Carrie Brownstein The Olympia expat and Portlandia star returns for three nights with Sleater-Kinney in support of No Cities to Love. Speaking of: Back off, Portland. She’s ours. (Showbox, May 7–9)
Kathleen O’Toole After less than a year as police chief, O’Toole is making big changes at SPD, including demoting all four of her assistant chiefs. She’s got an HR department, and she knows how to use it.
Rev. Phyllis Sortor The 71-year-old missionary and SPU alum was abducted in Nigeria and then returned two weeks later. Her captors realized they’d messed with the wrong lady.
Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally Comedy’s power duo (Ron and Tammy Two 4ever!) have a variety show that includes “light petting.” So…guest spot by Li’l Sebastian? (Moore Theatre, May 1)
Dr. Jeff Sperring Sperring takes the top job at Seattle Children’s this May, just in time to watch recent visitor Chris Evans on screen in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Dr. Sperring, book Evans’s return, stat.