Public historian Lorraine McConaghy visits Redmond, while the Washington State Poet Laureate prepares for events in Seattle and Mazama.
A new interpretive center brings communities together in the Methow Valley, providing a place to honor and explore the region’s native history and environment. Humanities Washington partners with the Methow Valley Interpretive Center for their opening ceremony festivities.
Presentations of roadside attractions and ’50s sci-fi films round out varied mix of free public events.
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.
The Washington State Poet Laureate’s outreach efforts include The Far Field, a frequently updated blog that publishes poetry from an assortment of Washington writers. From time to time, Spark will showcase some of these poems. Today we feature Twisp, Washington by Sibyl James.