A fast-paced poetry-PowerPoint event, varied Speakers Bureau presentations and expressions of the immigration experience round out a rich, varied schedule of upcoming events.
Another Speakers Bureau presentation and a reading by the poet laureate round out the schedule this week, with big events on the horizon next week – save the dates!
The author and Evergreen faculty member says the institution of marriage is in a state of revolution. She sits down with Humanities Washington for a 5 Questions interview on the history of marriage in anticipation of our July 17 Think & Drink.
Plus: Auditions for the 2012-2014 Speakers Bureau continue, the Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum’s exhibit gets a grand opening, and presentations from the current Speakers Bureau and poet laureate.
Humanities Washington’s popular conversation series returns to Greenwood’s Naked City Brewery & Taphouse for State of the Unions: A Conversation on the Institution of Marriage. Social historian Stephanie Coontz, civic leader Anne Levinson and moderator Steve Scher will lead a conversation about marriage, offering both historical context and a consideration of recent same-sex marriage legislation.
Speakers Bureau auditions and presentations, a discussion on art and migration and a performance inspired by Steinbeck round out the calendar.
The Music on the Palouse concert series and a Speakers Bureau presentation on LGBTQ youth in Washington add to the richness of upcoming events.
Humanities Washington is previewing applicants for our 2012-14 Speakers Bureau — and you’re invited to join us! Help us shape our new roster of speakers at auditions to be held in Seattle June 29-30 and July 5-7.
Bedtime Stories — Humanities Washington’s annual literary gala — returns to Seattle Oct. 12. And, for the first time, Bedtime Stories debuts in Eastern Washington with a Sept. 28 event in Spokane. Both galas offer an illuminating evening of food, wine and words, with several of the Northwest’s most celebrated authors unveiling original short works inspired by the event theme, Red Eye.
Humanities Washington opens its 2012-14 Speakers Bureau auditions to the public June 1. Plus: The Mid-Columbia Literary Festival concludes, the Methow Valley Interpretive Center hosts an open house, and more.