Arts Salon

Arts Salon

How tech is changing Seattle’s art scene

In Seattle today, we tend to think of tech and art as opposing forces. Recent years — and rising rents — have shown that there…

Meet the artist who let a deer loose in a California gangland

Brent Watanabe will be presenting at Crosscut's third Arts Salon, discussing the intersection of art and tech, on Tues., September 20. If you happened to…

What Seattle’s art scene needs most: A little more color


Tracy Rector wants you to know exactly where you stand

Seattle filmmaker and arts advocate Tracy Rector is a force of nature. In her more than 14 years of working with film, she says she…

Davida Ingram practices art in the 5th dimension

This is the second in a series of profiles of artists who will be performing at the sold out Crosscut Arts Salon: The color of…

Rose Cano uses theater to bridge Seattle’s cultural divides

This is the first in a series of profiles of artists who will be performing at the sold out Crosscut Arts Salon: The color of…

A conversation about race, inspired by dance

Choreographer Donald Byrd wants to get Seattle talking about race. To do that, the longtime leader of Spectrum Dance Theater is dedicating its entire 2015-16…

Is there still room for artists in Seattle?