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Chuckanut Radio Hour featuring Melanie Benjamin, The Girls in the Picture

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 6:30pm
WCC Heiner Theater
237 W Kellogg Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226

It is 1914, and twenty-five-year-old Frances Marion has left her (second) husband and her Northern California home for the lure of Los Angeles, where she is determined to live independently as an artist. But the word on everyone's lips these days is "flickers"—the silent moving pictures enthralling theatergoers. Turn any corner in this burgeoning town and you'll find made-up actors running around, as a movie camera captures it all.

Chuckanut Radio Hour featuring Kate Moore, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 6:30pm
Whatcom Community College
Heiner Theater
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join us as we celebrate the paperback release of this bestselling book! The Radium Girls is a New York Times bestselling account of the young women who were slowly poisoned in America’s dial factories starting in WWI and their courageous battle for justice that still reverberates today. As featured on NPR, The New York Times and Buzzfeed, The Radium Girls is a piece of forgotten history that will haunt, outrage and, ultimately, inspire you.

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