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Catch Stokley Towles’ performance on stormwater this Wednesday

Stokley Towles’ takes his performance Stormwater: Life in the Gutter on the road this week. Check out the performance at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N.  The performance is free and open to the public.

Towles reveals the world of drainage and stormwater while entertaining his audience by weaving interviews, observations and historical research together with humor. The nearly one-hour piece gives a gutter’s eye view of Seattle’s drainage system and the Seattle Public Utilities’ (SPU) employees who guide, monitor and maintain stormwater flow in the city.

Commissioned by the Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs with SPU 1% for Art funds and with support from 4Culture, this performance aims to raise public awareness of environmental stewardship, especially in relation to SPU’s work.

Read about the performance in the West Seattle Herald and hear Stokley talk about the show on News Talk 97.3 KIRO FM.

Go here for the complete performance schedule.