We’ve long believed animals make sounds only for communication purposes, but a wildlife biologist hears in their calls a musician’s appreciation for beauty.
A spiritual was more than a song, says Speakers Bureau presenter Gloria Burgess. It was a vital part of a slave’s daily life, a link to an African past, a spark for modern American music, and a coded message.
If you haven’t heard music from these Washington State artists, you haven’t heard music.
Join Humanities Washington during the month of December for a compelling line-up of humanities-themed exhibits and events!
Speakers Bureau presenter Hank Cramer shares the history, stories and music of the Civil War, through the eyes of his great-grandfather.
Join Speakers Bureau’s Hank Cramer in Dayton and Pasco this week as he shares Oregon Trail history through folk songs. Also, check out Speakers Bureau presentations and Traveling Exhibit events throughout the state.
Join Humanities Washington and the Spokane County Library for a talk on the history of the Great Depression in Spokane. Also look for Speakers Bureau and Traveling Exhibit events throughout the state.
Discuss the movies of the 1930s, from Frankenstein to Gone with the Wind at the North Spokane Library this Thursday. Also catch Speaker Bureau presentations all around the state.
Join Humanities Washington for On Different Tracks: Race, Class and Education in Columbia City May 28. Also check out our Speakers Bureau presentations around the state.
Join Humanities Washington for our next Think & Drink in Seattle Wednesday (May 21). Also upcoming: Speakers Bureau presentations and Traveling Exhibit events all around the state.