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A Blog of Seattle Arts & Lectures

Faces of SAL: Kristen Bechtold

The snow days continue and while we’ve been cozy and warm inside, SAL’s volunteers are busy inspiring our reading list! Kristen Bechtold joined the volunteer team a year ago—read on to learn her favorite books to read in this cold weather, along with some ideas on what to read when you want to laugh.   […]

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Faces of SAL: Justine Chan

Happiness is born from gratitude. And our talented volunteers make us happy at SAL! We are so thankful for the marvelous volunteers that are part of our team, including Justine Chan–a stellar event volunteer who has been with us since 2016. Learn what’s inspiring her reading and writing (hint: the forest is involved). Plus, discover […]

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Faces of SAL: Kamara Swaby

We are a few weeks into 2019, and we want to shine a light on our fantastic team of volunteers. They share their talent in our office and at our events. Kamara Swaby is no exception. She has recently joined the SAL volunteer family, and it’s not surprising to hear she has a love of […]

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Faces of SAL: Sarah Neilson

In this new year, we pause to reflect on our blessings. And a very important blessing we have at SAL is our superstar team of volunteers. They provide many talents, and Sarah Neilson is no exception. Sarah helps us behind the scenes by writing the fantastic bios for our event programs. Read on to hear […]

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Faces of SAL: Jennifer Lo

We are opening the door to a new year and new volunteers. Jennifer Lo has recently joined SAL’s amazing volunteer team and works with the Writers in the Schools program–read on to learn what event she is most looking forward to, what SAL program inspires her, and what book has captured her attention!  Do you […]

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Faces of SAL: Mary Kay Feather

With the holidays in full swing, we are pausing a moment to appreciate our terrific team of volunteers. Mary Kay Feather and her husband, Michael Dedrick, have volunteered for SAL for over thirty years! Mary Kay shares with us some of her favorite books she’s been reading lately and how she found SAL—hint: it involves one […]

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Faces of SAL: Jennifer Duval

Our thankful list grows daily at SAL, and our volunteers are definitely a large part of that list! In this post, SAL volunteer Jennifer Duval shares with us her gratitude for books, writing, and most importantly—the amazing people in her life, along with a few great book recommendations to read. Can you guess what Jennifer’s […]

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Faces of SAL: Nicoline Miller

We are so grateful for our mighty team of dedicated volunteers that do a whole range of jobs in and out of the office. But some of those volunteers you may never see, as they work behind the scenes. Nicoline Miller writes superb program bios for our events—here, she reveals some great books to read […]

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Faces of SAL: Eric Morel

Gratitude: it’s what we all want to have more of in our lives. Cultivating a habit of thankfulness changes our brain and makes us happier. Our latest volunteer feature shines a light on Eric Morel–or should we say, Dr. Eric Morel.* You may have seen Eric ushering at Benaroya Hall or smiling and answering one […]

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Faces of SAL: Leah Adams

As we reflect on gratitude this week, our fantastic volunteers come to mind. They give abundant time and energy to our many events and our next feature is no exception. Leah Adams has volunteered for SAL for over three years—you’ve probably seen her at the box office! Here, she reveals how she fell for the […]

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