The works of an innovative generation of filmmakers screen at the Northwest Film Forum throughout March as part of the grant-funded program L.A. Rebellion. Also upcoming: Speakers Bureau presentations, grant-funded public programs and other events around the state.
The program based on Pam Houston’s Contents May Have Shifted enters its second week with a bang, featuring a wide variety of programs at different venues. Other grant-funded events, the Hope in Hard Times Traveling Exhibit and Speakers Bureau presentations round out this list of upcoming offerings.
Recognition: A Conversation brings together members of the Yakama Indian Nation, Cowlitz Indian Tribe, Chinook Indian Nation and the public in Vancouver to talk about the impact and significance of federal recognition on a tribe. Also around the state: Speakers Bureau presentations, a Traveling Exhibit and grant-funded programs, including a film series, community read and art program for adults with dementia.
Speakers Bureau’s Christina Fusch will lead the conversation Why Culture Matters: An Anthropological Approach to Our Lives on Wednesday (Jan. 23) at the Lower Columbia College. Other talks around the state tackle issues from technology to modern-day slavery.
The Asotin County Library celebrates the opening of Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression the evening of Jan. 18. Meanwhile, Speakers Bureau’s presenters offer conversations throughout the west side of the state.
The website go2tacoma.org features reviews written by high-school students about their hometown of Tacoma, allowing them to explore their community and see their work in a real-world setting.
Sen. Kohl-Welles talks with The Conversation’s Ross Reynolds about the progress we’ve made fighting human trafficking and the work that still needs to be done.
Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken will be at the Breadline Performance Series on Wed. (Nov. 21). A variety of Speakers Bureau presentations adds the event offerings.
Speakers Bureau presentations abound, including conversations on creating music, fire ecology, Westerns, human trafficking and Native Americans in film. Plus, Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken continues to storm the state with readings and workshops.
Conversation at Yakima’s Gilbert Cellars on Nov. 7 explores the changing shape of news coverage.