Oct. 22 to Nov. 3: Yakima and Spokane Think & Drinks Set to Spark Discussions

Dirty Business: A History of Negative Campaigning heads to Spokane Tuesday (Oct. 23), followed up by Día de los Muertos: Mexican Origins, Local Traditions in Yakima Wednesday (Oct. 24).

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. 22-27, 2012)

SPARK PICK

Think & DrinkSPOKANE AND YAKIMA – Humanities Washington presents back-to-back Think & Drinks in Eastern Washington. The first, Dirty Business: A History of Negative Campaigning at Spokane’s No-Li Brewhouse Tuesday (Oct. 23), will explore the history and impact of negative political advertising [Details]. The second, Día de los Muertos: Mexican Origins, Local Traditions at Yakima’s Gilbert Cellars Wednesday (Oct. 24), will focus on the history and origins of the Day of the Dead tradition, worldwide and in the Yakima Valley [Details].

WEDNESDAY (Oct. 24)

Jennifer K. Stuller

Jennifer K. Stuller

SEATTLE – Speakers Bureau’s Jennifer K. Stuller presents Ink-Stained Amazons and Cinematic Warriors: Superwomen in Modern Mythology at Roy Street Coffee & Tea. This event is held 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 emcees a Washington Community College Humanities Association’s Open Mike Poetry event [Details].

NEXT WEEK (Oct. 28 to Nov. 3)

MONDAY (Oct. 29)

John Marshall

John Marshall

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

TUESDAY (Oct. 30)

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

THURSDAY (Nov. 1)

SEATTLE – Speakers Bureau’s Ratna Roy, Dance of the Atoms: Modern Physics Meets Eastern Mysticism [Details]

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