Elliott Bay Book Company presents: Stephen Tobolowsky

25 Apr 19:30 - 21:00 25 Apr 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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You may remember him as Ned Ryerson in Groundhog Day or Sammy Jankis in Memento, or Sandy Ryerson on Glee, but legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky is also an author (The...   More info

An Evening with Anne Lamott

26 Apr 19:30 - 21:00 26 Apr 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Join us for a delightful and uplifting evening when Anne Lamott reads from her new book Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy. A portion of proceeds...   More info

Mary Lou Sanelli: What Writing About Writing Taught Me

27 Apr 19:30 - 21:00 27 Apr 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Author and dancer Mary Lou Sanelli offers a multidisciplinary literary performance of her book, A Woman Writing: What writing about writing taught me about determination...   More info

Puget Sound Connect presents: 'Inside Peace' Movie

28 Apr 19:00 - 20:30 28 Apr 19:00 - 20:30 - Seattle Seattle
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This is the Seattle premiere of Inside Peace, an award-winning documentary about a group of men incarcerated in a Texas prison. Marked by generations of violence and addiction...   More info

LUCO presents: Chamber Music Cabaret

29 Apr 19:30 - 21:00 29 Apr 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Each year, the Lake Union Civic Orchestra presents an intimate chamber music program, giving audience members the chance to hear classical music on a smaller scale for free. It...   More info

2017 Seattle Poetry Slam Grand Slam

30 Apr 18:00 - 22:30 30 Apr 18:00 - 22:30 - Seattle Seattle
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Seattle Poetry Slam Presents its Annual Grand Slam: the verbal throwdown to determine who will qualify for the four-member team of performance poets to represent Seattle at the...   More info

Seattle Poetry Slam presents: 2017 Grand Slam

30 Apr 19:00 - 22:00 30 Apr 19:00 - 22:00 - Seattle Seattle
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The power of language shines in Seattle Poetry Slam’s yearly showcase, bringing together the top competitors from this year for a judged Grand Slam finale at Town Hall. Poets must...   More info

Jonathan Taplin: How the Internet Threatens Democracy

30 Apr 19:30 - 21:00 30 Apr 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Move Fast and Break Things, by writer and film producer Jonathan Taplin, tells the story of how a small group of libertarian entrepreneurs hijacked the internet, creating three...   More info

Hedrick Smith: Aftershocks of the Populist Earthquake of 2016

01 May 19:30 - 21:00 01 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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November 2016 brought a political earthquake, and our country is still feeling the aftershocks. Far from the usual polar clash of left vs. right, conservative vs. liberal...   More info

Sandbox Radio presents: Mayday! Mayday!

01 May 20:00 - 22:00 01 May 20:00 - 22:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Featuring many of Seattle’s most talented and beloved theatrical artists and musicians, Sandbox Radio recreates the classic radio variety show recorded in front of a live audience...   More info

Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workspace

02 May 19:30 - 21:00 02 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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In 2007, Lilly Ledbetter took her employment discrimination suit against Goodyear to the U.S. Supreme Court. They decided against her, but Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg read her...   More info

The ChangingAging Tour - Seattle, WA

03 May 14:30 - 20:30 03 May 14:30 - 20:30 - Seattle Seattle
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The ChangingAging Tour is a non-fiction theater experience barnstorming the country in a rock n’ roll tour bus to bring communities together around a new and highly disruptive...   More info

Anurag Agrawal: The Coevolution of Monarchs and Milkweed

03 May 19:30 - 21:00 03 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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This is the story of a migrating butterfly, a poisonous plant, and their remarkable process of coevolution. Monarch butterflies are one of nature’s most recognizable creatures...   More info

Seattle Arts & Lectures presents: Emily Nussbaum

04 May 19:30 - 21:00 04 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Emily Nussbaum, television critic for The New Yorker, won the Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 2016. She has written about The Good Wife, Girls, Mad Men, Scandal, and many others...   More info

Red May Tour: Luxury for All

05 May 19:30 - 21:00 05 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Automation reducing the work day to three hours? The basic needs of food, clothing, and shelter provided for everyone? The only problem left: how to occupy one’s leisure. That’s...   More info

Hootenanny! A Singalong Tribute to Pete Seeger

06 May 12:00 - 13:30 06 May 12:00 - 13:30 - Seattle Seattle
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Music has been at the forefront of social change and public opinion throughout history. Join fellow Town Hall fans, community members, and music lovers for an afternoon concert...   More info

9th Annual Community Reception

07 May 18:30 - 21:00 07 May 18:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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WHEN & WHERE: Sunday, May 7, 2017 6:30-9 PM at Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave, Seattle REGISTER: www.StandWithUs.com/NWEvent2017 WHAT: The StandWithUs Northwest's ninth Annual...   More info

Jen Sincero: Become a Badass at Making Money

08 May 19:30 - 21:00 08 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Jen Sincero ( You Are a Badass ) has had a varied career from rock musician to sex advice columnist to bestselling author and success coach. In You Are a Badass at Making Money...   More info

David R. Montgomery: A Revolution for Healthy Soil

09 May 19:30 - 21:00 09 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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This event celebrates the book launch for Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life by David R. Montgomery, a former Town Hall Scholar in Residence and a beloved local...   More info

GiveBIG: Lunch Break

10 May 11:00 - 14:00 10 May 11:00 - 14:00 - Seattle Seattle
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GiveBIG is The Seattle Foundation’s annual, online charitable giving event, and the single biggest day of fundraising for our region’s hard-working nonprofits. As part of Town...   More info

Democracy Now! Covering the Movements Changing America

10 May 19:30 - 21:00 10 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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The popular and award-winning independent news program Democracy Now! reports on the front lines of the movements that are changing America and changing the world. At this event...   More info

Annabelle Gurwitch: 'Wherever You Go, There They Are"

11 May 19:30 - 21:00 11 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Who and what makes a family? Is it our blood relations, the people we work with, the people we pray with, our pets? New York Times bestselling author Annabelle Gurwitch offers...   More info

Paula Hawkins at Town Hall Seattle

12 May 19:30 - 21:30 12 May 19:30 - 21:30 - Seattle Seattle
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Third Place Books Presents Paula Hawkins, author of Into The Water! The author of the 1 New York Times bestseller and global phenomenon The Girl on the Train returns with Into...   More info

Saturday Family Concerts: Jack & Kitty

13 May 11:00 - 13:00 13 May 11:00 - 13:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Emmy award-winning Jack and Kitty Music call their style organic vaudeville folk. Described by one reviewer as Beyonce meets Leon Redbone or Alicia Keys meets Tom Waits, the...   More info

Hamsaz Ensemble: An Evening of Persian Music

13 May 20:00 - 22:00 13 May 20:00 - 22:00 - Seattle Seattle
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An evening of Persian music by Hamsaz Ensemble a unique multinational group brought together by contemporary composer Ali Samadpour. Original compositions by Farāmarz Pāyvar and...   More info

Steve Clifford: 'The CEO Pay Machine'

15 May 07:30 - 21:00 15 May 07:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Seattle-based former CEO Steve Clifford has written a humor blog for The Huffington Post since 2010. In 2012 he self published a facetious novel, in which an ignorant, mendacious...   More info

Siddhartha Mukherjee with Steve Davis: The Gene

15 May 19:30 - 21:00 15 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee returns to Town Hall to discuss his newest book The Gene: An Intimate History. Mukherjee weaves together exhaustive scientific...   More info

James Forman Jr.: 'Crime and Punishment in Black America'

16 May 07:30 - 21:00 16 May 07:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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In the light of many high profile deaths of black Americans at the hands of police and the surging Black Lives Matter movement, the role of race in our criminal justice system has...   More info

Jill Dougherty: Putin's Diplomatic Poker Game

17 May 19:30 - 21:00 17 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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There has been a great deal of talk about Trump’s supposed relations with Russia and, in particular, Russian President Vladimir Putin. Many Americans feel a growing sense of...   More info

Gun Violence in America: A Discussion with Survivors

18 May 19:30 - 21:00 18 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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On April 20, 1999, two teenage boys walked into their Colorado high school armed with multiple firearms, leaving 13 dead and 24 injured. This unprecedented school massacre left...   More info

Seattle Womxn Marching Forward presents Community Convergence

19 May 19:00 - 22:00 19 May 19:00 - 22:00 - Seattle Seattle
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In solidarity with over five million participants worldwide, 175,000 Seattleites gathered on January 21 to march in defense of our rights to safety, health, and families...   More info

Kate Moore with Anne McTiernan: 'The Radium Girls'

19 May 19:30 - 21:00 19 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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During World War I, and for several years afterward, hundreds of teenage girls and young women were employed to paint the tiny glowing numbers onto watch faces and mechanic dials...   More info

Jorge Cham and Daniel Whiteson: 'We Have No Idea'

20 May 19:30 - 21:00 20 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Phd comics creator Jorge Cham and particle physicist Daniel Whiteson have teamed up on We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe, an entertaining and lucid explanation of...   More info

Scott Hartley: The Fuzzy-Techie Collaboration

21 May 19:30 - 21:00 21 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Scott Hartley is a venture capitalist and startup advisor. He learned the terms fuzzy and techie as a student at Stanford University. Fuzzies major in the humanities or social...   More info

Ilan Pappé: Prospects for Peace in Israel-Palestine

22 May 18:00 - 21:00 22 May 18:00 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Internationally known historian and author Dr. Ilan Pappé is a native son of Israel and a former senior lecturer of history and political science at Haifa University. Since 2008...   More info

Jill Filipovic: 'The H-Spot'

22 May 19:30 - 21:00 22 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Journalist and attorney Jill Filipovic talked to women across the country, asking them what they needed to be happy. In The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness, she argues...   More info

Microbial Allies Beneath Our Feet & In Our Bodies

23 May 19:00 - 21:00 23 May 19:00 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Sustainable Path presents Microbial Allies Beneath Our Feet & In Our Bodies You are what you eat? We’ve all heard how much diet affects physical and mental health. Now, new...   More info

A Conversation with Jeffrey Tambor

23 May 19:30 - 21:00 23 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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You know him from his breakout role as Hank Kingsley from The Larry Sanders Show, his outrageous turn as George Bluth on Arrested Development, and his Emmy Award-winning...   More info

Gideon Rachman: The Rise of the East

24 May 19:00 - 21:00 24 May 19:00 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Note 7PM start time! Foreign affairs commentator Gideon Rachman is the winner of the 2016 Orwell Prize and the European Press Prize for Commentator of the Year. In Easternization...   More info

China Miéville with Monica Guzman: The Russian Revolution

25 May 19:30 - 21:00 25 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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In February 1917, in the midst of a bloody war, Russia was an autocratic monarchy. Nine months later, it was the first socialist state in world history. How did this remarkable...   More info

Philip Caputo: 'Some Rise by Sin'

26 May 19:30 - 21:00 26 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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New York Times bestselling and Pulitzer prize-winning author Philip Caputo began his writing career in 1968, when he joined the staff of the Chicago Tribune, serving as a general...   More info

Thomas Ricks: Churchill and Orwell

30 May 19:30 - 21:00 30 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Thomas Ricks (Fiasco) presents a dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell focusing on the pivotal years from...   More info

Tommy Caldwell: Climbing 'Beyond the Limits'

31 May 19:30 - 21:00 31 May 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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On January 14, 2015, Tommy Caldwell summited Yosemite’s nearly vertical 3,000-foot Dawn Wall, after nineteen days on the route just one of a handful of unprecedented free ascents...   More info

Seattle Rock Orchestra Social Club performs Radiohead

03 Jun 20:00 - 21:30 03 Jun 20:00 - 21:30 - Seattle Seattle
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Seattle Rock Orchestra Social Club (SRO's volunteer community orchestra and sister ensemble) performs the music of Radiohead for their season finale! Featuring guest vocal...   More info

UW Science Now - Byrne, Staub, and Kachel

05 Jun 17:00 - 19:00 05 Jun 17:00 - 19:00 - Seattle Seattle
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UW Science Now Ruby Byrne, Meredith Staub, and Shannon Kachel Modern Telescopes, An Elusive Molecule, and the Complexities of Competing Predators For the most part, our universe...   More info

Langdon Cook: The Search for Wild Salmon

05 Jun 19:30 - 21:00 05 Jun 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Seattle-based writer Langdon Cook writes about wild foods and the outdoors. His last book, The Mushroom Hunters, won the Pacific Northwest Book Award and was a finalist for the...   More info

David Shields: A Meditation on Otherness

06 Jun 19:30 - 21:00 06 Jun 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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In Other People: Takes & Mistakes, bestselling local author David Shields asks the question: Can one person know another person? Shields is the author of twenty books, including...   More info

Deva Premal & Miten with Manose Live in Concert ~ Seattle

08 Jun 19:30 - 23:00 08 Jun 19:30 - 23:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Celebrated chant masters Deva Premal & Miten bring their Temple at Midnight tour to the west coast in May & June 2017. Accompanied by Nepalese bansuri maestro Manose, with...   More info

Town Hall Ed: #EducationSoWhite

15 Jun 19:30 - 21:00 15 Jun 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Over 80 percent of teachers in American public schools are white, while the majority of students are kids of color. EducationSoWhite will expand on conversations about the impact...   More info

Lore Podcast Live - Seattle

17 Jun 20:00 - 21:30 17 Jun 20:00 - 21:30 - Seattle Seattle
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Come experience a night of Lore. Join Aaron Mahnke and musical guest Chad Lawson for a night of stories guaranteed to entertain, educate, and thrill...   More info

Town Music: Every New Beginning

21 Jun 19:30 - 21:00 21 Jun 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Comes from some other beginning’s end. Whether you believe this to be the words of Roman Philosopher Seneca or the ’90s band Semisonic, the words ring true for our last Town Music...   More info

NY Chamber Music Festival: Brahms Sonatas for Violin and Piano

26 Jun 19:30 - 21:00 26 Jun 19:30 - 21:00 - Seattle Seattle
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Grammy-nominated violinist Elmira Darvarova, former concertmaster for the Metropolitan Opera, and Global Music award-winning concert pianist Zhen Chen perform a free concert...   More info


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