It’s (Still) Alive!

Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” is nearly 200 years old. So why does it seem more timely than ever?

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“I Would Drink Deeper”

  • September 30, 2016
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  • Editorial
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  • By Tod Marshall, Washington State Poet Laureate

Yes, words can provide comfort, says the Washington State Poet Laureate. But immense power lies in how they point us to uncertainty—“a space within us being made ready for the stars.”

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Love, Exposed

  • September 7, 2016
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  • Upcoming
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  • By Kate Little

A photography exhibit tries to move beyond politics to explore the human relationships behind the push for marriage equality.

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Dream Weaver

With “Hugo and Rose,” author Bridget Foley turned a dream she had into a novel about “potty training, giant spiders, a three-headed snake, and particle physics.”

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Do Dolphins Love Mozart?

We’ve long believed animals make sounds only for communication purposes, but a wildlife biologist hears in their calls a musician’s appreciation for beauty.

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