Category Archives: CULTURE

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Immigration and the Refugee Experience Presented in Comics for Kids and Young Adults

Comics can be an effective gateway toward empathy and understanding. Both fiction and non-fiction comics can help the reader visualize and develop context for a wide variety of human experience. Here are a few comics which may help younger readers … Continue reading

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Lisa Kron’s Well at Seattle Repertory Theatre

Seattle Repertory Theatre presents Well by Lisa Kron from February 10 to March 5, 2017.  How does an adult child care for a chronically ill parent? Lisa Kron’s Well explores her complicated and loving relationship with her mother, as well … Continue reading

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Seattle Rep’s WOODY SEZ: Beyond the Theatre

Seattle Repertory Theatre presents WOODY SEZ by David M. Lutken from January 6 to 29, 2017. Librarians at The Seattle Public Library created this list of books, CDs and DVDs to enhance your experience of the show: Seattle Rep’s WOODY … Continue reading

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Morrissey and Marr

If you are a fan of The Smiths, the Manchester, England band together from 1982-1987, known for the indie hits such as “How Soon is Now?” and “This Charming Man,” then you took notice when Morrissey’s Autobiography came out in … Continue reading

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Musicians We Lost in 2016

2016 was a brutal year for musicians and their fans. Things started out badly with David Bowie leaving us in January, then got worse when Prince suddenly died in April, and became seriously heartbreaking with Sharon Jones’ untimely death in … Continue reading

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hoopla for the holidays

The holidays are upon us, and for many of us that means non-stop activity with family and friends. If you need to take a break and carve out some time for yourself, grab your smartphone or laptop and go right … Continue reading

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Seattle Rep’s VIETGONE: Beyond the Theatre

Seattle Repertory Theatre presents VIETGONE by Qui Nguyen from December 2, 2016 to January 1, 2017. Librarians at Seattle Public Library created this list of books, CDs and films to enhance your experience of the show: Seattle Rep’s VIETGONE: Beyond the Theatre. … Continue reading

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