April 15-27: Discuss the Civic Impact Each Individual Can Have

Join us for the Speakers Bureau presentation It Takes a Village: Sparks of Light in Longview April 17. Grant-funded events, Poet Laureate readings and Speakers Bureau presentations across the state add to the roster 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 15-20, 2013)

SPARK PICK

Speakers Bureau’s Gloria Burgess travels the state facilitating discussions about civics and community with her presentation It Takes a Village: Sparks of Light. She will take this conversation about the power of one person’s actions to Longview April 17 [Details] and Chehalis April 20. [Details] Burgess anchors her presentation in individual stories of everyday citizens and invites attendees to share their own stories in this highly interactive program.

MONDAY (April 15)

CHELAN – Speakers Bureau’s John Marshall, Fire and Forests, East of the Cascade Divide. [Details]

TUESDAY (April 16)

SEATTLE – Book-It Theater presents a pay-what-you-will performance of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Uncensored. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

WEDNESDAY (April 17)

Julia Harrison

Julia Harrison

SEATTLE – Speakers Bureau’s Julia Harrison, A World of Sweets in Washington State. [Details]

SEATTLE – Book-It Theater presents a pay-what-you-will performance of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Uncensored. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

THURSDAY (April 18)

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

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

Harriet Baskas

Harriet Baskas

KENNEWICK – Speakers Bureau’s Harriet Baskas, Hidden Treasures in Washington’s Museums. [Details] For a preview, check out Spark magazine’s recent 5 Questions interview with Baskas.

FRIDAY (April 19)

SEATTLE – Book-It Theater presents a preview performance of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Uncensored. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

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

Anu Taranath

Anu Taranath

SATURDAY (April 20)

SEATTLE – Book-It Theater presents the opening night of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Uncensored. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

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

NEXT WEEK (April 21-27, 2013)

SUNDAY (April 21)

Book It LogoSEATTLE – Book-It Theater presents The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Uncensored. [Details] This program is sponsored by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

WEDNESDAY (April 24)

SEATTLE – here:now at the Frye Art Museum tour [Details] and classes begin [Details]. This program is sponsored by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

SEATTLE – Book-It Theater presents The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Uncensored. [Details]

THURSDAY (April 25)

ISSAQUAH – Speakers Bureau’s Bill Woodward, Coming Home, Baseball’s America[Details]

SEATTLE – Book-It Theater presents The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Uncensored. [Details] This program is sponsored by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

FRIDAY (April 26)

Shawn Wong

Shawn Wong

BELLINGHAM – Speakers Bureau’s Shawn Wong, How to Write a Novel in Only 30 Years. [Details]

SEATTLE – Book-It Theater presents The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Uncensored. [Details] This program is sponsored by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

SEATTLE – Book-It Theater presents The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Uncensored post-show and pre-show discussion. [Details]

SATURDAY (April 27)

SEATTLE – Book-It Theater presents The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Uncensored. [Details] This program is sponsored by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

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