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Panel discussion to explore Seattle's legacy of redlining, July 12

A graphic with a map of Seattle and text overly that reads: Seattle on the Line: Examining the History & Contemporary Impact of Redlining

Join us for Seattle on the Line: Examining the History and Contemporary Impact of Redlining, a panel discussion about the practice of redlining which kept people of color out of neighborhoods in hundreds of cities across the country, including Seattle. Panelists will examine the legacies of racial segregation in housing in Seattle and the complex dynamics playing out in our neighborhoods today. Admission is free to the event, 6:30 p.m., Friday, July 12, at Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Segregated Seattle: Past & Present

 

The view, the light ... it's all changed!

Photo of the downtown Seattle waterfront along Alaskan Way without the Viaduct

"You'll see buildings that have been there forever, and you didn't even know they were there," marveled Seattle Antiques Market owner Ken Eubank, whose business operated in the shadow of the Alaskan Way Viaduct for more than 40 years. The demolition of the Viaduct is opening up an entirely new view of the city. We visited Seattle Antiques Market in January. Watch that story for a before-and-after perspective of the vanishing elevated highway.

Vanishing Viaduct

 

Book Lust: Sujata Massey on new novel in mystery series set in 1920s Bombay

Book Lust host Nancy Pearl interviews Author Sujata Massey

Sujata Massey discusses the "The Satapur Moonstone," the second novel in her Perveen Mistry series set in 1920s India, on Book Lust with host Nancy Pearl. The whodunit tale features Mistry, a barrister in Bombay who's sent to mediate a disagreement between two women in one of India's princely states. Sujata discusses what led her to write mysteries, how she chose the setting for her new series, and the research she undertakes before writing each novel.

Summer mystery read

 

Artist mixes passions, makes knitted glass

Artist Carol Milne works on one of her knitted glass sculptures.

Artist Carol Milne makes the impossible possible with her glass art that combines her passions for glassmaking and knitting. An exhibition of her intriguing and amusing "knitted" glass sculptures, "Carol Milne: Knit Wit," is on display at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art through Sept. 29. The exhibition prompted us to share this 2018 profile of Milne featured on Art Zone with Nancy Guppy.

Knitted glass?