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Tickets Still Available for Helen Oyeyemi, April 25!
Tickets Still Available for Helen Oyeyemi, April 25!

Join us for a spellbinding evening with Helen Oyeyemi!

At only 31 years old, Nigerian-British writer Helen Oyeyemi has six novels to her name, including her most recent What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours, winner of the PEN Open Book Award. The book is a captivating collection of intertwined stories, all involving locks and keys, both literal and metaphorical. It is a read Michael Schuab of NPR calls, "Flawless. . . another masterpiece from an author who seems incapable of writing anything that’s less than brilliant." 


Oyeyemi will speak on the influence of Korean TV drama and narrative strategies in her work. 


SAL will also announce our exciting 30th Anniversary Season line-up!


You'll be the first to hear about all the spectacular authors, poets, artists, thinkers and doers we're bringing to you next season. 


Tickets will be available at the SAL Box Office at Benaroya Hall beginning at 6:00 pm. 

Helen Oyeyemi
Literary\Arts Series

Tue 7:30 PM \ Benaroya Hall

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium
Local Voices
SAL Presents

Wed 7:30 PM \ Fireside Room, Sorrento Hotel
Carl Phillips
Poetry Series

Tue 7:30 PM \ McCaw Hall

Nesholm Family Lecture Hall
Women You Need to Know: Emily Nussbaum
SAL Presents

Thu 7:30 PM \ Town Hall Seattle
Sherman Alexie Loves: First Loves: Park, Schrag & Yapa
SAL Presents

Thu 7:30 PM \ Town Hall Seattle
The Moth Mainstage
SAL Presents

Wed 7:30 PM \ Benaroya Hall

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium
A Conversation with Jeffrey Tambor
SAL Presents

Tue 7:30 PM \ Town Hall Seattle
Just Added: A Conversation with Jeffrey Tambor!

Join us Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Town Hall for A Conversation with Jeffrey Tambor!

You know him from his breakout role as Hank Kingsley from The Larry Sanders Show, his outrageous turn as George Bluth on Arrested Development, and his Emmy Award-winning performance as Maura Pfefferman on Transparent. A Broadway star, a television legend, an accomplished screen actor whose singular wit and heartrending performances have been entertaining audiences for more than four decades, but the question remains: who is Jeffrey Tambor?

In his illuminating, often hilarious, and always unflinchingly honest book, Are You Anybody?: A Memoir, Tambor looks back at the key moments in his life that taught him about creativity and play and pain and fear. The son of what you might call “eccentric” Russian and Hungarian Jewish parents, Tambor grew up in San Francisco a husky kid with a lisp who suffered in his “otherness,” and found salvation in the theater.

Jeffrey Tambor is an accomplished actor known for his unforgettable comedic roles on HBO’s The Larry Sanders Show, the long-running Fox series Arrested Development, and the Golden Globe Award-winning Transparent, for which he has won Golden Globe and Emmy Awards. Tambor lives in Los Angeles, California.

Tickets include a copy of Tambor's new book Are You Anybody?: A Memoir.

Tickets and more information here

Camp WITS Registration NOW OPEN!

Camp WITS: Writers in the Summer 

July 24-28 & July 31-August 4, Grades 4-12




Seattle Arts & Lectures’ Camp WITS: Writers in the Summer returns for a second year of fun-filled creative writing featuring comics, fiction, poetry, and spoken word This year, camp will include two, one-week sessions held from 9:00 am-3:30 pm at The Center School in the Armory of the Seattle Center. Each day will include on-site guided writing time and field trips to the many art, park, and urban offerings surrounding Seattle Center! Taught by accomplished WITS Writers-in-Residence, youth will learn new ways to express their authentic voices while finding fun and joy in the writing process. Campers will make new friends and become part of a community of young writers from across the city. Camp concludes with celebratory readings open to family and friends.