You are in luck! This just in from the filmmakers behind the project: Greetings to all fans of The Head and the Heart, St. Kilda, Seattle Films, and FREE SHOWS! The Head and the Heart and St. Kilda will be featured for a concert scene in LUCKY THEM, a new film from Seattle’s own Megan Griffiths. It’s about a 40-year-old [...]

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On January 31st, Team Up for Nonprofits presents “Bands on the Big Screen” a benefit screening for Northwest Folklife dedicated to showcasing the talents of five local filmmakers working with local music.

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Seattle Center just shared the exciting details of Festal 2013‘s first event: the Tet Festival! Here’s what you need to know:   Lion Dances, Firecrackers and Festive Entertainment Celebrate Vietnamese Lunar New Year Seattle Center Festál presents Tet Festival – Vietnamese Lunar New Year, 10:30 a.m. – 7 p.m., Saturday, and 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16 [...]

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In the summer of 2012, Northwest Folklife began a partnership with a Somali Community in Renton. Jack Straw Productions documented the effort to create new opportunities for this growing community to participate in arts and culture in our region. Tune in to KBCS 91.3FM every day this week at 4:20PM to listen to this special five-part radio series entitled “Until [...]

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Northwest Folklife is looking for two music-loving interns to help us produce the 2013 Northwest Folklife Festival. This is a fantastic opportunity to get behind the scenes at a major music festival! Interning at Northwest Folklife can be the experience you need to gain a career in event planning, festival production, the music industry, nonprofit management, marketing, fundraising and a [...]

Special announcement from our pals at Nectar Lounge:   Just wanted to let you know of a fantastic opportunity for the community to gear up for WINTERGRASS 2013 at Nectar Lounge!!!   2.20 Wednesday (Bluegrass) Wintergrass and Nectar Present: WINTERGRASS ’13 LAUNCH PARTY feat. Barleywine Revue Pickled Okra The Howdy Boys Blueberry Hill $5 adv / $8 dos 6pm doors [...]

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You’ve been asking, and now we know! This just in from Seattle Center HQ: Between work and play, there is Happy Hour. Seattle Center launches into 2013 with the Best. Damn. Happy Hour. Ever., starting on Thursday, Feb. 21 at Seattle Center Armory. Think we’re kidding? Think again. Think music by DJ D’Nelski (KEXP’s DJ Alex). Think deals on specialty [...]

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With  the launch of our refreshed website, we’re excited to offer a new feature: Ask Folklife a Question. With this easy tool, we invite you to ask us anything you’d like to know about the annual Festival and year-round organization. Why is the Festival always held on Memorial Day Weekend? What’s it like to have an office at Seattle Center? [...]