Center City Bike Network Open House
The city needs help from pedestrians, bikers, and metro commuters in mapping out protected bike lanes downtown. Including plans to go multimodal along Pike Street, SDOT will share project updates and give attendees the floor to provide personal experiences to help make Seattle’s downtown safer and more navigable.
Center City Bike Network Open House, Tues, July 21, 5pm, Town Hall Seattle 1119 Eighth Ave, Free
Bob Santos and Larry Gossett Talk ‘The Gang of Four’
Gang of Four members Bob Santos and and King County council member Larry Gossett (with the late Bernie Whitebear and Roberto Maestas) made historical strides on local social justice issues like civil rights, development, poverty, fishing rights, and gentrification. The next month brings a series of events celebrating the publication of The Gang of Four: Four Leaders, Four Communities, One Friendship, starting with Wednesday’s speakers panel at Elliott Bay Books.
Bob Santos, Larry Gossett, and Others Talk ‘The Gang of Four’, Wed, July 22, 7pm, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave, Free
Advance Notice for July 27
My Life in Google
Former NWFF program director Adam Sekuler (who spoke to PubliCola about his Facebook name policy activism a couple months back) presents his short film, My Life in Google, which uses the archive of Google Earth, Google Street View, and Google Maps to create a personal memoir film and live performance.
Mixing footage with music and sounds sampled from the web, Sekuler examines themes of memory, nostalgia, and technology. Be sure to stick around for an audience-filmmaker conversation at the end.
'My Life in Google' Screening, Mon, July 27, 8pm, Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Avenue, $8
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