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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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Nov 30, 2017

Town Hall’s history of spirited community gatherings took a new form when we invited Kate Lebo and Samuel Ligon to share their new anthology, Pie & Whiskey: Writers under the Influence of Butter & Booze. The book is a collection of six years’ worth of literary work plus newly generated pieces, all from prompts that...


Nov 16, 2017

When we’re distraught over the state of our country, sometimes the best we can do is laugh. Luckily we have Barry Blitt, whose satirical cartoons have lampooned American politics and culture for decades. His iconic New Yorker covers are era-defining images, earning adoration from critics and fans and piles of hate...


Nov 9, 2017

We are being watched, but who’s watching? Author Pratap Chatterjee joined forces with artist Khalil to illustrate the complex history of mass surveillance since 9/11 with VERAX: The True History of Whistleblowers, Drone Warfare, and Mass Surveillance, a striking work of investigative journalism presented in the form...


Nov 2, 2017

Nathan Myhrvold proved that bread is far from stale. A renewed spirit of creativity and innovation is emerging from breadmaking’s 6,000-year- old tradition, and Myhrvold is leading the charge with flour-dusted hands and an insatiable curiosity. Formerly the Chief Technology Officer at Microsoft, and cofounder of...


Nov 2, 2017

Exemplifying cross-cultural cooking at its most enticing, James Beard Best Chef-nominee Rachel Yang and Seattle-based freelance food writer Jess Thomson shared their cookbook My Rice Bowl: Korean Cooking Outside the Lines, a celebration of Korean fusion
cuisine inspired by traditions around the world. Together the two...