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Musician Jen Ayers explores identity & steadfast love

Jen and Graham Ayers

“I want the world to know that I love my transgender partner. Families come in all shapes and sizes.” Jen Ayers’ “SHe Said” is an autobiographical exploration of a relationship and identity in flux. A singer, songwriter, pianist, and now playwright, Ayers has been part of the Seattle music scene for decades. This one-woman musical might be her most personal, profound work yet. ⁠The show runs Oct. 6-9 at the Broadway Performance Hall.


Candidates for King County Prosecutor debate public safety, restorative justice programs & more on City Inside/Out

Host Brian Callanan with Leesa Manion and Jim Ferrell

King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg is retiring after four terms. Now, voters will judge if the open seat should go to his chief of staff, Leesa Manion, or Federal Way’s mayor, Jim Ferrell. The candidates face off about the region’s growing public safety concerns, the backlog of court cases, and their differing approaches to the county’s controversial restorative justice programs.


Curtis Steiner welcomes you to his world of watercolor wonders

Curtis Steiner

Curtis Steiner made the transition from Ballard business owner to full-time painter almost two years ago and never looked back. His watercolor works fixate on form, color, and shape, seeming to peer through portals of vintage velvet. His exhibition “Sentient” shows through Oct. 1 at the Traver Gallery.


These candidates hope to be Seattle's top cop

A photo mashup of candidates for Seattle Police Chief

Seattle Police Chief finalists Adrian Diaz, Eric Greening, and Kevin Hall participated in a question-and-answer session, with questions submitted by community members. They shared their views on departmental and public safety issues to forum host Brian Callanan.


🎶 End the week on a high note with Lo-Liner

Lo_Liner performs

Start singing and swaying to the gritty vocals of Arlan Lackie, lead singer of the band Band Lo-Liner. They recently gave a stunning performance of the song “Wrong Heaven” from their 2022 release “Swept Up All The Pieces.” 


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