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  • September 16
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  • Ephrata

Bandanas to Badges: Songs and Stories of Northwest Workers

Real people and real experiences are the foundation of folk music and stories, and are codified in the lasting representations found in our oral histories. Acoustic trio Trillium-239 shares stories and songs of working life in the Northwest, beginning with American settlement of the West and ending with modern high-tech industries. Thoughtful music selections and […]

  • When
  • 12:30 pm, Saturday
    September 16, 2017
  • Where
  • Ephrata Public Library
    45 Alder NW
    Ephrata, WA 98823 United States
  • September 16
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  • Stanwood

The Truth and I: Reading Betty MacDonald in the Age of Memoir

Betty MacDonald burst onto the American literary scene in 1945 with her memoir, The Egg and I, a tartly witty tale about operating a chicken ranch on Washington’s dauntingly wild Olympic Peninsula. Betty’s vivacity, offbeat humor, and sparklingly irreverent take on life captured a public ready to laugh again after the grim, hard years of […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    September 16, 2017
  • Where
  • Stanwood Library
    9701 271st NW
    Stanwood, WA 98292 United States
  • September 16
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  • La Conner

When Artists Get Together They Talk About Real Estate

Portrayals of artists as moody, solitary, eccentric, flighty, and impoverished abound in popular cultureā€”a familiar stereotype that traces its roots to the 1500’s. In the 19th century, the image of bohemian artists serially evicted from drafty Parisian garrets became even more popular and inspired the opera La Boheme, which begat countless other adaptations. Today, neighborhoods, […]

  • When
  • 3:00 pm, Saturday
    September 16, 2017
  • Where
  • Museum of Northwest Art
    121 S. First Street
    La Conner, WA 98257 United States
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