The festival illustrates the issues and artists of the Northwest Asian American community. Also upcoming: Speakers Bureau’s presentations all around the state and the first reading of the new Washington State Poet Laureate.
Honor & Sacrifice tells the story of Roy Matsumoto, a hero who fought for the American army, even as three of his brothers fought for the Japanese.
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.
Speakers Bureau’s John Marshall presents Fire and Forests, East of the Cascade Divide throughout the north Puget Sound. Plus: Speakers Bureau presentations throughout the state.
The recent event on Bainbridge Island invited local filmmakers to speak on the challenges and rewards of filming in remote locations. The filmmakers forum was supported by a Humanities Washington grant.
Plus: the Celluloid Bainbridge Filmmakers Forum, Speakers Bureau presentations throughout the state and upcoming Think & Drink discussions.
Readings from Washington State poets laureate – past and present – are also on the schedule, with readings from both Sam Green and Kathleen Flenniken.
A musical Speakers Bureau presentation and a reflection on a groundbreaking female photographer round out the events for this week. Next week, look for presentations on the natural world of the Columbia Basin, a poet laureate reading and a family’s struggle with the death of their son while he was in custody.
Speakers Bureau’s Harriet Baskas brings her roadside attraction talk to three towns during a week rich with free public programs from Humanities Washington, our partners and friends.
Our Wednesday (May 9) Think & Drink explores images of women in media and pop culture. And our subsequent calendar is chockablock with other engaging events: Speakers Bureau presentations, a history film competition, poetry outings and more.