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The Stranger & KUOW Present: Savage Love From A to Z
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Savage Love column, Dan Savage takes on edgier-than-ever sex-positive topics with his signature candor in his first illustrated collection of adults-only essays, SAVAGE LOVE FROM A TO Z. Join Dan Savage and KUOW’s Bill Radke for an un-censored live reading, discussion and book signing event! Dan Savage has been talking frankly about sex and relationships since 1991, when his column first appeared in The Stranger. Through his column and podcast, Savage Lovecast, he's since built an international following thanks to his explicit, pragmatic, and humorous advice. Now comes Savage Love from A to Z, an illustrated collection of 26 never-before-published essays that distill Savage's accumulated wisdom down to 26 key concepts: B Is for Boredom, G Is for GGG, M Is for Monogamish, amongst many others. RSVP and find out more. Proof of vaccine required to attend this event.Where: Town Hall Seattle Get Tickets
WBUR's On Point Presents: The Prime Effect
Join On Point host Meghna Chakrabarti and senior editor Dorey Scheimer for a behind-the-scenes look at their series "The Prime Effect." The series explores the ways Amazon is changing the way we live, work and shop; the company's history of innovation; and the reasons why the federal government is looking to scale the company back. Dorey will open her reporter's notebook to give you break down the stories and details she learned while producing the eight-part series. They'll be joined virtually by two special guests: Joshua McNichols, KUOW reporter and co-host of the "Primed" podcast and Tim Bray, former vice president and distinguished engineer at Amazon Web Services, who resigned last summer over the firing of Amazon employee activists. RSVP and find out more.Where: Online Virtual Event Get Tickets
U District Station Opening Festival
Join KUOW and the U District Partnership as we celebrate the opening of the U District Link Light Rail with a day of festivities and $3 Food Walk! Mask up, enjoy food from local U District business, hear live music, enjoy some family friendly activities, and stop by and say hi to members of the KUOW team.Where: University District Get Tickets
Seattle Mayoral Debates
Who will take the helm and lead the City of Seattle as it emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic? How will a new Seattle Mayor address the ongoing challenges of so many living without shelter, tackle tough questions about the future of law enforcement, and provide a path forward for an economic revitalization that welcomes back workers and tourists to downtown? Join KUOW and the Washington State Debate Coalition as we host two free live debates between the top two candidates for mayor of Seattle, current City Council President Lorena González and former City Council President Bruce Harrell, as they address these questions and questions from you. The first debate will be held on Thursday, Oct. 14 from 7 to 8 p.m. and will focus primarily on the economy. A second debate is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 28 from 7 to 8 p.m. with a focus on the public safety. Both events will be broadcast live on KUOW 94.9FM and on KUOW’s YouTube channel. Register to receive updates and learn more about these debates.Where: Online Virtual Event Get Tickets