May 27 to June 8: Pair of Discussions on the Civil War in Washington Territory
This Week & Next highlights upcoming events and news from Humanities Washington, our many community partners and like-minded organizations around the state.
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THIS WEEK (May 27 to June 1, 2013)
FEDERAL WAY and BELLEVUE – Join Humanities Washington Saturday (June 1) for two discussions on the Civil War in Washington Territory. Speakers Bureau’s Lorraine McConaghy presents the interactive Territorial Voices: A Civil War Reader’s Theater in Federal Way. [Details] Storyteller and fellow Speakers Bureau member Eva Abram will talk in Bellevue about a rare case of an escaped slave in antebellum Washington with Slavery in the Northwest: The Charles Mitchell Story. [Details] Both events will explore our state’s Civil War history, each from a slightly different angle.
NEXT WEEK (June 2-8, 2013)
TUESDAY (June 4)
REDMOND – Speakers Bureau’s Amy Rubin, Exploring the Magical Process of Creating Music. [Details]
SEATTLE – here:now at the Frye Art Museum tour [Details]
WEDNESDAY (June 5)
LONGVIEW – Speakers Bureau’s Hank Cramer, One Trail, Many Voices: Songs of the Oregon Trail [Details]
SEATTLE – Speakers Bureau’s Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Human Trafficking in Washington: From the Historic Mercer Maids to Sexual Exploitation in Internet Ads. [Details]
FRIDAY (June 7)
STATEWIDE – Applications for Summer Spark Grants are due. [Details]
SATURDAY (June 8)
SEATTLE – The Museum of History and Industry hosts their second annual Queering the Museum Symposium, a community event exploring themes and concepts about the representation of LGBT/Q people in museums. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington grant.
MUKILTEO – Speakers Bureau’s Julia Harrison, A World of Sweets in Washington State. [Details]