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Creating Outdoor Spaces That Encourage Exploration and Discovery Community & Civics

UW Botanical Gardens University District $129


March Transit Talks Readings & Talks

City Hall Downtown Free


Chevy Stevens Readings & Talks

Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum Downtown $10


Elif Batuman: The Idiot Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


Freya Hoffmeister Presents "The North Island" Readings & Talks

Outdoor Research Sodo $15


The Life, Times & Comics of Rube Goldberg Art

Push/Pull Ballard $5


Priscilla Long, Michael Spence, David Thornbrugh, and David D. Horowitz Readings & Talks

Good Shepherd Center Capitol Hill Free


Reading with Diane Raptosh & Tina Schumann Readings & Talks

Open Books Wallingford Free


transtrender: Seattle book launch Readings & Talks

INCA Queen Anne Free


Misty Copeland Readings & Talks

Kane Hall University District Standby


Japan in American Music Readings & Talks

PONCHO Concert Hall Capitol Hill Free


Patton Oswalt Comedy

Paramount Theatre Downtown $36-$46


Citizen University Annual National Conference Readings & Talks

Fisher Pavilion Seattle Center $200-$250


Seattle Storytelling Guild: The Kalevala Readings & Talks

Nordic Heritage Museum Ballard $15


Ezequiel García: Growing Up in Public Readings & Talks

Fantagraphics Bookstore and Gallery Georgetown Free


Brews & Books Readings & Talks

Ravenna Brewing Co. Ravenna Free


Lauren Iida Artist Talk Art

ArtXchange Pioneer Square Free


Sarah Margolis-Pineo: Archipenko — A Modern Legacy Art

Frye Art Museum First Hill Free


Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science Readings & Talks

Paramount Theatre Downtown $36-$66


Weiss/Manfredi: Seattle Genealogies Art

Seattle Art Museum Downtown Free


Talk of the Town 2017 Community & Civics

Town Hall First Hill $50/$350


Isaac Marion: The Burning World Readings & Talks

Third Place Books Lake Forest Park Out of Town Free


Peter Bagge: Fire!! Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


Marc Maron: The Too Real Tour Comedy

Moore Theatre Belltown $27-$33


Tunes and Tales: A Bushwick Benefit Readings & Talks

OmCulture Wallingford $50/$200/$400


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

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