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  • March 16
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  • University Place

Writing in the Margins: Transforming the Stories We Tell about Race

Humans have evolved and maintained our integrity as a species because of our ability to collectively create and tell stories. But what happens when those stories divide, segregate, and even encourage violence among us? Understand the narratives of contemporary literature, film, and popular culture that separate the human species along manufactured racial lines. In this […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    March 16, 2017
  • Where
  • University Place Library
    3609 Market Place W, Suite 100
    University Place, WA 98466 United States
  • March 16
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  • Spokane Valley

Tod Marshall Presents Poetry: Irish Poetry Through History

The Washington State Poet Laureate presents “Never Too Much of the Green: Irish Poetry Through History.” In this discussion series, Tod Marshall continues to build awareness and appreciation of poetry. In a casual atmosphere where everyone is welcome, hear poems and join the discussion of the influence and impact of poetry on our communities.

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Thursday
    March 16, 2017
  • Where
  • Spokane Valley Library
    12004 E Main Ave
    Spokane Valley, WA 99206 United States
  • March 16
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  • Edmonds

The Hidden History of America’s Favorite Music

Songs like “Camptown Races” and “Turkey in the Straw” are the basis of America’s soundtrack, but there is a troubling side to some of our country’s most recognizable songs. A significant part of our country’s shared musical heritage emerged from 19th century blackface minstrelsy. Minstrelsy was the first uniquely American entertainment, and the first American […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Thursday
    March 16, 2017
  • Where
  • Edmonds Library
    650 Main Street
    Edmonds, WA 98020 United States
  • March 16
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  • Kennewick

Hollywood and the Homefront: Tinsel Town’s Contribution to WWII

During World War II, the War Department realized the importance of not only keeping up the morale of America’s fighting forces abroad, but the morale of those at home. The result was an unprecedented push by Hollywood to contribute morale-building war dramas, troop entertainment, and training films to the war effort. Special radio programs, documentary […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    March 16, 2017
  • Where
  • Mid-Columbia Libraries
    1620 S Union
    Kennewick, WA 99338 United States
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