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 continue to celebrate the rich arts, cultures, and traditions that thrive in the greater Pacific Northwest.


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Cultural Focus: Arts Corps ‘La Festa del Arte’

March 20, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm


La Festa del Arte has been called the most inspiring event in the region, and you can be part of it! Join us as we address a critical opportunity gap in a region where race is the greatest determining factor in access to arts education. Help shape a new day for arts learning and be part of our work to develop students’ capacities for imagination, courage and persistence.

The Evening:
6:30-7:30pm: Cultivate
Meet your friends and get your creativity flowing with cocktails and live music in the Showbox Lounge

7:30-9:00pm: Innovate
Enjoy a gourmet dinner as Arts Corps students and teaching artists break barriers with their creative voices.

9:00-9:30pm: Activate
Step in and ‘raise your paddle’ to support transformative creativity and equity.

9:30pm-12:00am: Celebrate
Get up and get down for a DJ dance party.


March 20, 2015
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm


Showbax SoDo
1700 1st Ave. South
Seattle, WA 98104 United States


Arts Corps