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  • September 20
  • |
  • North Bend

The Pine and the Cherry: Japanese Americans in Washington

In the lead-up to World War II, Japantown in Seattle featured grocery stores, cafes, and native-language services, as well as labor and music clubs. Trading companies imported Japanese goods, and restaurants served the familiar sukiyaki, tofu, and miso soup. In Eastern Washington, Japanese farmers prospered. Then came Executive Order 9066. Those born in Japan, as […]

  • When
  • 1:00 pm, Thursday
    September 20, 2018
  • Where
  • Mt. Si Senior Center
    411 Main Ave S
    North Bend, Washington 98045 United States
  • September 20
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  • Ellensburg

Bandanas to Badges: Songs and Stories of Northwest Workers

Real people and real experiences are the foundation of folk music and stories, and are codified in the lasting representations found in our oral histories. Acoustic trio Trillium-239 shares stories and songs of working life in the Northwest, beginning with American settlement of the West and ending with modern high-tech industries. Thoughtful music selections and […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    September 20, 2018
  • Where
  • Kittitas County Historical Museum
    114 E 3rd Ave
    Ellensburg, WA 98926 United States
  • September 20
  • |
  • Seattle

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, Thursday
    September 20, 2018
  • Where
  • Common Area Maintenance
    2125 2ND AVE
    Seattle, WA 98121 United States
  • September 20
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  • Yakima

Think & Drink: The Speed of Deceit – The New Era of Online Lies and Misinformation

Conspiracy theories are no longer confined to photocopied newsletters and obscure books—they are now seen by millions. The conspiracy website InfoWars has as many monthly users as the Chicago Tribune, and its daily three-hour radio show is syndicated on 160 radio stations. Misinformation and conspiracy theories have always been part of human culture, but now […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    September 20, 2018
  • Where
  • Gilbert Cellars
    5 N Front Street
    Yakima, WA 98901 United States
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