So Many Ways to Take in Croatian Culture at Seattle Center Festál:  CroatiaFest Seattle Center Festál presents CroatiaFest, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.  Sunday, Oct. 6, in Seattle Center Armory. Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Croatia through live performances, foods, hands-on activities, and a lively marketplace. Acclaimed dance ensembles and musicians, intricate costumes, art exhibits, [...]

Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival Features A Feast for the Senses  Seattle Center Festál presents Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, in Seattle Center Armory, Mural Amphitheatre and Fisher Roof. The festival provides a feast for the senses as visitors journey through the sights, sounds and tastes of Hawaii. The Live Aloha Hawaiian [...]

Tibet Fest Features Acclaimed Artists, Tibetan Foods and Hands-on Explorations Seattle Center Festál presents Tibet Fest, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Aug. 24 and 25, in Seattle Center Armory. Tibet’s ancient and modern history is woven into the two-day festival, which seeks to preserve this centuries-old culture. Live performances, visual arts and crafts, hands-on activities, traditional foods, games, and a lively [...]

High Spirits and Lively Movement Energize Seattle Center Festál BrasilFest Watch a demonstration of the elegant and powerful capoeira martial arts, see glittering costumes and eat authentic food while learning about a remarkable and varied culture at Seattle Center Festál:  BrasilFest, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, in Seattle Center Armory, Mural Amphitheatre and Fisher Pavilion rooftop. BrasilFest [...]

Seattle Center Festál Indigenous Cultures Day Highlights Native Cultures from Across the Globe   Update! Download the festival program now! Did you know? Urban Indian was the Cultural Focus at the 2008 Northwest Folklife Festival.  Tracy Rector of Longhouse Media and Native Lens developed the relationship with Seattle Center to create the first Indigenous Cultures Day.  Tracy was a member [...]

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Plan Ahead, Stick Around and Enjoy Saturday’s Festivities Saturday, July 27 presents a myriad of arts, sports, entertainment and family activities at Seattle Center. The events will generate street, garage and grounds congestion as well as lane and street closures. Please encourage Seattle Center visitors to plan ahead, map out available arrival and departure routes and expect heavier than usual [...]

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Polish Festival at Seattle Center, Saturday, July 13, 2013, from 11am until 9pm Come celebrate Polish culture and traditions with live performances of Polish folk groups, piano and jazz artists, modern dance, poster exhibit, workshops, food demos, children’s activities, participatory dance and more! Highlights include Folk Fashion Show with regionally inspired costumes from Poland. Food vendors will serve plenty of authentic [...]

Seattle Center Festál Iranian Festival Presents Celebrated Guest Artists from Los Angeles to Vancouver, BC Seattle Center Festál presents Iranian Festival, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., Saturday, June 29, in Seattle Center Armory. Explore and experience the cultural roots and  significant influences of Iran throughout the history of civilization through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, and a marketplace. [...]

OUTSTANDING LINE-UP planned for KEXP & Seattle Center Concerts at the Mural KEXP & Seattle Center Concerts at the Mural returns in August with four nights of live concerts featuring some of the region’s best indie music, along with some noted national artists, free-of-charge, starting at 5:30 p.m., Fridays, Aug. 2 – 23, at Mural Amphitheatre at Seattle Center. Now in [...]

Seattle Center Festál: Festival Sundiata Presents Black Arts Fest Seattle Center Festál:  Festival Sundiata Presents Black Arts Fest brings inspirational music, compelling art, spicy foods and other temptations to Seattle Center Armory, Mural Amphitheatre and Fisher Pavilion, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m., June 15, and 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., June 16. Festival Sundiata explores the cultural roots and contemporary [...]

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  Northwest Folklife opens the final day of the 2013 Festival with a special Memorial Day Ceremony on the Mural Stage. Please join us! Then continue to celebrate our Northwest traditions—and honor our history! See full schedule at our website. - Memorial Day Flag Ceremony: Celebrating Memorial Day, the Flag Raising Ceremony will include words from Northwest Folklife, the Seattle Police [...]

Bring your t-shirt, tote bag, whatever, to The VERA Project anytime this weekend and have their talented screenprinters adorn it with this adorable limited-edition design! Screenprinting is free, but they are asking for a small donation to help cover their costs. The VERA Project is located in the Alki Court, near the SIFF Cinema. See you there! And thanks VERA!