Short Run showcases makers of comics, art books, zines and literary works in Seattle this weekend. Also upcoming: grant-funded events, Speakers Bureau events, a Think & Drink and an event with the Washington State Poet Laureate.
Dirty Business: A History of Negative Campaigning heads to Spokane Tuesday (Oct. 23), followed up by Día de los Muertos: Mexican Origins, Local Traditions in Yakima Wednesday (Oct. 24).
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.
Our next Think & Drink tackles Fire and Forests: From Smokey Bear to Taylor Bridge, in Yakima Wednesday (Sept. 19). Plus, the LiTFUSE poetry workshop, the return of Speakers Bureau presentations, the inaugural 2012 Bedtime Stories Spokane and more!
Plus: Think & Drink conversation in Yakima Sept. 19 looks at forest fires and fire management, and Humanities Washington celebrates its first Speakers Bureau presentation of 2012-14.
Readings from Washington State poets laureate – past and present – are also on the schedule, with readings from both Sam Green and Kathleen Flenniken.
Join Humanities Washington at Yakima’s Gilbert Cellars for a Sept. 19 conversation about fire and fire management with photographer John Marshall and research ecologist Paul Hessburg.
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.