Speakers Bureau’s Janet Oakley to present Tree Army: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Washington State, 1933-1941 as part of the programming for the traveling exhibit Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression. Throughout the state, Speakers Bureau presentations abound, including the first in our Hazel Miller Conversations in the Humanities series.
The festival will feature films from 24 countries, local independent films, special events, filmmakers forums and more. Other events on our calendar include a Poet Laureate reading in Seattle, Traveling Exhibit events in Clarkston and Speakers Bureau presentations throughout the state.
Speakers Bureau’s Christina Fusch will lead the conversation Why Culture Matters: An Anthropological Approach to Our Lives on Wednesday (Jan. 23) at the Lower Columbia College. Other talks around the state tackle issues from technology to modern-day slavery.
The Speakers Bureau presenter, film critic and author talks about the many iterations of two of the most iconic characters in Western literature and why they are particularly enduring.
The Asotin County Library celebrates the opening of Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression the evening of Jan. 18. Meanwhile, Speakers Bureau’s presenters offer conversations throughout the west side of the state.
The Frye Art Museum’s program for individuals with dementia and their care partners uses hands-on arts programs in the gallery and studio to build their relationships and self-confidence.
Speakers Bureau’s David B. William talks about what the stones and buildings around us can reveal about our local history in Kelso on Jan. 3.
The veteran journalist talks with KUOW radio about the issues facing journalism today – from the impact of corporate interests to decreasing local news coverage.
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.
Plus a series of political Think & Drinks just in time for the 2012 election, Speakers Bureau presentations across the state, grant-funded events and Washington State Poet Laureate presentations.