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Free Workshop October 18: The Basics of Historical Research

Free Workshop October 18: The Basics of Historical Research

Saturday, October 18 9:00 am to 12:30 pm Washington State Archives, Puget Sound Branch Bellevue You want to do historical research, but you’re not a trained historian. Where do you start? What types of research sources should you be using? Where do you find them? How do you use the information that these sources provide?...
Seattle Latino Film Festival in Redmond

Seattle Latino Film Festival in Redmond

Seattle Latino Film Festival Pre-festival Film Screening and Filmmakers Reception Sunday, September 21 at 3:00 pm Old Redmond School House Auditorium, 16600 NE 80th St, Redmond, WA 98052 The public is invited to a free 2014 SLFF’s Pre-festival Screening of two titles, Pedro Pan and Caramelos para todos (Candy for All), at the Old Redmond School House...
Collaborations for Cause Conference

Collaborations for Cause Conference

Collaborations for Cause September 25-27 Impact Hub 220 Second Avenue, Seattle An innovative and influential community of photographers, change-makers and communications professionals will converge this September for three days of inspiration and discussion on the collaborative future of storytelling. Blue Earth Alliance, a Seattle-based foundation that supports cause-driven documentary photography and video projects, will present the third...
4Culture closed for the Labor Day Holiday

4Culture closed for the Labor Day Holiday

4Culture will be closed for the Labor Day holiday, honoring America’s workers. We salute all of the workers we support with project and sustaining grants, the artists, museum staff, our partners in King County who work with us on Public Art, musicians, dancers and the craftspeople who restore and preserve landmarks. A tip of the...
Meadowbrook Farm and the Marie Louie Project

Meadowbrook Farm and the Marie Louie Project

The Mary Louie Project Installation and Celebration September 27, 2014  at 10:00 am Meadowbrook Farm Snoqualmie, WA  Join artist Don Fels, curator Greg Watson and community organizer Barabar Jirsa on Saturday, September 27 for an installation and celebration of the life of  Xa-cha-blo, Marie Louie, in the Snoqualmie Valley where she lived and worked. The installation will...
Hidden Treasures in Washington Museums

Hidden Treasures in Washington Museums

Redmond Historical Society kicks off its Saturday Speaker Series on September 13th Hidden Treasures in Washington Museums Saturday, September 13 at 10:30 am Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center 16600 NE 80th Street, Redmond   While there are more than 15,000 museums in our country, visitors only get to see about five percent of any institution’s...
Steven Griggs performs Panama Hotel Jazz

Steven Griggs performs Panama Hotel Jazz

Seattle saxophonist/composer/writer Steve Griggs received a 2013 Historic Site Specific Grant to create a program of music and narration for the Panama Hotel. Chamber Music America is helping extend the life of the project through a residency at the Seattle Public Library. We welcome Steve back to the blog. Panama Hotel Jazz was my first...
TK Art of the City Street Fair this Saturday!

TK Art of the City Street Fair this Saturday!

Join us in celebrating 10 years in the TK Saturday, August 2 11:00 am – 9:00 pm 4culture hours: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm Music stage, pop up performance, artist studio open house, food, fun & community The Tashiro Kaplan Building is celebrating a decade of affordable live/work space for artists, arts-related businesses and 4Culture’s...
South Park welcomes its new bridge!

South Park welcomes its new bridge!

The new South Park Bridge has opened! The community celebrated in style on Sunday, June 29th with music, speeches, a parade, and fireworks. King County TV created this short video about the creative thinking of artist Barbara Grygutis, who served as a member of the design team. Her influence led to the reuse of functional...
Haiku Kite in Redmond

Haiku Kite in Redmond

Haiku Kite Saturday, July 19 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Anderson Park, 7802 168th Ave NE, Redmond Site Specific artist A. Gaul Culley will offer a free poetry writing and art workshop in Redmond’s Anderson Park on July 19. The workshop is aimed at creating both visual and poetic portraits of the Sammamish River, offering an...
Ripple: Site Specific along the Sammamish River

Ripple: Site Specific along the Sammamish River

Inspired by the Sammamish River, Rulon Brown’s Site Specific project Ripple combines audio recordings taken above and below the river water and along riverside trails and trailside experience. Ripple is available on the STQRY smartphone app and to users along Sammamish River Trail. Because Ripple was inspired by the river that edges one of King County’s most beloved trails, the artist is...
Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival: July 4-6

Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival: July 4-6

38th Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival – 4th of July weekend Lake Union Park & The Center for Wooden Boats Friday, July 4th, 2014 through Sunday, July 6th, 2014 10:00am – 6:00pm daily (Lake Union Park open through fireworks) Free! (Donations gratefully accepted) The 38th Annual Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival kicks off on the 4th...