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Events for June 16, 2022

  • June 16
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  • Seattle

ONLINE: Telling Your Story: A Personal Essay Workshop

Our life stories are a means for connection—a tender offering in a troubled era. Part reportage and part reflection, personal essays can reveal hidden truths about ourselves, our families, and our societies. In this interactive and generative writing workshop, Kristen Millares Young will help participants tell their own stories. Available in English and Spanish, each […]

  • When
  • 12:00 pm, Thursday
    June 16, 2022
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Seattle, United States
  • June 16
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  • Burlington

IN PERSON: A Nicer Kind of Murder: The Evolution of Crime Fiction

Murder isn’t what it used to be. Explore the shifting role of the victim in detective novels, and how that shift reflects broader social changes. From Poe and Sherlock Homes to British cozies and Hardboiled pulps, novelist Matthew Sullivan traces the many influences on the postwar and modern eras of the mystery genre and shows […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Thursday
    June 16, 2022
  • Where
  • Burlington Public Library
    820 E Washington Ave
    Burlington, WA 98233 United States
  • June 16
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  • Kennewick

IN PERSON: Drag Culture: Beyond Entertainment

Typically held at bars and nightclubs, drag is a form of entertainment in which a performer uses clothing and makeup to impersonate a particular gender identity, usually of the opposite sex. Yet drag is so much more than nightclub entertainment—it provides community, instills self-confidence, and can even save lives. Join drag king performer Ceasar Hart […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    June 16, 2022
  • Where
  • MCL-Kennewick
    405 S Dayton St
    Kennewick, WA 99336 United States
  • June 16
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  • Pomeroy

IN PERSON: Diamonds in the Rough: The Gentrification of Rural Washington

Washington’s rural communities are rapidly changing. Formerly reliant on working-class industries like mining, oil, and agriculture, an influx of wealthy urbanites is looking for a different kind of experience that includes natural amenities, outdoor recreation, and cultural activities. But in doing so, these newcomers are causing new inequalities. Join Jennifer Sherman, professor of sociology, to […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    June 16, 2022
  • Where
  • Denny Ashby Library
    695 Main St
    Pomeroy, WA 99347 United States
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