Feb. 24 to March 8: Join Whatcom Reads for a Conversation with Cheryl Strayed
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 (Feb. 24-March 1, 2014)
BELLINGHAM – Whatcom Reads! presents conversations with author Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, this Monday (Feb. 24) [Details] and Tuesday (Feb. 25) [Details]. This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.
TUESDAY (Feb. 25)
BELLINGHAM – Speakers Bureau’s Ratna Roy, Hinduism: A Way of Life in Washington [Details]
PORT HADLOCK – Speakers Bureau’s Antonio Davidson-Gómez, Mapping Latino Musical Migrations [Details]
FRIDAY (Feb. 28)
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND – Join Bainbridge Performing Arts for the discussion The Kentucky Cycle: The Dark Side of the American Dream [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.
NEXT WEEK (March 2-8, 2014)
WEDNESDAY (March 5)
YAKIMA – Speakers Bureau’s Kathleen Flenniken, My Hanford: A Personal History [Details]
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND – Join Bainbridge Performing Arts for a screening and discussion of the film Winter’s Bone, set in modern-day rural Kentucky. Like The Kentucky Cycle, Winter’s Bone examines a culture where people set their own rules and keep to themselves. Yet, also like the play, the ending is hopeful: Even in the worst situations, there are always a few good people. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.
THURSDAY (March 6)
LANGLEY – Speakers Bureau’s Robert Horton, The Movie Mashup: Wild Literary Adaptations on Film [Details]
CENTRALIA – Speakers Bureau’s Ratna Roy, Dance of the Atoms: Modern Physics Meets Eastern Mysticism [Details]
RICHLAND – Speakers Bureau’s David B. Williams, Stories in Stone: Travels Through Urban Geology in Washington State [Details]
FRIDAY (March 7)
REDMOND – Speakers Bureau’s Alex Alben, Analog Days: How Technology Changed Our Culture [Details]
SATURDAY (March 8)
SEATTLE – Speakers Bureau’s William Woodward, Coming Home: Baseball’s America [Details]
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