In recognition of our vibrant literary community, Seattle is preparing a bid for UNESCO City of Literature designation. Help celebrate the people and institutions that make Seattle a viable candidate for this global network of creative cities. Join Ryan Boudinot and special guests from the community as they share the contents of the bid and map out a vision for the future of literary arts in Seattle.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm
Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Free.
Monday, March 17, 2014, 7:00 – 9:00pm
Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $10.
While the fluoridation of water has long been supported by the American Dental Association and others, the effects of the added chemical are controversial. Join Dr. Paul Connett to learn about the negative effects, including impact on IQ and patient rights.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 6:00 – 7:15pm
Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5. Double Feature!
The impacts of war are far-reaching, but the “untold story” of collateral damage is that of America’s returning soldiers. Jones, a journalist formerly embedded with troops in the Middle East, expertly weaves a picture of the unseen scars, psychological torment, and the daily internal war soldiers continue to face.