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  • Redmond

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
  • 12:00 pm, Friday
    September 6, 2019
  • Where
  • Trilogy at Redmond Ridge
    23225 NE Greens Crossing Rd
    Redmond, WA 98053 United States
  • September 6
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  • Sedro-Woolley

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
  • 6:00 pm, Friday
    September 6, 2019
  • Where
  • Central Skagit Library
    802 Ball Street
    Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284 United States
  • September 6
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  • Bremerton

From Mexican to Mexican-American: A Family Immigration Story

As immigration has become more hotly debated in the United States, the arguments have become cartoonish, with one side often painted as naïve and another as xenophobic. What has become lost is the human story of immigration to America, with all its complexity, heartache, and hope. Professor Carlos Gil sought to understand immigration by tracing […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Friday
    September 6, 2019
  • Where
  • Kitsap History Museum
    280 Fourth Street
    Bremerton, WA 98337 United States
  • September 6
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  • Camano Island

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
  • 6:00 pm, Friday
    September 6, 2019
  • Where
  • Camano Island Library
    848 N Sunrise Blvd
    Camano Island, Washington 98282 United States
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