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  • Sequim

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
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    April 6, 2017
  • Where
  • Sequim Branch Library
    630 N. Sequim Ave.
    Sequim, WA 98382 United States
  • April 6
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  • Renton

The Long Haul: Stories of Human Migration

For more than 200,000 years, Homo sapiens have been moving around the planet, sometimes drawn and sometimes driven by a host of natural and man-made forces: drought, floods, crop failure, war, the quest for survival, or the hope of a better future. Examine the roots and the routes of human migration from our beginnings in […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    April 6, 2017
  • Where
  • Renton Highlands Library
    2801 NE 10th St
    Renton, WA 98056 United States
  • April 6
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  • Moses Lake

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall as he builds awareness and appreciation of poetry — including the state’s legacy of poetry — through public readings, workshops, lectures, and presentations in geographically diverse areas of the state. Marshall, a poet and professor at Gonzaga University, is the author most recently of Bugle (2014), which won […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    April 6, 2017
  • Where
  • Moses Lake Museum & Art Center
    401 South Balsam
    Moses Lake, WA 98837 United States
  • April 6
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  • Tacoma

Jose Antonio Vargas: My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant

Tacoma Community House, University of Puget Sound’s Center for Intercultural and Civic Engagement (CICE), and Humanities Washington are excited to host “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant,” a talk by noted journalist, filmmaker, and activist Jose Antonio Vargas. In 2011, Vargas stunned the nation with a groundbreaking essay in The New York Times revealing he […]

  • When
  • 7:30 pm, Thursday
    April 6, 2017
  • Where
  • Kilworth Memorial Chapel at University of Puget Sound
    1500 N 18th St.
    Tacoma, WA 98416 United States
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