Jan. 21 to Feb. 2: Discussing the Power of Culture in our Everyday Lives
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. 21-26, 2013)
LONGVIEW – Speakers Bureau’s Christina Fusch travels to Longview to discuss two fundamental questions: What is culture? And why does it matter? Fusch will lead a conversation at the Lower Columbia College with her Speakers Bureau presentation Why Culture Matters: An Anthropological Approach to Our Lives on Wednesday (Jan. 23) [Details].
WEDNESDAY (Jan. 23)
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].
NEXT WEEK (Jan. 27 to Feb. 2, 2013)
THURSDAY (Jan. 31)
SEATTLE – A reading and conversation with Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken [Details].
FRIDAY (Feb. 1)
SPOKANE – The Spokane International Film Festival kicks off with an opening reception at the Bing Crosby Theatre [Details]. This festival is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.
SATURDAY (Feb. 2)
BRIER – Speakers Bureau’s Tom Keogh, Dr. Doyle and Mr. Holmes: The Cultural Staying Power of Sherlock Holmes [Details].
SPOKANE – The Spokane International Film Festival presents a filmmaker forum at The Magic Lantern [Details].
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