July 17, 2017

Robert Osborne (1932-2017)

Remembering our famous host of Turner Classic Movies.


There’s no such thing as normal when it comes to aging

Anyone who is planning to get old should read this book.


March 3, 2017

Sol Moravia-Rosenberg, Sol, rap Seattle, UW poetry

With spoken word and hip-hop, a new generation of poets has taken the stage

With spoken word and hip-hop, a new generation of poets has taken the stage.


March 2, 2017

Anchored by its UW star, ‘Twin Peaks’ is returning to TV this spring

Anchored by its UW star, “Twin Peaks&Rdquo; is coming back to the airwaves on May 21.


February 28, 2017

Emily Cabaniss

iSchool grad is one of the only opera company librarians in the U.S.

Emily Bolton Cabaniss, ’14, is the librarian for the Seattle Opera, one of only three opera companies in the entire U.S. to have their own librarian.


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Reel success

Powered by a double degree in creative writing and drama from the UW, Travis Gutierrez Senger scored a breakthrough with his 2016 film, “Desert Cathedral."


A one-inch autograph: Buying Bruce Lee’s signature

A high school essay by Bruce Lee is one of the earliest examples of his handwriting.


February 27, 2017

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The dramatic dynamics of Kathy Hsieh

Stereotypes don't have a chance when Kathy Hsieh, '87, takes center stage.


January 26, 2017

Gregg Henry, Scandal, Hollis Doyle, ABC

Doing the Donald: UW alum Gregg Henry channels Trump on ABC’s ‘Scandal’

Character actor Gregg Henry, '75, channels President Trump on ABC's "Scandal."


January 19, 2017

UW art professor draws a new crowd with video lessons

UW art professor David Brody is teaching the world to draw.


December 19, 2016

betty macdonald, paula becker, uw

New book details the outlandish life of Seattle author Betty MacDonald

Dropping out of college may be the best thing Betty MacDonald ever did. The irreverent author called it quits after studying design and drawing for one year at UW. A new book explores her outlandish life.


December 16, 2016

Chuck Close exhibition on display at Henry Art Gallery

A new exhibit surveying the work of Chuck Close, ’62, runs through April 2 at the Henry Art Gallery.


werner herzog, eric ames

UW professor dives into the mysterious mind of Werner Herzog

Cinema professor Eric Ames, '93, is our guide through the mysterious mind of filmmaker Werner Herzog.