IN MEMORIAM – R. Martin Allen-Diveley

IN MEMORIAM – R. Martin Allen-Diveley

by Mark Finley ‘We’re in the garage.’ It’s a moment that’s burned into my memory with laser like precision. I was about to go off the handle when he flashed that ‘everything is going to be great’ smile that only Martin could do so effortlessly. That gentle grin stopped me …

Adam Rippon: A new star on the world stage

Adam Rippon: A new star on the world stage

by MK Scott Regardless if you have been watching the Winter Olympics, currently in PyeongChang, South Korea, you have definitely been hearing the name Adam Rippon, who has been very Out and vocal in every interview and performance. Back in 2010, we had Johnny Weir, who wasn’t officially Out yet. …

The Cuff brings legendary DJ/Producer Tony Moran to headline this month’s ‘Fantasy Party’ on Saturday, February 17

The Cuff brings legendary DJ/Producer Tony Moran to headline this month’s ‘Fantasy Party’ on Saturday, February 17

by MK Scott Legenday DJ/Producer Tony Moran will be headlining The Cuff’s monthly ‘Fantasy Party’ taking place this Saturday, February 17th. Moran is a two-time Grammy nominated remixer, producer, singer-songwriter. He is also one of the most well known DJs in the house music genre, regularly playing to massive crowds …

Broadway stars Jeremy Jordan and Betsy Wolfe get double standing ovations at Seattle Symphony Pops’ ‘Broadway Today’ concert

Broadway stars Jeremy Jordan and Betsy Wolfe get double standing ovations at Seattle Symphony Pops’ ‘Broadway Today’ concert

by MK Scott It was a full house at Benaroya Hall this past Friday, January 12, when not one, but two Broadway stars Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, Bonnie and Clyde, and TV’s ‘Smash’) and Betsy Wolfe (Bullets Over Broadway, Waitress) teamed up with guest conductor Steven Reineke (from the New York …

New York singer and songwriter Ari Hest to perform at The Triple Door this Sunday, January 14

New York singer and songwriter Ari Hest to perform at The Triple Door this Sunday, January 14

by MK Scott Ari Hest is a New York-based singer and songwriter who is bringing his act to Seattle’s Triple Door for one-night only this Sunday (Jan 14). Hest’s early influences range from classic rock to folk rock – from The Beatles to Leonard Cohen and the Dave Matthews Band. …

Blues chanteuse Nora Michaels turns 70 with a birthday gig at the Highway 99 Blues Club

Blues chanteuse Nora Michaels turns 70 with a birthday gig at the Highway 99 Blues Club

by MK Scott It was a great night of music and laughs on Friday, December 29, at the Highway 99 Blues Club (1414 Alaskan Way) in the shadow of the Alaskan Way Viaduct along the waterfront. The event was all about Seattle-based blues chanteuse, Nora Michaels, who used the gig …