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Local Arts Agency Meetings - The Shadow Council

Local Arts Agency Meetings – The Shadow Council

This just in – From Lori at the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council. This just goes to show you never know where your best efforts are going to land. Lori’s husband is the cartoonist Charlie Capp who creates a weekly ... Read more

Become an Agent of Information for 4Culture!

Become an Agent of Information for 4Culture!

Do you want to go to arts and heritage events—plays, concerts, exhibitions, movie screenings, readings, lectures, and much more—around King County for free? And even get paid for it? (At least, paid enough to cover your travel costs…) Are you ... Read more

I am from __________. I contain multitudes.

I am from __________. I contain multitudes.

Happy April and National Poetry Month! In this guest post, poet Michelle Peñaloza invites you to participate in a series of events we’re calling the Poetry on Buses Roadshow. We hope to see you.

Do I contradict myself?

Very well ... Read more

How many of us think of Seattle as home to a river?

How many of us think of Seattle as home to a river?

Sharon Arnold is the guest curator of our current Gallery4Culture exhibit The Duwamish Residency: Process and Artifacts. We asked Sharon if we could post her gallery statement in time for the artist talk that will take place next Tuesday, March ... Read more

WebFuzzy + Listening is Hard

WebFuzzy + Listening is Hard

WebFuzzy is a monthly post by 4Culture staff who are interested in sharing the process of our website redesign by explaining our steps, showing our designs and marveling in our messy mistakes.

Listening is Hard
Post 1

Last fall we ... Read more

new year, new poetry

new year, new poetry

Mike Hickey, Seattle’s recent Poet Populist, is one of the 365 voices co-creating Poetry on Buses: Writing Home. A teacher, Mike works with college students and at-risk youth to bring out the poetry within. In this post, one in a ... Read more

Tying the mountains together

Tying the mountains together

One of the poets most beloved by the audience at November 10th’s launch of Poetry On Buses: Writing Home was Carlos Adams-Tres. His performance in front of an audience of 850 at the Moore Theatre was triumphant, in part because ... Read more

A Novel Performance: Gabriela Denise Frank at the Seattle Public Library

A Novel Performance: Gabriela Denise Frank at the Seattle Public Library

Each November, thousands of writers participate in National Novel Writing November (NaNoWriMo), attempting to write 50,000 words of a new work of fiction in 30 days. Art Projects grant Recipient Gabriela Denise Frank puts a twist on NaNoWriMo by creating ... 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

Tied By Lightning: Telegraph Sesquicentennial

Tied By Lightning: Telegraph Sesquicentennial

The Telegraph Sesquicentennial and Military Road
Tied By Lightning: Exhibitions and Demonstrations
South King County locations & King County Courthouse

The celebration of the Sesquicentennial (150 years) of the introduction of the telegraph to the State of Washington is taking ... Read more

Poetry and Public Life—Writing as Witness

Poetry and Public Life—Writing as Witness

Poet Carolyne Wright is offering a Workshop and Reading as part of her 2013 Individual Artist Project, at Jack Straw Productions on Saturday, October 4. We welcome Carolyne to the blog.

Poetry and Public Life — Writing as Witness

October ... Read more

Mask required!

Mask required!

Onsite Review of Masquerade Ball and Valse Cafe Orchestra

Through the On-Site Review program, 4Culture evaluates arts and heritage organizations who receive Sustained Support funding. On-Site Reviewers attend events produced or presented by recipients and write up short reviews, which ... Read more