Every Sunday, I bring you a conversation with a local who is doing something great, or a great who is doing something local: media personalities, big thinkers, visiting artists, colorful characters and doers of all kinds. On Tuesdays, I tell you about my travels through some of the week's social and philanthropic events — not just the ones for the swells, but those for work-a-day folks who care about making this region move and improve.
Ted Kennedy Watson classes up the Met Market; the fashionably repurposed jackboots you’ve been waiting for; Bremerton’s Swiffer celebs; and Lena Dunham is coming.
KEXP begins its public fundraising push for its planned new home at Seattle Center, and the Woodland Park Zoo throws its annual fundraiser.
Five months into her tenure, Kate Becker, longtime booster of the local arts and music scene, reflects on her new post as head of Seattle’s Office of Film and Music. And of course, we asked her about James Keblas.
After 28 years at KUOW, popular “Weekday” host Steve Scher abruptly quit on June 6. Nicole Brodeur sits down to find out what drove him away and what’s up next.
Nicole Brodeur steps up to the plate to help raise money for homeless youth at the United Way All-Star Classic. Hillary Rodham Clinton sits down for a signing at University Book Store. And Krist Novoselic delivers a commencement speech.
Almost 20 years ago, Lorri Davis went to see a documentary on the West Memphis Three, and was so moved by the story of Damien Echols that she wrote to him. Today, he is out of prison, they are married and a book of their correspondence is being published.
Macklemore launches a new line of baseball-themed clothing in partnership with Ebbets Field Flannels; Norm Rice reaches First; and James Keblas rejoins the workforce.
National Organization for Women president Terry O’Neill talks to Nicole Brodeur.
In town to accept a lifetime-achievement award at the Seattle International Film Festival, music impresario Quincy Jones stops by the Chihuly Boathouse for some wine and adulation.
Sherman Alexie recognized for outstanding achievement; the Seattle Symphony hosts Club Ludo; and 5th Avenue Theatre raises $750,000 at its annual fundraiser.
After a successful career at Microsoft and a life full of projects, Ida Cole decided to bring new life to Seattle’s landmark Paramount Theatre — and it’s worked.