The Duwamish has been a vital waterway for Indigenous peoples for generations. Now it’s largely invisible, drastically reshaped, and among the most polluted rivers in the nation. Can it be saved?
From beavers to roadways, the author of “Eager: The Surprising Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter” finds fascination in things that alter the natural world.
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.