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The Perfect Party

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

September 21, 2011 Published in the October 2011 issue of Seattle Met

James Keeffe Jr.

The Bellevue Air Force vet was shot down over Holland in WWII; 67 years and one memoir later, he’s reuniting in Redmond with a woman who once shared his safe house. Small world.

Andrew Russell

After doing a bang-up job with his own play The Thin Place in 2010, he’s the ideal new artistic director to resurrect the flailing Intiman Theatre.

Frances Bean Cobain

Kurt’s (and Courtney’s) baby just turned 19 and got rave reviews for a high-profile fashion shoot. What’s that? Oh, just her genes screaming, “You’re a star!”

John McEnroe

The famous hothead may throw a tantrum on the Champions Cup court, but he still has to contend with Jim Courier, Michael Chang, and the hairy likes of Pistol Pete Sampras. (KeyArena, Oct 13)

Heather Purser

Convincing her Suquamish Tribe to legalize gay marriage was more than a personal crusade for this Seattle woman; she has no plan to get hitched to her girlfriend anytime soon.

Jeff Bezos

The Amazon CEO mined $10 million of his spare change for a new Museum of History and Industry center—one that spotlights local companies like Boeing, Microsoft, and, 
er, Amazon.

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