Events

Crosscut Origins: Refuge After War Film Screening

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February 28, 2023
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Join KCTS9 and Crosscut for a screening of the new documentary series, Refuge After War, followed by a discussion with the filmmaker, Thanh Tan, and key characters. The evening will also include the official unveiling of a new docuseries initiative from Cascade Public Media, Crosscut Origins.

Headliners Gala

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April 29, 2023
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The Headliners Gala is a celebration of the best of Northwest’s community and culture and a benefit to support KCTS 9, Seattle’s PBS station! Join us for a culinary tour of the Northwest, a keynote speech from Michael Barbaro, a one-of-a-kind PBS and Northwest-themed auction, plus live local music and more!

Crosscut Ideas Festival

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April 29 - May 6, 2023
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The Crosscut Ideas Festival is a celebration of big ideas and a gathering for bold thinkers. Newsmakers, changemakers and innovators come together to take a fresh look at the biggest issues of our time. Over one week, the Crosscut Ideas Festival hosts fireside conversations and panels, meetups, art installations, workshops, and interactive experiences.

Explore the Outdoors Family Fair

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January 28, 2023
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Join Alison Mariella Désir and a host of local organizations to learn more about getting active outdoors at this family-friendly community event. There will be interactive tables, adventure gear giveaways, and mini workshops for people of all ages to find out about the opportunities to engage with nature and the organizations advocating for BIPOC reclamation of outdoor spaces.

THE YEAR IN REVIEW: A Special Civic Cocktail Event

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December 7, 2022
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A look back at the biggest issues and major stories that defined our civic life in 2022. From the future of democracy to war and geopolitics, homelessness, equity and the economy—a panel of thought-leaders join us to reflect on all we’ve seen and predict what will happen in 2023.

American Cities Rebuilding

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November 16-17, 2022
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FREE

Join KCTS and PBS partners in New York, Atlanta, Miami, Phoenix, and Denver for conversations about the future of American cities.