Professor Norman Lundin discusses the various aspects of creating a persuasive illusion of space. In conjunction with The Landscape: Described and The Landscape: Evoked. Free.
A pair of economists embark on a "lunchtime discussion of Federal Reserve monetary policy." $29/$24 for Town Hall members/$14 for students.
Fancy Dahlia Lounge “dresses down” for a four-course dinner of English pub classics with beer pairings from Seattle’s own Schooner Exact—an arguably good deal for 50 bucks. $50.
Keen "most accurately predicted the great financial crisis," which means you should pay attention to his new book, Debunking Economics. $5.
After seven years, the annual Guest Chef at the Waterfront moved inland to the Showbox Sodo. The lineup of more than 20 restaurants and 20 wineries/breweries includes Tulalip Resort & Casino, SkyCity at the Needle, and Duke’s Chowder House, but it does benefit FareStart, the local nonprofit that provides culinary training to disadvantaged individuals, so: recommended. $70 before May 1, $80 after, $125 VIP.
Negrón, who is an "acclaimed Spanish-language writer and queer activist," will read from his new collection of stories, Mundo Cruel. Free.
The Boy Who Shot the Sheriff: The Redemption of Herbert Niccolls Jr is the real-life story of the 12-year-old boy who killed the sheriff of a small Washington town. Free.
$10 / $20.
Press materials say that Switek is a dinosaur fanatic. The title of his new book, My Beloved Brontosaurus, seems to indicate that this is a true statement. He'll talk about dinosaurs and feathers and other dinosaur-nerdy things. $5.