LOCAL AUTHOR TALKS ABOUT FIRST FEMALE GOVERNOR, DIXY LEE RAY
Meet Gail Johnson, author of, “Trailblazing Governors: Six Remarkable Women,” when she comes to the State Capital Museum, 211 21st Ave. SW in Olympia today. She will talk about the life and career of Washington’s first female governor, Dixy Lee Ray, known as “The Extraordinary Lady from Fox Island.” Johnson will be speaking at noon, a $2 donation is suggested, washington history.org.
A CAPELLA REINVENTED WITH STRAIGHT NO CHASER IN CONCERT
Male a cappella can conjure up images of students in blazers singing traditional college songs, but Straight No Chaser is neither strait-laced or vaudeville-style kitsch. The group is reinventing a cappella with a modern pop sound. See the group perform at 7:30 tonight at McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St., Seattle. Tickets are 29.50-$47.50 at 206-684-7200 or through Ticketmaster.