March 18-30: Screenings of Northwest Film Forum’s L.A. Rebellion Series

The works of an innovative generation of filmmakers screen at the Northwest Film Forum throughout March as part of the grant-funded program L.A. Rebellion. Also upcoming: Speakers Bureau presentations, grant-funded public programs and other events around the state.

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 (March 18-23, 2013)

SPARK PICK

Compensation

An image from Compensation, part of the L.A. Rebellion film series.

SEATTLE – Northwest Film Forum presents a screening of  Compensation on March 22 [Details], a free cinema salon March 23 [Details] and screening of Black Arts, Black Artists [Details] on March 23. These films are part of the Northwest Film Forum’s L.A. Rebellion series, which features four weekends of powerful film experiences, shared stories and in-depth conversation about race, cinema and history. This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

TUESDAY (March 19)

REDMOND – Speakers Bureau’s Gloria Burgess, It Takes a Village: Sparks of Light. [Details]

Harriet Baskas

Harriet Baskas

PORT TOWNSEND – Port Townsend Community Read’s book discussion group. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

ABERDEEN – Speakers Bureau’s Joan Hockaday, The Lewis & Clark Wildflower Discoveries. [Details]

ISSAQUAH – Speakers Bureau’s Harriet Baskas, Hidden Treasures in Washington’s Museums. [Details]

WEDNESDAY (March 20)

John Marshall

John Marshall

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

PORT TOWNSEND – Port Townsend Community Read’s book discussion group. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

THURSDAY (March 21)

LACEY – Speakers Bureau’s Amy Rubin, Exploring the Magical Process of Creating Music. [Details]

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

CLARKSTON – The Asotin County Library presents a book night with Out of the Dust[Details] This event is part of the programming for Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression, Humanities Washington’s Traveling Exhibit.

PASCO – Speakers Bureau’s Jennifer K. Stuller, Ink-Stained Amazons and Cinematic Warriors: Superwomen in Modern Mythology. [Details]

SATURDAY (March 23)

Janet Oakley

Janet Oakley

SEATTLE – Speakers Bureau’s Janet Oakley, Tree Army: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Washington State, 1933-1941. [Details]

CLARKSTON – The Asotin County Library presents the musical program Hard Travelin’[Details] This event is part of the programming for Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression, Humanities Washington’s Traveling Exhibit.

TUMWATER – Speakers Bureau’s Amy Rubin, Exploring the Magical Process of Creating Music. [Details]

NEXT WEEK (March 24-30, 2013)

SUNDAY (March 24)

SEATTLE – Northwest Film Forum presents a screening of Child of Resistance, part of the L.A. Rebellion series. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

MONDAY (March 25)

Tom Keogh

Tom Keogh

CAMANO ISLAND – Speakers Bureau’s Tom Keogh, Dr. Doyle and Mr. Holmes: The Cultural Staying Power of Sherlock Holmes. [Details]

PORT TOWNSEND – Port Townsend Community Read presents Contents Shifting from a Writer’s Perspective with author Judith Kitchen. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

SEATTLE – Poetry reading by Spencer Reece & screening of a short film by James Franco. [Details]

TUESDAY (March 26)

DES MOINES – Speakers Bureau’s Milt Priggee, Political Cartooning: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. [Details]

Milt Priggee

Milt Priggee

WATERVILLE – Speakers Bureau’s Janet Oakley, Tree Army: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Washington State, 1933-1941. [Details]

WEDNESDAY (March 27)

SEATTLE – Gallery tour as part of the here:now at the Frye Art Museum program. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

THURSDAY (March 28)

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

WALLA WALLA – The Next Seven Generations: Walla Walla in 2185, a conversation with Professor Don Snow. [Details] This is one of the Big Idea Talks series presented by the Walla Walla Public Library and Whitman College in 2013. This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

PORT TOWNSEND – Port Townsend Community Read’s Pam Houston Meets Port Townsend[Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

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