THIS WEEK at Puget Sound, April Fools’ Day Edition


(upbeat guitar music) – Hi, Loggers! – Welcome back to another – [Both] “THIS WEEK at Puget Sound.” – I’m Rene, and we are here
in the middle of Peyton Field. – And I’m Sam, stepping
in for Qiara from now on as your new “THIS WEEK” co-host. Let’s look at this week’s highlights. – See literary-inspired
culinary creations at the Edible Books Festival at
Collins Memorial Library. – While there, stop by
the opening reception for “Transforming Knowledge:
Altered Encyclopedias.” – The exhibit shows the work
of local artists who were given a volume of the
Encyclopaedia Britannica from the Collins Library, and asked to transform the
pages into a unique work of art. – Kick off Japan Week
with a kimono lecture and dressing demonstration by Mariko Kayama, founder of Seattle’s Kimono Art Store. – This lecture is
followed later in the week by a tea tasting, a
Japanese film screening, samisen and taiko drum
performance and workshop, cookie decorating, and mochi making. – English majors and minors, and friends of the English department, are invited to a game night. – Hear about the natural
environment in China, including the factors that
are helping and harming it at a symposium sponsored by
the Asian Studies Program. – Join current Washington
State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna, and Washington State Book
Awards finalist Glenna Cook, Class of ’94, for a poetry reading. – On Tuesday, author Barbara
Brown Taylor will read from her latest book, “Holy Envy: Finding God
in the Faith of Others.” – The reading will be followed
by a conversation with Pastor Dave Brown,
founder of Blues Vespers and a member of the Pacific
Northwest Interfaith Amigos. – Logger up this week at
the track and field meet or with the softball team,
as they take on George Fox. – Make sure to grab your tickets for the Senior Theatre Festival,
which opens this week with “Hedda Gabler,” and for the Puget Sound
Jazz Orchestra concert with guest artist Danilo Pérez. – Sign up at The Expeditionary for a Saturday climbing trip to Vantage. – Or join CICE, ASUPS, and
the AFAM department for a trip to the Northwest African American Museum. Those are the highlights
for this week, Loggers. – For more information on events and other things happening, go online. – [Both] Happy April Fools’ Day!

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