Dec. 9-14: Think & Drink in Seattle to Discuss Consumerism
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THIS WEEK (Dec. 9-14, 2013)
SEATTLE – This holiday season, Humanities Washington’s Think & Drink focuses on consumer culture. Join us for ‘Tis the Season: Holiday Shopping and the American Consumer Culture at Naked City Brewery & Taphouse Wednesday Dec. 11. [Details] This Think & Drink will put our holiday shopping season into perspective, asking: How did America become a consumer culture? Does our race, class or gender influence how we shop and what we buy? And how does our consumption affect the economy – and our community?
SUNDAY (Dec. 8)
BELLINGHAM – Henry Pollack (geophysicist, author, and Nobel Peace Prize winner) will lead a discussion on the role ice has played in the development of earth’s landscape, climate and human civilization, and the reciprocal impact of people on the planet’s ice as part of the North Cascade Institute’s Vanishing Ice Speaker Series. [Details] This series is supported by a Humanities Washington grant.
THURSDAY (Dec. 12)
REDMOND – Speakers Bureau’s Amy Rubin, Exploring the Magical Process of Creating Music [Details]