Wine & Wisdom

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You're Invited!

The Asotin County Library, Basalt Cellars and Humanities Washington invite the community to participate in engaging conversations on select Tuesdays at 6:30pm in August at Basalt Cellars. A wide-range of presenters, all from the Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau, is scheduled.

All programs are open to the public and free to attend. Wine is available for purchase.


August 6 

Relying on the FBI records, this talk exposes a Washington story that shapes our current UFO narratives, from 1950’s pulp magazines to the ubiquitous X-Files and Men in Black film franchises. Also examined: how the Northwest’s unique position in UFO history is challenged by others that assert contradictory narratives. 

Presenter: Steve Edmiston

August 13


Presenter: TBD

August 20

What do Loki, Banksy, Bugs Bunny, Thelonious Monk, Mae West, Yoko Ono, Raven, Eshù Elégba, and Muhammad Ali all have in common? Whether deity or human, all bring Trickster magic to our world.  

Presenter: Shepherd Siegel


About Wine & Wisdom

The program partnership began in 2012 and all organizations remain committed and excited by what the series offers – conversational and varied topics on history, politics, music, philosophy, spiritual traditions, and everything in between.