Category Archives: Special Programming

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 7:00 – 8:30pm

Chief Sealth International High School
World Water Week
Chris Jordan: The Plight of the Albatross

Note: Presented offsite, at Chief Sealth International High School. Free.

Dead albatross - Chris Jordan
Community, Special Programming

Note: This event is presented offsite at Chief Sealth International High School. Seattle-based photographer Chris Jordan explores the intersection of consumerism and the environment in his documentation of Midway Island.

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Sunday, March 23, 2014, 1:00 – 4:00pm

King-Snohomish County Regional Spelling Bee

Great Hall; Enter on Eighth Avenue. Free.

Spelling bee web
Arts & Culture, Family, Media Library, Special Programming

The regional spelling bee brings together students from schools across King and Snohomish Counties who have already proven themselves to be fantastic spellers. Don’t miss the exciting finale of this annual tradition!

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Thursday, March 6, 2014, 5:00 – 10:00pm

Talk of the Town Underground

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Special Programming, Town Hall News

For the 10th Anniversary of our annual fundraising gala Talk of the Town, we’re adding a twist and taking the event “underground.” To mix it up, Town Hall becomes this year’s 13th home for a fun, festive evening of drinks, food trucks, and local DJs

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Sunday, June 23, 2013, 1:30 – 4:00pm

‘Says You!’ Live Taping

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $27.50.

Community, Special Programming

A consistent sell-out in previous Town Hall appearances, NPR’s Says You! tapes a “Solstice in Seattle” edition of its modern parlor game “of words and whimsy, bluff and bluster.”

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Saturday, June 22, 2013, 1:30 – 4:00pm

‘Says You!’ Live Taping

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $27.50.

Community, Special Programming

A consistent sell-out in previous Town Hall appearances, NPR’s Says You! tapes a “Solstice in Seattle” edition of its modern parlor game “of words and whimsy, bluff and bluster.”

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Thursday, May 16, 2013, 7:00 – 10:00pm

Ignite Seattle!

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5. Double feature!

Community, Special Programming

After two wildly successful sessions at Town Hall, the popular series returns with its simple premise: “Enlighten us, but make it quick.”

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Sunday, March 24, 2013, 1:00 – 3:00pm

King-Snohomish Regional Spelling Bee

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Free; no tickets required.

Community, Family, Media Library, Special Programming

This upbeat, community-wide celebration of language, education, family, and hard work is like a good reality show: incredibly intense, immensely fun—and free. (And broadcast live by Seattle Channel!)

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Thursday, March 7, 2013

Talk of the Town: Wine, Dine and Fine Conversation to benefit Town Hall

Great Hall and in exclusive homes around town

Special Programming, Uncategorized

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Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Joe Janes: Documents That Changed the World

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5; free for UW students with ID.

Arts & Culture, Civics, Media Library, Special Programming

UW Information School Associate Professor Joe Janes, creator of the popular podcast series Documents That Changed the World, tells the stories of documents of all kinds—from President Obama’s birth certificate to the AIDS quilt and the first Internet protocol in 1981—and reveals their profound impacts.

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Sunday, February 24, 2013, 1:00 – 2:30pm

2013 Urban Poverty Forum: Pacific Northwestern Tribal Poverty

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

Civics, Special Programming

The sixth annual Urban Poverty Forum, featuring Chris Stearns of the Seattle Human Rights Commission and Cecile Hansen, elected chair of the Duwamish Tribe, focuses on Northwest tribal members in Seattle and on nearby reservations who still face conditions of poverty after centuries of oppression.

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    • A Successful Talk of the Town!

      Many thanks to everyone who came out on March 6 to support Town Hall at our 10th annual fundraising gala, Talk of the Town! We raised more than $115,000 to support the arts, education, humanities and civic programs we present all year long.

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      Since the Town Music in Schools program began, more than 1,100 K-12 students have had the chance to get up close and personal with some of the world’s most talented classical musicians.