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Washington Hall Reopening

Washington Hall Reopening

On Wednesday, June 1, Historic Seattle will mark the reopening of Washington Hall with a free celebration hosted in conjunction with anchor partner organizations 206 Zulu, Hidmo, and Voices Rising. From 5:00—8:00 pm, all are invited to visit the newly restored Hall and enjoy music and light refreshments. “Washington Hall has served a cross-section of...
A Sneak Peek as Washington Hall Enters Phase III of Restoration

A Sneak Peek as Washington Hall Enters Phase III of Restoration

“The flaking, painted brick, the worn plaster and wood finishes, the white-washed walls, the simplicity of the structure – the building felt extremely genuine.” Jocelyn Schmidt’s first impressions of Washington Hall have been shared by many. Built in 1908 by the Danish Brotherhood of America as temporary housing and community space for new immigrants, the...
4Culture will be closed Tuesday in honor of Veterans Day

4Culture will be closed Tuesday in honor of Veterans Day

You know when you feel so strongly about something, that you can’t talk or write about it without choking up? That’s how I feel, when I write or talk about veterans. I’m not sure why. I’m a hippy kid. My friends often tease me about my lengthy stories about living in a Volkswagen van. I...
Meet the Vets Restore Recruits

Meet the Vets Restore Recruits

4Culture is pleased to welcome five participants to the second session of VETS RESTORE, a program connecting veterans to the historic preservation trades. This year we enrolled two women and three men from diverse military and construction backgrounds – ALL with a dedicated interest in preserving old buildings. Welcome Kevin Bottini, Easton Branam, Zoe Gillespie,...
Hot Jazz, Lindy Exchange & Washington Hall

Hot Jazz, Lindy Exchange & Washington Hall

Seattle Lindy Exchange Saturday September 13, 9:30 pm doors, 9:45pm start Washington Hall 153 14th Ave Seattle, WA 98133 The Rhythm Runners have convened under auspicious circumstances to deliver prohibition era jazz to the Seattle Lindy Exchange at the historic Washington Hall.  With musicians hailing from New York, New Orleans and Seattle, this group of...
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 new music and narration created by Robin Holcomb and Steven Griggs to celebrate the vibrant and...
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 family play, along with special guests. Local National Public Radio station KPLU ran this interview...
Site Specific 2014 Announced

Site Specific 2014 Announced

For 2014, Site Specific continues its collaboration between 4Culture’s Arts, Heritage, and Preservation Programs to connect creative individuals and organizations to historic sites in King County. These historic sites will be interpreted and enlivened through a myriad of artistic disciplines. This years season features 15 projects, at 12 sites around the county. The projects are:  ...
Cacophony for 8 Players

Cacophony for 8 Players

Washington Hall, Jan. 23-26, 2014, at 8 p.m. Tickets: $20 General admission, $15 students and seniors. Website: Cacophonyfor8Players.com Cacophony for 8 Players a performance collaboration between director Torben Ulrich, composer Angelina Baldoz and choreographer Beth Graczyk, will premiere with four performances at historic Washington Hall in Seattle. Through the meshing of dance, music, video, sculpture...
Vets Restore: Ceremony Honors First Group of Graduating Veterans

Vets Restore: Ceremony Honors First Group of Graduating Veterans

Three King County veterans have successfully completed Vets Restore, a pilot program that offers training, paid internships, and career guidance for veterans in the historic building preservation trades. Graduates were honored at a ceremony and reception on September 17th at the historic Dearborn House in Seattle. US Military veterans Scott Carlson of Issaquah, Sergio Cruz...

Interpreting Environmental Preservation Through Faith Traditions

Renewal September 23-29, dusk-11:00pm Washington Hall, 153 14th Avenue Seattle Jewish Film Festival is presenting free outdoor screenings of “Renewal,” a film directed by Martin Ostrow which consists of eight shorts about different religious approaches and their perspectives on environmental preservation. Because it coincides with the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, the film will be projected onto...
A Very Site Specific Weekend!

A Very Site Specific Weekend!

This weekend, Site Specific says goodbye to the lovely Jazz at the Panama Hotel series with a final performance from Stephen Griggs. At the same time, we welcome Keri Healey’s Gentleman Desperado back for a second year, and celebrate the continuation of In the Land of Rain and Salmon by Book-It Repertory Theatre. You are...