Events

Keep Art Alive: The Essential Role of Creative Culture in Seattle

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July 13, 2022
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Art and creativity are essential to the fabric of any community. After two years of pandemic-related closures and unpredictable in-person participation at theaters, museums, galleries, music venues and small businesses all over the state, we must ask ourselves; what's next? What have we realized about the essential role that the arts play in our culture, as a community resource, and in our future? How do we sustain our creative character? How can we unite to keep our favorite artists, organizations, and talent thriving in our community?

Reversing Roe V.Wade: The Impacts for Washington State

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June 22, 2022
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The consequences of a reversal of Roe v. Wade could be felt for decades to come. What are the implications for our region and state? How could this decision impact the everyday lives of Washingtonians? In two 30-minute segments, Civic Cocktail host Monica Guzman will explore the possible health, social, economic, and legal impacts of this monumental decision, along with possible changes to other federal court-decided rights. 

Black Arts Legacies Celebration

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Free, RSVP Required

A community event celebrating the Black arts community; part of Crosscut's Black Arts Legacies project

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 speaks with leaders from three community-focused nonprofits who 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 discusses the ways law enforcement is addressing safety concerns and what efforts it has made in the past few years to improve its response. WATCH NOW>