Oct. 15-27: City Arts Fest Partnership Brings Lunchtime Talks to Seattle

Plus: the Celluloid Bainbridge Filmmakers Forum, Speakers Bureau presentations throughout the state and upcoming Think & Drink discussions.

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 (Oct. 15-20, 2012)

City Arts FestSPARK PICK

SEATTLE – In partnership with City Arts, Humanities Washington presents a series of lunch-hour conversations with three of our Speakers Bureau presenters. Each event begins at noon at takes place at the Culture Club, 411 Union St. in downtown Seattle:

• Thursday (Oct. 18): Antonio Davidson-Gómez, Mapping Latino Musical Migrations [Details]

• Friday (Oct. 19): Jennifer K. Stuller, Ink-Stained Amazons and Cinematic Warriors: Superwomen in Modern Mythology [Details]

• Saturday (Oct. 20): Milt Priggee,  Political Cartooning: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow [Details].

MONDAY (Oct. 15)

Lorraine McConaghy

Lorraine McConaghy

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

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

TUESDAY (Oct. 16)

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


PORT HADLOCK – Speakers Bureau’s Alex Alben, Analog Days: How Technology Changed Our Culture [Details].

THURSDAY (Oct. 18)

Robert Horton

Robert Horton

MOSES LAKE – Speakers Bureau’s Robert Horton, The End of the Trail: How the Western Movie Rode Into the Sunset [Details].

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

RICHLAND – Speakers Bureau’s Kathleen Flenniken, My Hanford: A Personal History [Details].

FRIDAY (Oct. 19)

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND – Celluloid Bainbridge’s Filmmakers Forum: Ready, Camera, Action … Does Anyone Speak English? Filmmaking in Remote Locations, supported by a grant from Humanities Washington [Details].

NEXT WEEK (Oct. 21-27)

TUESDAY (Oct. 23)
Think & Drink
SPOKANE – Humanities Washington presents our latest Think & Drink at the No-Li Brewhouse, Dirty Business: A History of Negative Campaigning [Details].


YAKIMA – Our Think & Drink discussion series continues in Yakima with Día de los Muertos: Mexican Origins, Local Traditions at Gilbert Cellars [Details].

Jennifer K. Stuller

Jennifer K. Stuller

SEATTLE – Speakers Bureau’s Jennifer K. Stuller presents Ink-Stained Amazons and Cinematic Warriors: Superwomen in Modern Mythology in conjunction with the Seattle Art Museum’s Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris exhibit [Details].

THURSDAY (Oct. 25)

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

FRIDAY (Oct. 26)

SEATTLE – Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken will emcee the Washington Community College Humanities Association’s Open Mike Poetry [Details].

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