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.
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,
Humanities Washington’s first Think & Drink of the new year explores the future of marijuana in our state after its legalization. Also throughout the state: presentations by Speakers Bureau members and programming for our Traveling Exhibit and grant-funded events.
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 presentations abound, including conversations on creating music, fire ecology, Westerns, human trafficking and Native Americans in film. Plus, Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken continues to storm the state with readings and workshops.
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.
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).