Civic Cocktail

Smart talk with a twist

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About Civic Cocktail

A civic conversation with a twist, Civic Cocktail occurs the first Wednesday of every month. A panel of pros discusses a range of topics and then the audience poses questions.

November Civic Cocktail

5:30 - 7 p.m. | Wed., Nov. 4
Palace Ballroom | 2100 5th Ave
$20-$25 | Register

On the heels of the fall general election, Civic Cocktail will offer a post-election recap with political consultants Christian Sinderman and John Wyble offering insights on the outcome of races, including the district contests for Seattle City Council, as well as ballot measures such as the Move Seattle levy. Plus, Charley Royer, former Seattle mayor, weighs in on the city's changing political landscape. Civic Cocktail - presented by Seattle Channel, Seattle CityClub and Crosscut - offers a night of networking, civic conversation, Tom Douglas appetizers and a no-host bar.

Civic Cocktail: October 2015
Civic Cocktail: October 2015

Host Joni Balter sits down with two homegrown guys with international ties for a wide-ranging conversation that spans local to global issues. First up, former governor and U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke talks about preserving local jobs while collaborating in a global economy. Then famed travel author and TV personality Rick Steves shares the stories behind his many books and shows. Plus he offers tips for planning your next trip.