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  • November 1
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  • Tacoma

A Fierce Language: Falling in Love with Poetry

As children we are enchanted by the story, humor, absurdity, and rhyming cadence of nursery rhymes. But as we get older, too often our appreciation for poems dissolves as we struggle to deconstruct their meaning line by line. As a result, many come to believe that poetry is inaccessible and too much like hard work. […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    November 1, 2018
  • Where
  • Tacoma Art Museum
    1701 Pacific Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
  • November 1
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  • Mount Vernon

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
  • 6:30 pm, Thursday
    November 1, 2018
  • Where
  • Mount Vernon City Library
    3115 Snoqualmie St.
    Mount Vernon, WA 98273 United States
  • November 1
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  • Woodinville

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
    November 1, 2018
  • Where
  • Woodinville Library
    17105 Avondale RD NE
    Woodinville, WA 98072 United States
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