Readings & Lectures

Alice Walker

Benaroya Hall
10/4/2018 through 10/4/2018

Alice Walker is an internationally celebrated, prolific writer, poet and activist whose books include seven novels, four collections …

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Austin Woerner with translations of Su Wei

Elliott Bay Book Company
7/28/2018 through 7/28/2018

A young man sent to the countryside for re-education during China’s Cultural Revolution is tricked into a ghost …

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Ayobami Adebayo

Elliott Bay Book Company
7/26/2018 through 7/26/2018

One of 2017’s most acclaimed fiction debuts was that of young Nigerian writer Ayobami Adebayo with her astonishing …

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Barbara De Pirro

University Book Store - U District
7/21/2018 through 7/21/2018

Beginners and experienced artists alike learn new techniques for a wide range of media at this special GOLDEN …

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Barbara Kingsolver

Benaroya Hall
10/25/2018 through 10/25/2018

Renowned American novelist Barbara Kingsolver, author of the instant classics “Flight Behavior,” “The Poisonwood Bible,” and “The Lacuna,” …

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Breaking Glass: Hyperlinking Opera and Issues

Marion Oliver McCaw Hall
7/28/2018 through 7/28/2018

This free public forum opens a door to frank discussion about race and diversity in opera. Topics will …

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Brenda Cooper

University Book Store - U District
8/1/2018 through 8/1/2018

Award-winning science fiction and fantasy author Brenda Cooper shares her new book, Keepers. In a future Earth that’s …

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Brian Catling

University Book Store - U District
7/27/2018 through 7/27/2018

Meet author and artist Brian Catling for the discussion of the stunning conclusion to his Vorrh triology, The …

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Civic Minute Live!

Northwest Film Forum
7/25/2018 through 7/25/2018

The inaugural meetup for readers of Sol’s Civic Minute! Come hear GeekWire reporter Monica Nickelsburg talk about Seattle’s …

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Disaster Night! A KUOW quiz show

The Royal Room
7/17/2018 through 7/17/2018

Are you curious about what would happen if the “Big One” hits or if Mt. Rainier erupts? Have …

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Doonesbury in the Time of Trump

Benaroya Hall
10/14/2018 through 10/14/2018

Garry Trudeau, social observer and creator of the Pulitzer Prize-winning comic strip Doonesbury, has been drawing electoral commentary …

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Doris Kearns Goodwin

Benaroya Hall
10/1/2018 through 10/1/2018

Doris Kearns Goodwin is a world-renowned presidential historian, public speaker, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. She will speak on …

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