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Love Town Hall? Become an insider! In The Moment with Jini Palmer offers a slice of Town Hall culture and puts you in the room for exclusive behind-the-scenes conversations. Listen in as a rotating cast of prominent local voices, along with Chief Correspondent Steve Scher, get to know upcoming speakers before they visit our stages. Get an insider perspective you won’t find anywhere else—a bi-weekly snapshot of all things Town Hall.

Jini Palmer is a filmmaker, multi-instrumentalist, and the Digital Media Producer at Town Hall. She is the host of In The Moment, as well as Town Hall’s Science, Civics, and Arts & Culture series podcasts. Prior to joining Town Hall’s program team, she interned on 88.5 KNKX‘s Sound Effect.

 

 

Fans of Seattle public radio will recognize Steve Scher from his 28 years as a host, writer, and interviewer with 94.9 KUOW. He has earned a national reputation for his beyond-the-headlines approach to issues, and his intelligent and sensitive interviews with authors, scientists, artists and political leaders.

 

 


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Mar 15, 2018

The ISB Future of Health Panel discusses data from many different fields that points to a necessity for a holistic future of medicine; the Stimson Center Oceans Panel outlines the need for a tough but fair approach to curtail the damaging practice of illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing; Amy Chua and Bill Radke explore concepts that drive humans to create tribes based on culture, aesthetics, or politics—and why these tribes are becoming more and more rigid; and Steve Scher interviews Leonard Mlodinow on the advances in psychology and neuroscience that have defined the adaptive, non-linear mindset he calls "elastic thinking," Hosts Jini Palmer and Steve Scher select standout moments from the previous two weeks of events and look forward to the next.