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Sandra Williams, creator of The Black Lens, talks virtually for a recording of 'Traverse Talks.'

‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 19: Celebrating The Life And Legacy of Sandy Williams

In this episode of Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella, founder of a local newspaper, The Black Lens, in Spokane, Washington. Sandra Williams shares her life story growing up in the predominantly white Inland Northwest as a Black woman, her work ethic and what she is doing to insure future generations have a place that feels like community in Spokane. Continue Reading ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 19: Celebrating The Life And Legacy of Sandy Williams

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In Conversation With Artists JW Harrington and Dorothy Anderson Wasserman

On the second floor of the Catholic Community Services building, there’s a hallway that has been transformed into an art gallery. The Tahoma Center Gallery on South Yakima Avenue is showing “Black and White, abstracted,” a collection of 23 paintings by Tacoma artist JW Harrington.
Harrington is a member of the Seattle artists’ cooperative, Gallery 110, and he and fellow cooperative artist Dorothy Anderson Wasserman walked Northwest Public Broadcasting through the space. Continue Reading In Conversation With Artists JW Harrington and Dorothy Anderson Wasserman

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Bodies Bodies Bodies

Reeder’s Movie Reviews: Bodies Bodies Bodies

Eight twenty-somethings gather at a mansion for a “hurricane party.” After some awkward introductions, they begin indulging in drugs and alcohol. With inhibitions fading and the storm now raging, they decide to play “Body Body,” the murder-in-the-dark game. Only in this case, an actual body count ensues. There you have the premise for the new horror-comedy film from Dutch actor-turned-director Halina Reijn (Black Book, Instinct). Continue Reading Reeder’s Movie Reviews: Bodies Bodies Bodies

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Chris Matthews sits in front of a microphone. He is smiling and holding a mug.

What’s What: Themes And Faces In American Politics – ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 30 – With Political Commentator Chris Matthews

Photo of Chris Matthews recording Traverse Talks in the Pullman studios on April 20, 2022. Chris Matthews, a self-described centrist, spent his lifetime in politics. A speechwriter during the Carter… Continue Reading What’s What: Themes And Faces In American Politics – ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 30 – With Political Commentator Chris Matthews

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