Executive Director Julie Ziegler’s recent travels around Washington have reinforced her thinking about the need for programs that bring Washingtonians from diverse walks of life together in conversation.
Bedtime Stories — Humanities Washington’s annual literary gala — returns to Seattle Oct. 12. And, for the first time, Bedtime Stories debuts in Eastern Washington with a Sept. 28 event in Spokane. Both galas offer an illuminating evening of food, wine and words, with several of the Northwest’s most celebrated authors unveiling original short works inspired by the event theme, Red Eye.
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.
Join us in previewing the applicants for our 2012-14 Speakers Bureau. The first day of auditions takes place in Spokane June 1, with additional days to be scheduled in Seattle.
Our Wednesday (May 9) Think & Drink explores images of women in media and pop culture. And our subsequent calendar is chockablock with other engaging events: Speakers Bureau presentations, a history film competition, poetry outings and more.
Welcome to the first installment of This Week & Next, a weekly feature highlighting upcoming events and news from Humanities Washington, our many community partners and like-minded organizations around the state.
Mark your calendars: Bedtime Stories, Humanities Washington’s annual literary gala, returns to Seattle Oct. 12. And, for the first time ever, the evening that’s been called “the region’s premier literary event” will debut in Spokane Sept. 28.
Donivan Johnson talks modern classical music at Feb. 2 Think & Drink in Spokane.