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Monday, June 9, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

Jack Devine: Inside the CIA

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5.

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Civics

Devine, a 30-year veteran of the CIA, has released a no-holds-barred account of his tenure with the organization, from Nixon to Clinton. Good Hunting examines the modern bureaucracy of the CIA’s paramilitary operations, arguing that the agency should refocus on what it does best — spying.

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Monday, June 9, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

Yoram Bauman: Climate Change Humor

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

Yoram Bauman
Science

For many, the first step in combating climate change is understanding it — “stand-up economist” Bauman attempts to solve this problem — with a side of humor. The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change is a “skillful tour” of the history, science, and current state of this daunting public issue.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

After McCleary: Opportunity and Funding in Washington’s Education System

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

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Civics

In 2012, the Washington State Supreme Court’s McCleary decision ordered the legislature to increase school funding by 2018. This event will analyze what’s changed over the past two years, examining funding, opportunity, and equity issues in Washington schools.

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Friday, May 16, 2014, 7:30 – 9:30pm

‘Control: A Living Newspaper’

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $10-$15.

gun on newspaper
Civics

Gun violence in the Puget Sound is a critical public health issue. Control: A Living Newspaper, adapted and directed by Greg Carter, is a dramatic examination of the stories and opinions shaping the American gun violence debate.

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Friday, May 9, 2014, 7:30 – 9:30pm

‘Control: A Living Newspaper’

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $10-$15.

gun on newspaper
Civics

Gun violence in the Puget Sound is a critical public health issue. Control: A Living Newspaper, adapted and directed by Greg Carter, is a dramatic examination of the stories and opinions shaping the American gun violence debate.

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Saturday, May 10, 2014, 7:30 – 9:30pm

‘Control: A Living Newspaper’

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $10-$15.

gun on newspaper
Civics

Gun violence in the Puget Sound is a critical public health issue. Control: A Living Newspaper, adapted and directed by Greg Carter, is a dramatic examination of the stories and opinions shaping the American gun violence debate.

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Sunday, May 11, 2014, 1:00 – 3:00pm

‘Control: A Living Newspaper’

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $10-$15.

gun on newspaper
Civics

Gun violence in the Puget Sound is a critical public health issue. Control: A Living Newspaper, adapted and directed by Greg Carter, is a dramatic examination of the stories and opinions shaping the American gun violence debate.

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Saturday, May 17, 2014, 7:30 – 9:30pm

‘Control: A Living Newspaper’

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $10-$15.

gun on newspaper
Civics

Gun violence in the Puget Sound is a critical public health issue. Control: A Living Newspaper, adapted and directed by Greg Carter, is a dramatic examination of the stories and opinions shaping the American gun violence debate.

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Sunday, May 18, 2014, 1:00 – 3:00pm

‘Control: A Living Newspaper’

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $10-$15.

gun on newspaper
Civics

Gun violence in the Puget Sound is a critical public health issue. Control: A Living Newspaper, adapted and directed by Greg Carter, is a dramatic examination of the stories and opinions shaping the American gun violence debate.

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 6:00 – 7:15pm

Sam Kean: Picking the Brain

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

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Science

The human brain has long been a mystery and early attempts to understand it stemmed from the misfortunes of others. Kean’s Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons highlights the everyday people whose “trauma, madness, and recovery” made modern-day neuroscience possible.

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