As a veteran of a few Grateful Dead shows, the hand-written notes tacked to the bulletin board in the IACP hospitality suite reminded me of the "need a miracle" signs Deadheads carried. The sought-after treats here are tickets to tonight's "Food Meets Art" dinner at Dale Chihuley's Boat House restaurant, featuring the Tacoma-born glass artist and a sampling of Northwest cuisine.
One woman, a self-described glass jewlery artist from Nashville, wants a ticket "with all my ? ... Please, please, please ? ? "