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  • November 20
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  • Sequim

Storm Warning: Historic Weather in the Evergreen State

Local broadcaster and historian Feliks Banel explores our region’s darkest weather days and most infamous storms. With archival photos, radio, and TV clips, Banel takes us back in time to hear stories of those who survived some of the worst Pacific Northwest weather in recorded history. Further, Banel explores how these storms can revive our […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Wednesday
    November 20, 2019
  • Where
  • Sequim Branch Library
    630 North Sequim Avenue
    Sequim, WA 98382 United States
  • November 20
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  • Spokane

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, Wednesday
    November 20, 2019
  • Where
  • North Spokane Library
    44 E Hawthorne Rd
    Spokane, WA 99218 United States
  • November 20
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  • Yakima

Think & Drink: Traditional Culture, Modern Tech

Register for the event here. For millennia, traditional knowledge and culture were passed down through family, friends, and communities. But the internet has changed everything: the mass-mediated, open access nature of digital media like Instagram challenge notions of tradition, community, and privacy. What happens to culture when the internet intervenes—when the need for family or […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    November 20, 2019
  • Where
  • Gilbert Cellars
    5 N Front Street
    Yakima, WA 98901 United States
  • November 20
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  • Seattle

Let’s Talk about Race

Racism thrives in silence. It’s when we stop talking to one another about our beliefs that prejudices go unchallenged, and the gap between us widens. Yet race is one of the most difficult topics to discuss in American society. If we are to heal many of our country’s social, economic, and political divides, we can’t […]

  • When
  • 7:30 pm, Wednesday
    November 20, 2019
  • Where
  • Anderson Hall, Horizon House
    900 University Street
    Seattle, Washington 98101 United States
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