Mike McGinn, Mayor
7/12/2012 4:09:00 PM
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Author Jim Lynch, the rise & fall of WaMu, real-estate rainmaker Craig Kinzer and global health on Seattle Channel
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Book Lust with Nancy Pearl
Premieres Tonight! Thurs., July 12, 10:30 p.m.
Olympia novelist Jim Lynch discusses writing and researching his latest book Truth Like the Sun. Set in Seattle during the 1962 World's Fair and also in 2001, the book is described by its publisher, Knopf, as a "classic, hugely entertaining political novel about a city on the make." Lynch's first two novels were also set in Western Washington. The Highest Tide (2005) won the Pacific Northwest Bookseller Award and became an international bestseller, and Border Songs (2009) won the Washington State Book Award as well as the Indie's Choice Honor Book Award. Watch it now!
An Evening With...
Northwest Film Forum's Framing Pictures
Premieres Tonight! Thurs., July 12, 8:30 p.m.
The Northwest Film Forum's Framing Pictures is a monthly conversation with film critics and audiences who have much to say on the subject of cinephilia past, present and future. The subjects of the latest conversation - Czech filmmaker and surrealist Jan Švankmajerkmajer, late Hollywood greats Montgomery Clift and Jean Arthur, and Ridley Scott`s 2012 sci-fi flick Prometheus. The panel includes former Film Comment editor Richard Jameson, MSN.com critic Kathleen Murphy and KUOW/Everett Herald critic Robert Horton. Watch if now!
Seattle Voices with Eric Liu
Craig Kinzer, real-estate rainmaker
Premieres Tues., July 17, 7 p.m.
Craig Kinzer, often referred to as Seattle's top real-estate rainmaker, has brokered many high-profile property deals, including Safeco Field, Benaroya Hall and the headquarters for Starbucks, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Russsell Investments. The CEO and founder of Kinzer Real Estate Services, Kinzer discusses his philosophy - a mix of visionary thinking coupled with a complete understanding of his clients' missions to reach creative solutions. A CPA, Kinzer holds a law degree and a master's in business administration. Watch it now!
The Rise and Fall of Washington Mutual
Premieres Tues., July 17, 8 p.m.
Journalist Kirsten Grind traces the rise - and spectacular fall - of Washington Mutual, the largest bank failure in American history. As a reporter at the Puget Sound Business Journal in 2009, during the most dizzying days of the financial crisis, Grind wrote the first detailed stories about Washington Mutual. Now, the Pulitzer Prize finalist and author of The Lost Bank offers a look at the human failings that lay at the root of the Great Recession, the personalities caught up in good times and easy money, a seriously deluded industry, and an entire culture ultimately undone by financial collapse. Grind appears in conversation at Town Hall with Seattle Times business columnist Jon Talton. Watch it now!
Next 50 Global Health
Global health is center stage during the month of July at Seattle Center, where The Next 50 celebration highlights the region's leadership in global health innovation and marks the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World's Fair. We visit Global Health Experience, an interactive exhibit where visitors can walk in the shoes of a person affected by malaria, diabetes or cancer, and spotlight local leaders in the field from PATH to BioMed and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Watch it now. And catch up on past monthly CityStream segments about The Next 50 in May (sustainable futures) and June (science and technology).
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