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  • October 24
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  • Spokane Valley

Spokane Is Reading 2019

Spokane Is Reading is featuring the novel Circe by Madeline Miller. Ms. Miller will present two programs on Thursday, October 24, 2019. Each presentations includes a reading and discussion of themes of the book. This regional community read program promotes a love of literature through conversations and connections with other readers of the same book.

  • When
  • 1:00 pm, Thursday
    October 24, 2019
  • Where
  • Spokane Valley Event Center
    10514 E Sprague Avenue
    Spokane Valley, WA 99206 United States
  • October 24
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  • Ellensburg

Washington on Wheels: Odd and Innovative Transportation Ideas from the Pacific Northwest

Though Boeing is the best-known innovator in travel to have emerged from Washington State, there are many others. From canoe journeys to flying cars (that actually worked!), explore the history and culture of travel in Washington State. Author and broadcaster Harriet Baskas takes audiences on a tour of notable highlights of state transportation history, examining […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    October 24, 2019
  • Where
  • Kittitas County Historical Museum
    114 E 3rd Avenue
    Ellensburg, WA 98926 United States
  • October 24
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  • Seattle

Who Was Chief Seattle?

Chief Seattle wrote nothing down during his life, yet his words—both real and imagined—are known throughout the world. The result is a man made up of both historical and fictional aspects, from which conflicting messages can be gleaned. David M. Buerge, a biographer and a historian to the Duwamish Tribe, Seattle’s mother’s people, spent more […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    October 24, 2019
  • Where
  • AegisLiving on Galer
    223 W. Galer
    Seattle, Washington 98119 United States
  • October 24
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  • Spokane

Spokane Is Reading 2019

Spokane Is Reading is featuring the novel Circe by Madeline Miller. Ms. Miller will present two programs on Thursday, October 24, 2019. Each presentations includes a reading and discussion of themes of the book. This regional community read program promotes a love of literature through conversations and connections with other readers of the same book. […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    October 24, 2019
  • Where
  • Spokane Public Library Downtown
    906 W Main Ave
    Spokane, WA 99201 United States
  • October 24
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  • Spokane

What Our Smartphones are Doing to Our Minds

Join us for a special event investigating the relationship of technology and the humanities with expert Nicholas Carr. Event is free and open to the public. Presented in partnership with Gonzaga University Center for Public Humanities and the Arnold Fund. Learn more here. Nicholas Carr is an acclaimed writer on technology, economics, and culture whose […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    October 24, 2019
  • Where
  • Gonzaga University, John J. Hemmingson Center
    702 E Desmet Avenue
    Spokane, WA 99202 United States
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