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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 11
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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
  • 9:00 am, Saturday
    May 11, 2019
  • Where
  • Croatian Cultural Center
    801 5th
    Anacortes, WA 98221 United States
  • May 11
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  • Port Angeles

Are Salmon Doomed? Hatching a Plan to Save a Northwest Icon

An environmental necessity, a vital economic resource, and a cultural symbol, salmon play a fundamental role in the Pacific Northwest—but they are in trouble. With warming oceans, environmental degradation, and lowering genetic variability, wild salmon populations are dwindling. Climatologist Nick Bond explores the past, present, and possible future conditions for salmon in our state, and […]

  • When
  • 10:00 am, Saturday
    May 11, 2019
  • Where
  • Port Angeles City Pier
    315 N Lincoln St
    Port Angeles, WA 98326 United States
  • May 11
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  • Stanwood

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
  • 1:00 pm, Saturday
    May 11, 2019
  • Where
  • Stanwood Library
    9701 271st Street NW
    Stanwood, WA 98292 United States
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