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All Readings & Talks Events

Ad The Secret Garden at The 5th Avenue Theatre


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


Independent Bookstore Day Readings & Talks

Various locations Across Seattle


Environmental Writing: Inspire, Observe, Inhabit Readings & Talks

Burke Museum University District $100


Building a Better Boom: Designing a Thriving City for Everyone Community & Civics

Friends of Waterfront Downtown $15


Cinema Dissection: Sunset Boulevard Film

SIFF Film Center Seattle Center $20


The Creative Advantage: Teaching and Learning with LBGTQ Youth Community & Civics

Youngstown Cultural Arts Center West Seattle Free


Exploring British 19th Century Architecture and Interior Design Readings & Talks

Chapel Performance Space Wallingford $35


Jeffrey Karl Ochsner Readings & Talks

Central Library Downtown Free


Water Bootcamp Community & Civics

Belltown Community Center Belltown Free


Nasty Women Project Book Signing Readings & Talks

Queen Anne Book Company Queen Anne


Outsider Comics Presents An Evening with David Walker Readings & Talks

Outsider Comics Fremont Free


Bushwick Book Club: "The Little Prince" Music

Fremont Abbey Arts Center Fremont $10-$25


Gary Lemons and Felicia Gonzalez Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


David Williams: Seattle Walks Readings & Talks

Eagle Harbor Book Company Out of Town Free


Judith Vollmer: The Apollonia Poems Readings & Talks

University Book Store University District Free


African-American Writers’ Alliance Reading Readings & Talks

Open Books Wallingford Free


2017 Grand Slam Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $10/$15


Jonathan Taplin: How Facebook, Amazon, and Google Threaten Democracy Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5


Communities Rising! Citywide Meeting Resistance & Solidarity

Trinity United Methodist Church Ballard


ASUW A&E + HUB CaPP Present: Adam Savage Readings & Talks

HUB Out of Town $25


Jo Piazza: How to be Married Readings & Talks

Third Place Books Ravenna Ravenna Free


Kevin Emerson: The Last Day on Mars Readings & Talks

University Book Store University District Free


Layli Long Soldier with Diane Tomhave Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


Hedrick Smith Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5


Sandbox Radio presents MAYDAY! MAYDAY! Theater & Dance

Town Hall First Hill $25


Resist/Recharge Resistance & Solidarity

Saint John's Bar and Eatery Capitol Hill Free


Seattle! Boldly Went: YOUR Adventure Stories Readings & Talks

Naked City Brewery & Taphouse Greenwood $12-$15


The Suburbanization of Poverty Community & Civics

Benaroya Hall Recital Hall Downtown Free


Alice Rothchild Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


Cougars in the City: Lessons for Seattle from LA Readings & Talks

Pacific Science Center Seattle Center $5


John Kasich Readings & Talks

Meydenbauer Center Eastside $36

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