A critically acclaimed film from the Seattle dream team of film-making

The Cloud Room, a coworking and cultural venue located in bustling Capitol Hill, recently announced that the creative team behind the new film Thin Skin will base their production headquarters in the Cloud Room’s workspace. The Cloud Room has become a cultural hub since its opening 3 years ago and has carefully curated civic and cultural programming to not only augment its business members’ daytime experience but to provide a space for conversations and creativity to happen.

As an avid fan of both cooking at home and exploring Seattle’s vibrant restaurant scene, I was stoked to learn of Julien Perry’s new cookbook, Seattle Cooks. Featuring 80 never-before-published recipes from 40 of the city’s best restaurants, Seattle Cooks opens the door for some of your favorite meals to come home.

Don’t miss Ursula Rani Sarma’s adaptation of A Thousand Splendid Suns at Seattle Repertory Theater

When I read The Kite Runner for the first time, I was in awe. The story painted a picture of what life might be like for fathers and sons in war-torn Afghanistan and it was of course heartbreaking. But as a writer, I was inspired by author Khaled Hosseini’s character development, and uncanny ability to draw readers in and empathize with the protagonist—even after he stepped aside and allowed his best friend to be raped.

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!)