Events

KCTS 9 Book Club - May

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May 18, 2022
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Local authors team up with KCTS 9, Third Place Books and PBS books to lead monthly book discussions on themes related to KCTS 9 programming.

Our May theme is "History" and we'll be reading The Cold Millions by Jess Walter. Steve Olson will be the facilitator.

Safe and Sound: A Conversation with Seattle Police Chief Adrian Diaz and Community Leaders on Public Safety

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May 19, 2022
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What does it mean to be safe in Seattle? How can we create a safer community? For this edition of Civic Cocktail, host Mónica Guzmán will speak with leaders from two community-focused nonprofits who will offer their unique insights about what public safety means to them and their vision for a safer Seattle. Then Seattle Police Department’s Chief Diaz will discuss the ways law enforcement is addressing safety concerns and what efforts it has made in the past few years to improve its response.

Crosscut Festival

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May 4 - 7, 2022
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Various prices

The Crosscut Festival is a celebration of big ideas and bold thinking - a gathering of a community of the curious. Connect with noteworthy political leaders and newsmakers along with authors, journalists and experts focused on the most important issues of our time. The Crosscut Festival features a week of virtual and in-person interviews, live podcast recordings, panels, networking and special events that explore forward-thinking in Politics, Social Justice, the Environment, Technology, Innovation and more.

KCTS 9 Book Club - April

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April 20, 2022
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Local authors team up with KCTS 9, Third Place Books and PBS books to lead monthly book discussions on themes related to KCTS 9 programming.

Our April theme is "Climate Change & Our Changing Planet" and we'll be reading Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver. Thor Hanson will be the facilitator.

Looking Back to Look Forward: Reflecting on Seattle's Evolution

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April 6, 2022
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What role did past leaders and pivotal moments play in shaping Seattle’s civic life today? And what future do people envision as they put down new roots or stay grounded where they are in the city Join us for moderated discussions with local experts as they share their perspectives in two segments with the first discussion focused on the city’s past and the second conversation exploring its potential.

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