Stories with 'politics' tag

Seattle Arts & Lectures Literary Arts Series: A Conversation with Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith is one of the world’s preeminent fiction and non-fiction writers. Her novels include White Teeth, The Autograph Man, On Beauty, and Swing Time, among others; and her many non-fiction works on a range of subjects from pop culture to politics are collected in Changing My Mind: Occasional Essaysand 2018’s Feel Free.

/ November 29, 2018


2018 Year In Review

Reflect, Listen and Learn at Year in Review Our panel of experts will discuss politics, homelessness, international affairs, and other hot topics of 2018—and make their predictions for what is to come in 2019. The conversation will be moderated by Q13 News Political Analyst C.R. Douglas. Panelists (to date) Colleen Echohawk, Executive Director, Chief Seattle […]

/ September 20, 2018


Van Jones

Van Jones is a social entrepreneur, CNN political contributor, and host of The Van Jones Show on CNN. Famous for his heartfelt election night coverage, Jones showed up as “the voice of reason” for people in red and blue states throughout the volatile 2016 political season.

/ August 14, 2018


State Legislative Happy Hour 2018

Join us at Pier 54 as we network with state legislators and enjoy fresh Northwest seafood and local specialties at Ivar’s Acres of Clams. Scheduled to attend: Hon. John McCoy, 38th District, WA State Senate Hon. Guy Palumbo, 1st District, WA State Senate Hon. Larry Springer, 45th District, WA State House of Representatives Hon. Vandana […]

/ August 29, 2018


Civic Cocktail: News From the Hill + A Dialogue About Guns

News From the Hill U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-7th District) returns from Washington D.C. to sit down with host Joni Balter to share her legislative progress in the U.S. Congress, provide an inside look at politics on Capitol Hill, and much more. A Dialogue About Guns A panel of diverse speakers including Tahoma High School student activist Rhiannon […]

/ March 14, 2018


This Seattleite wants to bridge political divisions over dinner

“Mealtime is probably the most powerful cultural asset that we have in America,” says Emily Nelson. “And we need to use it now — now more than ever.”

/ March 14, 2018


Civic Cocktail: Better Gardening + TBA

Presented in partnership with Seattle Channel Better Gardening Author and renowned gardener Ciscoe Morris sits down with host Joni Balter to discuss why gardening is an essential part of Pacific Northwest communities, what grows best in this climate and shares his trade secrets. Second Segment TBA Limited tickets available at the door; doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets […]

/ February 13, 2018


Here’s why people are mad at Washington legislators over our public records law

At least 12 Washington news organizations have condemned the State Legislature’s emergency bill to bury some public records.

/ February 27, 2018


Civic Cocktail: American Lands + New Leadership

Presented in partnership with Seattle Channel American Lands Sally Jewell, the former CEO of REI and U.S. Secretary of the Interior discusses conservation, land use, climate change and much more. New Leadership New King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht and Interim Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best discuss their new positions, police-community relations and their priorities in […]

/ January 3, 2018


13 tips on how to have difficult conversations without losing your cool

Tense conversations are hard, and we believe that the decision to engage in one, or stay in one, or see any value in one, is entirely personal.

/ February 7, 2018