Plus: the Celluloid Bainbridge Filmmakers Forum, Speakers Bureau presentations throughout the state and upcoming Think & Drink discussions.
Northwest authors premiere original works Friday (Oct. 12) at Humanities Washington’s annual fundraising gala. Also this week: Grant-funded events in Spokane connect community members and an Arts Crush presentation on Native Americans in film.
Cramer tells the real stories of the Oregon Trail through folk songs. A presentation on human trafficking, a writing conference and a theater performance add to this week’s schedule of events.
Professor and author Robert Keller explores how history can help us learn from our mistakes, as in the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
Other upcoming Speakers Bureau conversations include Robert Keller’s Reconciling the Past: The History, Literature and Ethics of Japanese Removal.
Presentations of roadside attractions and ’50s sci-fi films round out varied mix of free public events.
Humanities Washington opens its 2012-14 Speakers Bureau auditions to the public June 1. Plus: The Mid-Columbia Literary Festival concludes, the Methow Valley Interpretive Center hosts an open house, and more.