Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” is nearly 200 years old. So why does it seem more timely than ever?
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.”
A photography exhibit tries to move beyond politics to explore the human relationships behind the push for marriage equality.
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.”
Philosophy is virtually nonexistent in high school. A program in south King County aims to change that.
“They keep shooting holes in the bottom of the boat and they don’t know why the ship is sinking.” Milt Priggee on political cartooning in the fragile age of the American newspaper.
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.
Right in time for the presidential conventions, join us for “American Rage: Division and Anger in US Politics,” a Think and Drink in Seattle on July 12.
Seattle is often touted as a liberal city with progressive attitudes toward race. But is the city just better at hiding its prejudices? Read excerpts from our recent Think and Drink.
What is the future of protest in the age of climate change? Read excerpts from our Think & Drink in Seattle featuring Delta Five activist Abby Brockway, UW oceanography professor Richard Gammon, and UW political science professor Megan Ming Francis.