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  • May 10
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  • Ellensburg

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
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    May 10, 2018
  • Where
  • Kittitas County Historical Museum
    114 E 3rd Ave
    Ellensburg, WA 98926 United States
  • May 10
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  • Mount Vernon

When Artists Get Together They Talk About Real Estate

Portrayals of artists as moody, solitary, eccentric, flighty, and impoverished abound in popular culture—a familiar stereotype that traces its roots to the 1500’s. In the 19th century, the image of bohemian artists serially evicted from drafty Parisian garrets became even more popular and inspired the opera La Boheme, which begat countless other adaptations. Today, neighborhoods, […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Thursday
    May 10, 2018
  • Where
  • Mount Vernon City Library
    315 Snoqualmie St.
    Mount Vernon, WA 98273 United States
  • May 10
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  • Tacoma

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
  • 6:30 pm, Thursday
    May 10, 2018
  • Where
  • Bates Technical College Central Campus
    2320 South 19th Street
    Tacoma, WA 98405 United States
  • May 10
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  • Goldendale

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
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    May 10, 2018
  • Where
  • Goldendale Community Library
    131 West Burgen Street
    Goldendale, WA 98620 United States
  • May 10
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  • Bellingham

Think & Drink: The New Age of Nuclear War

“The bomb, carefully engineered by some of the 20th century’s most brilliant scientists, able to raze cities and civilizations, has always spanned rationality and irrationality, logic and madness.” – Nicole Hemmer For decades, nuclear war seemed to most of us like a relic. It was a danger confined to black-and-white footage of mushroom clouds and […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    May 10, 2018
  • Where
  • Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro
    1107 W Railroad Ave
    Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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