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  • May 9
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  • Anacortes

Cascadia Poetry Festival Anacortes 2019

The Cascadia Poetry Festival returns May 9-12, 2019, in Anacortes, Washington! In addition to a tribute to Sam Hamill, poet, editor, translator and Co-Founder of Copper Canyon Press, there will be the launch of two anthologies, the Samthology for Sam Hamill and a bilingual poetry anthology in Spanish and English, Make It True meets Medusario. […]

  • When
  • 12:00 am, Thursday
    May 9, 2019
  • Where
  • Croatian Cultural Center
    801 5th Street
    Anacortes, WA 98221 United States
  • May 9
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  • Ellensburg

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
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    May 9, 2019
  • Where
  • Kittitas County Historical Museum
    114 E 3rd Ave
    Ellensburg, WA 98926 United States
  • May 9
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  • Maple Valley

Civil Conversation in an Angry Age

At what point does a conversation become a battle? Why do some opinions inflame our emotions, leading to anger, fights, and even the end of relationships with family and friends? Philosopher David E. Smith takes a deep look at those moments when civility breaks down. By mapping the structure of how we converse, and digging […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Thursday
    May 9, 2019
  • Where
  • Greater Maple Valley Community Center
    22010 SE 248th Street
    Maple Valley, WA 98038 United States
  • May 9
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  • Langley

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
  • 6:30 pm, Thursday
    May 9, 2019
  • Where
  • Langley United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
    301 Anthes Ave
    Langley, WA 98260 United States
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