{ICYMI} Lisa Koch Remembers Peggy Platt, who left us One Year ago this week

{ICYMI} Lisa Koch Remembers Peggy Platt, who left us One Year ago this week

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0email(ED..The following post appeared in our Holiday 2018 print issue)   by Lisa Koch I miss Peggy Platt, Mary Margaret “Peggy” Platt. My brilliant friend, my infuriating sister, my hilarious writing partner, my Dos Fallopia twin, my Ham for the Holidays marathon partner. She left us April 2, 2018, …

{ICYMI] Remembering the life and laughs of Peggy Platt

{ICYMI] Remembering the life and laughs of Peggy Platt

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailED…..We lost Peggy Platt a year ago this week. The following appeared in our May/June 2018 issue.   by Mike Montgomery Peggy Platt was so close to becoming one of our contributors. For the first issue, she had written a satire op-ed on the pink pussy hats and she …

{ICYMI} Chad Michaels (as Cher) on Cher, Trump and Joining the Seattle Men’s Chorus

{ICYMI} Chad Michaels (as Cher) on Cher, Trump and Joining the Seattle Men’s Chorus

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott For two performances only, more than 200 singers from Seattle Men’s Chorus (SMC) will bask in six decades of #1 hits. ‘Believe: The Music of Cher’ runs at Seattle’s McCaw Hall (321 Mercer St.) on March 30 at 8pm and March 31 at 2pm. It features …

{ICMYI} Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales : How the Ginger Snapped

{ICMYI} Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales : How the Ginger Snapped

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Mary Belkle For the past several years, the Seattle comedy powerhouse duo of Jinkx Monsoon (Jerick Hoffer) and Major Scales (Richard Andriessen) have captivated audiences all over the globe. Since their cabaret days in The Vaudevillians, they have continued to entertain with their quirky and unique style. I …

{ICYMI} After 20 Years, Vic (Victor Janusz) & Phoenicia (Wade Madsen)  are Still Making a difference…

{ICYMI} After 20 Years, Vic (Victor Janusz) & Phoenicia (Wade Madsen) are Still Making a difference…

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Victor De Los Santos What started out as merely a crush at a gay disco in the ’80s evolved into a dynamic duo called Phoenicia & Vic, that shared their musical talents, comedy, and wit with Seattle’s nightlife. Although it has been more than a decade since their …

{ICYMI} Aleksa and Arnaldo: The best of friends

{ICYMI} Aleksa and Arnaldo: The best of friends

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott For over 20 years, Seattle has been blessed to have ‘Arnaldo! Drag Chanteuse’ and Aleksa Manila, who was awarded 2018’s GSBA’s Community Leader of the Year award and the Mayor’s 2018 Outstanding Leader Pride Award. Both of these lovelies are great leaders, uber-talented, and the best …

{ICYMI}  Collab +:  Sarah Freed of Uber and Linda Mitchell of Mary’s Place

{ICYMI} Collab +: Sarah Freed of Uber and Linda Mitchell of Mary’s Place

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Victor B. De Los Santos The world’s largest ride-share company has joined forces with one of Seattle’s most dynamic nonprofits. Uber has united aligned with Mary’s Place, using their premier ride share service to help make a difference by providing access and opportunity to low-income women and families …

{ICYMI} Getting Personal with Seattle’s Cherdonna Shinatra

{ICYMI} Getting Personal with Seattle’s Cherdonna Shinatra

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Sarah Toce Walk around Capitol Hill and you won’t be able to escape the essence of Cherdonna Shinatra, dance artist and director by day, community-favorite drag queen by night. Her name, a mixture of two LGBTQ icons—Cher and Madonna, —precedes her, and she rises to the challenge with …

{ICYMI} “Another Time” of her life: an interview with Jennifer Warnes

{ICYMI} “Another Time” of her life: an interview with Jennifer Warnes

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Gregg Shapiro Seattle-born Jennifer Warnes has one of the most immediately recognizable voices of any singer in modern pop music. Whether she’s singing her own hit singles, such as “Right Time of the Night”; duet-ting on a movie theme song, as in “Up Where We Belong” with Joe …

{ICYMI} Partnership Through Business & Shared Values

{ICYMI} Partnership Through Business & Shared Values

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Chris Brown We often see the true character of a person in crisis mode. It’s then that you realize that you can still communicate effectively, build on your shared values, and develop a long-term relationship. This is how Bill Sechter and Alan Winningham, co-founders of ATLAS Workbase, came …