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  • June 13
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  • Seattle

A Road Runs Through It: Tourism, Culture, and the Politics of Conservation

Tourism is often seen as a passive activity—something that simply adds value to already existing areas. But tourism is an industry that depends on specific notions of what “nature” and “wildlife” mean, what their value is, and how best to protect them. How does tourism shape the very meaning and value of a landscape? Who […]

  • When
  • 12:00 pm, Wednesday
    June 13, 2018
  • Where
  • Mirabella
    116 Fairview Ave. North
    Seattle, WA 98109 United States
  • June 13
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  • Leavenworth

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, Wednesday
    June 13, 2018
  • Where
  • Wenatchee River Institute
    347 Division Street
    Leavenworth, WA 98826 United States
  • June 13
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  • Kennewick

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
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    June 13, 2018
  • Where
  • Benton County PUD Auditorium
    2721 W. 10th Avenue
    Kennewick, Washington 99336 United States
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