The Alzheimer’s researcher will speak in Seattle Thursday (April 4) as part of the here:now program at the Frye Art Museum. Speakers Bureau and Washington State Poet Laureate discussions, grant-funded events and more round out the full slate of upcoming events.
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.
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,
The Hazel Miller Conversations in the Humanities series kicks off with a discussion led by acclaimed Asian-American author Shawn Wong. Plus: Humanities Washington’s first Think & Drink of 2013 and Speakers Bureau presentations throughout the state.
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.
Northwest authors premiere original works Friday (Oct. 12) at Humanities Washington’s annual fundraising gala. Also this week: Grant-funded events in Spokane connect community members and an Arts Crush presentation on Native Americans in film.
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.
Plus: Think & Drink conversation in Yakima Sept. 19 looks at forest fires and fire management, and Humanities Washington celebrates its first Speakers Bureau presentation of 2012-14.
Readings from Washington State poets laureate – past and present – are also on the schedule, with readings from both Sam Green and Kathleen Flenniken.
Other Speakers Bureau presentations, Mid-Columbia Literary Festival among public humanities offerings in the week ahead.