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Cinema Dissection: Vertigo with Robert Cumbow Film

SIFF Film Center Seattle Center $20


Equivox Community & Civics

Herban Feast Sodo $150


Action Now Network Presents: History and Impact of Gerrymandering Readings & Talks

Seattle Public Library, Southwest Branch West Seattle Free


Sayantani Dasgupta and E.M. Sloan Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


Geoffrey Nutter: Cities at Dawn Readings & Talks

Fireside Room at Sorrento Hotel First Hill Free


Joy Wilson: Over Easy Readings & Talks

Book Larder Fremont $27.50


Immortal: An Indigenous & Spiritual Showcase Art

Indian Summer Capitol Hill


Calla Devlin: Tell Me Something Real Readings & Talks

University Book Store University District Free


Drinking Liberally with Justice Steven Gonzalez Community & Civics

HotelHotel PizzaBar Fremont Free


J.A. Jance: Man Overboard Readings & Talks

University Book Store Mill Creek Out of Town Free


Lauren Grodstein with Laurie Frankel Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


Adam Alter Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5


The Bobs: The Most Influential Acapella Group You've Never Heard Of Readings & Talks

Hale's Ales Brewery & Pub Ballard Free


Digital Summit Readings & Talks

McCaw Hall Seattle Center $295-$645


Path with Art Spring Voices Showcase Readings & Talks

Seattle Art Museum Downtown Free


Amy Hatvany: It Happens All the Time Readings & Talks

University Book Store Mill Creek Out of Town Free


Annie Hartnett: Rabbit Cake Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


Jacqueline Winspear in Conversation with Terry Tazioli‚Ä® Readings & Talks

University Book Store University District Free


Bob Ortblad: Who Built Seattle? Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5


Bryan Stevenson Readings & Talks

Benaroya Hall Downtown


RISE Seattle 2017 Community & Civics

The Westin Seattle Downtown $86-$121


Christine Arokiasamy: The Malaysian Kitchen Readings & Talks

Book Larder Fremont Free


Climate Science on Tap: Salmon in a Time of Global Warming Readings & Talks

Peddler Brewing Company Ballard Free


Katie T. Parker: Strong is the New Pretty Readings & Talks

Our Lady of the Lake Wedgwood


Margaret Combs with Brenda Peterson Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


Science in the City: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Geek & Gaming

Pacific Science Center Seattle Center $5


The State of Arts Criticism in Seattle Art

Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum Downtown Free


The Warmth of Other Suns with Isabel Wilkerson Art

Seattle Art Museum Downtown $10


Annie Jacobsen Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5


Chris Hayes Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5

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