April 1-13: Talk Art and Dementia in Seattle With Researcher John Zeisel

The Alzheimer’s researcher will speak in Seattle Thursday (April 4) as part of the here:now program at the Frye Art Museum. Speakers Bureau and Washington State Poet Laureate discussions, grant-funded events and more round out the full slate of upcoming events.

This Week & Next highlights upcoming events and news from Humanities Washington, our many community partners and like-minded organizations around the state.

Look for the latest edition every Monday morning, or check out our full calendar at Humanities.org.

THIS WEEK (April 1-6, 2013)

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Studio art making as part of here:now.

Studio art making as part of here:now.

SEATTLE – The here:now program at the Frye Art Museum brings together adults with dementia and their care partners to discuss and create art. (You can read about the program in our recent article on Spark.) The program is hosting a lecture by John Zeisel, expert in Alzheimer’s care Thursday (April 4) at Town Hall. [Details] here:now is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

MONDAY (April 1)

RICHLAND – A reading and conversation with Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken. [Details]

SEATTLE – A performance and discussion of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Uncensored and Discussed: Town Hall Class. [Details]

SEATTLE – Gallery tour as part of the here:now at the Frye Art Museum program. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

TUESDAY (April 2)

GIG HARBOR – Speakers Bureau’s Hank Cramer, One Trail, Many Voices: Songs of the Oregon Trail. [Detail]

WEDNESDAY (April 3)

William Woodward

William Woodward

MOSES LAKE – Speakers Bureau’s Tom Keogh, Dr. Doyle and Mr. Holmes: The Cultural Staying Power of Sherlock Holmes. [Details]

RICHLAND – Speakers Bureau’s William Woodward, Coming Home: Baseball’s America. [Details]

FRIDAY (April 5)

SPOKANE – Speakers Bureau’s Tom Keogh, Dr. Doyle and Mr. Holmes: The Cultural Staying Power of Sherlock Holmes[Details]

SATURDAY (April 6)

Gloria Burgess

Gloria Burgess

BELLINGHAM – Speakers Bureau’s Gloria Burgess, It Takes a Village: Sparks of Light. [Details]

GIG HARBOR – Speakers Bureau’s David B. Williams, Stories in Stone: Travels Through Urban Geology in Washington State. [Details]

RIDGEFIELD – Speakers Bureau’s Joan Hockaday, The Lewis & Clark Wildflower Discoveries. [Details]

CHENEY – Speakers Bureau’s Tom Keogh, Dr. Doyle and Mr. Holmes: The Cultural Staying Power of Sherlock Holmes. [Details]

SEATTLE – A reading and discussion with Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken. [Details]

NEXT WEEK (April 7-13, 2013)

SUNDAY (April 7)

Tom Keogh

Tom Keogh

SPOKANE – Speakers Bureau’s Tom Keogh, Dr. Doyle and Mr. Holmes: The Cultural Staying Power of Sherlock Holmes. [Details]

MONDAY (April 8)

SEATTLE – A reading and discussion with Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken. [Details]

TUESDAY (April 9)

iPad Think and Drink LogoSEATTLE – Join us for the Think & Drink Bit by Bit: The Digital Evolution of the Neighborhood, a conversation on how advances in digital technology affect our interactions, institutions and culture. [Details]

LYNNWOOD – Speakers Bureau’s William Woodward, Coming Home: Baseball’s America. [Details] This is part of the Hazel Miller Conversations in the Humanities series.

SEATTLE – Speakers Bureau’s Anu Taranath, The World in Washington: An Exploration of Literature and Our Lives. [Details]

SEATTLE – A Pecha Kucha reading with Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken and other poets. [Details]

SPOKANE – The Eastern Washington University theatre program presents Ode, an original play written by EWU professor Jonathan Johnson. [Details] This program is part of GetLit! and sponsored by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

WEDNESDAY (April 10)

Janet Oakley

Janet Oakley

YAKIMA – Speakers Bureau’s Janet Oakley, Tree Army: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Washington State, 1933-1941. [Details]

PORT ANGELES – A reading and conversation with Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken. [Details]

ANACORTES – Speakers Bureau’s Eva Abram, Slavery in the Northwest: The Charles Mitchell Story. [Details]

THURSDAY (April 11)

Lance Rhoades

Lance Rhoades

EVERETT – Speakers Bureau’s Lance Rhoades, American Indians in Cinema: Portrayals and Participation, Onscreen and Behind the Scene. [Details]

TOKELAND – A reading and conversation with Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken. [Details]

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla and Sustainability, the second in a series of Big Idea Talks at the Walla Walla Public Library. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

SATURDAY (April 13)

SPOKANE – A conversation with authors Jess Walter and Shawn Vestal. [Details] This program is part of GetLit!, which is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

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