Think & Drink at Naked City Brewery & Taphouse

Once again, the Screening Room at Naked City Brewery and Taphouse will host an evening of thought-provoking conversation. Think & Drink is a series of hosted conversations intended to spark meaningful dialog on current topics. The upcoming Think & Drink event focuses on the institution of marriage in the modern world. Steve Scher of KUOW will moderate the conversation. Beer will help fuel the conversation.

The event is free, takes place on Tuesday, July 17 at 7:00, and the public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

SEATTLE – Humanities Washington’s ongoing Think & Drink discussion series returns to Greenwood’s Naked City Brewery & Taphouse July 17 for State of the Unions: A Conversation on the Institution of Marriage. Social historian Stephanie Coontz, civic leader Anne Levinson and moderator Steve Scher will lead a conversation about marriage, offering both historical context and a consideration of recent same-sex marriage legislation.

Coontz is the author of Marriage, a History and teaches history and family studies at The Evergreen State College; she’s appeared in media ranging from The New York Times to The Colbert Report. Levinson is a LGBT community leader and advisor to Washington United for Marriage; she was formerly a municipal judge, Seattle deputy mayor and co-owner of the Seattle Storm. Scher is a longtime journalist for Seattle’s National Public Radio station, KUOW; currently, he is the senior host of Weekday.

This free event begins at 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 17, at Naked City Brewery & Taphouse, 8564 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle, WA.

Humanities Washington’s Think & Drink program brings hosted conversations on provocative topics and new ideas to pubs and tasting rooms around the state. For more information, please visit

At a glance

What: State of the Unions: A Conversation on the Institution of Marriage, with social historian Stephanie Coontz and civic leader Anne Levinson, moderated by KUOW’s Steve Scher

When: 7 P.M., Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Where: Naked City Brewery & Taphouse, 8564 Greenwood Ave. N, Seattle, WA

Cost: Free

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