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CANNON BEACH — Astoria author Marianne Monson will read from and discuss her most recent book, “Women of the Blue & Gray: True Civil War Stories of Mothers, Medics, Soldiers, and Spies.” This is the next event in the Northwest Authors Series, sponsored by Cannon Beach Library at 2 p.m. S… Read more

SKAMOKAWA, Wash. — Friends of Skamokawa presents “Water Journeys,” featuring award-winning Southwest Washington artist Stan Riedesel, at the River Life Interpretive Center/Central Schoolhouse/Redmen Hall, 1394 Washington State Route 4. Read more

ASTORIA — Due to unforeseen circumstances, the BodyVox performance set for Saturday, March 9, at the Liberty Theatre has been rescheduled to October. All ticket purchases have been refunded. Read more

SEASIDE — Celebrating 15 years in 2019, the next Seaside First Saturday Art Walk takes place 5 to 7 p.m. March 2. The free event is held between Holladay Drive and Broadway Street in the Historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside. Read more

On the Hanford Reservation in eastern Washington during World War II, Plant B was the location of the top-secret Manhattan Project. It produced the plutonium used in the world’s first nuclear detonation in New Mexico and then in the atomic bomb, dropped on Nagasaki, that ended World War II. Read more

LONG BEACH, Wash. — An Evening at the Attic — an event celebrating the bigger space and new art at The Picture Attic in Long Beach, Wash. — takes place 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23. There will be live music by Fred Carter, plus food and other refreshments. Read more

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Like a trawler’s crew in search of rockfish, Seattle-area poet Sierra Golden’s first collection mines the depths. Plunging the reader into the physical world of maritime labor and the bliss and hardships of a life at sea (among other homes), Golden pulls up unique emotional revelations from … Read more