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Live reading at North Bend Theatre explores Edward Curtis's photo quest

The cover of Egan’s “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher,” subject of a live reading Dec. 12, at North Bend Theatre. - Courtesy photo
The cover of Egan’s “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher,” subject of a live reading Dec. 12, at North Bend Theatre.
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North Bend Theatre and Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum team up for a live reading of “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher,” 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at the theatre, 125 Bendigo Blvd N. Funded by 4Culture-funded, presented by the Book-It Repertory Theatre, the show presents author Timothy Egan’s account of Edward Curtis’ quest to photograph the vanishing ways of more than 80 American Indian tribes in the early 20th century. Tickets are $5.

Edward Curtis and his younger brother Asahel, both famous historic photographers, were from Seattle.

 

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