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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 10
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  • Oak Harbor

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
  • 4:00 pm, Friday
    May 10, 2019
  • Where
  • Oak Harbor Library
    1000 SE Regatta Dr
    Oak Harbor, WA 98277 United States
  • May 10
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  • Quincy

What Happened to America’s Public Schools?

Why do we have public schools? What do we want from them, and why do we seem to be losing faith in them? Once an innovative idea and a source of national pride, American public education has since become a deeply polarized topic. Using his personal story as an immigrant attending America’s public schools, along […]

  • When
  • 5:30 pm, Friday
    May 10, 2019
  • Where
  • Quincy Public Library
    208 Central Avenue S.
    Quincy, WA 98848 United States
  • May 10
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  • Pomeroy

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, Friday
    May 10, 2019
  • Where
  • Pomeroy Senior Center
    695 Main Street
    Pomeroy, WA 99347 United States
  • May 10
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  • Anacortes

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, Friday
    May 10, 2019
  • Where
  • Croatian Cultural Center
    801 5th
    Anacortes, WA 98221 United States
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