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Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Usk Community Hall 2442 Black Rd, Usk, WA

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Rena Priest as she builds awareness and appreciation of poetry, including the state's legacy of poetry, through public readings, workshops, lectures, and presentations across the […]

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

CREATE Community Center for the Arts 900 W 4th St, Newport, WA

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Rena Priest as she builds awareness and appreciation of poetry, including the state's legacy of poetry, through public readings, workshops, lectures, and presentations across the […]

ONLINE: After the Blast: Mount St. Helens 40 Years Later

Wesley Homes 816 S 216th St, Des Moines, WA

On May 18, 1980, the world watched in awe as Mount St. Helens erupted, killing 57 people and causing hundreds of square miles of destruction. Everyone thought it would take […]

IN PERSON: How Audio Technology Changed the World

Town Hall Seattle 1119 8th Ave, Seattle, WA

Although we live in a visual world, audio still has the power to create intimacy and spark the imagination like no other medium can. Veteran broadcaster Ross Reynolds explores the […]

ONLINE: Why Deny Science?

Online Speakers Bureau Event Centralia

Have you ever had a conversation with someone who denies a scientific finding? Perhaps that conversation was about something as big as climate change or something as small as the […]

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Online Poet Laureate Event Redmond

Rena Priest is the current Washington State Poet Laureate. A member of the Lhaq’temish (Lummi) Nation, she is the author of Patriarchy Blues, which was honored with the 2018 American […]

ONLINE: Diamonds in the Rough: The Gentrification of Rural Washington

Online Speakers Bureau Event Winthrop

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 […]

ONLINE: Redefining Protest through Music

Online Speakers Bureau Event Centralia

Acts of protest tap into layers of our heritage and identity that strengthen the foundations of what we are fighting for. So how can we root ourselves more deeply in […]

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