Macklemore

The “Thrift Shop” rapper’s hometown tour stop sold out so quickly, organizers had to add two more shows. Speaking of, anyone have two extra tickets? (KeyArena, Dec 10–12)

Kirsten Rogers 

When her dad contracted non-Hodgkin lymphoma and needed to modify his diet, the Seattle native created the healthy snack line Chemo Bites. Eat it, cancer.

Jimmy Fallon 

The Late Night host brings his Clean Cut Comedy Tour to town. He’ll wear Brooks Brothers and the punch lines will actually be polite-nudge lines. (Paramount Theatre, Dec 4)

Francine Seders

The octogenarian gallery owner who has represented everyone from Mark Tobey to Guy Anderson will retire on Christmas Eve. What more can we say? She’s a masterpiece.

Ben Thompson 

The local badassoftheweek.com author will release a deck of cards featuring history’s toughest guys and gals. You got to know when to hold ’em, when to fold ’em, and when to send them into battle.

Robin Wehl Martin and Molly Moon Neitzel 

Just in time for the holidays, Wehl Martin will open Hello Robin, a cookie joint in Capitol Hill that will also serve Neitzel's ice cream. Because we won’t already be gorging ourselves on treats.

 

This article originally appeared in the December 2013 issue of Seattle Met.