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  • April 18
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  • Sedro-Woolley

The Poetic Apothecary: Poems for Healing and Comfort

Just as a cup of tea can settle and sooth us, the right poem at the right time can be a powerful sustaining remedy. Poet and performer Judith Adams explores poetry’s restorative powers by reciting and exploring poems that help us understand grief, fear, sadness, loss, and much more. By sharing her love of poetry, […]

  • When
  • 1:00 pm, Thursday
    April 18, 2019
  • Where
  • Central Skagit Library
    802 Ball Street
    Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284 United States
  • April 18
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  • Yakima

Let’s Talk about Race

Racism thrives in silence. It’s when we stop talking to one another about our beliefs that prejudices go unchallenged, and the gap between us widens. Yet race is one of the most difficult topics to discuss in American society. If we are to heal many of our country’s social, economic, and political divides, we can’t […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    April 18, 2019
  • Where
  • Yakima Valley Musuem
    2105 Tieton Dr
    Yakima, WA 98908 United States
  • April 18
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  • Richland

Music with a Message: Songs of Social Change

Songs can be more than music—they can act as powerful tools for changing society. Acoustic trio Trillium-239 highlights notable social movements from the past 150 years that have been powered by song. Music has helped efforts to end slavery, secure voting rights, shorten wars, and promote civil rights, and provided a way to enact and […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    April 18, 2019
  • Where
  • Richland Public Library
    955 Northgate Drive
    Richland, WA 99352 United States
  • April 18
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  • Kent

Always On: How to Turn Up the Volume on Everyday Communication

Is there such a thing as an “authentic self?” Though the phrase looks great on an inspirational poster, we are constantly in flux. You may act differently as a friend or a romantic partner, as a worker or a boss, or as a student or a teacher. We are all performing every day, and these […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    April 18, 2019
  • Where
  • Kent Library
    212 2nd Ave N
    Kent, WA 98032 United States
  • April 18
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  • Redmond

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
    April 18, 2019
  • Where
  • SoulFood Poetry Night
    15748 Redmond Way
    Redmond, WA 98052 United States
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