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“Lately” we can’t get enough of Erin Rae & The Heartbeets💓

Erin Rae & the Heartbeets

Erin Rae & the Heartbeets debut album was delayed last year due to... everything. The new drop date is April 21 and trust us, it is worth the wait. They shared an energetic performance of the title track “Lately” with Art Zone, and we don’t know if it’s the matching jumpsuits, the playful pups, or the best mouth trumpet we’ve ever seen, but something about it is just magic.

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Local author makes leap to fiction with coming-of-age novel set in turbulent 1970s

Book Lust with Nancy Pearl featuring David Laskin

How much of us goes into a work of fiction? How much are characters influenced by a family member? A friend? A stranger the author passed walking out of the grocery store? Author David Laskin tells Book Lust's Nancy Pearl how he builds characters now that he’s made the jump from non-fiction to fiction, and what made him take that leap in the first place.

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City Inside/Out: Anti-Asian violence on the rise in Seattle & nationwide

A march against anti-Asian hate crimes

Hate crimes against Asian Americans spiked nearly 150% in major U.S. cities in 2020. The troubling attacks are spurring the community to fight back. Seattle-area leaders are speaking out about discrimination linked to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to address hate crime legislation. 

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Building Back Bolder: Creating an Equitable Arts Recovery

Panel discusses recovery in the arts sector

Artists and storytellers play key roles in confronting the systemic racism that’s built into society. National arts leader Margie Johnson Reese and former Director of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture Randy Engstrom say this moment in time presents a unique chance for art to change the course of history.

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How to raise a feminist son

Sonora Jha and bestselling author Ijeoma Oluo

Seattle University journalism professor Sonora Jha raised a feminist son. She did so as a single immigrant woman of color in the United States. Jha and bestselling author Ijeoma Oluo discuss her book "How to Raise a Feminist Son: Motherhood, Masculinity, and the Making of My Family."

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Finding common ground, a conversation about guns

Enrique Cerna hosts a talk about guns at MOHAI

Kyleanne Hunter of Vets for Gun Reform, Dave Workman of TheGunMag.com, and Margaret Heldring with Grandmothers Against Gun Violence join journalist Enrique Cerna for a discussion about guns in our society, finding common ground, effective change, and what it means to pursue a “more perfect” union.

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Seattle Channel receives 9 Emmy nominations

Seattle Channel receives 9 Emmy nominations
The Seattle Channel is humbled to have been nominated for 9 @natasnw awards, including the Emmy's prestigious Overall Excellence award. We're honored to be in such incredible company! Learn more about the nominations: https://take21.seattlechannel.org/2021/04/12/seattle-channel-receives-9-northwest-emmy-nominations/
The Seattle Channel is humbled to have been nominated for 9 @natasnw awards, including the Emmy's prestigious Overall Excellence award. We're honored to be in such incredible company! Learn more about the nominations: https://take21.seattlechannel.org/2021/04/12/seattle-channel-receives-9-northwest-emmy-nominations/

Seattle Channel is humbled to have been nominated for nine Northwest Regional Emmy Awards, including for Overall Excellence. We're honored to be in such incredible company! Watch the work we were nominated for or have a peek at the whole roster of nominees from the region's best broadcast journalism organizations at the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences website.

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Save the date! Rebuilding downtown Seattle on Civic Cocktail

Civic Cocktail - May 2021

How is downtown Seattle navigating the ongoing impact of the pandemic, recent protests, lack of affordable housing, and other social and economic factors? On May 5, Civic Cocktail will host Bob Donegan, President of Ivar’s, and Brian Surratt, VP of Real Estate Development and Community Relations for Alexandria Real Estate and former director of the City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development, to discuss the history of the Emerald City and their vision as downtown shifts from surviving to thriving.

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All Washington residents 16 & older eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

A vaccine is adminstered

As of April 15, all Washington residents over the age of 16 are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Anyone who is eligible, lives or works in King County, and has not yet been vaccinated can sign up for the City of Seattle's notification list. Call the Customer Service Bureau at (206) 684-2489, Monday - Saturday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. for in-language or any other assistance or questions. Once on the list, you'll be notified when vaccination appointments become available at any of the city's fixed sites (Rainier Beach, West Seattle, Lumen Field, and North Seattle College). For more information about the vaccine, eligibility, and locations, visit the city's COVID-19 vaccination website

If you have symptoms of COVID-19, schedule a free test at one of the city's sites.    

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