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October 2016
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“Notes to the Next U.S. President: Challenges Facing the U.S. in a Complex World”

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Kane Hall, Room 220,
4069 Spokane Lane
Seattle, WA 98105 United States
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The next president of the United States will inherit leadership in a world defined by uncertainty. From continuing upheaval in the Middle East to an assertive Russia to the rise of China, significant foreign policy challenges loom. How she or he responds will shape our world for decades to come. Join us for an evening talk with Ambassador and Harvard Kennedy School Professor Nicholas Burns. Nicholas Burns is the Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations at…

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Olympia Arab Festival

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Come celebrate Arab Culture at this family-friendly event featuring Arab artists, educational tables, food, music, and more! The event will take place during Fall Arts Walk at The Olympia Center. Want to get involved? Share your cultural talents! Participate as a vendor or volunteer! Contact us today by emailing info@rachelcorriefoundation.org. For more information visit our website: http://rachelcorriefoundation.org/projects/olympiaarabfestival

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2016 Cleantech Business Mission to Taiwan

October 9 - October 15
Seattle, WA United States

Explore Greater China! Join us for Taiwan’s largest cleantech industry show and learn how to access the fourth largest customer base for Washington state goods in Asia.

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$8 - $12

Leo Frank: Murder in Marietta

October 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Stroum Jewish Community Center,
3801 East Mercer Way
Mercer Island, WA 98040 Select a Country:
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A century ago, Leo Frank, a young Jewish factory superintendant in prison on suspicion of murder, was kidnapped and  lynched in Georgia. The incident inspired a Tony award-winning Broadway musical "Parade," a TV mini-series with Jack Lemmon ("The Murder of Mary Phagan"), a PBS special, and numerous novels,  songs, and books. Lecturer Stephen Kalish, professor emeritus of legal ethics at Nebraska College of Law, helps us understand this earth-shattering story in legal history and popular culture. Co-presented by TASVEER: Seattle's…

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Drinking Liberally presents Elect to Laugh with Will Durst

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Parlor Live Comedy Club,
Lincoln Square, 700 Bellevue Way NE #300
Bellevue, WA 98004 United States
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Parlor Live Comedy Club Bellevue (map) Wednesday, October 12, 8-10 pm Will Durst available for in-person interviews on October 12th Available for advance phone interviews Set up an interview now! Join Drinking Liberally for this special benefit performance of Will Durst's Elect To Laugh stand-up comedy show. No matter which side of the partisan aisle you sit, you have to agree that the 2016 election season has already produced an embarrassment of comedy riches. Ably assisted by his trusty overhead…

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Arts Gumbo Book Chat – We Need New Names

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WHAT: WE NEED NEW NAMES is a remarkable literary debut — shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize! The unflinching and powerful story of a young girl’s journey out of Zimbabwe and to America. Darling is only ten years old, and yet she must navigate a fragile and violent world. In Zimbabwe, Darling and her friends steal guavas, try to get the baby out of young Chipo’s belly, and grasp at memories of Before. Before their homes were destroyed by paramilitary…

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