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Sat 5/22, 2021, 7:30pm
Bushwick Book Club and Town Hall Seattle present
Bushwick Book Club: Like a Mother by Angela Garbes (livestream)
This event will be streamed by Bushwick Book Club on their YouTube channel. In lieu of tickets, Bushwick is encouraging fans to donate or become members through its newly-revamped monthly giving model.
Saturday, May 22, 2021, 7:30PM

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For the safety of our patrons and speakers, this event will be presented via livestream.

“Garbes unpacks reams of pregnancy advice, often absurd in its conflicting demands. Like a Mother gave me a toolkit for approaching a hoped-for future.” – Huffington Post

Not your run-of-the-mill book club, Bushwick shows offer a special interaction between audiences and musicians. Bushwick performers present their own original songs inspired by the show’s featured book. This concert features music inspired by Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy by Angela Garbes. Garbes is a nonfiction writer, and a former staff writer at Seattle alt-weekly The Stranger. She joined us last spring as a conversation partner with Samantha Irby, and in 2018, took the stage to talk about Like a Mother in conversation with Lindy West. Using that same book as a jumping off point, artists of all ages consider the takeaways from Garbes’ book and offer their responses to the thought-provoking Like a Mother.

Presented by Bushwick Book Club and Town Hall Seattle.

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