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An Evening with Robert Schenkkan

An Evening with Robert Schenkkan

Join Seattle Public Library:Central Branch as they welcome playwright Robert Schenkkan. He will give a lecture about his experience writing All the Way and The Great Society and the plays’ journey from pen to stage.

Think & Drink: Race, Politics, and Drama: A Conversation with Robert Schenkkan

Think & Drink: Race, Politics, and Drama: A Conversation with Robert Schenkkan

President Lyndon B. Johnson ("LBJ") signed the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act in less than the span of one year.  What hurdles did he face to gaining acceptance and support to end racial segregation, and ensure voting rights for everyone?  How have the two monumental pieces of legislation held up over time? What is LBJ's legacy and how do we view him today?

Think & Drink: Race, Politics, and Drama: A Conversation with Robert Schenkkan

Think & DrinkRace, Politics, and Drama : A Conversation with Robert Schenkkan

President Lyndon B. Johnson ("LBJ") signed the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act in less than the span of one year.  What hurdles did he face to gaining acceptance and support to end racial segregation, and ensure voting rights for everyone?  How have the two monumental pieces of legislation held up over time? What is LBJ's legacy and how do we view him today?

LBJ in Washington State

LBJ In Washington State

The Seattle Public Library will present a panel discussion titled "A Reflection on Lyndon B. Johnson's Legacy in the Pacific Northwest" from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, November 6 at the Central Library, Microsoft Auditorium. 

Panelists include:

Contagion - Ebola Facts & Fiction, Town Hall

Contagion - Ebola Facts & Fiction Town Hall

Just a few months ago, most people had never heard of Ebola. Now it's leading every newscast. As West Africa fights the largest Ebola outbreak in history, Pacific Northwest researchers and organizations are working to aid its containment and curb its destructive potential. 

How contagious is Ebola? How do we stop its spread? Does it pose a genuine public health threat to Seattle and the rest of the world? Join us for an honest discussion about the disease, its effect on the continent of Africa and the US, and what we can do to help.

Healthy Beef Stroganoff

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KCTS 9 Cooks

Healthy Beef Stroganoff
Megan Keno, Bothell

Comfort foods don't have to leave you feeling guilty. This healthy twist on a winter classic will leave you full and warm all winter long.

serves 4

PBS Arts Fall Festival Oct 31

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30 October 2014 (All day) - 1 November 2014 (All day)
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Michael Feinstein at the Rainbow Room | FRI 10:30p
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With all-star performances by Tony winner Christine Ebersole, the Manzari Brothers and more!

IN Close 106 Ebola

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28 October 2014 (All day) - 31 October 2014 (All day)
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Seattle vs. Ebola Virus
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IN Close: Seattle vs. Ebola Virus | THU 7p
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Learn how Seattle is preparing for the Ebola outbreak and take a look back at Seattle’s deadliest outbreak.

How We Got To Now

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29 October 2014 (All day) - 30 October 2014 (All day)
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Author Steven Johnson learns how pioneers of light have changed genetic makeup, sleeping patterns, architecture and more.