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  • December 6
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  • Cashmere

The Good Game: On the Moral Value of Sports

Sports are far more than a game—they have a tremendous impact on our culture, and lay claim to playing an important role in developing moral values like courage, teamwork, and sacrifice. Join philosopher Mike VanQuickenborne for a deeper exploration of our obsession with sports. What makes something a sport? Is competition more helpful or harmful? […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    December 6, 2018
  • Where
  • Cashmere Public Library
    300 Woodring
    Cashmere, WA 98815 United States
  • December 6
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  • Leavenworth

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, Thursday
    December 6, 2018
  • Where
  • Leavenworth Public Library
    700 HWY 2
    Leavenworth, WA 98826 United States
  • December 6
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  • 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
    December 6, 2018
  • Where
  • Hugo House
    1634 11th Ave.
    Seattle, WA 98122 United States
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