May 20 to June 1: First 2013 Think & Drink in Spokane Tackles Tech

Join us for our first Spokane Think & Drink of the year, Bit by Bit: The Digital Evolution of the Neighborhood May 22. Also upcoming: grant-funded events, Speakers Bureau presentations and more throughout 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 (May 20-25, 2013)

SPARK PICK

iPad Think and Drink LogoSPOKANE – Join Humanities Washington for our first 2013 Think & Drink conversation in Spokane: Bit by Bit: The Digital Evolution of the Neighborhood will be at Lindaman’s Bistro at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (May 220. [Details] The free event will feature a discussion about how advances in digital technology affect our interactions, institutions and culture.

TUESDAY (May 21)

BELLINGHAM – Speakers Bureau’s Antonio Davidson-Gómez, Mapping Latino Musical Migrations. [Details] For a preview of the presentation, check out Spark’s recent our interview with Davidson-Gómez.

Jennifer K. Stuller

Jennifer K. Stuller

LYNNWOOD – Speakers Bureau’s Jennifer K. Stuller, Ink-Stained Amazons and Cinematic Warriors: Superwomen in Modern Mythology. [Details] This event is part of the Hazel Miller Conversations in the Humanities series. For a preview of the presentation, check out Spark’s recent interview with Stuller.

WEDNESDAY (May 22)

SEATTLE – here:now at the Frye Art Museum tour. [Details]

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

THURSDAY (May 23)

SEATTLE – Vietnamese Friendship Association presents World Cafe: All Lines Come Together, Tell a Story. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

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James Baldwin

SEATTLE – Northwest African American Museum presents James Baldwin as Theater Director: Staging Queerness in Istanbul. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant. For more, read our article on the museum’s exhibit and conversation series.

FRIDAY (May 24)

TWISP – The Merc Playhouse presents The Laramie Project – Staged Reading, about the brutal murder in 1998 of gay student Matthew Shepard. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Opportunity Grant.

SATURDAY (May 25)

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

DUVALL – Speakers Bureau’s Michael Schein, Bones Beneath Our Feet: The Puget Sound Indian Wars of 1855-56. [Details]

TWISP – The Merc Playhouse presents The Laramie Project – Staged Reading, about the brutal murder in 1998 of gay student Matthew Shepard. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Opportunity Grant.

NEXT WEEK (May 26 to June 1, 2013)

Eva Abram

Eva Abram

SATURDAY (June 1)

FEDERAL WAY – Speakers Bureau’s Lorraine McConaghy, Territorial Voices: A Civil War Reader’s Theater[Details]

BELLEVUE – Speakers Bureau’s Eva Abram, Slavery in the Northwest: The Charles Mitchell Story. [Details]

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