The Walla Walla Big Idea Talks conversation series kicks off with The Next Seven Generations: Walla Walla in 2185. Plus: Speakers Bureau presentations, grant-funded events and poet laureate readings abound throughout the state.
The works of an innovative generation of filmmakers screen at the Northwest Film Forum throughout March as part of the grant-funded program L.A. Rebellion. Also upcoming: Speakers Bureau presentations, grant-funded public programs and other events around the state.
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.
The Port Townsend Community Read of Pam Houston’s travelogue Contents May Have Shifted reaches out to new audiences with workshops, events and discussions in nontraditional locations.
Recognition: A Conversation brings together members of the Yakama Indian Nation, Cowlitz Indian Tribe, Chinook Indian Nation and the public in Vancouver to talk about the impact and significance of federal recognition on a tribe. Also around the state: Speakers Bureau presentations, a Traveling Exhibit and grant-funded programs, including a film series, community read and art program for adults with dementia.
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.
Cramer tells the real stories of the Oregon Trail through folk songs. A presentation on human trafficking, a writing conference and a theater performance add to this week’s schedule of events.
Acclaimed Northwest authors Kim Barnes, Jim Lynch, Shann Ray and Nance Van Winckel, with emcee Jess Walter, present new short stories at Humanities Washington’s inaugural Bedtime Stories Spokane event Sept. 28.
A theater performance based on the words of Ray Bradbury and Dune author Frank Herbert hits the Olympic Peninsula, while Speakers Bureau presentations engage audiences throughout the state.