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BlackPast.org Preserving King County’s African American History

BlackPast.org Preserving King County’s African American History

News from a Heritage Projects Recipient

BlackPast.org, a national nonprofit organization based in Seattle, was awarded funding through 4Culture’s Heritage Projects Program in 2013 to develop a new section on their website that focuses on African American Heritage in King ... Read more

Arts & Social Change hosts Artist Workshops

Arts & Social Change hosts Artist Workshops

Performing Artist Professional Development Day

Saturday, November 15th
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Networking & Jam Session 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Tukwila Community Center
12424 42nd Avenue South, Tukwila, WA 98169

This full day of panel presentation, group discussion and ... Read more

Poetry on Buses: announcing the Moore lineup

Poetry on Buses: announcing the Moore lineup

4Culture is excited to celebrate the launch of Poetry On Buses with you! The FREE & ALL AGES Launch Party will be filled with poetry and music and community – you won’t want to miss it.

NOVEMBER 10, 2014
6.30
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Watch: Bear Wood Windows and Vets Restore

Watch: Bear Wood Windows and Vets Restore

Vets Restore is very fortunate to have Bear Wood Windows, one the area’s leading companies in historic wood window restoration, as a partner for both the training and internship portion of our 2014 program. Grace Morrison, veteran and owner of ... Read more

Orville Johnson & Friends: Free Community Concert

Orville Johnson & Friends: Free Community Concert

The Low Income Housing Institute & Seattle Dept. of Neighborhoods present Orville Jackson & Friends in a free concert

Orville Johnson is one of the great folk and blues musicians of the Pacific Northwest. He has appeared on over 400 ... Read more

Bones Beneath Our Feet: Puget Sound Indian Wars 1855-56

Bones Beneath Our Feet: Puget Sound Indian Wars 1855-56

Bones Beneath Our Feet: Puget Sound Indian Wars 1855-56

Saturday, November 8 from 10:30 am – noon
Redmond Historical Society Speaker Series
Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center
Redmond, WA

We have seen the name ‘Leschi’ everywhere, yet all but a ... Read more

You Art Invited: Artists Up Mixes It Up

You Art Invited: Artists Up Mixes It Up

Artists Up
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 – 6:00-8:00 pm
Gallery4Culture, 101 Prefontaine PL S, Seattle

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Bus/Train: King County Metro and Sound Transit Light Link Rail
Light refreshments will be served

ARTISTS UP will host a social mixer celebrating ... Read more

Learn about Community Broadband October 8

Learn about Community Broadband October 8

A workshop and an evening forum take place on October 8

We welcome Sabrina Roach to the blog to talk about two learning and discussion opportunities about broadband access. Hollow Earth Radio and SouthEast Effective Development’s SEEDArts have recently been ... Read more

Poetry on Buses Launch Party - You're Invited!

Poetry on Buses Launch Party – You’re Invited!

NOVEMBER 10, 2014
6.30 PM Doors, 7.30 PM Show

THE MOORE THEATRE
1932 2nd Ave, Seattle

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Hey King County, you’re invited to the Poetry on Buses Launch Party!

It’s free and all ages. It’s a celebration of ... Read more

A Maritime Heritage Area for King County

A Maritime Heritage Area for King County

Celebrating our ties to the sea

This week the King County Council unanimously designated the publicly accessible saltwater shoreline, the Ship Canal, and Lake Union as a “County Maritime Heritage Area.” What is a heritage area, anyway?

The concept is ... Read more

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 ... Read more

Conductive Garboil Grant 2014: Congrats Jeppa K Hall!

Conductive Garboil Grant 2014: Congrats Jeppa K Hall!

Prolific performance artist/comedian, vocalist, musician and songwriter, Jeppa K Hall has been awarded the 2014 Conductive Garboil Grant.

Jeppa challenges the limits of creative discourse, connects community, facilitates excitement, and generally shakes things up. Her creative practice is a life ... Read more