Bainbridge Specials

<i>Podcast: Bainbridge Island Specials: </i><br>2018 Poetry Corners Live

Podcast: Bainbridge Island Specials:
2018 Poetry Corners Live

From senior flirting to downward dogs and runaway beets, no subject is off limits to Bainbridge poets when invited to submit their favorite works with no theme to inhibit their creativity! Every year, in April,  local poets submit their poems to Arts & Humanities Bainbridge […]

<i>Podcast: Bainbridge Island Specials: </i><br>Tom Challinor reads “A Child’s Christmas in Wales”

Podcast: Bainbridge Island Specials:
Tom Challinor reads “A Child’s Christmas in Wales”

Looking for a quiet break from the holiday rush? Listen here as noted Shakespeare expert, actor, and co-director of inD Theatre Tom Challinor reads Dylan Thomas’s Christmas classic, “A Child’s Christmas in Wales.” Tom will perform this poem again live this weekend at Eagle Harbor […]

<i>Podcast: Bainbridge Island Specials: </i><br>Seattle librarian Di Zhang discusses Fake News at Library U

Podcast: Bainbridge Island Specials:
Seattle librarian Di Zhang discusses Fake News at Library U

When information is democratized, anyone can post content. On the one hand, this can be really liberating, but on the other, it can become challenging to accurately assess what is true and what is not. In this, the final talk of this year’s Library U […]

<i>Podcast: Bainbridge Island Specials: </i><br>Seattle Weekly founder David Brewster discusses Fake News at Library U

Podcast: Bainbridge Island Specials:
Seattle Weekly founder David Brewster discusses Fake News at Library U

In an era of fake news, how do we know which news sources we can trust? In this, the third talk of this year’s Library U series at the Bainbridge Island Library, David Brewster, founder of Seattle Weekly, Eastside Week, Sasquatch Books, Crosscut.com and Town […]

<i>Podcast: Bainbridge Island Specials: </i><br>2017 Candidates for Parks and Recreation Commissioner speak

Podcast: Bainbridge Island Specials:
2017 Candidates for Parks and Recreation Commissioner speak

In this 45 minute podcast, recorded at a forum held by the League of Women Voters on Wednesday evening, October 11, at Bainbridge City Hall, we hear from Bainbridge Island’s candidates for Parks and Recreation Commissioner, incumbent Kirk Robinson and challenger Michael Pollack. Listen here […]

<i>Podcast: Bainbridge Island Specials: </i><br>Excerpt from the League of Women Voters’ 2017 Council Candidate Forum

Podcast: Bainbridge Island Specials:
Excerpt from the League of Women Voters’ 2017 Council Candidate Forum

In this 20 minute podcast, recorded at a forum held by the League of Women Voters on Monday evening, October 9, at Bainbridge City Hall, we hear briefly from each of Bainbridge Island’s candidates for City Council. Listen here as Ted Jones and Matthew Tirman […]

<i>Podcast: Bainbridge Island Special: </i><br>Library U presents Kate Starbird on Fake News

Podcast: Bainbridge Island Special:
Library U presents Kate Starbird on Fake News

If you’ve seen photos of a shark swimming in the streets of Houston after Hurricane Harvey, you’ve seen the particular variety of fake news that appears when emergency situations attract national interest. In this week’s talk in Bainbridge Public Library’s Library U series on fake […]

<i>Podcast: Bainbridge Island Specials: </i><br>Library U presents Andrew Wahl on Fake News

Podcast: Bainbridge Island Specials:
Library U presents Andrew Wahl on Fake News

Although the term “fake news” didn’t garner Word of the Year status until 2016, this dubious journalistic practice has been with us a long time.  But our digital ecosystem seems to have evolved into a near-perfect environment for the flourishing of fake news, even as […]

<i>Podcast: Bainbridge Island Specials: </i><br>Poetry Corners Live 2017 at BIMA

Podcast: Bainbridge Island Specials:
Poetry Corners Live 2017 at BIMA

“Great art is the outward expression of the inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world.” — Edward Hopper From hot dogs to politics; from pregnancy to funerals  — no subject is off limits to […]

<i>Podcast: Bainbridge Island Specials: </i><br>Bainbridge Schools Foundation May 11 Seminar on The State of Education on Bainbridge Island

Podcast: Bainbridge Island Specials:
Bainbridge Schools Foundation May 11 Seminar on The State of Education on Bainbridge Island

This is a recording of a seminar sponsored by Bainbridge Schools Foundation on the subject “The State of Education on Bainbridge Island.” On Tuesday, May 11, The Bainbridge Schools Foundation gathered a group of education experts and politicians at IslandWood to address funding, staffing, and […]