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  • October 9
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  • Wilkeson

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
  • 6:30 pm, Tuesday
    October 9, 2018
  • Where
  • Wilkeson Town hall
    540 Church Street
    Wilkeson, WA 98396 United States
  • October 9
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  • Lopez Island

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
  • 7:00 pm, Tuesday
    October 9, 2018
  • Where
  • Lopez Center for Community and the Arts
    204 Village Rd.
    Lopez Island, WA 98261 United States
  • October 9
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  • Spokane

Think & Drink: Breaking News – The State of American Journalism

Journalism plays a vital role in a democracy—a free press is among the first institutions to be gutted in an autocracy—and a thriving press is a sign of civic health. But dramatically falling revenue, the decimation of smaller newspapers, and an increasing reliance on the whims of a few social media companies for reach has […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Tuesday
    October 9, 2018
  • Where
  • Magic Lantern Theatre
    25 W Main Ave #125
    Spokane, WA 99201 United States
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