Oct. 20 to Nov. 1: Talking and Playing Latino Music in Yakima and Toppenish

Come talk trends, differences and styles of Latino music with Speakers Bureau’s Antonio Davidson-Gómez. Plus many more Speakers Bureau presentations throughout the state and a Think & Drink in Yakima.

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 (Oct. 20-26, 2013)


Antonio Davidson Gómez

Antonio Davidson Gómez

YAKIMA AND TOPPENISH – Speakers Bureau’s Antonio Davidson-Gómez tours the Yakima area with his presentation Mapping Latino Musical Migrations. On Thursday, the interactive conversation on the development and styles of Latino music comes to Toppenish [Details] and Yakima [Details], then returns to Toppenish on Friday. [Details]


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

THURSDAY (Oct. 24)

MOSES LAKE – Speakers Bureau’s Shawn Wong, How to Write a Novel in Only 30 Years [Details]

SATURDAY (Oct. 26)

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

NEXT WEEK (Oct. 27 to Nov. 1, 2013)

TUESDAY (Oct. 29)

Think & DrinkYAKIMA – Join Humanities Washington for our next Think & Drink, Food for Thought: GMOs, Home-Cooked Meals, and the American Relationship to Food, at Gilbert Cellars Oct. 29. [Details] The free event will examine the way Americans relate to food – from home-cooked meals to grab-and-go snacks, the obesity epidemic to diet trends, and more.

COLLEGE PLACE – Speakers Bureau’s Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Human Trafficking in Washington: From the Historic Mercer Maids to Sexual Exploitation in Internet Ads [Details]


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

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