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Washington State Historical Society

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February 2020

Free
Feb
29

Local Men of Change Awards

February 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, 98402

In conjunction with the Smithsonian traveling exhibition Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth., Washington State Historical Society and the Tacoma Urban League are proud to host an awards program celebrating local men of change. Join us in appreciating and honoring these men and their contributions!

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March 2020

$5 – $17
Mar
2

Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until March 15, 2020


1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, 98402

HAVE YOU SEEN THEM? They are bold, powerful, tragic, beautiful, and true. Through story and dynamic, original contemporary art, Men of Change shares the inspiring lives of over two dozen African American men who have changed the course of our nation. These men, known and unknown, past and present, are leaders and icons whose significant contributions have often been rendered invisible by a country, yet have been uplifted by a culture. Storytellers, myth-breakers, fathers, community-makers, imaginative visionaries, and catalysts, see…

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Free
Mar
3

McMenamins Elks Temple History Pub: The Boys in the Boat – A Daughter Remembers

March 3

1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, 98402

The critically acclaimed non-fiction novel The Boys in the Boat, by Daniel James Brown, celebrates the 1936 U.S. men’s Olympic eight-oar rowing team. Nine working class boys from the Pacific Northwest stormed the rowing world, transformed the sport, and galvanized the attention of millions of Americans. Hear an explanation of the book’s genesis and stories from the daughter of Joe Rantz, one of those working class boys who made history. Join the Historical Society and guest presenter Judy Willman at the lively…

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$5 – $17
Mar
9

Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until March 15, 2020


1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, 98402

HAVE YOU SEEN THEM? They are bold, powerful, tragic, beautiful, and true. Through story and dynamic, original contemporary art, Men of Change shares the inspiring lives of over two dozen African American men who have changed the course of our nation. These men, known and unknown, past and present, are leaders and icons whose significant contributions have often been rendered invisible by a country, yet have been uplifted by a culture. Storytellers, myth-breakers, fathers, community-makers, imaginative visionaries, and catalysts, see…

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