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Washington State Book Award Winner Christine Deavel Reads From 'Woodnote'

Christine Deavel reads excerpts from the title poem of quotWoodnotequot Bear Star Press, 2011. Her collection won the 2012 Washington State ...

What Sci-Fi Movies Tell Us About Cultural Differences

Science fiction movies introduce us to alternative worlds, and futures. University of Washington Assistant Communication Professor LeiLani ...

'I Know The Look In Their Eyes:' The Healing Power Of Balkan Music

Music is a matter of life and death. That's something that Mary Sherhart has learned in her life devoted to singing and teaching songs of ...

Emil DeCou: Boldly Go Where No Ballet Has Gone Before

Human imagination as the source of scientific innovation is the idea behind an upcoming concert by the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra ...

The Unseen History Of Paul Allen's Warbirds

Paul Allen's Flying Heritage Collection includes antique warplanes rescued from swamps, jungles and beaches, and are completely restored. ...

Poet Derek Sheffield And 'The Accretions'

A letter from a friend causes poet Derek Sheffield to question humanity's place in the universe. The poem is called quotThe Accretionsquot ...

Cycle Of Grief

Elea Acheson lost her sixndashyearndashold son to cancer in 2009. When he died, Elea feared the grief might stop her own life in its ...

Seattle's David Armstrong: Steering The Ship Bound For Broadway

Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre has made a specialty of developing Broadwayndashbound musicals. Over the last decade, the company has produced ...

Sounds Familiar: Chopin's 'Funeral March'

Amanda Wilde is the host of quotThe Swing Years and Beyondquot on KUOW, and she likes to delve into the history behind songs that sound ...

Jay Craig: Scottish Buddhism And The Eleven Demandments

Seattle writer Jay Craig created his own religion. Its rules helped him deal with his bipolar disorder, and he thought it was good enough ...

David Martin: History Isn't Set In Stone

A lot of people say there's no point in trying to right old wrongs. What's happened has happened, you can't change the past. But Seattle's ...

Poets Derek Sheffield And Marjorie Manwaring

From the Biblical story of Adam and Eve to the cult movie quotSnakes on a Plane,quot serpents have been an icon of fear and evil. Two ...