Historian William Woodward explores baseball’s hold on the American popular imagination during his talk Coming Home: Baseball’s America in Longview May 2. An abundance of Speakers Bureau presentations, grant-funded events and Washington State Poet Laureate discussions round out a busy calender of events for the next two weeks.
Book-It Theater presents The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Uncensored. Other grant-funded events, Speakers Bureau presentations and Washington State Poet Laureate events add up to a full slate of offerings.
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.
The Alzheimer’s researcher will speak in Seattle Thursday (April 4) as part of the here:now program at the Frye Art Museum. Speakers Bureau and Washington State Poet Laureate discussions, grant-funded events and more round out the full slate of upcoming events.
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 Eva Abram shares the story of Charles Mitchell, a slave in Washington state who made his break for freedom. Plus: Innovative grants-funded events abound throughout the state and programs for our Traveling Exhibit Hope in Hard Times,
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.