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  • Redmond

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
  • 10:30 am, Saturday
    October 14, 2017
  • Where
  • Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center
    16600 NE 80th Street
    Redmond, WA 98052 United States
  • October 14
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  • Yelm

The Razor’s Edge: The Washington Razor Clam Phenomenon

What brings thousands of men, women, and children to Washington’s sandy coastal beaches every year, braving weather and surf? The buried treasure known as the Pacific razor clam. Hunting and gathering these creatures has preoccupied Northwesterners from the time of the Native peoples to the present moment. Challenging to dig, delicious to eat, and providing […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    October 14, 2017
  • Where
  • Yelm Timberland Library
    210 Prairie Park St
    Yelm, WA 98597 United States
  • October 14
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  • Stanwood

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
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    October 14, 2017
  • Where
  • Stanwood Library
    9701 271st St NW
    Stanwood, WA 98292 United States
  • October 14
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  • Quincy

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
  • 3:00 pm, Saturday
    October 14, 2017
  • Where
  • Quincy Pioneer Church
    415 F St. S.W.
    Quincy, WA 98848 United States
  • October 14
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  • Eastsound

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, Saturday
    October 14, 2017
  • Where
  • Orcas Island Public Library
    500 Rose Street
    Eastsound, WA 98245 United States
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