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Enjoy a celebration of all things Century 21 on Town Square

Local author and Crosscut columnist, Knute Berger kicks off an afternoon of celebration of all things Century 21 at The Elliot Bay Book Company. Berger`s new book, “Space Needle: Spirit of Seattle,” contains many new stories and images never seen before. Berger will be joined by HistoryLink historians Paula Becker and Alan J. Stein, authors […]

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Seattle gives, so what gives?

The Northwest is often called the “compassion corridor.” CityClub Seattle convenes Building a Culture of Philanthropy, a  panel to discuss how this inspiring culture of philanthropy began, how it has changed our region and how to ensure our tradition of giving remains strong. On this week’s Town Square, four leaders in the field of philanthropy […]

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The business of tourism on Town Square

With the tourist season underway, the Puget Sound Business Journal convenes a group of local industry leaders to talk about the business of tourism. Some 9.9 million visitors spend $5.9 billion in Seattle and King County annually. More than 50,000 jobs in the region are supported by the tourism industry. Panelists discuss how to bolster the […]

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Dow Constantine discusses regional development

The latest episode of Town Square features  A Look at King County’s Development with Dow Constantine. The King County executive leads a discussion on regional development projects – from the proposed sports arena to the SR 520 bridge replacement to the South Lake Union rezone. The talk, hosted by the Puget Sound Business Journal as part […]

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Community forum examines Seattle’s rise in gun violence

In response to the sharp rise in homicides in Seattle, Town Hall Seattle hosted a community conversation about urban violence and public safety Monday night. Seattle Channel was there to capture the conversation live on air and online and field viewer questions. Forum topics included gun control, gang dynamics, mental illness, the City’s Youth Violence Prevention Initiative […]

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We’ll be live at Town Hall for a public safety conversation, June 18

In response to the recent spate of shootings in Seattle, Town Hall Seattle will host Public Safety: A Community Conversation , 7:30 to 9 p.m., Monday, June 18. Seattle Channel will be there to capture the conversation live as part of our Town Square program. Tune into the conversation in real time online or on cable channel 21. Participants […]

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Tonight’s Town Square focuses on the big environmental issues of our time with Conservation Remix

What is smart building? How can you “save daylight” or be part of a green-roof renaissance? These and other issues were the topic of conversation at Conservation Remix, a recent one-day event featuring innovators in the fields of science, engineering, business, architecture and design tackling the big environmental issues of our time. Premieres tonight at […]

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Join the staff and board of Washington FilmWorks for a SIFF Festival Forum: We Did It! Now What?

With the summer film-shooting season in sight, there is no time for legislative hangovers! Tonight on Town Square, join the staff and board of Washington FilmWorks to learn how the film office, the production incentive and the statewide industry can work together to make the most of the future of filmmaking in Washington state. This […]

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Town Square: Safe and Just Policing

Former Seattle Police Chief Norm Stamper leads an ACLU of Washington forum subtitled, “Toward a Police Culture Beyond the War on Drugs.” Stamper points to the twin wars on terror and on drugs as having spurred what he calls a regrettable “militarization” of police work. A timely conversation in the wake of a recent Department […]

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Town Square: Art and Environment

As part of its Art and Environment series, Seattle Art Museum hosts a panel discussion on the “Future of Public Space,” asking “who is the ‘public’ in public space?” and “how can public spaces become more sustainable?” The conversation also touches on the Seattle Center’s recent international urban design contest for public space at the […]

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