Broaden your horizons at these performances, plays + beyond.

With the disheartening state of the news cycle and a collective unease we can’t help but deeply feel, we’re looking to be uplifted by positive people doing inspiring things. Namely, we’re diving into a season of celebrating the arts—on stages, screens and shelves around town. (Sports feel like a good escape right now, too!)

A new series makes its Seattle debut at REI headquarters.

Next Monday, October 8, HBO hosts a Seattle premiere of its latest comedy series CAMPING—at the flagship REI store on Yale Ave N. Here’s what viewers can expect: “Starring Jennifer Garner as the obsessively organized and aggressively controlling Kathryn, this show follows a group of old friends, family members and a free-spirited tag-along as they arrive at the underwhelming Brown Bear Lake campsite to celebrate a landmark birthday.”