Preparing for a Pacific Northwest Volcanic Eruption at Eastside Science Café

In the Pacific Northwest, we live in an active volcanic region, surrounded by volcanoes that are both beautiful and powerful. At the January Eastside Science Café, join UW’s Dr. Brittany D. Brand as she explores how to monitor volcanoes for signs of unrest and how we can prepare for the possible consequences of an erupting volcano in our area. 
 
The Eastside Science Cafe is your opportunity to talk with researchers about science and technology research—all in the comfortable atmosphere of a local pub.
 

Climate Change and the Arctic Ocean at Queen Anne Science Cafe

Mike Steele, Ph.D., Principal Oceanographer, Polar Science Center, University of Washington

As global warming continues, we hear a lot about melting polar ice, warming oceans, and their potential consequences. At the January Queen Anne Science Café, join Dr. Mike Steele from UW's Polar Science Center to discuss his experiences in the Arctic studying how our changing climate is affecting the Arctic Ocean.
 

Pierce County's Air Quality Problem at Tacoma Science Cafe

Dust, soot, smoke--parts of Pierce County have higher levels of these air pollutants than anywhere else in Washington State.
 
At the December Tacoma Science Café, join Erik Saganic from the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency to discuss how this type of air pollution affects our health and what can be done to improve local air quality.
 
The Tacoma Science Cafe is your opportunity to talk with researchers about science and technology research—all in the comfortable atmosphere of a local pub. 
 

Born to Learn: The Science of Early Learning at Queen Anne Science Cafe

From babbling to sentences, a child takes a fascinating journey as they begin to talk, read, and learn.
 
At the December Queen Anne Science Café, join Gina Lebedeva, Ph.D., of the UW's Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences to explore how our social interactions shape children's brains and influence their capacity to learn.
 
The Queen Anne Science Cafe is your opportunity to talk with researchers about science and technology research—all in the comfortable atmosphere of a local pub. 
 

Be Our Guest on "Check, Please!"

Where will you take us next?

Do you have a favorite Northwest eatery that you'd like reviewed on "Check, Please!"? Would you be willing to go on TV and review a different restaurant?

"Check, Please!" is a weekly restaurant review series in which local residents, just like you, share dining-out experiences in a lively roundtable discussion. If you would like to tell our viewers about your favorite local eatery (restaurant, supper club, diner, lunch cafe, dive, hole-in-the-wall, stand, etc.) on "Check Please!," go ahead and complete the application form.

Seattle Arts and Lectures: Tom Brokaw

KCTS 9 is a proud media sponsor of Seattle Arts and Lectures.

Coffee House Culture at History Café

Banned by Ottoman sultans and Kings of England, coffee has a long an volatile past. In the final History Café of 2011, we take a look at the ways in which coffee and cafes have transformed history, from the male-only coffee houses of 18th-century Europe to the omnipresent espresso stands of present-day Seattle.
 

We Still Live Here - Âs Nutayuneân at Community Cinema Olympia

Join KCTS 9 and Community Cinema for a free, exclusive pre-screening of We Still Live Here - Âs Nutayuneân at the State Capital Museum in Olympia. We Still Live Here - Âs Nutayuneân is a remarkable story of cultural revival by the Wampanoag of Southeastern Massachusetts. Their ancestors ensured the survival of the first English settlers in America, and lived to regret it. Now they are bringing their language home again.

We Still Live Here - Âs Nutayuneân at Community Cinema Seattle

Join KCTS 9 and Community Cinema Seattle for a free, exclusive pre-screening of We Still Live Here - Âs Nutayuneân at the Frye Art Museum in Seattle.

We Still Live Here - Âs Nutayuneân is a remarkable story of cultural revival by the Wampanoag of Southeastern Massachusetts. Their ancestors ensured the survival of the first English settlers in America, and lived to regret it. Now they are bringing their language home again.

Spirits of the Northwest at History Cafe

Washington is probably better known for its apples and salmon, but over the past couple of decades it has become a world-class wine region. Join us for a discussion about what the region has to offer!

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