Sports can teach kids teamwork, trust, and courage. They can also encourage bullying, physical and psychological harm, and even abuse. What’s a parent to do?
Fairness, ethics, morality—deep issues are equally at home on the sports field as in the pages of Plato, says Mike VanQuickenborne.
“Sports are essentially a reflection of the best of who we are and the worst of who we are” as a society, says sociologist Eric Davis.
Bainbridge Performing Arts screens Winter’s Bone to correspond with their production of The Kentucky Cycle. Also look for Speakers Bureau presentations all around the state.
The community read program presents the author of Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. Also upcoming; Speakers Bureau presentations and grant-funded events around the state.
Taranath presents The World in Washington: An Exploration of Literature and Our Lives in Lynnwood Tuesday (Oct. 8). Also check out Speakers Bureau presentations, Think & Drinks, and other events all around the state.
Humanities Washington’s evening of food, wine and words was a huge success in Spokane on Sept. 20. Now the fundraiser comes to Seattle, as authors read original works for our audience. If you’re not in Seattle, we have a slew of Speakers Bureau presentations and grant-funded events coming up – and there’s likely one in your area.
The energetic Speakers Bureau presenter took the field at the Hazel Miller Conversations in the Humanities in Lynnwood earlier this month. Miss it? Our partners at Edmonds Community College captured the entire presentation for your online viewing pleasure!
Book-It Theater presents The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Uncensored. Other grant-funded events, Speakers Bureau presentations and Washington State Poet Laureate events add up to a full slate of offerings.
Join us for the Speakers Bureau presentation It Takes a Village: Sparks of Light in Longview April 17. Grant-funded events, Poet Laureate readings and Speakers Bureau presentations across the state add to the roster of upcoming events.