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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! ... Read more

Register for teaching Artist Training - TAT Lab

Register for teaching Artist Training – TAT Lab

Spread the Word – Deadline to register for TAT Lab is July 24

The application process is now open for the fourth year of the WASHINGTON STATE TEACHING ARTIST TRAINING LAB, an eight-month professional development program for teaching artists working ... Read more

Workshop 6/19 - Reducing Risks of Reproductive Harm to Artists

Workshop 6/19 – Reducing Risks of Reproductive Harm to Artists

Upcoming workshop – Reducing Risks of Reproductive Harm to Artists

Under ordinary circumstances it’s challenging for couples to produce a healthy baby:
• 10 percent of women are infertile
• 10 percent of men are too
• 3 percent of ... Read more

The Greaves Collection: Seattle Interviews join UW Special Collections

The Greaves Collection: Seattle Interviews join UW Special Collections

The Greaves Interviews, one of the region’s largest collections of interviews done by one person, is given to UW Libraries and made available online.

In the early 1990s, Gary Greaves, a local activist who worked for homeless causes, peace advocacy ... Read more

Come! Behold! Enjoy! Washington Middle School plays Washington Hall

Come! Behold! Enjoy! Washington Middle School plays Washington Hall

Come! Behold! Enjoy! New Music for Washington Hall
Tuesday June 10, 2014 at 5:00, 6:30 & 8:00 pm
Washington Hall
153 14th Avenue Seattle WA 98122

The Senior Ensembles of Washington Middle School premiere Come! Behold! Enjoy! a suite of ... Read more

David Williams & Klondike on 1st Thursday

David Williams & Klondike on 1st Thursday

As part of First Thursday in Pioneer Square, writer and Geologist David Williams, 2013 Heritage Project awardee, will speak on the topography of Seattle and the dramatic changes it has seen throughout its history. We welcome him as a guest ... Read more

Hidden Hazards in the Arts workshop on May 29

Hidden Hazards in the Arts workshop on May 29

Hidden Hazards in the Arts
Reducing artists’ chemical exposures
Thursday, May 29, 6:00-8:00 pm
Greg Kucera Gallery
212 3rd Ave. S., Seattle
Free Admission

You are invited to join Dave Waddell of King County’s Local Hazardous Waste Management Program for ... Read more

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5/24: Somali Community Poetry Workshop with Mohamed Shidane

5/24: Somali Community Poetry Workshop with Mohamed Shidane

May 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Pabla Punjabi Palace
15245 International Blvd. #205
Seatac 98198

Join Somali Poet Mohamed Shidane and Poetry on Buses Planning Poet Roberto Ascalon for a poetry writing workshop centered around the Somali community. All people ... Read more

From Texaco to Turkey House to Trader Joe's: Redmond and the Nelson Family

From Texaco to Turkey House to Trader Joe’s: Redmond and the Nelson Family

From Texaco to Turkey House to Trader Joes: The Nelson Family Remembers Buff and Mike Nelson, Nelson Legacy Group
Cultural Congress at Seattle Center April 28 & 29

Cultural Congress at Seattle Center April 28 & 29

Join your statewide colleagues – including artists, administrators, educators, and cultural leaders – from across Washington for the 2014 Cultural Congress, April 28 and 29 on the Seattle Center campus.

The Washington State Arts Alliance produces the Cultural Congress, a ... Read more

Museums added to Map 4Culture

Museums added to Map 4Culture

We’ve recently updated Map 4Culture, our interactive online and mobile map, with museums. Like the organizations participating in Destination Heritage, and integrated Public Art projects in King County’s collection, all the museums included on the new Map 4C layer receive ... Read more

Saturday Concert to support the renovation of Washington Hall

Saturday Concert to support the renovation of Washington Hall

We are excited about Saturday’s concert to benefit the restoration of Washington Hall, the grand old lady of performance in Seattle. Get all the details on the Washington Hall site and come out to hear four generations of the Holden ... Read more