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Highlighting big ideas from both recent and soon-to-come events, In The Moment is a rolling Town Hall timeline, with you at the center. Every two weeks, hosts Steve Scher and Jini Palmer rewind through the recent past and fast-forward to the near future, catching you up on events you may have missed and offering a glimpse into the weeks ahead. With hundreds of programs annually, it’s impossible to make them all–In The Moment helps you stay in touch with Town Hall even when you can’t be here, and points the way to nights you won’t want to miss.

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. Jini Palmer is the Digital Producer at Town Hall. Prior to joining Town Hall’s program team, she interned on 88.5 KNKX‘s Sound Effect, in addition to various film and music projects.

 

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Mar 29, 2018

In this episode of In The Moment Jini Palmer interviews Town Hall's Community Programs Curator Kristin Leong about our Inside/Out Neighborhood Residents, and Leong introduces us to their events throughout this episode. Erik Molano discusses his proximity to the #MeToo movement and shares ways we can re-frame our masculinity and avoid being part of the problem (2:47); Peter Levitt explores Zen Buddhist concepts of ourselves as whole beings, interdependent on one another and connected to all things (9:22); Deborah Espinosa shares details of recent bills that assist Washington's ex-convicts in securing employment and getting out of crippling debt (13:50); and Steve Scher interviews Jill Mangaliman about her experiences investigating the genocide of activists and young poor citizens in the Philippines (19:49). Hosts Jini Palmer and Steve Scher select standout moments from the previous two weeks of events and look forward to the next.