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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American Chordata Group Reading

Elliott Bay Book Company
8/29/2018 through 8/29/2018

Join in for the first West Coast celebration of American Chordata, a Brooklyn and Seattle based biannual print …

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Anand Giridharadas

Hillman City Collaboratory
9/20/2018 through 9/20/2018

What do we do when our society’s economic elite become more interested in celebrating their own magnanimity than …

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Arne Duncan

Seattle University
10/3/2018 through 10/3/2018

Politicians and teachers alike have often spoken out on the need for widespread reform of our nation’s education …

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Ballast: An Intimate Reading

Frye Art Museum
11/1/2018 through 11/1/2018

In conjunction with his solo exhibition Ballast, Quenton Baker has selected three of his most beloved poets to …

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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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Bonnie J. Rough with Amy Lang and Nicole Brodeur

Phinney Center Gallery
9/11/2018 through 9/11/2018

As new movements throw fresh awareness on the ills of gender inequality in American life, how can we …

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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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Family STEAM Day – Sustainable Solutions: Wind-Powered Cars

LeMay - America's Car Museum
9/15/2018 through 9/15/2018

The use of renewable forms of energy is a major focus for today’s engineers, especially within the automotive …

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Henry Rollins

The Neptune Theatre
10/19/2018 through 10/19/2018

For many years Henry Rollins has taken photographs on his travels. Join Henry for an intimate evening as …

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If Cars Could Talk – It’s Electric

LeMay - America's Car Museum
9/11/2018 through 9/11/2018

Celebrate National Drive Electric Week! Panelists will address the history of electric cars, as well as the questions …

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