{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 …

She’s back! Ms. Pak-Man returns to Re-bar March 14-30

She’s back! Ms. Pak-Man returns to Re-bar March 14-30

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott Ms. Pak-Man: Mazed and Confused!, conceived and directed by Freddy Molitch, is the all-new and fifth installment of the critically acclaimed Ms. Pak-Man series. After wowing packed audiences in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Ms. Pak-Man is returning to Seattle with her cabaret style theatre experience! …

{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 …

In ‘Alien/Angel’ Devin Bannon resurrects Klaus Nomi at Café Nordo

In ‘Alien/Angel’ Devin Bannon resurrects Klaus Nomi at Café Nordo

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott Café Nordo presents the world premiere of ‘Alien/Angel.’ Writer/performer Devin Bannon and director Keira McDonald bring to life historical TV interviews of the actual Klaus Sperber, while reimagining the musical acts of his rock alter ego Nomi in nine soaring numbers. In between the songs, Bannon-as-Klaus …

{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 …

THE BEST MEMORABLE QUOTES OF 2018

THE BEST MEMORABLE QUOTES OF 2018

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott It has been quite a year as I brought about 2-dozen interviews (mostly exclusives) to Unite Seattle and  the Seattle Gay News. What tied many of these interviews together – from Broadway stars to Drag Stars to Gay Icons – were my questions related to the …

{ICYMI} They Will Rock You: An Interview with Bohemian Rhapsody stars Rami Malek, Joseph Mazzello, and Gwilym Lee

{ICYMI} They Will Rock You: An Interview with Bohemian Rhapsody stars Rami Malek, Joseph Mazzello, and Gwilym Lee

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailPhoto Credit: Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox. by Gregg Shapiro First things first: for all of those concerned about the way that Freddie Mercury’s homosexuality is depicted in Bryan Singer’s Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, you can relax. From the minute you first see Mercury, played brilliantly by Rami Malek (complete …

Blues Chanteuse Nora Michaels to rock Highway 99 Blues Club one last time Friday, Dec. 28

Blues Chanteuse Nora Michaels to rock Highway 99 Blues Club one last time Friday, Dec. 28

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott When I first met Nora Michaels in the mid-90’s, I had no clue who she was, and her impact on her audience. I saw her perform as Edith Piaf at Portland’s Key Largo in 1995 and had no idea she would still be in my life, …