Friday’s PubliCalendar picks for political nerds. 

Radiolab Live: In the Dark

The popular radio show and podcast is coming to Seattle. Come to hear some of the best storytellers in America discuss science, philosophy, and human experience---with special guest Dave Foley, of "Kids in the Hall" fame.

This week’s stories will focus on the miracle of sight: Two blind men argue about what it’s like to not see what others see, Radiolab hosts Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich explore the evolution of the eye, and an astronaut relives his terrifying spacewalk.

Radiolab liveFriday, August 24, 8:00 pm, and Saturday, August 25, 8:00 pm, The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine Street, $36-$46

Seattle Happiness Conference 

Find out more about the implications of people's happiness for global health and economic well-being at this two-day conference, which organizers are calling the "first comprehensive conference on national happiness."

Seattle Happiness Conference, Seattle University, Friday, August 24, 12:00 pm-7:30 pm and Saturday, August 25, 8:30 am-9:00 pm. $25-55.
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