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  • February 16
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  • Richland

The Ancient Fruitcake: What Really, Really Old Food Tells Us about History, Culture, Love, and Memory

This talk is not about the old leftovers in the fridge. It is about food that is so old, so unusual, or so meaningful, that no one dares throw it away. Discover the foods archeologists have found buried with mummies, the petrified banana so appealing it sparked a Banana Museum, the 350-year-old fruitcake handed down […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    February 16, 2017
  • Where
  • Richland Public Library
    955 Northgate Drive
    Richland, WA 99352 United States
  • February 16
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  • Spokane

Crazy Politics: Populism, Conspiracy Theories, and Paranoia in America

Anti-establishment candidates rail against the government they seek to lead; populist groups like the Tea Party or Occupy Wall Street howl about corruption in political and economic institutions; and wild conspiracy theories abound. Has American politics always been so crazy? With political science professor Cornell Clayton, explore how American politics has become an arena for […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    February 16, 2017
  • Where
  • North Central High School theatre
    1600 N Howard
    Spokane, WA 99205 United States
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