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A Quarter Million for Historic Properties

A Quarter Million for Historic Properties

2014 Landmarks Capital Awards

This year was a banner year for 4Culture’s Landmarks Capital program. We received a record 40 applications, 22 of which were NEW applicants to the program and several from private property owners that had NEWLY designated ... Read more

Scenes from a typical alley in a rough part of town...

Scenes from a typical alley in a rough part of town…

July at Gallery4Culture
Scott Kolbo: Our Alley
July 3 – August 2, 2014
Opening: 1st Thursday, July 3, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Gallery4Culture welcomes Seattle-based multimedia artist Scott Kolbo in a July solo exhibition titled Our Alley, a hybrid ... Read more

African Music Summit, dance class and performance

African Music Summit, dance class and performance

African Music Summit
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Free Dance Class at 5:00 pm 
Performance begins at 9:00 pm
Washington Hall, Seattle

Saturday, June 28th, NDA Entertainment is hosting an Africa Music Summit featuring local and international Guinean music greats. The ... Read more

Museum Week Northwest a successful first

Museum Week Northwest a successful first

Guest Tracey Wickersham, Cultural Tourism Director with Visit Seattle and 4Culture Board member, reports on the success of Museum Week Northwest, the first of what we hope is an annual celebration of Northwest museums and the cultural community. 4Culture proudly ... Read more

Poetry on Buses: Writing Home - Submit your poems by June 30

Poetry on Buses: Writing Home – Submit your poems by June 30

Deadline: Monday, June 30

The deadline for submitting poems to Poetry on Buses: Writing Home is on Monday. We are excited to offer this program for the first time since 2007 and to broaden its scope through a just-concluded series ... Read more

6/21 Poetry and Fandango with Yesenia Hunter and MÁS

6/21 Poetry and Fandango with Yesenia Hunter and MÁS

“Do you like music? Do you like to dance? Do you play a musical instrument? Then you can write poetry,” according to Raul Sanchez, who led our Spanish Community Poetry Workshop in Burien on June 14. “It’s all about rhythm ... Read more

Call for Collaborative Proposals: Site Specific

Call for Collaborative Proposals: Site Specific

4Culture's Historic Site(s) Specific Call for Collaborative Proposals is now open. The Deadline is October 8, 2014 at 5:00 PM. 4Culture invites creative individuals and organizations to collaborate with historic sites in interpreting and enhancing sites through any artistic discipline...
6/18 Russian Community Poetry Workshop with Anna Vasilevskaya and Oleg Ruvinov

6/18 Russian Community Poetry Workshop with Anna Vasilevskaya and Oleg Ruvinov

June 18, 2014 | 7:30 pm
Russian Community Center
2011 152nd Avenue NE
Redmond 98075

As a part of Poetry on Buses: Writing Home, join Anna Vasilevskaya, Community Liaison Oleg Ruvinov and Poetry on Buses Poet Planner Roberto Ascalon for ... Read more

6/17 Community Poetry Workshop with Roberto Ascalon

6/17 Community Poetry Workshop with Roberto Ascalon

June 17, 2014 | 6:30 pm
C & P Coffee Company
5612 California Avenue SW
Seattle 98136

Language is inherently a kind of music. People say and think the most amazing things. The thing is to create the space where ... Read more

6/14 & 21 Latino Community Poetry Workshops with Raúl Sánchez, Yesenia Hunter & MÁS

6/14 & 21 Latino Community Poetry Workshops with Raúl Sánchez, Yesenia Hunter & MÁS

This Saturday, you are invited to a community poetry workshop with poets Raúl Sánchez and Roberto Ascalon.
Poetry on Buses: Somali Community Workshop

Poetry on Buses: Somali Community Workshop

Poetry on Buses: Writing Home is a public art program that invites King County residents to write poems of 50 words or less and submit them to be shared on the bus, online and in the community. Community workshops are ... Read more