John Cameron Mitchell hit Seattle’s Moore Theatre for a good cause

John Cameron Mitchell hit Seattle’s Moore Theatre for a good cause

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott A live national tour is a rarity for John Cameron Mitchell, the writer, director, and star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. But “Origin of Love” is for a good cause: to raise funds to take care of his mom, who is battling Alzheimer’s disease. (A …

Seattle Symphony’s “The Best of Quincy Jones” offered hits and memories

Seattle Symphony’s “The Best of Quincy Jones” offered hits and memories

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott With over 60 years in the business, composer and producer Quincy Jones has done it all. So it was poignant that this past weekend’s performance, “The Best of Quincy Jones,” part of the Seattle Symphony’s “Pops Series,” offered a tribute to a man that has created …

Seattle Women’s Chorus continues their reign with “Revolution 2020”

Seattle Women’s Chorus continues their reign with “Revolution 2020”

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott After attending my first Seattle Women’s Chorus (SWC) concert in years in spring 2019 – the incredible “Legends of Rock” concert – I could not wait to see the women again. The Seattle Men’s Chorus (SMC) has unfortunately been lacking creatively in the last four years, …

Despite a late start, DeadMau5 well worth the wait

Despite a late start, DeadMau5 well worth the wait

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott I admit I had never heard of DeadMau5 until a year ago when my fiancé showed me a music video. Upon doing research, I discovered that recent characters such as Daft Punk as well as Marshmello all credit DeadMau5 (The mouse head persona of Canadian DJ, …

ArtsWest’s Head over Heels was a pure and wonderful experience

ArtsWest’s Head over Heels was a pure and wonderful experience

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Brian Matt Having been told that Head over Heels included music from the Go-Go’s, I said yes to watching it, not knowing what to expect – although you really can’t go wrong with the this great band. What I saw was an amazing combination of sixteenth-century prose and …

Cher rocks out at Portland’s Moda Center with her best and most personal show yet

Cher rocks out at Portland’s Moda Center with her best and most personal show yet

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott Northwest gays came together for an evening of nostalgic fun with Cher and special guest, Nile Rodgers with Chic at Portland’s Moda Center on Tuesday, November 19. Even before it eventually was announced that Cher would be adding additional concert dates to her tour this spring …

Review: Lakewood Center’s Rocky Horror keeps the ‘Tradition’ ALIVE!

Review: Lakewood Center’s Rocky Horror keeps the ‘Tradition’ ALIVE!

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott I found myself back in Portland (this past weekend) seeing an old friend’s show that he directed. ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’, directed by John Oules, is currently at the Lake Oswego’s iconic Lakewood Center,  as it opened its 67th season. This was Oules’ second helmed ‘Horror’, …

Hall and Oates at the Fair: ‘As good as it gets!’

Hall and Oates at the Fair: ‘As good as it gets!’

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott A day at the Washington State Fair (in Puyallup) on an overcast Saturday (September 14) was filled with livestock, agriculture, craft and hobby exhibits – all essential to any visit to the fair. The addition of BBQ from the Pete’s BBQ truck was a nice plus. …

‘My Son, the Waiter, a Jewish Tragedy’ – is Hysterical, but it isn’t for Everyone

‘My Son, the Waiter, a Jewish Tragedy’ – is Hysterical, but it isn’t for Everyone

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Brian Matt Brad Zimmerman used a lot of Catskills sort of humor – lots of jokes that a Jewish audience would pick up on quickly. He used a lot of the ‘nagging wife’ and ‘overbearing mother’ tropes that are common to other cultures, and are well known as …

A wild night with the women who rock – Heart, Joan Jett (w/special guest, Elle King) shake the Tacoma Dome

A wild night with the women who rock – Heart, Joan Jett (w/special guest, Elle King) shake the Tacoma Dome

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott It was a cloudy Wednesday evening at the Tacoma Dome on September 4th. This being my third concert in three weeks, I was prepared to listen to three acts in one night. Elle King, whom I kind of heard of, but wasn’t sure, came out precisely …