Alton Brown The celeb chef’s Edible Inevitable tour is so odd—it includes standup comedy and live music—Seattle wanted seconds: Yep, he’s playing two shows. (Paramount Theatre, Feb 21)
THEE-Satisfaction The cosmic R&B duo of Stas Irons and Cat Harris-White drop their sophomore album, EarthEE, on February 24. Who needs NASA when these ladies can send us to space?
Paulo Nunes-Ueno As head of SDOT’s new transit division, Nunes-Ueno will devise solutions to our biggest traffic headaches—like, say, getting around after the viaduct’s inevitable collapse.
Larry Nyland The new Seattle Public Schools superintendent is the fourth person to hold the position in five years. Better-performing schools would be great, but we’ll settle for stability.
Maria Cantwell Cantwell is a big fan of Seattle sports, but the Democratic senator is leading a charge to sack the NFL’s tax-exempt status. So, Maria…can we have your Super Bowl tickets?
Nelson Cruz The Mariners report to spring training this month having signed last season’s MLB home run king to a four-year deal. Expect Safeco’s outfield bleacher seats to sell fast this season.
This feature appeared in the February 2015 issue of Seattle Met magazine.