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  • Poulsbo

Crazy Politics: Populism, Conspiracy Theories, and Paranoia in America

Anti-establishment candidates rail against the government they seek to lead; populist groups like the Tea Party or Occupy Wall Street howl about corruption in political and economic institutions; and wild conspiracy theories abound. Has American politics always been so crazy? With political science professor Cornell Clayton, explore how American politics has become an arena for […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    November 9, 2017
  • Where
  • Poulsbo City Hall, Council Chambers
    200 Moe St. NE
    Poulsbo, WA 98370 United States
  • November 9
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  • Mercer Island

Washington at War: The Evergreen State in WWI

One-hundred years ago in 1917, the US entered The Great War to fight alongside our European allies. But Washington’s homefront experience began long before the country entered the war, and continued afterward. Led by historian Lorraine McConaghy, the program begins with an illustrated introduction to the war’s themes before offering a “Readers’ Theater:” a script […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    November 9, 2017
  • Where
  • Mercer Island Library
    4400 88th Ave SE
    Mercer Island, WA 98040 United States
  • November 9
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  • Seattle

Emerald Street: Race, Class, Culture, and the History of Hip Hop in the Northwest

From its beginnings in 1979, to Sir Mix-a-lot’s “Posse on Broadway,” to Macklemore, Northwest hip hop has been informed by local history as well as the diversity that defined the scene. Discover the history behind not only the Northwest’s Grammy-winning rappers, but its world champion break dance crew, its internationally read hip-hop magazine, the producers […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    November 9, 2017
  • Where
  • The Northwest African American Museum
    2300 S. Massachusetts St
    Seattle, WA 98144 United States
  • November 9
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  • Lakewood

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
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    November 9, 2017
  • Where
  • Lakewood Library Meeting Room
    6300 Wildaire Road SW
    Lakewood, WA 98499 United States
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