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Law enforcement and Lt. Gov. at April Civic Cocktail

It’s public safety and politics at the April Civic Cocktail. The region’s top cops, Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best and King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht, along with Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib will join host Joni Balter, 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, at the Palace Ballroom, 2100 5th Ave. Doors open at 5:30… [ Keep reading ]

Gov. Inslee and state political party chairs at March Civic Cocktail

UPDATE: Tickets are sold out. As lawmakers reach the state legislative session’s midpoint, Civic Cocktail will focus on Washington politics. Gov. Jay Inslee and state political party chairs Caleb Heimlich (R) and Tina Podlodowski (D) will join host Joni Balter, 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 6, at the Palace Ballroom, 2100 5th Ave. Doors… [ Keep reading ]

Rick Steves and Council members at sold out Civic Cocktail, Feb. 6

From the rise and fall of fascism in Europe to the changing local political landscape, the February Civic Cocktail is sure to cover a lot of ground. Nationally known travel show host and guidebook author Rick Steves and three Seattle City Council veterans who have announced they won’t seek re-election will… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan & Chef Edouardo Jordan at Civic Cocktail, Nov. 28

From crafting progressive policies to perfecting pork cracklin, it’s been a big year for Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and chef Edouardo Jordan. They join host Joni Balter for one-on-one interviews at the last Civic Cocktail of the year, 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. at Palace Ballroom, 2100 Fifth Ave…. [ Keep reading ]

Fall ballot measures focus of Civic Cocktail season kick off, Oct. 3

A new season of Civic Cocktail kicks off 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3 with an in-depth look at three key initiatives on the November statewide ballot. Host Joni Balter will lead panel discussions to debate a gun-regulation measure (I-1639), delve into an initiative prohibiting new local taxes on groceries and… [ Keep reading ]

Head tax and transportation, topics at June Civic Cocktail

Things are coming to a head in Seattle, from a controversial new head tax to help stem a homeless crisis to a transportation levy short on money. Community leaders will join host Joni Balter to tackle these topics at the season finale of Civic Cocktail, 6 p.m., Wednesday, June 6… [ Keep reading ]

Sen. Patty Murray and Gary Locke at May Civic Cocktail

Get ready for a wide-ranging discussion at the May Civic Cocktail. A census citizenship question, the crippling cost of child care, world trade and more are on the agenda, 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 2, at Palace Ballroom, 2100 Fifth Ave. Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) will join host Joni Balter to discuss her proposed… [ Keep reading ]

Better gardening and tax shock at March Civic Cocktail

The March Civic Cocktail has a green theme. We’ll talk gardening and the impacts of growing property tax bills, 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 7 at Palace Ballroom, 2100 Fifth Ave. First up, Seattle gardening guru Ciscoe Morris will join host Joni Balter to discuss why gardening has taken root in the Pacific… [ Keep reading ]

American lands and new top cops at sold-out Civic Cocktail, Feb. 7

The sold-out February Civic Cocktail will go behind the headlines with a closer look at a milestone in local police reform and a Trump administration proposal for oil and gas drilling off Washington’s coastline. Joining host Joni Balter are former CEO of REI and former U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor-elect Jenny Durkan, ‘Boys in the Boat’ author at Civic Cocktail, Nov. 29

Sports and politics have proven popular topics at Civic Cocktail, so it’s no surprise the last program of the year has already sold out. Host Joni Balter will talk with Daniel James Brown, author of a best-selling book about the University of Washington crew team that won a gold medal in… [ Keep reading ]