29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York: Winners List

29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York: Winners List

by GLAAD – with intro by MK Scott Just a month after I personally attended the first half of the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles (April 12), the second half was held this past Saturday (May 5th) at the New York Midtown Hilton. GLAAD honored Ava DuVernay, …

Randy Rainbow on fame, and joining the Seattle Men’s and Women’s Choruses for ‘Not In Our Town’ on April 7 and 8

Randy Rainbow on fame, and joining the Seattle Men’s and Women’s Choruses for ‘Not In Our Town’ on April 7 and 8

by MK Scott I was first seduced by Randy Rainbow’s humor about seven years ago when Rainbow was shooting and posting his short videos on YouTube. These videos featured outrageous edited phone conversations with such notables like Mel Gibson, Lindsey Lohan, Diane Sawyer and more. Lately, Rainbow has been making …

There’s a new Sheriff in town: Mitzi Johanknecht on developing vibrant communities for the future

There’s a new Sheriff in town: Mitzi Johanknecht on developing vibrant communities for the future

by Sarah Toce Newly-elected King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht self-professes she’s never had a calendar as full as the one she’s currently operating. ‘My schedule is really interesting now,’ she tells me as we sit in her office at the King County Courthouse building just north of Pioneer Square. ‘I’ve …

Arnaldo Inocentes talks about March is Cabaret Month in Seattle

Arnaldo Inocentes talks about March is Cabaret Month in Seattle

by MK Scott March begins next week, which means that Cabaret Month at Egan’s Ballard Jam House (1707 NW Market St.) is about to begin. Arnaldo Inocentes helped create the Pacific Northwest Cabaret Association in 2006 and starting March 2nd they in association with Cricket Foundation and Brian Silkworth and …

‘Together We Rise’ – The GSBA Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner

‘Together We Rise’ – The GSBA Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner

by MK Scott The wine was flowing, the food was delicious, and the sold-out room was packed at the 37th annual GSBA Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner last Thursday, February 15 at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront. Followed by an incredible performance by Arnaldo! Drag Chanteuse, the awards ceremony began with …

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 …