Northwest Folklife brings together thousands of people and artists and engages year-round performance collaborations. One of those collaborations is resulting in a new folk genre. For the 2012 OctoberArts Crush celebration, Northwest Folklife is working with the Seattle Storytellers Guild and the Seattle Labor Chorus to weave stories and songs into “A Revolution of Hope,” a love story that needs amnesty. Seattle Storytellers Guild member [...]

Congratulations to the Somali Youth & Family Club for producing an amazing first showcase this past Saturday at the Creston Point Apartments in Renton! This summer, Northwest Folklife partnered with Somali communities in King County for a special project funded by the Washington State Arts Commission. With the help of the Community Arts Engagement Mentorship Project (CAEMP)  Northwest Folklife worked with the Somali Youth [...]