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Celebrate Voting Rights & Dr. King in 2015

Celebrate Voting Rights & Dr. King in 2015

Please save the date to join us to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and to recognize our individual and collective responsibility to continue his important work.

January 15, 2015

Noon

Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine ... Read more

Upcoming Author Talks: Life and Art of James A. Wehn

Upcoming Author Talks: Life and Art of James A. Wehn

News from 2014 Heritage Projects recipient

Fred Poyner IV, art historian and curator for the WA State Historical Society, will be giving his first talk about his recent publication: The First Sculptor of Seattle — The Life and Art of ... Read more

Poetry on Buses, a video story

Poetry on Buses, a video story

King County TV created this terrific video about the  Poetry on Buses: Writing Home program.

With our partners in Metro Transit, we recently kicked off a year of showcasing local voices on County-wide RapidRide buses and stations, and online.

Visit ... Read more

Mentor Artists Join Creative Justice

Mentor Artists Join Creative Justice

Creative Justice is a new arts-based alternative to incarceration for young people in King County. Launching in February of 2015, the pilot year of programming will engage 48 youth and families involved with the juvenile court.

Through collaboration with mentor ... 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

Sign up for Arts & Social Change Showcase

Sign up for Arts & Social Change Showcase

Arts and Social Change Showcase

January 27, 2015, 100-5:30 pm
Meydenbauer Center
11100 NE 6th Street, Bellevue, WA

Following a November 15th professional development workshop for performing artists, we invite performing and visual artists to apply to participate in a ... Read more

New video from Vets Restore: Transition

New video from Vets Restore: Transition

Bryan Fry with the King County Veterans’ Program shares how diverse opportunities, including preservation carpentry training, help meet the employment needs of the more than 127,000 veterans who call King County home. Produced by Ethan Steinman, Daltonic Films LLC, for ... Read more

Still Room in Saturday's Performers Workshop!

Still Room in Saturday’s Performers Workshop!

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

What are you waiting for? There are still spots ... Read more

Celebrate 90 years of the Jewish Transcript with Book-It Repertory Theatre

Celebrate 90 years of the Jewish Transcript with Book-It Repertory Theatre

Jewish Transcript News Anniversary Event This Weekend!

Sunday, November 16 at 1:00 p.m.
Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 E Mercer Way, Mercer Island
Reception to follow

If you loved In the Land of Rain and Salmon, you’ll enjoy Letters to ... Read more

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 ... Read more

Poetry on Buses is LIVE!

Poetry on Buses is LIVE!

Launch Party at the Moore Theatre Tonight 

The Poetry On Buses website goes live today with a year of weekly featured poets and a new poem every day. Watch for the buses and bus stops carrying graphics and placards of ... Read more

Poetry on Buses: Mercedes Garcia & Love City Love

Poetry on Buses: Mercedes Garcia & Love City Love

For a preview of the Poetry On Buses Launch Party check out Love City Love jamming to Mercedes Garcia reading her poem Mi Casa de Cañas. Read more about the event and its stellar line up in this post. See ... Read more