Fabulous People

lily verlaine

Fabulous People: Lily Verlaine

Lily Verlaine is the Seattle-based producer, choreographer and burlesque star of Verlaine and McCann Present, which has been producing shows with live music, dancing, comedy and tongue-in-cheek striptease since 2006. From Dec. 8 to Dec. 29, Verlaine and McCann Present puts on Land of The Sweets: The Burlesque Nutcracker at The Triple Door in Seattle.

Courtney LeMarco

Fabulous People: Courtney LeMarco

Courtney LeMarco is a Bellevue-based entrepreneur and executive producer of the Emmy-nominated TV show, “Hoarders.” LeMarco is also the CEO and founder of MOTSI, a beauty and lifestyle brand that offers clean skincare, cosmetics, sustainable swimwear and more.

arianne true

Fabulous People: Arianne True

Seattle native Arianne True is a poet and folk artist, who is currently the Seattle Rep 2021-22 Native Artist-in-Residence. “I make poems, right now mostly experimental ones, and I also teach and mentor youth poets through a handful of different programs.”

elodie li

Fabulous People: Elodie Li

Elodie Li is the executive chef at The Kitchen at Abeja, a new Walla Walla-based restaurant that celebrates European cooking techniques with produce only found in Washington. Even though Chef Li decided to pursue the culinary arts only four years ago, she has already cooked throughout France and is now showcasing her talents at The Kitchen at Abeja.

Rana San

Fabulous People: Rana San

Rana San is the artistic director of the Northwest Film Forum in Seattle, an independent film and arts hub offering year-round programs and artist services. San and the team at the Northwest Film Forum are the producers of the Local Sightings Film Festival, which takes place Sept. 16 to Sept. 26, both virtually and in person.

Gregory Walker Jr.

Fabulous People: Gregory T. Walker Jr., MD

Gregory T. Walker Jr., MD, is an orthopedic surgeon who recently finished an Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the University of Washington/Harborview and is also doing a fellowship at UC Davis and the Reno Orthopedic Center. Dr. Walker is a former student-athlete, well known for his time as a football player at University of Washington.

Leah Okamoto Mann Sunita Martini credit at Created Commons Welcome Back Westlake

Fabulous People: Leah Okamoto Mann

Leah Okamoto Mann is the co-director of Seattle-based Lelavision, a performance and production company that combines kinetic sculpture, dance and music with a mission to present accessible art that delights people. She is also the curator of Created Commons, an arts festival taking place at Westcrest Park, August 27 to Sept. 5.