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. …

Storm Large brings her new band Le Bonheur to Federal Way on Friday, Dec. 1

Storm Large brings her new band Le Bonheur to Federal Way on Friday, Dec. 1

Pacific Northwest favorite Storm Large will take the stage on Friday, Dec. 1, at 8pm at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center (31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S.) Known as a vocalist for Pink Martini, Large and her new band, Le Bonheur, will deliver a concert rolling with …

Out NPR co-host Ari Shapiro returned to his native Portland last month for his international-themed one-man show, ‘Homeward’!

Out NPR co-host Ari Shapiro returned to his native Portland last month for his international-themed one-man show, ‘Homeward’!

I first heard of Ari Shapiro two years ago. I knew he was someone from my hometown of Beaverton, OR and was a nationally known journalist working for NPR (National Public Radio) who’d become a co-host of the famed ‘All Things Considered’ program. We listen to him daily, here at …

San Francisco author and Seattle fave Armistead Maupin returned to Seattle to promote new memoir !

San Francisco author and Seattle fave Armistead Maupin returned to Seattle to promote new memoir !

To celebrate the October publication of his new memoir, Logical Family, the iconic queer writer, Armistead Maupin, author of Tales of the City and its sequels, sat down with Seattle Review of Books founder Paul Constant on Monday, October 16 for an insightful and entertaining conversation at the intimate Illsley …