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Yakima will be reading The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett this fall.  The opening event will be held at the Yakima Valley Museum on Saturday, September 26, 2009.  For more information, check out the website.
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Last Weekend to see The Human Touch!

Baby King II by Hung Liu
Hung Liu
Baby King II
oil on canvas and painted wood
The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Art Collection

The Human Touch exhibition is a collection of works that focus on the human figure. This exhibition introduces new ways of thinking about who we are and how we live. Many well-known artists such as Roy Lichtenstein, Viola Frey, Chuck Close, Jim Dine, and Roland Fischer are included.

This exhibit will close Monday, August 31, 2009. The Human Touch has been made available through the generosity of RBC Wealth Management.

Last Weekend to see Key Ingredients!

RecipiesKey Ingredients: America by Food

The food on the American table may not define exactly what we are as a nation, but the traditions surrounding our foods speak volumes about who we are. Key Ingredients: America by Food, a Smithsonian traveling exhibition, delves into the historical, regional, and social traditions that merge in everyday meals and celebrations of the American table.

Through a variety of artifacts, photographs, and illustrations, Key Ingredients examines how culture, ethnicity, class, landscape, and tradition have influenced the foods and flavors we enjoy across the nation. The exhibition looks at the evolution of the American kitchen and how food industries have responded to the technological innovations that have enabled Americans to choose an ever-wider variety of frozen, fresh and prepared foods It also addresses the entrepreneurial spirit on which many food-production companies are based, including pioneers such as Heinz, Campbell and

Key Ingredients will be closing Sunday, August 30, 2009. Key Ingredients: America by Food was made available through SITES and Humanities Washington

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