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Town Hall Seattle: Arts & Culture Series

Town Hall’s Arts & Culture series elevates the voices of local artists while bringing world-renowned cultural icons to Seattle audiences. The series celebrates music, photography, sculpture, philosophy, heritage, and traditions around the world that enrich our lives.

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Love Town Hall? Become an insider! In The Moment with Jini Palmer offers a slice of Town Hall culture and puts you in the room for exclusive behind-the-scenes conversations. Listen in as a rotating cast of prominent local voices, along with Chief Correspondent Steve Scher, get to know upcoming speakers before they visit our stages. Get an insider perspective you won’t find anywhere else—a bi-weekly snapshot of all things Town Hall.


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Oct 9, 2019

What would happen to an astronaut’s body if it were pushed out of a space shuttle? Do people poop when they die? Can Grandma have a Viking funeral? Every day, funeral director Caitlin Doughty receives dozens of questions about death. Doughty took Town Hall’s stage, bringing us wisdom from her book Will My Cat Eat My...

Oct 1, 2019

In politics, we’re often told not to get lost in the weeds. But at Vox, they love the weeds! Vox voices and regular hosts Matthew Yglesias, Jane Coaston, and David Robert took the stage for a live recording of The Weeds podcast delving into the areas where politics becomes policy—the kind that shapes our lives. Sit...

Sep 25, 2019

We’re throwing open the doors of our newly renovated building for a full-day takeover by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks! Parks took the Great Hall stage to deliver a rendition of her fast-paced and high-energy lecture “A Million Suggestions From Suzan-Lori Parks,” communicating a million...

Sep 6, 2019

How do we approach designing our cities in equitable ways? Colleen Echohawk, Executive Director of the Chief Seattle Club, and Ben Franz-Knight, urban planner and former Executive Director of Pike Place Market, join us for a conversation reflecting on the relationship between white privilege and urban design. They...

Aug 21, 2019

In the 1970’s, Philip K. Dick, Terence McKenna, and Robert Anton Wilson pioneered the emergence of a new psychedelic spirituality founded in American counterculture. These three authors changed the way millions of readers thought, dreamed, and experienced reality—and now journalist Erik Davis joined us to explore...