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  • Yakima

The Pine and the Cherry: Japanese Americans in Washington

In the lead-up to World War II, Japantown in Seattle featured grocery stores, cafes, and native-language services, as well as labor and music clubs. Trading companies imported Japanese goods, and restaurants served the familiar sukiyaki, tofu, and miso soup. In Eastern Washington, Japanese farmers prospered. Then came Executive Order 9066. Those born in Japan, as […]

  • When
  • 12:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 5, 2017
  • Where
  • Yakima Valley Museum
    2105 Tieton Drive
    Yakima, WA 98902 United States
  • April 5
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  • Seattle

Washington at War: The Evergreen State in WWI

One-hundred years ago in 1917, the US entered The Great War to fight alongside our European allies. But Washington’s homefront experience began long before the country entered the war, and continued afterward. Led by historian Lorraine McConaghy, the program begins with an illustrated introduction to the war’s themes before offering a “Readers’ Theater:” a script […]

  • When
  • 12:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 5, 2017
  • Where
  • Magnuson Park – The Brig
    6344 NE 74th St
    Seattle, WA 98115 United States
  • April 5
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  • Freeland

A Fierce Language: Falling in Love with Poetry

As children we are enchanted by the story, humor, absurdity, and rhyming cadence of nursery rhymes. But as we get older, too often our appreciation for poems dissolves as we struggle to deconstruct their meaning line by line. As a result, many come to believe that poetry is inaccessible and too much like hard work. […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 5, 2017
  • Where
  • Freeland Library
    5495 Harbor Ave
    Freeland, WA 98249 United States
  • April 5
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  • Seattle

Frye Art Museum: here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour

This six-session class (March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12) offers conversation-based gallery tours and studio art-making experiences for adults with dementia and their care partners. Art-making in the Frye Studio encourages experimentation with various media including watercolor paint, clay, and collage. A short social time concludes each class. REGISTRATION: here:now programs are free. […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 5, 2017
  • Where
  • Frye Art Museum
    704 Terry Ave
    Seattle, WA 98104 United States
  • April 5
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  • Spokane

Tod Marshall Presents Poetry: Six Poems That Can Change Your Life

The Washington State Poet Laureate presents “National Poetry Month: Six Poems That Can Change Your Life.” 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, Wednesday
    April 5, 2017
  • Where
  • North Spokane Library
    44 E HAWTHORNE RD
    Spokane, WA 99218 United States
  • April 5
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  • Burien

The Written Image: Blending Poetry with the Visual Arts

Discover the fascinating work that can result when visual arts and poetry collide. Poet Shin Yu Pai discusses the history of artist-poet collaborations and creative innovation in American literature. During the talk, she shows her work as a writer, her commissions for both art and cultural museums, and her work with painters, photographers, installation artists, […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 5, 2017
  • Where
  • King County Burien Library
    400 SW 152nd. Street
    Burien, WA 98166 United States
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