Join Humanities Washington for our next Think & Drink, Shaping the Neighborhood: The Downtown Plan for Yakima and the History of Urban Planning at Gilbert Cellars in Yakima Thursday (Nov. 14). Plus
Walla Walla and the Future of Food concludes the Walla Walla Big Idea Talks on Nov. 7. Also, grant-funded events, a Think & Drink and Speakers Bureau presentations throughout the state.
Author Peter Donahue leads a discussion on the process of creating a work of historical fiction. Plus, other Speakers Bureau presentations around the state explore local history through fiction, folk music or theater.
Speakers Bureau’s Hank Cramer share history through folk songs with his presentation One Trail, Many Voices: Songs of the Oregon Trail in Whitman County. Plus: Other Speakers Bureau presentations on Washington history.
Join us for the Speakers Bureau presentation It Takes a Village: Sparks of Light in Longview April 17. Grant-funded events, Poet Laureate readings and Speakers Bureau presentations across the state add to the roster of upcoming events.
Bit by Bit: The Digital Evolution of the Neighborhood, in Seattle April 9, asks how advances in digital technology affect our interactions, institutions and culture. Other Humanities Washington events around the state include lectures, theater conversations and readings by the Washington State Poet Laureate.
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.