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Pre-convention dinner

We are having a pre-convention dinner Thursday night at 7:00. The dinner will be at Yu Shan Chinese restaurant, located at 14553 Bothell Way NE, Seattle. If you would like to come and have your own transportation, just leave a comment here letting us know. If you need a ride, please send your phone number by email to [...]

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Online registration is shut down

Online registration for Potlatch 21 is no longer available, nor is pre-convention purchase of banquet tickets and T-Shirts. At-the-door memberships are still available for $70. As are a limited number of banquet tickets and T-Shirts, on a first-come-first-served basis.

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Final Progress Report for Potlatch 21

Well, we are down to the one week mark.  Seven days of waiting and then forty-eight hours of intense discussion, tom-foolery, food, drink, swapping ideas, and seeing people you only get to see at Potlatches. Are you excited? We are. Of course we are getting pretty tired as well: putting on a convention is hard work [...]

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Banquet Menu

The Sunday’s Brunch/Banquet menu will have a distinctly Northwestern flavor: Local Organic Field Greens with House Honey Mustard Rainier Apple Salad Bow Tie Pasta Salad Pan Seared Salmon with Lemon Dill Crème London Broil with Dijon Mushroom Demi-Glace Scallop Potatoes Focaccia Bread/Butter Regular Coffee, Decaf Coffee, an assortment of Tea/Iced Tea Washington Apple Crisp If you [...]

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One more day to get the Potlatch room rate

Our room block is closed, but the hotel is honoring our room rate for reservations made through tomorrow. Check our Hotel page for information about how to make a reservation!

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Getting to the Hotel

ALERT: There is a major street construction project just finishing up near the hotel, although the work is finished on Taylor Street in front of the BWEI. As of this writing the parking across the street to the west is not accessible, but the project is scheduled to be completed on 2/24/12, our first day! [...]

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Potlatch 21 Programming Schedule

The programming schedule has been frozen. (Meaning we will probably change it at least two more times.) Panelist notification emails are going out soon. So, what programming can you expect at Potlatch 21?

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T-Shirt design for Potlatch 21

This year the talented Fredrika Baer has surpassed herself with a T-Shirt design reminiscent of the Mayan Calendar. (You know 2012 is the last year of the Mayan Calendar, right?) My first reaction when I saw this? “Wow…” If you want a Potlatch 21 T-Shirt your best bet is to pre-order. We are only printing [...]

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Parking and Construction

Just a note about some parking issues near the hotel. If you are staying at the convention hotel, parking is $15 a night. If you plan on parking on the street, Seattle is now charging for those spots during the day and will tow after 1:00 AM. Also, there is construction in progress across the street [...]

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Clarion West Winter One-Day Workshops

Clarion West is holding two Winter One-Day Workshops in Seattle. One, taught by the talented Richard Paul Russo is on Sunday, February 5. The other, taught by the fabulous by Kat Richardson, is on Sunday, March 4. The cost is $125 per session. Full-time students who participate will pay a discounted fee. Attendance is limited [...]

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