Free film screening of KCTS documentary: ‘Latinos: The Changing Face of Washington’

Join us for a film screening about the fastest growing population in Washington, followed by a panel discussion hosted by KCTS 9’s Enrique Cerna. The film screening will take place on Thursday, September 5, 2013 from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

In Latinos: The Changing Face of Washington, KCTS 9’s Enrique Cerna examines the history of Latinos in Washington and their contributions to politics, education and entrepreneurship in this state.

Cerna weaves together his family’s Yakima Valley heritage with others; including Phyllis Gutierrez-Kenney’s transformation from migrant laborer to political trailblazer, the entrepreneurial story of winemaker Victor Palencia and the educational challenges and successes of the fastest growing population in the state. Continue reading “Free film screening of KCTS documentary: ‘Latinos: The Changing Face of Washington’”

Romantic Wednesdays: Real-Life Historical Romance

Whether meeting (or creating) the perfect mate, experiencing a marriage gone wrong or finding lifelong love, romance is a main theme in much of life. Here are a few historical accounts of real-life relationships:

How to Create the Perfect Wife by Wendy MooreHow to Create the Perfect Wife: Britain’s Most Ineligible Bachelor and His Enlightened Quest to Train the Ideal Mate by Wendy Moore

When Thomas Day, an influential 18th-century British intellectual and philosopher, found the ladies of his acquaintance to be lacking, he decided upon an audacious plan: adopt two orphaned young women in the hopes of creating the “perfect wife.” Continue reading “Romantic Wednesdays: Real-Life Historical Romance”

Romantic Wednesdays: Contemporary summer reads

Summer is just around the corner in Seattle! It’s almost time to relax on the beach at Golden Gardens with a good romance novel.

If you’re looking for the ideal summer romance novel filled with witty banter and great character chemistry, you can’t go wrong with the current queen of contemporary romance: Susan Elizabeth Phillips, or SEP as she’s known to her fans. Continue reading “Romantic Wednesdays: Contemporary summer reads”