Join Humanities Washington for our two upcoming Seattle Think & Drinks: From Birth of a Nation to Smoke Signals: African Americans and American Indians in Film.
Join the Spokane County Library and Spokane Storytelling League for stories about the difficult, distinct circumstances of the Great Depression. Plus: events with the Washington State Poet Laureate and Speakers Bureau presentations all around 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.
Join the Walla Walla public library for the next in their Big Idea Talks series: Public Art Practices: New Possibilities for Engaged Placemaking in Walla Walla. Also upcoming: Speakers Bureau conversations, grant-funded events and Washington State Poet Laureate programs throughout the state.
Speakers Bureau’s Antonio Davidson-Gómez tours the state with his presentation Mapping Latino Musical Migrations this week. Other Speakers Bureau presentations, grant-funded events and Washington State Poet Laureate readings add to the statewide offerings.
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 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.
On Monday, political cartoonists duel over election issues at our Think & Drink in Seattle; on Wednesday, journalists debate the state of modern media in Yakima.
Author Eric Weiner asks where and how we can seek out happiness at Happiness 2012: Happiness, Compassion & Sustainability, A Strategic Gathering. Other events this week include Speakers Bureau presentations on cowboys, UFOs and Washington history, and a conversation with famed naturalist Jack Nisbet.