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 Sub Pop’s Bruce Pavitt, left, and Jonathan Poneman kneel at their spot on the Nordstrom Walk of Fame.
Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times
Monday, April 14
Sub Pop founders find a step on Nordstrom Walk of Fame | Nicole Brodeur's Names in Bold

Sub Pop’s founders are honored on the Nordstrom Walk of Fame, and Treehouse for Children fundraiser is a tear-jerker.

Sunday, April 13

The songs of a survivor | Nicole & Co.

After a horrific 2009 South Park attack, which left Jennifer Hopper badly injured and her girlfriend, Teresa Butz, dead, Hopper has found a balance between grieving, forgiving and forging ahead with her life.

Monday, April 7

Call it a Spike in donations at the Solid Ground luncheon | Nicole Brodeur's Names in Bold

At this year’s Solid Ground fundraiser, director Spike Lee talked race, opportunity and education — and in the process helped the food and housing charity raise a record haul.

Saturday, April 5

20 years after Kurt Cobain died, what changed and what didn’t

Twenty years ago Saturday, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain shot himself. In the intervening years, his contemporaries have changed, Seattle has changed and music has changed. But he still holds sway.

Monday, March 31

The Comet rises again, while Northwest authors orbit | Nicole Brodeur's Names in Bold

Nicole Brodeur reports on the reopening of one of Capitol Hill’s most notorious hangouts, and the “Words Matter” fundraiser for Seattle Arts and Lectures.

Sunday, March 30

Anita Hill reflects on her fateful testimony, 23 years later | Nicole & Co.

Nearly a quarter century after her famous Senate testimony, Anita Hill looks back at her life — and the situation for American women — since she accused Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment. Nicole Brodeur talks to her as the new documentary “Anita” is released.

Monday, March 24

Sibling House a comfort for scared foster kids | Nicole Brodeur's Names in Bold

Nicole Brodeur drops by the Sibling House fundraiser at the W.A.C.; Habitat for Humanity celebrates a paid-off mortgage; and a couple of power ladies go into the handbag racket.

Sunday, March 23

From fiscals to footlights for former Apple exec | Nicole & Co.

After years as an executive at Apple, Debi Coleman is indulging her artistic love: theater. She is coproducing the musical “A Room with a View” at the 5th Avenue Theatre next month, and Nicole Brodeur chats with her.

Monday, March 17

Et tu, Seattle Rep? Hedgebrook fundraiser has the write stuff | Nicole Brodeur's Names in Bold

Nicole Brodeur stops at the Seattle Rep’s annual gala, where outgoing Managing Director Ben Moore is honored. And Hedgebrook hosts its annual Equinox fundraiser.

Sunday, March 16

Miles Teller does not need weed, is not ready for marriage | Nicole & Co.

With a slate of movies — from franchise blockbuster to a Sundance darling — Miles Teller is poised to be one of Hollywood’s next big things. Just ask the legions of screaming girls at the Seattle premiere of his latest movie, “Divergent.”

Monday, March 10

Parent-to-be Brandi Carlile goes from busking to ballrooms | Nicole Brodeur's Names in Bold

At the Pike Place Market Foundation’s annual fundraiser, Nicole Brodeur runs into Brandi Carlile, whose wife is expecting a baby in June. Carlile remembers her early days playing for change at the Market.