Nov. 5-17: Pair of Think & Drink Discussions Explore 2012 Election

On Monday, political cartoonists duel over election issues at our Think & Drink in Seattle; on Wednesday, journalists debate the state of modern media in Yakima.

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 (Nov. 5-10, 2012)

SPARK PICK

Priggee and Horsey

President Obama and Mitt Romney, as drawn by David Horsey and Milt Priggee, respectively.

SEATTLE AND YAKIMA – Join Humanities Washington for two Think & Drink conversations on topics related to this year’s election. On Mon. Nov. 5 in Seattle, we’ll have a lighthearted discussion about the issues with Inkslingers: Dueling Cartoonists and the 2012 Election, featuring political cartoonists David Horsey and Milt Priggee [Details]. In Yakima on Wed. Nov. 7, the conversation will explore media in the most recent election with Lost in the Noise: Journalism Today and the 2012 Election, featuring journalists Claudia Rowe and Mike Faulk. [Details]

MONDAY (Nov. 5)

EVERETT – A reading and discussion with Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken. [Details]

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

WEDNESDAY (Nov. 7)

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

THURSDAY (Nov. 8)

Kathleen Flenniken

Kathleen Flenniken

ANACORTES – A reading and discussion with Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken. [Details]

SATURDAY (Nov. 10)

SPOKANE – The Spokane Fall Folk festival kicks off on Saturday with a huge variety of music. This event is supported by a grant from Humanities Washington. [Details]

SEATTLE – Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken participates in TEDxRainier. [Details]

NEXT WEEK (Nov. 11-17)

SUNDAY (Nov. 11)

SPOKANE – Spokane Fall Folk Festival continues with free performances of diverse musical genres, from Celtic to bluegrass to Middle Eastern music. [Details].

Amy Rubin

Amy Rubin

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

TUESDAY (Nov. 13)

OLYMPIA – Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken reads at the Nisqually Tribal Library with Duane Niatum, Dana Dickerson and Gail Tremblay. [Details]

WEDNESDAY (Nov. 14)

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

Harriet Baskas

Harriet Baskas

THURSDAY (Nov. 15)

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

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

SATURDAY (Nov. 17)

REDMOND – Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken reads as part of Redmond Reads Poetry. [Details]

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