Join us for our next Think & Drink, A History of Protest: Civil Rights Movements in Seattle from the 1960s to 1980s, this Wednesday in Seattle.
The Port Townsend Public Library presents discussions and events as part of its month-long community read. Also upcoming: Speakers Bureau and grant-funded events around the state and Seattle’s first Think & Drink of 2014.
Speakers Bureau’s Antonio Davidson-Gómez tours the state with his presentation Mapping Latino Musical Migrations this week. Other Speakers Bureau presentations, grant-funded events and Washington State Poet Laureate readings add to the statewide offerings.
Historian William Woodward explores baseball’s hold on the American popular imagination during his talk Coming Home: Baseball’s America in Longview May 2. An abundance of Speakers Bureau presentations, grant-funded events and Washington State Poet Laureate discussions round out a busy calender of events for the next two weeks.
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.
Author Eric Weiner asks where and how we can seek out happiness at Happiness 2012: Happiness, Compassion & Sustainability, A Strategic Gathering. Other events this week include Speakers Bureau presentations on cowboys, UFOs and Washington history, and a conversation with famed naturalist Jack Nisbet.
Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken brings her poetry and discussion to both sides of the state. Other events include Speakers Bureau presentations and a conference on happiness.