Readings & Lectures

An Evening with Dan Rather

Pantages Theater
1/19/2019 through 1/19/2019

It is no exaggeration to call Dan Rather the voice of a generation – and in this special …

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Anthony Ray Hinton

Town Hall Seattle
4/30/2019 through 4/30/2019

Anthony Ray Hinton was released in April 2015 after spending 30 years on Alabama’s death row for a …

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Astronaut Maker

Museum of Flight
12/8/2019 through 12/8/2019

Join us for a conversation with George Abbey, former director of the NASA Johnson Space Center, and his …

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Bob Newhart

Marion Oliver McCaw Hall
5/20/2019 through 5/20/2019

Bob Newhart has been entertaining the English-speaking world for over a half-century. A comedy recording of his early …

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Dean Baquet and Marty Baron

Benaroya Hall
3/5/2019 through 3/5/2019

Two of the leading voices in journalism, Dean Baquet, the executive editor of the New York Times, and …

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Elizabeth Gilbert

Marion Oliver McCaw Hall
4/14/2019 through 4/14/2019

Elizabeth is best known for her 2006 memoir “Eat, Pray, Love”, which chronicled her journey alone around the …

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General Wesley Clark

Marion Oliver McCaw Hall
5/6/2019 through 5/6/2019

After 34 years in the U.S. Army, Wesley Clark rose to the rank of four-star general and was …

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HERE: Poems for the Planet, featuring Kimiko Hahn and friends

Broadway Performance Hall
4/25/2019 through 4/25/2019

Just in time for Earth Day, Seattle Arts & Lectures celebrates eco-poetics as a mode of creative resistance?. …

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Ilya Kaminsky

Broadway Performance Hall
4/1/2019 through 4/1/2019

Ilya Kaminsky is a Russian-Jewish-American poet, critic, translator, and professor, whose latest collection, Deaf Republic (2019), is forthcoming …

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Imbolo Mbue

Town Hall Seattle
6/7/2019 through 6/7/2019

A native of the seaside town of Limbe, Cameroon, Imbolo Mbue is the author of the bestselling debut …

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Jericho Brown

Broadway Performance Hall
5/21/2019 through 5/21/2019

Jericho Brown is the award-winning author of three books of poetry, including a forthcoming collection with Copper Canyon …

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Jonathan Weisman

Stroum Jewish Community Center
1/17/2019 through 1/17/2019

Based on personal experience after being attacked on Twitter by a wave of neo-Nazis and anti-Semites, New York …

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