Election recap, Sen. Jayapal on Civic Cocktail, Nov. 4

Calling all civic geeks looking to debrief following the general election. Join us for a post-election recap with political consultants Christian Sinderman and John Wyble at the November Civic Cocktail, 5:30 p.m., Wed., Nov. 4 at the Palace Ballroom, 2100 5th Ave. Get insight on the outcomes of races, including the district contests for Seattle City Council and ballot measures such as […]

Gary Locke and Rick Steves kick off Civic Cocktail, Oct. 7

Civic Cocktail is back for a third season of smart talk with a twist! Join host Joni Balter and two homegrown guys with international ties for a wide-ranging conversation that spans local to global issues. Gary Locke, former governor, U.S. commerce secretary and U.S. ambassador to China, offers insights from his long career in public […]

Video highlights from May Civic Cocktail

Missed last week’s Civic Cocktail? Our event partners over at Crosscut pulled together a quick recap complete with video highlights from the discussion which focused on civic tech and the Seattle International Film Festival. Check it out here. Mark your calendar for the last Civic Cocktail of the season, 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 3 at […]

Cinema and civic tech at Civic Cocktail, May 6

It’s cinema and civic tech at the May Civic Cocktail, featuring a panel discussion about how technology can impact civics in Seattle and a preview of the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF). Join the conversation, Wednesday, May 6 at Palace Ballroom, 2100 Fifth Ave. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Program is at 6 p.m. Cost […]

City politics and the Port at Civic Cocktail, April 1

Join us for pints, political insights and Port of Seattle topics at the April Civic Cocktail, 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 1 at the Palace Ballroom, 2100 Fifth Ave. The evening will feature a discussion with three Seattle City Councilmembers who have announced they will not seek re-election this year. By opting out of a 2015 run, […]

Higher ed., Bertha and budget at Civic Cocktail, Feb. 4

Update (11:45 a.m., Feb. 4): Washington State University President Elson Floyd is unable to attend Civic Cocktail due to an emergency. John Gardner, CEO of Washington State University Foundation, will join the one-on-one conversation. A contentious state legislative session and a conversation about higher education with Washington State University President Elson Floyd  Foundation CEO John Gardner are on […]