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  • May 20
  • |
  • Seattle

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
  • 10:00 am, Monday
    May 20, 2019
  • Where
  • The Hearthstone
    6720 E Greenlake Way N
    Seattle, WA 98103 United States
  • May 20
  • |
  • Longview

Is Truth Really Dead in America?

Alternative facts, fake news, post-truth—these phrases have flooded the American conversation over the past several years. But how bad is it really, and what can we, as a society and as individuals, do to be better informed? WSU professor Steven Stehr investigates the roots and consequences of the erosion of truth, with a focus on […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Monday
    May 20, 2019
  • Where
  • Longview Public Library
    1600 Louisiana St.
    Longview, WA 98632 United States
  • May 20
  • |
  • Sedro-Woolley

Let It Not Happen Again: Lessons of the Japanese American Exclusion

In March of 1942, 227 Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes on Bainbridge Island by the US Army. Starting with this small community, a national strategy began, with more than 120,000 Japanese American men, women, and children forcibly removed and incarcerated during World War II. Clarence Moriwaki shares the story of Bainbridge Island—the […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Monday
    May 20, 2019
  • Where
  • Central Skagit Library
    802 Ball Street
    Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284 United States
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