Thursday, February 5th at 7p at The Project Room
Author Michelle Peñaloza launches The Project Room's newest topic, Monument, with a discussion about the unseen Seattle monuments she uncovered while writing her forthcoming book landscape/heartbreak.
Inside the Dream Palace: Author Sherill Tippins discusses the incredible stories she uncovered about the famous NY art hub and gathering place, The Chelsea Hotel, here.
In 1996, as a 13-year-old Filipino American girl, Michelle Peñaloza found comfort and courage in a man who defied categorization: Muhammad Ali.
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In 2011, TPR opened its doors with the question, “Why Do We Make Things?” After nearly two years of conversation, presentation, and experimentation about this theme, the theme shifted into our second "big question": How Are We Remembered?
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TOP ROW: Architect Tom Kundig (left) and Sound Artist Trimpin (center) present their points of view during the "Successful People Talking About Failure" series; the crowd settles in during a 2013 event; CENTER ROW: Taiwan-based Dancer Ying Zhou performs at a public rehearsal of "Swimming the List" (left); Icelandic textile artist Shoplifter (center) participate in a conversation with design collective Vik Prjonsdottir (center); Stephanie Wicker of the band Like Lightening performs as a pre-theater event for These Streets (right). Photos by Frank Huster, Katie Miller.
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