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  • October 24
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  • Redmond

The Ancient Fruitcake: What Really, Really Old Food Tells Us about History, Culture, Love, and Memory

This talk is not about the old leftovers in the fridge. It is about food that is so old, so unusual, or so meaningful, that no one dares throw it away. Discover the foods archeologists have found buried with mummies, the petrified banana so appealing it sparked a Banana Museum, the 350-year-old fruitcake handed down […]

  • When
  • 1:00 pm, Tuesday
    October 24, 2017
  • Where
  • Redmond Senior Center
    8703 160 Ave NE
    Redmond, WA 98052 United States
  • October 24
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  • Kettle Falls

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
  • 6:00 pm, Tuesday
    October 24, 2017
  • Where
  • Kettle Falls Public Library
    605 Meyers St.
    Kettle Falls, WA 99141 United States
  • October 24
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  • Seattle

The Divided Library

Though seldom mentioned as a factor in our increasingly divided country, the stories we tell about one another matter. Stories are the glue that hold a culture together—but they can also act as a wedge to drive cultures apart. Perhaps the solution to our polarized moment resides in the stories we hear and tell about […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Tuesday
    October 24, 2017
  • Where
  • Naked City Brewery
    8564 Greenwood Ave N
    Seattle, WA 98103 United States
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