What to Stream in Seattle July 31–August 6

Town Hall hosts a book talk and Dani Tirrell is back with Instagram live conversations.

By Sam Luikens July 31, 2020

Mark Gevisser will discuss his new book The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers on Monday.

Fri, July 31
Friday Night Feminism
NARAL Pro-Choice America invites participants to join a Zoom conversation with the organization’s president Ilyse Hogue, whose recent book discusses abortion and how it became the hot button issue it is today. Spoiler alert: It wasn’t always. Talks will also cover health care disparities during Covid-19. Tickets to join start at $30 and go to support reproductive freedom in Washington state. 6pm

Sat, Aug 1
Intimate Conversations
Back after a break, choreographer Dani Tirrell resumes weekly Instagram live conversations with Seattleites. Hosted by the Central District Forum for Arts and Ideas, Tirrell is joined by Sadiqua Iman, a performing artist who critiques gender with burlesque and storytelling. Can’t tune in live? Conversations are archived here. 3pm

Mon, Aug 3
Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers
Town Hall Seattle will feature Mark Gevisser and Samantha Allen on the digital stage to discuss The Pink Line, Gevisser’s book about human rights regarding sexual orientation and gender identity. Detailing the stories of queer people across the world, the journalists will analyze both the celebration and criminalization of identity. The conversation will be livestreamed and tickets cost $5. 8pm

Tue, Aug 4
Tiffany Gill
As part of its lecture series on the history and politics of Black beauty, Wa Na Wari hosts this University of Delaware professor of Africana Studies and History for a lecture called “Finding Politics in Unexpected Places.” Over Zoom, Tiffany Gill will cover the ways in which Black beauty shops have created space for disrupting racial injustice. 6pm

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