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Ad Can Can presents French Kiss playing February 10 through May 28


Ad Tim Smith-Stewart/Jeffrey Azevedo: "Waiting for Oblivion"


Youth Speaks Seattle Wild Card Slam Readings & Talks

Rainier Arts Center Rainier Valley $5/$10


Poetry Slam Readings & Talks

Gay City Capitol Hill Free


It Was Written: Poetry Inspired by Hip-Hop Readings & Talks

Vermillion Capitol Hill Free


Viet Thanh Nguyen Readings & Talks

Central Library Downtown Free


Rachel Aspden Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5


Dear White People Theater & Dance

Theatre Off Jackson Chinatown-International District $30/$40/$100


Search for Meaning Book Festival Festivals

Seattle University Capitol Hill $12.50


Destiny City Winter Zine Symposium Readings & Talks

Destiny City Comics Down South Free


Sacred Breath: Ernestine Hayes, Raven E. Heavy Runner, and Elissa Washuta Readings & Talks

Intellectual House University District Free


Chelsea Werner-Jatzke: Adventures in Property Management Readings & Talks

Hugo House Capitol Hill Free


NW African American Alliance Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


Sherman Alexie Readings & Talks

Kirkland Performance Center Eastside $50


National Geographic Live: The Risky Science of Exploration Readings & Talks

Benaroya Hall Downtown $26-$46


Steve Scher: Town Hall Past and Future Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill Free


Zarqa Nawaz Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


Thalia Field Book Launch with Beryl Clark and Gabrielle Bates Readings & Talks

Hugo House Capitol Hill Free


Kivalina: A Climate Change Story Readings & Talks

Chocolati Cafe Greenwood


Aid for Syria Community & Civics

Atrium Downtown $40


Deepak Chopra Readings & Talks

Center for Spiritual Living Sand Point Sold Out


Alex George Readings & Talks

University Book Store University District


Bill Hayes Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


Tracie Frank Mayer and Dr. Michelle Terry: Here's to Life! Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill Free


Ernestine Hayes Readings & Talks

Third Place Books Seward Park Rainier Valley Free


Gaslighting in Government Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5 (Standby Only)


Culture Jamming? – What Do We Do Now, Part 3 Resistance & Solidarity

Vermillion Capitol Hill Free


Manners: A Book Release Party Readings & Talks

The Factory Capitol Hill


Rosa Liksom Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


Bonnie Rochman in Conversation with Julie Metzger Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5


Bonnie Rochman: The Gene Machine Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5


Ellen Bass Readings & Talks

McCaw Hall Seattle Center

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