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  • April 18
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  • Richland

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
  • 11:10 am, Wednesday
    April 18, 2018
  • Where
  • Washington State University Tri-Cities
    2710 Crimson Way
    Richland, Washington 99354 United States
  • April 18
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  • Walla Walla

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna as she 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. Castro Luna fled war-torn El Salvador for the United States at the age of 14 with her […]

  • When
  • 11:30 am, Wednesday
    April 18, 2018
  • Where
  • Walla Walla Community College
    Main Building (D)
    Walla Walla, WA 99362 United States
  • April 18
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  • Yakima

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
  • 12:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 18, 2018
  • Where
  • Yakima Valley Museum
    2105 Tieton Drive
    Yakima, WA 98902 United States
  • April 18
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  • Richland

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
  • 2:30 pm, Wednesday
    April 18, 2018
  • Where
  • Washington State University Tri-Cities
    2710 Crimson Way
    Richland, Washington 99354 United States
  • April 18
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  • Oroville

H2OMG! Making Sense of Water Scarcity in an Insecure World

It feels like not a day goes by without a story in the news that relates to some water issue. Whether it’s lead in schools, drought in California, or dwindling snowpack in Washington, water scarcity is a challenge that needs our attention—now. In this talk led by economist and former Gates Foundation policy maker Rachel […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    April 18, 2018
  • Where
  • Esther Bricques Winery
    42 Swanson Mill Rd
    Oroville, WA 98844 United States
  • April 18
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  • Spokane

Not Just for Kids: How Children’s Literature Inspires Bold Conversations

Children’s books such as Curious George and Goodnight Moon are often beloved by children, sparking their imaginations and providing warmth and comfort. But books like these can also inspire adults— helping us to imagine ourselves in a new way and think about society from a new perspective. In this talk, University of Washington lecturer Anu […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 18, 2018
  • Where
  • North Spokane Library
    44 E Hawthorne Rd
    Spokane, WA 99218 United States
  • April 18
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  • Walla Walla

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna as she 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. Castro Luna fled war-torn El Salvador for the United States at the age of 14 with her […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 18, 2018
  • Where
  • Words and Wine The Light of Poetry at the Foundry Vineyard
    1111 Abadie Street
    Walla Walla, WA 99362 United States
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