So Much Love, So Many Lovely Events

Alma y Azucar by Teddi Yaeger (2010)
Alma y Azucar by Teddi Yaeger (2010)
Alma y Azucar by Teddi Yaeger (2010)
Alma y Azucar by Teddi Yaeger (2010)

Valentines Day and 4Culture’s Touring Arts Roster

Still looking for something to do on the upcoming “Day of Love”? Perhaps one of these great events is just right for you and yours!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14th, 2015

Mary Margaret Moore + Kris Wheeler + Vanessa DeWolf provide the perfect activity for your little ones —  “And Then They…” a performance for kids… Travel into and out of stories and dances and through the opening of poetic free-association… Who are these creatures? And where are they? A part of the Project Winter series.

Studio Current
Pike/Pike corridor in the heart of Capitol Hill
11am-noon
$10-$20 suggested donation. No one turned away due to lack of funds. (limited space – Reservations Recommended)
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Northwest Tap Connection — Celebrate your Valentine’s Day at an EMP Black History Month event. The EMP STARS presents a program of captivating choreography performed by some of Seattle’s top young talents. Followed by a discussion on the transformative power of dance in urban communities.

EMP Museum Sky Church
321 5th Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98109
1pm-2pm
Free and open to the public.
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The Steve Griggs Ensemble — performs the “Panama Hotel Jazz” a program that tells the story of Seattle’s Japanese Americans during WWII. The work was commissioned through a 4Culture Historic Site Specific grant, won an ASCAP-Chamber Music America award for Adventurous Programming of Contemporary Music, and is supported by a National Park Service Japanese Confinement Sites grant. Featuring saxophonist Griggs, trumpeter Jay Thomas, guitarist Milo Petersen, vibraphonist Susan Pascal, and bassist Phil Sparks.

Panama Hotel Tea Room
605 S. Main Street
Seattle, WA 98104
2pm
Free and open to the public.
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Barbie Anaka with Eugene Bien – A special performance open to military personnel only at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. “Barbie Anaka is a more angelic Streisand with a sultry, resonant, rich voice that turns old-fashioned classic jazz into living magic.” -Indie-Music.com

Bistro at Russell Landing (JBLM)
Bldg 8981 American Lake Ave
JBLM Lewis North, WA 98438
5pm-8:30pm
(253) 964-2813

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Bonnie Birch — Seattle’s treasured virtuoso accordionist will transport you from the Pike Place Market to a Parisian Café! Enjoy her lovely strolling bistro set at one of Seattle’s most romantic French restaurants.

Maximilien-In-The-Market
81a Pike St
Seattle, WA 98101
6pm-9pm
reservations: 206-682-7270

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Mercedes Nicole & Her Jazz and Blues Band — “Remembering Bobby Blue Band,” a great night of live Blues Bobby’s Way: straight ahead, straight Up and unshaken end! With classy, sexy, sassy, Mercedes Nicole, the one & only Delvon Larmar on keys and the comparable D’Vonne Lewis, on drums (special guest on electric bass).

The New Rose Petal
9801 16th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98116
7pm
$20
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Alma y Azúcar Quintet — featuring: Alma Villegas on vocals, Fred Hoadley on piano, Steve Okimoto on bass, Ricardo Guity on congas, Steve Mostovoy on trumpet, Lance Lu on percussion presenting the best in Latin ballads and rhythms for your Valentine’s evening! Great music, dancing and a chance to win Alma’s delicious homemade flan.

Egan’s Jamhouse in Ballard
1707 NW Market Street
7pm-8:30pm
$12 Cover (Reservations Recommended)
(206) 789-1621
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Greta Matassa Quintet with Susan Pascal on Vibes — Two of Seattle’s Jazz Greats partner up for a fine night in Bellevue. Hear beautiful renditions of your favorite classic love songs by request!

Bake’s Place
155 108th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
8pm
$20

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Suzanna & Friends – Suzanna channels the cupid spirit with a belly dance show featuring live music by MB Orchestra! A romantic night of delicious cuisine, dance, and multicultural live entertainment in a social atmosphere. You can even join a mini-lesson on the dance floor, with lots of additional time to freestyle with the band. (Families Welcome).

Harissa Mediterranean Cuisine
2255 NE 65th Street
Seattle, WA 98115
8pm until late
Dinner for Two – $75 plus $5 Cover (Reservations recommended)
(206) 588-0650
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Andre Feriante – Moving from Benaroya Hall to the Eastside, Feriante celebrates 20 years of showcasing his blend of flamenco, classical and Brazilian music on Valentine’s Day joined this year by: tenor, Steve Thoreson; pianist, Overton Berry; and dancer, Stella Rossi with Steve Kim on the bass and Anil Prasad on the tabla.

Kirkland Performance Center
350 Kirkland Avenue
Kirkland, WA 98033
8pm
$25
(425) 893-9900
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The Lonely Coast – the popular folk duo fronts for their larger pop band Eurodanceparty USA for a fun night of Balkan/Dance/Folk/Klezmer/Pop/Everything .

Triple Door’s Musiquarium
216 Union Street
Seattle, WA 98101
9:00 PM (21+)
No cover
(206) 838-4333

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Karin Kajita – a heart warming duo night of jazz piano and vocals with Emily McIntosh.

Infusion Bar and Grill
7727 Center Blvd SE
Snoqualmie, WA 98065
(425) 292-3576
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Gin Hammond – Actress/Storyteller, Hammond is part of the Book-It Theatre cast in “Dog of the South.” This comic road-trip adventure has been called Portis’s real masterpiece. When protagonist Ray Midge follows the trail of his missing wife, her lover—and most importantly his blue Torino—he’s besieged by tropical storms, scammers, and hippies as he makes his way on a wild ride from Arkansas to Belize. Opening Night!

The Center Theatre
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
7:30pm
$25
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MariAnna Trio — bring a special Valentine’s Day performance of love songs from Russia and around the world two days in a row! Join the residents, friends and family members of Aegis Living on Madison Avenue, or catch them for a post-Valentine’s repeat performance will be offered at Seattle’s Central Library on Sunday.

Aegis Living
2200 Madison Avenue
Seattle, WA 98112
1pm (February 14th)
Free and open to the public.

Seattle Public Library
1000 Fourth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
206-386-4636
2pm (February 15th)
Free and open to the public.

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4Culture is proud to host the eclectic talent of the region on our Touring Arts Roster website where you may explore and discover artists just for fun, or contact them for your performance needs.