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1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
(206) 652-4255

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September 2019

Gina Rippon – The Myth of the Gendered Brain

September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Town Hall Seattle, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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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 offers new research that suggests that this idea of the brain is little more than “neurotrash.” Rippon arrives at Town Hall with insight from her book Gender and Our Brains to challenge this damaging myth. She reveals how the scientific community has engendered bias and stereotype by rewarding studies that show…

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TUF Art Collective Showcase

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Town Hall Seattle, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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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 disciplines take the stage for a showcase of art, dialogue, and performances that investigate crucial questions about our city. How do we build the spaces that we want to live in? Why is space needed in…

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Hot Takes w/ Hot Dykes at Town Hall Seattle

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Town Hall Seattle, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Clara Pluton and Val Nigro are stand-up comedians, radio hosts, and real-life lesbian lovers dishing out the sapphic dirt! They join us at Town Hall for a LIVE taping of their co-hosted podcast Hot Takes with Hot Dykez, diving into queer fantasia interpreted through a modern lens. They encourage us to push ourselves to reinterpret, reassess, and reanalyze dyke culture that has been left before us. As they say, “nothing exists in a vacuum and y’all know we love to…

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Seattle City Council District 3 Debate

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Town Hall Seattle, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Seattle City Council District 3 Debate with Kshama Sawant and Egan Orion Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:00 pm) Town Hall Seattle FREE Join us for a free and public debate for Seattle City Council with Kshama Sawant and Egan Orion. The debate will be moderated by a journalist from KING-5 with additional questions by reporters with KUOW-FM and KOMO-4. About City Council Debates CityClub's series of free public debates put Seattle City…

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