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Otieno Terry on Creative Justice

Otieno Terry on Creative Justice

Creative Justice is 4Culture’s new arts-based alternative to incarceration for King County youth. Singer-songwriter, producer, and teaching artist, Otieno Terry, led the 2nd project session of our inaugural year of programming. Otieno believes that music strongly influences the minds of young people and uses his art to inspire positivity, self-confidence, discipline, and healing. From March 23rd...
Art Projects: Positive Changes for 2015

Art Projects: Positive Changes for 2015

Guidelines and applications for our Art Projects grants are now open to artists and art groups, residing in King County, who are creating and presenting work in all disciplines including Dance, Theater, Music, Media, Literature and the Visual Arts. Eligible projects may be at any stage including planning, development and final production. Selected projects must offer...
From the Lightest Pianissimo to Roaring Fortissimo!

From the Lightest Pianissimo to Roaring Fortissimo!

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 give the adjudicating Sustained Support panelists a patron’s-eye-view of each organization.  Each month, the 4Culture blog presents excerpts from these reviews.  This month’s review is...
2nd Annual North Bend Jazz Walk

2nd Annual North Bend Jazz Walk

Saturday, September 14th, 2013 6:00 PM to midnight The North Bend Jazz Walk is a one-day jazz festival in historic Downtown North Bend, Washington featuring fifteen local venues, delicious food and drink, as well as the area’s finest jazz entertainment. A selection of the Pacific Northwest’s greatest musicians and jazz groups perform, including Pete Christlieb...
Classical, Intimate and Witty

Classical, Intimate and Witty

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 give the adjudicating Sustained Support panelists a patron’s-eye-view of each organization.  Each month, the 4Culture blog presents excerpts from these reviews.  This month’s review is...
4 concerts, 12 groups, 8 hours of great music this Fall!

4 concerts, 12 groups, 8 hours of great music this Fall!

Touring Arts Roster artists perform at Seattle Center’s Next 50 In partnership with Seattle Center’s Next 50 Celebration, 4Culture’s Touring Arts Roster artists will be performing in “A World of Music,” a four concert series at Seattle Center Playhouse on Friday September 21st and 28th, Thursday October 4th and Friday October 5th from 7:30-9:30 pm....
CocoLoco plays!

CocoLoco plays!

Summer is fine, the outdoor festivals and concerts continue and Touring Arts Roster artists CocoLoco have got a great line-up! Thur Aug 9 Coco Loco play the Tasting Flight at Woodland Park Zoo North Meadow, 6-9 PM $25 in advance (for mucho vino) Sat Aug 11 Coco Loco at Taste of Edmonds MainStage, 11-12:30 Sun...
Outdoor Concert & Dance with Valse Cafe Orchestra

Outdoor Concert & Dance with Valse Cafe Orchestra

Valse Cafe Orchestra Performs Tuesday, August 7, 2012 7 p.m. till 9:30 p.m. Westlake Park, corner of Fourth Avenue and Pine Street Seattle’s Valse Cafe Orchestra plays a mix of classic waltz, swing, Latin, blues, tango and foxtrots for an outdoor concert, part of the Dancing Till Dusk series of glorious outdoor dancing in Seattle’s downtown parks. With an...
4CTV Documents NW Folklife Festival 40th Anniversary

4CTV Documents NW Folklife Festival 40th Anniversary

4Culture, King County TV and Northwest Folklife partnered to produce this documentary about 40 years of Seattle’s signature Festival. The Director and longtime Festival volunteers tell host Vivian Phillips about what this festival means to our region and what makes it unique. Get a deeper understanding of the impact this Festival has on us with...

hip hop hooray! jawaan larue

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-iw2pKX7uo&p=B62D3C092E7E14FC&playnext=1&index=3[/youtube] Seattle hip hop artist Jawaan LaRue has just launched his CD, Saturn Returns. A 2010 4Culture Individual Artist Projects award recipient, LaRue’s is known as an adept wordsmith, with positive lyrics, influenced by his experiences serving overseas. LaRue enlisted in the army upon graduation from high school, and spent eight years in the service....