Town Hall Seattle http://www.kplu.org en Greening up historic buildings: Seattle’s Town Hall as case study http://www.kplu.org/post/greening-historic-buildings-seattle-s-town-hall-case-study <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle has been in the spotlight lately as the home to the world’s greenest new office building, the </span><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/can-seattle-building-save-world" style="line-height: 1.5;">Bullitt Center</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Also under construction is the headquarters of Brooks Sports in Fremont, which promises to be “deep green.”</span></p><p>But what about all the buildings that are already standing?</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 17:59:05 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 8744 at http://www.kplu.org Greening up historic buildings: Seattle’s Town Hall as case study Seattle creates theater district http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-creates-theater-district <p>Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn has signed a resolution designating a Downtown Historic Theatre&nbsp;District.</p><p>The resolution, unanimously approved by the Seattle City Council, supports the preservation, promotion and maintenance of five historic venues:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.5thavenue.org/">The 5<sup style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">th</sup></a><a href="http://www.5thavenue.org/"> Avenue Theatre</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://stgpresents.org/paramount/">The Paramount Theatre</a>, <a href="http://stgpresents.org/moore/">The Moore Theatre</a>, <a href="http://www.acttheatre.org">ACT &ndash; A Contemporary Theatre</a> and <a href="http://townhallseattle.org/">Town Hall Seattle</a>.</p><p> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 00:00:57 +0000 Dave Meyer 3374 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle creates theater district Join the discussion on the "Can Seattle Save the World?" forum http://www.kplu.org/post/join-discussion-can-seattle-save-world-forum <p><a href="http://humanosphere.kplu.org/2011/04/preview-of-the-issues-can-seattle-save-the-world/" target="_blank">The forum</a> begins at 7 p.m. at Town Hall Seattle, but you can join in the conversation right now using the <a href="http://www.twitter.com">Twitter</a> hashtag <a href="http://twitter.com/search?q=%23SEAsaves">#SEAsaves</a>.</p><p><script src="http://widgets.twimg.com/j/2/widget.js"></script><script> new TWTR.Widget({ version: 2, type: 'search', search: '#SEAsaves', interval: 6000, title: 'Live tweets from #SEAsaves event:', subject: 'Can Seattle Save the World?', width: 'auto', height: 200, theme: { shell: { background: '#002057', color: '#ffffff' }, tweets: { background: '#ffffff', color: '#444444', links: '#1985b5' } }, features: { scrollbar: true, loop: true, live: true, hashtags: true, timestamp: true, avatars: true, toptweets: true, behavior: 'default' } }).render().start(); </script></p><p>KPLU&#39;s <a href="http://www.kplu.org/people/charla-bear">Charla Bear</a> will also be live blogging below (and at <a href="http://humanosphere.kplu.org/">Humanosphere</a>), starting at 7 p.m.</p><p><iframe frameborder="0" height="440px" scrolling="no" src="http://www.coveritlive.com/index2.php/option=com_altcaster/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=2640107f8a/height=440/width=440" width="440">&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;a data-cke-saved-href=&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;quot;http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=2640107f8a&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;quot; href=&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;quot;http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=2640107f8a&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;quot;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;Can Seattle Save The World?&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;/a&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;</iframe></p><p> Wed, 27 Apr 2011 01:05:54 +0000 Justin Steyer 1273 at http://www.kplu.org Can Seattle Save The World? Preview tonight's Town Hall event! http://www.kplu.org/post/can-seattle-save-world-preview-tonights-town-hall-event <p><strong>UPDATE: Advance</strong> <strong>ticket sales have ended. However, additional tickets are available at the door tonight for $10 - cash only, starting at 6pm. </strong></p><p>For those who would like to use Twitter to follow and participate, or even suggest questions now, see #SEAsaves and chime in. My colleague Charla Bear has graciously agreed to live-blog the event on Humanosphere and KPLU.</p><p><i><b>Here are a few thoughts in advance of tonight&#39;s event...</b></i></p><p> Tue, 26 Apr 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Tom Paulson 988 at http://www.kplu.org Can Seattle Save The World? Preview tonight's Town Hall event! How to deal with teens, 'tweens, and become a better adult http://www.kplu.org/post/how-deal-teens-tweens-and-become-better-adult <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-958150.mp3</p><p>Adults often get frustrated with the way teenagers behave. One minute they&rsquo;re caring and communicative, the next they&rsquo;re self-absorbed and impossible to connect with. I asked <a href="http://www.mikeriera.com/">Michael Riera</a>, who&rsquo;s a parent, head of a school in California, and author of several books about deciphering teenagers, for suggestions on how to deal with them. He says teens aren&rsquo;t likely to change, so adults have to make the following adjustments&hellip;and more:</p><ul><li>Stop judging teenagers based on stereotypes</li><li>Don&rsquo;t think you understand teens just because you were one</li><li>Modify your sleep schedule</li><li>Apologize if you lose your temper</li><li>Let teens teach you a few things</li></ul><p> Thu, 17 Mar 2011 16:04:09 +0000 Charla Bear 1015 at http://www.kplu.org How to deal with teens, 'tweens, and become a better adult