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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Les Yeux Noirs — gypsy klezmer extravaganza
March 1, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm$20
Les Yeux Noirs
Gypsy Klezmer Extravaganza
Sunday, March 1 | 7 p.m.
This Paris-based sextet offers an irresistible invitation to enjoy
some of the most rhythmic and emotional sounds of gypsy and klezmer
world music today. (Click the photo at right for a taste of their
music.) With each frenetic stroke of dueling violins, acoustic and
electric instruments, they take audiences on a dizzying journey of
Central European sounds and images, dating back for centuries. Les
Yeux Noirs has played at venues all over the world, last seen at The
Triple Door in Seattle, and coming directly from The Chutzpah Festival