Jan. 14-26: New Traveling Exhibit, Hope in Hard Times, Opens in Clarkston
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 (Jan. 14-19, 2012)
CLARKSTON – The Asotin County Library debuts Humanities Washington’s new Traveling Exhibit Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression. The exhibit, which runs in Clarkston through March 28, focuses on the adversity and triumphs of everyday Washingtonians during the 1930s [Details]. The library kicks of its programming for the exhibit with an opening reception this Friday (Jan. 18) from 5-8 p.m. [Details].
TUESDAY (Jan. 15)
KIRKLAND – Speakers Bureau’s Alex Alben, Analog Days: How Technology Changed Our Culture [Details].
THURSDAY (Jan. 17)
REDMOND – A reading and conversation with Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken, with Timothy Kelly [Details].
KIRKLAND – Speakers Bureau’s Robert Horton, The End of the Trail: How the Western Movie Rode Into the Sunset [Details].
SATURDAY (Jan. 19)
GIG HARBOR – Speakers Bureau’s Lance Rhoades, American Indians in Cinema: Portrayals and Participation, Onscreen and Behind the Scene [Details].
ISSAQUAH – Speakers Bureau’s Harriet Baskas, Hidden Treasures in Washington’s Museums [Details].
LYNNWOOD – Speakers Bureau’s Tom Keogh, Dr. Doyle and Mr. Holmes: The Cultural Staying Power of Sherlock Holmes [Details].
GEORGE – Speakers Bureau’s Hank Cramer, One Trail, Many Voices: Songs of the Oregon Trail [Details].
NEXT WEEK (Jan. 20-26, 2013)
WEDNESDAY (Jan. 23)
LONGVIEW – Speakers Bureau’s Christina Fusch, Why Culture Matters: An Anthropological Approach to Our Lives [Details].
SEATTLE – here:now at the Frye Art Museum presents a gallery tour. This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant [Details].
THURSDAY (Jan. 24)
SEATTLE – Speakers Bureau’s Eva Abram, Slavery in the Northwest: The Charles Mitchell Story [Details].
MONROE – Speakers Bureau’s Robert Horton, The End of the Trail: How the Western Movie Rode Into the Sunset [Details].
FRIDAY (Jan. 25)
SEATTLE – Speakers Bureau’s Alex Alben, Analog Days: How Technology Changed our Culture [Details].
SATURDAY (Jan. 26)
LACEY – Speakers Bureau’s Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Human Trafficking in Washington: From the Historic Mercer Maids to Sexual Exploitation in Internet Ads [Details].
SUNDAY (Jan. 27)
SHELTON – Speakers Bureau’s Michael Schein, Bones Beneath our Feet: The Puget Sound Indian Wars of 1855-56 [Details].
WOODINVILLE – Speakers Bureau’s Alex Alben, Analog Days: How Technology Changed our Culture [Details].
- Category: This Week & Next
- Tags: Art, Asotin County, Civics, Clarkston, Cowlitz County, Culture, Film, Gig Harbor, Grant County, Grants, History, Issaquah, King County, Kirkland, Lacey, Literature, Longview, Lynnwood, Mason County, Media, Monroe, Museums, Music, Pierce County, Redmond, Seattle, Shelton, Snohomish County, Speakers Bureau, Technology, Thurston County, Traveling Exhibits, Washington State Poet Laureate, Woodinville