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  • Tumwater

Four-Color Reality: How Comic Books and the Real World Shape Each Other

Since their debut in the 1930s, comic books have been a regular part of our pop-culture landscape. While often dismissed as escapist entertainment, these pulp treasures also provide a fascinating lens through which to view our nation’s past, present and potential future. In this interactive presentation, journalist and educator T. Andrew Wahl explores how everything […]

  • When
  • 5:30 pm, Tuesday
    August 13, 2019
  • Where
  • Tumwater Timberland Library
    7023 New Market St
    Tumwater, WA 98501 United States
  • August 13
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  • Clarkston

Hacking Democracy: What Social Media is Doing to US Politics

Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram—some of which did not even exist a decade ago—are playing an increasingly central role in politicians’ efforts to get elected. What does this mean for the American voter? Join political scientist Travis Ridout to explore the pros and cons of social media in political campaigns. While […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Tuesday
    August 13, 2019
  • Where
  • Basalt Cellars
    906 Port Dr
    Clarkston, WA 99403 United States
  • August 13
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  • Seattle

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, Tuesday
    August 13, 2019
  • Where
  • Hugo House
    1634 11th ave
    Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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