In this installment of 40 Years of Washington Stories,, we look at China at Work, a series of forums in Eastern Washington that discussed the cultural and agricultural differences between Chinese and American wheat farmers.
One of Humanities Washington’s 1980 grants helped restore an exhibit on Pacific Northwest Native American culture. We look back at it as part of our 40 Years of Washington Stories series.
Our next Think & Drink, ‘Tis the Season: Holiday Shopping and the American Consumer Culture, will be at Engine House No. 9 at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday (Dec. 4).
The growing festival, in Seattle Nov. 29-30, creates community around self-published art and ‘zines. This year, the festivities expand to two days with Read/Write, an interactive reading that brings together authors and audience.
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.
The traveling exhibit Political Pioneers: The Women Lawmakers celebrated 82 women elected to legislative positions between 1912 and 1982 and traveled to over 30 locations around our state.
Priggee gives his Speakers Bureau presentation Political Cartooning: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow in Richland this Thursday (Nov. 21). And next week, check out the Small Press Fest in Seattle.
Join Humanities Washington for our next Think & Drink, Shaping the Neighborhood: The Downtown Plan for Yakima and the History of Urban Planning at Gilbert Cellars in Yakima Thursday (Nov. 14). Plus
The Spokane Fall Folk Fest kicks off this weekend with a variety of local talent performing music, dance and other folk arts., with everything from marimbas to cowboy poets.
Walla Walla and the Future of Food concludes the Walla Walla Big Idea Talks on Nov. 7. Also, grant-funded events, a Think & Drink and Speakers Bureau presentations throughout the state.