U District entertainment

Top Choice Cinema in U District

Grand Illusion Cinema

Totally unique! Far from being a reincarnated Gilded Age movie house, the Grand Illusion sits in an old dentist's office. Run by volunteers and passionately not-for-profit, it has a cherished national reputation amo…
Live Music in U District

Neptune Theater

Providing an ideal pulpit for young indie bands and smirking comedians sharpening their teeth on the university-gig circuit, the Neptune, a historic theater originally dating from the silent-movie era, reopened its …
Stadium in U District

Husky Stadium

With room for 70,000, the Husky is a scenic giant with splendid water and mountain views. Once Seattle's largest sports stadium, it has undergone four remodels since its inception in 1920; the most recent in 2013 co…
Spectator Sport in U District

University of Washington Huskies

The nickname of all of the University of Washington's 19 college sports teams. The NFL football team plays at the massive Husky Stadium.
Cinema in U District

Varsity Theatre

Independent and international art-house films are shown at this 1940 cinema, the scene of many an undergraduate date night.