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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, 5:30 – 8:30pm

Sustainable Path: Enlisting Nature to Stem Climate Change

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue.$5-$15.

Civics, Community, Uncategorized

Focusing on the use of biocarbon to reduce climate disruption caused by human greenhouse-gas emissions, Dr. Chad Kruger of WSU and Professor Nancy Rottle of the UW illustrate how building carbon in natural systems can drive climate-friendly practices in agriculture, forestry, and urban development.

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Sunday, October 14, 2012, 6:30 – 8:30pm

StandWithUs NW: Irwin Cotler: The Campaign to Delegitimize Israel: A Human-Rights Perspective

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $36.

Civics, Uncategorized

The Fifth Annual Community Reception of StandWithUs Northwest presents Irwin Cotler, the former attorney general of Canada and a preeminent international human-rights attorney.

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Friday, October 5, 2012, 7:30 – 9:30pm

Simple Measures: Rhythm

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street.

Music, Uncategorized

Known for its themed, high-quality chamber performances (and an embrace of audience participation), Simple Measures opens the season with a fun, interactive exploration of rhythm with works from Vivaldi to John Cage, and everything in between. The concert includes the Pacific Rims Percussion Quartet.

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Thursday, July 26, 2012, 7:30 – 9:00pm

**CANCELLED** David Crist: Our Secret War with Iran

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

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A senior historian for the federal government with unparalleled access, David Crist, author of The Twilight War, reveals the war’s secret negotiations, clandestine counterattacks, and hidden casualties and explains why, although much has changed since 1979, Iran and America remain each other’s biggest national-security nightmares.

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Alarm Will Sound is a 20-member band committed to innovative performances and recordings of contemporary music, with a reputation for performing demanding music with energetic skill. The group’s performances have been described as “equal parts exuberance, nonchalance, and virtuosity” by the London Financial Times, and The New York Times says Alarm Will Sound is “the future of classical music” and “the very model of a modern music chamber band.”

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Monday, June 13, 2011, 6:00 – 7:30pm

Brian Chen:
The iPhone and Constant Connection

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street.

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The iPhone originally was introduced as a combination of a mere “three revolutionary products”—an iPod, a cellphone, and a keyboardless handheld computer. But now, capable of serving more than 200,000 functions (and counting), the iPh…

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