Sherman Alexie stumps for independent bookstores; an inspirational documentary focuses on a star UW volleyballer; and Pete Nordstrom hosts the second annual SMooCH benefit for Seattle Children’s.
Nicole Brodeur chats with Catherine Burns, artistic director of the storytelling organization The Moth, about plot twists, interconnectedness and Harper Lee.
KEXP raises funds for its new digs at Seattle Center; autism experts donate their time to raise money; and Mary’s Place helps families find temporary homes.
Columnist Nicole Brodeur wanted to find out how generosity happened. So she asked donors to The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy and found out it really comes down to a few simple words.
Golden Tate drops by Gilda’s Club; Kronos Quartet fills in for Laurie Anderson at the Cornish gala; and the Seattle7Writers have a holiday book signing in Phinney Ridge.
With feminism and politics in the air lately, Rebecca Sive, author of “Every Day is Election Day,” is being hosted at Town Hall Seattle by a raft of local female leaders.
Nicole Brodeur finds herself at The Rainier Club twice in 24 hours. The first time as architect Jim Olson is honored with the laureate award; the second as musician Mike McCready is recognized for his philanthropy.
Nicole Brodeur sits down with Cal McAllister, the unconventional ad man behind the Wexley School for Girls, whose clients include Microsoft, Darigold and the Seattle Sounders.
Gates family members attend the opening of former Microsoft employees Jeff and Tricia Raikes’ new foundation, devoted to ending local homelessness; the recently retired creators of the College Success Foundation are feted.
David Sedaris opens up to Nicole Brodeur about being a loner, his friendship with the late Phyllis Diller and surveying his audience.
Reel Grrls throws a gilded fundraiser at the Century Ballroom; onward and upward for 826.