Your Communities. Your Traditions. Your Folklife.

Northwest Folklife aims to strengthen our communities through arts and culture. This calendar brings together our greater community’s events and gatherings. Here, you will find events ranging from cultural celebrations to music and dance performances and traditional gatherings.

Together, we can contue to celebrate the rich arts, cultures, and traditions that thrive in the greater Pacific Northwest.

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Arts Gumbo 2018 – Celebrate Dia de los Muertos!

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$10 – $15

Rainier Arts Center presents Arts Gumbo 2018!

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos! We invite you to experience Mexican culture through engaging conversation, cultural dance, delicious food, art, children’s crafts and film!

Arts Gumbo Event program:

1:30pm-3:00pm
Film Matinee “Flor Silvestre”
presented by the Consulado de México en Seattle

5:30pm
Doors Open

6:00pm
Welcome to Arts Gumbo 2018
Master of Ceremonies – Francisca Garcia
Day of the Dead Presentation

Mexican Folkloric Dances
Joyas Mestizas Youth Group
Bailadores de Bronce

La Charla de la Gente: Mañana
Moderator – Jake Prendez: Artist/Satirist
Proxima Generacion Youth expression
and discussion presented by Northwest Folklife

7:45pm
Cultural Cuisine
Tacos Chukis

Children’s Crafts
Sugar skull decoration
Niños piñata party
Making paper marigolds

Art Exhibit
The Art of Jake Prendez

Adios & Gracias!

FREE Arts Gumbo Book Chats schedule
Columbia City Library
Thursday, Oct 18, 6:00pm-7:45pm
“Brownsville: Stories” by Oscar Casares

Thursday, Nov 15, 6:00pm-7:45pm
“Caramelo” by Sandra Cisneros

Rainier Arts Center is a program of SEEDArts