Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6:00 – 7:00pm

UW Science Now
Shelley Chestler: Slow Earthquakes
Michelle Weirathmueller: Quakes and Whales

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

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Chestler’s research in UW’s Dept of Earth and Space Sciences applies the lessons of slow earthquakes to mitigation of the “big one.” Weirathmueller, School of Oceanography, studies fin whale calls in earthquake recordings and how they might save these endangered mammals.

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Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

Gavin Hayes
Mitigating Disasters
Earthquake Response in the 21st Century

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

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More than 1,000 earthquakes occur annually in Washington. Hayes, of the U.S. Geological Survey, will discuss different ways of earthquake response and how best to reduce their disastrous effects.

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Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:30 – 9:30pm

LUCO presents
Berlioz, Debussy, & Bartok

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Free-$18.


The Seattle-based community orchestra’s third concert of the 2013-14 season features Berlioz’s Overture to Rob Roy; Debussy’s Première Rhapsodie, with Steven Noffsinger, clarinet; and Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra.

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