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  • March 30
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  • Bellevue

Marijuana: Evil Weed or Medical Miracle?

Addictive, dangerous, criminal. Natural, healing, safe. Marijuana has been called all of these things and more – but how much do we really know about it? In 1990, only 16% of Americans thought marijuana should be legalized; today, a majority of Americans believe it ought to be. What are the historical and cultural precedents that […]

  • When
  • 3:00 pm, Saturday
    March 30, 2019
  • Where
  • Newport Way Library
    14250 SE Newport Way
    Bellevue, WA 98006 United States
  • March 30
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  • Moses Lake

Sticky Subject: The History and Culture of Sugar

When King Henry VIII wanted three pounds of sugar for his guests at an important banquet, he had a tough time getting it. Now the average American eats that much sugar in a single week. Once a rare, exotic ingredient, sugar has become a dietary staple, leaving its sticky fingerprints all over the globe. Anthropologist […]

  • When
  • 3:30 pm, Saturday
    March 30, 2019
  • Where
  • Moses Lake Museum and Art Center
    401 S. Balsam Street
    Moses Lake, WA 98837 United States
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