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  • Vancouver

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
  • 12:10 pm, Thursday
    October 12, 2017
  • Where
  • Vancouver School of Arts and Academics
    3101 Main St
    Vancouver, WA 98663 United States
  • October 12
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  • Ellensburg

Sasquatch: Man-Ape or Myth?

Throughout the Northwest, people have been reporting encounters with the Sasquatch—a hairy, eight- to ten-foot-tall hominid—for hundreds of years. Yet aside from a collection of large footprint casts and a sizable assemblage of eyewitness accounts, some attributable to the earliest humans in the Northwest, no scientifically accepted evidence has been offered to establish this being’s […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    October 12, 2017
  • Where
  • Kittitas County Historical Museum
    114 E 3rd Ave
    Ellensburg, WA 98926 United States
  • October 12
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  • Shoreline

Should We Call the Midwife? How Culture Shapes Childbirth

Is childbirth purely physiological, or does our society shape women’s experiences of pregnancy, labor, and delivery? To consider the different ways birth is shaped by society, sociologist Natalie Jolly spent two years as a midwife among Pennsylvania’s Amish communities. In this revealing talk, she compares how Amish homebirth differs from contemporary American birth practices, and […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    October 12, 2017
  • Where
  • Shoreline Library
    345 NE 175th St
    Shoreline, WA 98155 United States
  • October 12
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  • Vancouver

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
    October 12, 2017
  • Where
  • Angst Gallery
    1015 Main Street
    Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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