Beer, Hops, Humulones, & Health at Eastside Science Cafe

Werner Kaminsky, Ph.D.,,  Dept. of Chemistry, UW
Researchers recently pinned down the exact structure and arrangement of compounds that flavor one of the world’s oldest beverages: beer. Join UW’s Werner Kaminsky, Ph.D., to discover how he used X-rays to create a more accurate understanding of the structures of humulones, key compounds in hops (an essential ingredient in beer).

What is 3D Printing? at Queen Anne Science Cafe

What is 3D Printing?
Mark Ganter, Ph.D., Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, UW

Vancouver's Public Art - A Moment of Whoa

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History Cafe: Civil War in Washington Territory

In the midst of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, MOHAI’s public historian Dr. Lorraine McConaghy will share her research into how this major national event impacted Washington Territory.

The Church that turned into a Gay Dance Club and a Dollar-Rent-a-Car

The February 21st episode of PIE featured a segment of “Wandering", where we discover that on the site of a small Dollar-Rent-A-Car building was once a multi-storied church with a forboding facade.  The story of the church at 1900 Boren Avenue begins at the turn of the 20th century. Construction was completed by 1906 and the abbey doors were flung open to welcome the congregation of the ‘Norwegian Danish Methodist’, helping them build a community and assimilate into their new American lives.

The Island President Community Cinema Bellingham Screening

The Island President is the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a man confronting a problem greater than any other world leader has ever faced—the literal survival of his country and everyone in it. After challenging an entrenched dictator to bring democracy to the Maldives, Nasheed is now faced with an even greater challenge: as the most low-lying country in the world, a minor rise in sea level would submerge the 1200 islands of the Maldives.

The Island President Community Cinema Vashon Screening

The Island President is the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a man confronting a problem greater than any other world leader has ever faced—the literal survival of his country and everyone in it. After challenging an entrenched dictator to bring democracy to the Maldives, Nasheed is now faced with an even greater challenge: as the most low-lying country in the world, a minor rise in sea level would submerge the 1200 islands of the Maldives.

The Island President Community Cinema Seattle Screening

The Island President is the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a man confronting a problem greater than any other world leader has ever faced—the literal survival of his country and everyone in it. After challenging an entrenched dictator to bring democracy to the Maldives, Nasheed is now faced with an even greater challenge: as the most low-lying country in the world, a minor rise in sea level would submerge the 1200 islands of the Maldives.

WONDER WOMEN! Community Cinema Vashon Screening

WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines explores our nation’s long-term love affair with comic book superheroes and raises questions about the possibilities and contradictions of heroines within the genre. Reflecting our culture’s deep-seated ambivalence toward powerful women — even in this so-called post-feminist era — women may be portrayed as good, or brave, or even featured as “action babes,” but rarely are they seen as heroes at the center of their own journey.

WONDER WOMEN! Community Cinema Bellingham Screening

WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines explores our nation’s long-term love affair with comic book superheroes and raises questions about the possibilities and contradictions of heroines within the genre. Reflecting our culture’s deep-seated ambivalence toward powerful women — even in this so-called post-feminist era — women may be portrayed as good, or brave, or even featured as “action babes,” but rarely are they seen as heroes at the center of their own journey.

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