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The Science series presents cutting-edge research about biology, physics, chemistry, ecology, geology, astronomy, and more. These events appeal to many different levels of expertise, from grade school students to career scientists. With a range of relevant applications, including medicine, the environment, and technology, this series expands our thinking and our possibilities.
 
The Arts & Culture series enriches our community with imagination and creativity. Whether reinventing the classics for a new audience or presenting an innovative new art form, these events are aimed at expanding horizons. From poetry to music to storytelling, this series leaves our audiences inspired, encouraged, and seeing the world with new eyes.
 
The Civics series at Town Hall shines a light on the shifting issues, movements, and policies, that affect our society, both locally and globally. These events pose questions and ideas, big and small, that have the power to inform and impact our lives. Whether it be constitutional research from a scholar, a new take on history, or the birth of a movement, it's all about educating and empowering.
 
Love Town Hall? Become an insider! In The Moment with Jini Palmer offers a slice of Town Hall culture and puts you in the room for exclusive behind-the-scenes conversations. Listen in as a rotating cast of prominent local voices, along with Chief Correspondent Steve Scher, get to know upcoming speakers before they visit our stages. Get an insider perspective you won’t find anywhere else—a weekly snapshot of all things Town Hall. Fans of Seattle public radio will recognize Steve Scher from hi ...
 
Interviewer and journalist Steve Scher holds in-depth conversations with authors, thinkers and artists about social. scientific and cultural issues. Series 2 of the podcast is supported by Town Hall Seattle.
 
Steve Scher is Scholar In Residence at Town Hall, Seattle during the Fall of 2014. He sits down with Town Hall's visiting guests for in-depth and wide-ranging conversations.
 
Join University of Washington professor Jeff Shulman for a fifth season exploring the far-reaching impacts of Seattle's physical and cultural transformation. In the fifth season, learn more about Seattle's homelessness crisis from those living on the city's streets and those developing potential solutions to the crisis. Notable guests from earlier seasons of Seattle Growth Podcast include Hall of Famer Lenny Wilkens, 3-time NBA All-Star Detlef Schrempf, NBA champion Wally Walker, Sonics lege ...
 
Producer/Host of RECOVERY - Coast to Coast, a nightly 2 hour radio talk show that airs from iHeartMedia studios in Seattle.
 
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Krewe du Drew, with hosts Andrew Alexander & Drew Holtkamp, focuses on LSU, Alabama & the rest of the SEC, as well as the New Orleans Saints, NFL and whatever else the duo finds interesting. Andrew went to LSU, Drew went to Alabama. Both guys now call New Orleans home. Let the fun begin!
 
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Explore and reimagine what space means in Seattle’s rapidly transforming socio-environmental landscape in this immersive and interactive evening with TUF, the Seattle collective that focuses on uplifting marginalized folks including people of color, women, queer, trans, and gender nonconforming identities. Artists from across multiple disciplin ...…
 
The story of humans and dogs is thousands of years old—but is far from understood. We keep dogs and are kept by them. We love dogs and (we assume) we are loved by them. Author and dog cognition researcher Alexandra Horowitz joined us to explore all aspects of this unique and complex interspecies pairing. In conversation with science journalist ...…
 
With an anti-abortion majority in the Supreme Court and several states with only one abortion clinic, many reproductive rights activists are on the defensive. Organizer and author Jenny Brown joined us with Without Apology: The Abortion Struggle Now, a rallying cry for modern abortion rights movements. In conversation with Amelia Bonow, activis ...…
 
In the October edition of Men's Health Monthly, iHeart Radio's Neil Scott and Dr. Tom Walsh,the directors of the UW Men's Health Center welcome Travis Harth, a tireless advocate for men's health, and an ambassador for 'Movember' - which encourages men to grow a mustache in November to start discussions about changing the face of men's health.…
 
Andrew & Drew recap big road wins by the Saints (1:00) and LSU (24:40), discuss Tua Tagovailoa's ankle injury during Alabama's win over Tennessee (30:57), and talk winners & losers from the weekend.Twitter - @KreweDuDrewkrewedudrew@gmail.comBy Krewe du Drew.
 
RC2C producer/host Neil Scott talks with TAAP President Scott Kelley, who is also President of Summersky Treatment Center. Scott talks about this year's conference, his award winning treatment center and next year's TAAP 2020 Conference.By Neil Scott.
 
Andrew & Drew preview Saints vs. Bears (1:30), Alabama vs. Tennessee (15:05), LSU vs. Mississippi State (21:47), and the rest of the football weekend. Plus, the guys blast the domestic terrorist from Bama who called in a bomb threat to Tiger Stadium during LSU's win over Florida (36:05). Classic Gump.Twitter - @KreweDuDrewkrewedudrew@gmail.com…
 
When author Isabella Tree and her husband, environmentalist Charlie Burrell, found themselves struggling to make a profit from the heavy clay soils of their West Sussex farm, they decided to try something new. They let it go wild. To enlighten us on the trials and outcomes of this bold plan, Tree joined us on Town Hall’s stage with excerpts fro ...…
 
Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility and the Washington Against Nuclear Weapons Coalition presents a People’s Town Hall on Nuclear Weapons. This conversation informs the public and elected officials about the damage and dangers of nuclear war, examining Washington’s nuclear arsenals and the role of our state’s industry in producing t ...…
 
Andrew & Drew recap LSU's massive win over Florida, Bama over Texas A&M and the Saints' road win in Jacksonville over "Minshew Mania."Twitter - @KreweDuDrewkrewedudrew@gmail.comBy Krewe du Drew.
 
Lauded author Amitav Ghosh arrived on Town Hall’s stage to present his newest book, Gun Island. His novel focuses on Deen, a dealer of rare books who is used to a quiet life spent indoors. But as his once-solid beliefs begin to shift, he is forced to set out on an extraordinary journey; one that takes him from India to Los Angeles and Venice vi ...…
 
Will future generations distinguish between those who didn’t believe in the science of climate change and those who said they accepted the science but didn’t act? And for those who do accept the reality of human-caused climate change, what does immediate action look like? Author Jonathan Safran Foer took Town Hall’s stage to explore this centra ...…
 
The concept of single payer healthcare is not complicated: tax funding pays for all care for all people. The idea is simple in theory, so what’s stopping us from implementing single payer healthcare in our nation? Writer and healthcare data scientist Timothy Faust arrived at Town Hall to explain the idea of single payer healthcare, why we don’t ...…
 
RC2C producer/host Neil Scott interviews Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, executive director of NAADAC, the association of addiction professionals at the 45th Annual TAAP Conference in September 2019.By Neil Scott.
 
In 1947, IBM CEO and Chairman Thomas J. Watson set out to find the best and brightest minds for his company. His search led him to find young accounting student John Stanley Ford, whom he hired to become IBM’s first black software engineer. But not all of the company’s white employees were willing to accept a black colleague, and many did every ...…
 
In this week's interview, Chief Correspondent Steve Scher talks with Melanie Mitchell about Artificial Intelligence. Scher and Mitchell delve into the state of AI today, exploring the classifications that make something "intelligent" and the ways in which AI and humans process information differently. Mitchell highlights the complexities of hum ...…
 
For more than twenty years, Naomi Klein has been the foremost chronicler of the economic war waged on both people and planet—and an unapologetic champion of a sweeping environmental agenda with justice at its center. Klein joined us at Town Hall with insight from On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal, a report from the front lines of ...…
 
This week Andrew & Drew recap the Saints and LSU wins from last weekend (1:10). Then the guys preview Louisiana vs. Florida Week: LSU hosts Florida (18:05) and New Orleans travels to face Minshew Mania & the Jacksonville Jaguars (35:05). Let's get it on!Twitter - @KreweDuDrewkrewedudrew@gmail.comBy Krewe du Drew.
 
What would happen to an astronaut’s body if it were pushed out of a space shuttle? Do people poop when they die? Can Grandma have a Viking funeral? Every day, funeral director Caitlin Doughty receives dozens of questions about death. Doughty took Town Hall’s stage, bringing us wisdom from her book Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions fro ...…
 
On the eve of International Women’s Day in 2015, the Chinese government arrested five feminist activists and jailed them for thirty-seven days. The Feminist Five became international symbols, with Hillary Clinton speaking out on their behalf and activists inundating social media with #FreetheFive messages. Journalist and scholar Leta Hong Finch ...…
 
Microsoft President Brad Smith operates by a simple core belief: When your technology changes the world, you bear a responsibility to help address the world you have helped create. He stepped up to Town Hall’s stage—in conversation with GeekWire’s Monica Nickelsburg—with insight from his co-written book Tools and Weapons, expounding on this vis ...…
 
South Sound Spotlight - Airing 10-12-19 & 10-13-19 on KHHO-AM850iHeart's Neil Scott along with Marita Davison from Caravan Lab (www.caravanlab.com) discuss "Orca Recovery Day - 2019" with Allan Warren, Communication and Development Director of the Pierce Conservation DistrictBy Neil Scott.
 
Andrew & Drew preview LSU vs. Utah State, Saints vs. Buccaneers and the rest of the football weekend. Plus, the guys give a eulogy for the podcast streaming service Podcoin.Twitter - @KreweDuDrewkrewedudrew@gmail.comBy Krewe du Drew.
 
Samantha Power is widely considered the moral voice of her generation. A relentless advocate for promoting human rights, she has been heralded by President Barack Obama as one of America’s “foremost thinkers on foreign policy.” Power took Town Hall’s stage with insight from her memoir The Education of an Idealist, tracing her career as an autho ...…
 
In this week's interview, correspondent Sally James talks with Paul Tough about challenges and inequities in America's higher education system. Tough explores problems with college funding, course offerings, and the differences in the ways which high-income and low-income students are taught to approach testing. Tough and James discuss the stru ...…
 
Andrew & Drew recap the Saints' big Sunday Night Football win against the Cowboys and discuss the rest of the football weekend. Plus, is Army a threat to become a college football power?Twitter - @KreweDuDrewkrewedudrew@gmail.comBy Krewe du Drew.
 
The history of America as a country goes beyond that of a land “discovered” by a few brave men in the “New World.” Indigenous human rights advocate Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz joined us at Town Hall to reveal the roles that settler colonialism and policies of American Indian genocide played in forming our national identity. Dunbar-Ortiz was joined by ...…
 
In politics, we’re often told not to get lost in the weeds. But at Vox, they love the weeds! Vox voices and regular hosts Matthew Yglesias, Jane Coaston, and David Robert took the stage for a live recording of The Weeds podcast delving into the areas where politics becomes policy—the kind that shapes our lives. Sit in for a live recording of Th ...…
 
For decades, if not centuries, science has backed up society’s simple dictum that the brains of men and women are hardwired differently. However, acclaimed professor of neuroimaging Gina Rippon offered new research that suggests that this idea of the brain is little more than “neurotrash.” Rippon arrived at Town Hall with insight from her book ...…
 
Today’s extra episode of Seattle Growth Podcast features an interview with Husky Basketball legend Donald Watts. Watts, owner and player development specialist at Watts Basketball, contributes to this season’s theme of finding community in a dynamic city. Watts shares the work being done to foster a community of children and parents who are int ...…
 
Andrew & Drew preview the Saints vs. Cowboys Sunday Night Football matchup, Bama vs. Ole Miss and the rest of the football weekend. Plus, the premiere of the KDD Parlay.Listen to KDD on the PodCoin App & get paid. Use promo code: KDDPODTwitter - @KreweDuDrewkrewedudrew@gmail.comBy Krewe du Drew.
 
Perhaps the most important global trend of the last few years has been the rise and transformation of information warfare. Researcher of media and propaganda Peter Pomerantsev asserted that in the digital age, real military engagement matters less than how it is broadcast—resulting is a constant deluge of lies, shock humor, absurdity, and fear- ...…
 
In this week's interview, Chief Correspondent Steve Scher talks with dog cognition expert Alexandra Horowitz about the research surrounding dog behavior. Horowitz delves into the recent history of dog intelligence research and outlines modern methods of understanding how the animals at our sides think and perceive themselves. Horowitz and Scher ...…
 
We’re throwing open the doors of our newly renovated building for a full-day takeover by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks! Parks took the Great Hall stage to deliver a rendition of her fast-paced and high-energy lecture “A Million Suggestions From Suzan-Lori Parks,” communicating a million humorous and useful pieces of advice ...…
 
In the September edition of Men's Health Monthly, on iHeart Radio, Neil Scott and co-host Dr. Tom Walsh speak with activist, advocate and ambassador Annie Kuo, founder of the Seattle Chapter of RESOLVE, the national infertility organization. They discuss issues surrounding male infertility.By Neil Scott.
 
How can a person who lives with multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, lupus, or arthritis communicate their experiences to people who do not live with these or other autoimmune diseases? Town Hall Seattle and Benaroya Research Institute presented The Body Lives Its Undoing—a reflection in poetry and visual art. Engaged in an interactive program ...…
 
Andrew & Drew discuss Teddy Two Gloves' first victory as the Saints starting quarterback in New Orleans' dominant road win against Seattle (2:00), Joe Burrow's record setting performance in Nashvegas against Vanderbilt (21:30), "Winners & Losers" (34:55) and a crazy encounter between a camel & a Florida woman at a Louisiana gas station (51:27). ...…
 
Guidebook author and travel TV host Rick Steves returned to Town Hall to take us behind the scenes of his new public television special about hunger, hope, and the impact of smart development aid in the Global South. Building on his passion for “Travel as a Political Act,” Steves shared lessons learned while traveling in Guatemala and Ethiopia— ...…
 
Andrew & Drew discuss the Saints' first full game without quarterback Drew Brees, preview LSU's SEC opener and Bama's rent-a-win versus Southern Miss, and debate if it's too early to induct Nick Saban into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.Listen to KDD on the PodCoin App & get paid. Use promo code: KDDPODTwitter - @KreweDuDrewkrewedudrew@gmail.com…
 
In this week's interview, correspondent Venice Buhain talks with Timothy Faust about healthcare justice. Faust advocates for single-payer healthcare, outlining the financial and social benefits of a system of tax-funded healthcare for all people. He calls out current structural determinants that modify our health—everything from food to housing ...…
 
45th Annual TAAP Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Keynote Presentation: Annual Awards LuncheonBy Neil Scott.
 
45th Annual TAAP Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Keynote Presentation: Opioid Use Disorders - How to Effectively Treat, using Courage, Choice and Collaboration. September 6, 2019By Neil Scott.
 
45th Annual TAAP Conference in San Antonio, Texas . . . Keynote Presentation: Music is Medicine-Incorporating Music into Clinical Practice. September 5, 2019By Neil Scott.
 
45th Annual TAAP Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Keynote Presentation: Town Hall Meeting and The State of the Profession.September 5, 2019By Neil Scott.
 
45th Annual TAAP Conference in San Antonio, Texas ... Keynote Presentation: The National Opioid Epidemic - New Approaches to Merging Public Safety. Michael McDaniel and Lora Peppard, PhDSeptember 5, 2019By Neil Scott.
 
Math, logic, and geometry may make our everyday life more quantifiable, but it takes a deliberate mind to apply these tools to truly comprehend the world around us. Luckily, Eugenia Cheng and Amir Alexander made their way to Town Hall for a math night double header to teach us how to see the world like they do. First, Cheng delivered a treatise ...…
 
This week Andrew & Drew talk about Drew Brees' injury, the Saints loss to the Rams and if the team can survive with Teddy "Two Gloves" Bridgewater under center. Plus, the guys talk LSU over Northwestern State, Bama over South Carolina, Andrew's RV issues and Drew's airline travel troubles.Listen to KDD on the PodCoin App & get paid. Use promo c ...…
 
The annual revenue of Koch Industries is bigger than that of Goldman Sachs, Facebook, and U.S. Steel combined. But few people know much about Koch Industries—and according to investigative journalist Christopher Leonard, that’s because the billionaire Koch brothers want it that way. Leonard made his way to Town Hall’s stage with insight from hi ...…
 
Andrew & Drew preview LSU, Bama & the Saints' NOLA No-Call revenge game against the Rams. Plus, "Remember When" South Carolina beat Alabama in 2010 and the guys' picks for the week.Listen to KDD on the PodCoin App & get paid. Use promo code: KDDPODTwitter - @KreweDuDrewkrewedudrew@gmail.comBy Krewe du Drew.
 
In this week's interview, ChrisTiana ObeySumner talks with Ibram X. Kendi about the critical need to recognize and define the structures that feed into racism. They delve into the intersections of racism and ableism, and discuss strategies for moving past reactionary stances to create language that's relevant and enduring. They identify the nee ...…
 
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