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“[Town Hall] Is like where your brain keeps getting to go when your body stops going to college...” ~ Susan Benson
- BY BUS: Town Hall is served by Metro bus lines 2 and 13, which stop directly in front of the building at Seneca, and line 12, which stops 1.5 blocks south on Madison at Eighth. Line 2 serves Madrona, south Capitol Hill, and Queen Anne. Line 13 goes to West Queen Anne. Line 12 runs from Capitol Hill to downtown. For more information on bus schedules and nearby routes, visit http://transit.metrokc.gov/ PARKING: There is a large pay lot immediately adjacent to Town Hall; enter the parking lot from Seventh Avenue, or Spring or Seneca streets. This lot is operated by Diamond Parking and is not affiliated with Town Hall. The rates are the same every day: $4 first hour, and then $3 each additional hour. Evening rates after 5 pm are $7. Taxes not included. The Polyclinic has a surface parking lot at 8th and Marion, the Marion Street Garage; enter on Marion between Seventh and Eighth Avenues and pay at the machine. Several other commercial parking lots are located within a few blocks of Town Hall’s front door. Landmarks are: Washington State Convention Center, two blocks north; Freeway Park, just to the northwest; I-5 freeway, 1.5 blocks west, Virginia Mason Medical Center, one block east; and First Presbyterian Church, one block south.
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Our favorite mythologist and all-around brilliant teacher Michael Meade is launching his new book 'The Genius Myth' at Town Hall Seattle on May 20th! Get tickets here: http://mosaicvoices.org And check out this beautiful short trailer. Inspiring.
Boston's iconic lighthouse—one of many gorgeous images featured in historian Eric Jay Dolin's "Brilliant Beacons," which details the colorful history of lighthouses in our country. Come to his event on May 12! http://thsea.org/dolin16 Photo credit: Brian Tague.
Tonight in Seattle David Rolf is at Town Hall Seattle discussing THE FIGHT FOR 15, joined on stage by moderator, Heidi Groover (The Stranger), Howard Wright (CEO of the Seattle Hospitality Group), Kshama Sawant (Seattle City Council member) and Nick Hanauer (Seattle venture capitalist at Second Avenue Partners). Tickets are $5 and still available!
Seattle! I'm going to be speaking at Town Hall Seattle on June 1st at 7:30pm. To join me and learn how to redecorate without ruining your relationship, get your tickets at: https://townhallseattle.org/event/rebecca-west/
Time is running out! Get your tickets to see Sound Effect live, with guests Tom Robbins, Skerik's Bandalabra, Kimya Dawson, Tim Durkan Photography, and Melanie McFarland at Town Hall Seattle May 18th. Proceeds go to SAVE KPLU-FM. Don't miss out!
Learn about the environment with an @IslandPress ebook http://islandpress.org/nature-499 Only $4.99 until 5/17! #IPsale
Town Hall Seattle TONIGHT! Don't miss what is sure to be a lively, informative discussion on MHA and zoning changes and their link to increased affordability. Featuring a stellar panel of several Seattle for Everyone allies including Nicole Grant, Rebecca Saldana and Maria Barrientos. Tickets still available for $5!
Whoa! Did you hear?! Head coach and executive vice president of the Seattle Seahawks, Pete Carroll will be joining Angela Duckworth for this AWESOME Town Hall Seattle event! Get your tickets fast!
Couldn't make it to Town Hall Seattle on Tuesday? Watch the video here: http://bit.ly/1Ns9HmR
Throw Back Thursday! Remember a time before "ideas worth spreading?" In 2002, with TED's future in the air, curator Chris Anderson sought to persuade TED-sters that what was then a for-profit conference had a secure future as an idea-based nonprofit endeavor. Was he right? TED talks reach over one-billion viewers a year! We're super excited to see him tomorrow! Chris Anderson: An Expert Guide to TED-style Public Speaking
Join our Ed-in-Chief at Town Hall Seattle on June 27 for a Q & A with the "Intellectual in Air Jordans," Mychal Denzel Smith!
What do the books 'Food, Greens, and Culture' and 'Roads Were Not Made for Cars' have in common? They're both part of the Island Press e-book sale! Take in a new subject or delve deeper into one you already love, all e-books are only $4.99 until Tuesday, May 17th!
Weekend hot list! Free farm day at Jubilee Biodynamic Farm Inc., Phinney Art Walk, 'Beauty and the Beast' at Bellevue Youth Theatre Foundation, 'Harriet the Spy' at Youth Theatre Northwest, family night walk at Mercer Slough, Backyard Wildlife Festival in Tukwila, last weekend to see 'Hello Kitty' at EMP Museum, Frances England at Town Hall Seattle and much more at www.parentmap.com/weekender
Check out our upcoming speaker Tom Vanderbilt on this week's "Leonard Lopate Show." It'll really get you thinking about how you choose anything and everything! Vanderbilt will be here on Wed, May 25—hope you will choose to be there too! http://thsea.org/1NtHD2u
In the blink of an eye, the city has expanded. Want to learn how we can expand in a way that is environmentally friendly and accessible? Check out "Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing." It's one of the MANY e-books at Island Press. Until 5/17, all e-books are on sale for only $4.99! https://www.islandpress.org/book/blueprint-for-greening-affordable-housing
How do you find the genius within yourself? Michael Meade has some ideas. He'll be here on Friday, May 20! http://thsea.org/meade16 Check out his interview on KING 5 - New Day Northwest! Michael Meade Mosaic Voices
Happy New Year from all of us at Town Hall! Working on a list of resolutions? Add "learn something new at a Town Hall program" to your list. Our office is closed today, but see you around soon!