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Northwest Folklife Festival 2015
May 22, 2015 @ 11:00 am - May 25, 2015 @ 9:00 pm
One of the Pacific Northwest’s treasured traditions, the 44th annual Northwest Folklife Festival features roughly 5,000 performers of a variety of disciplines, participatory arts activities, story-telling, and more all from local communities spanning Washington State to Oregon, Montana to Vancouver B.C. Every year the musicians, dancers, basket-weavers and other artists who join us at Folklife share their talents without compensation in support of the community values Folklife nutures. The 2015 Cultural Focus is “Beats, Rhymes, and Rhythms: Traditional Roots of Today’s Culture’s” and will highlight in great depth the roots of Hip Hop. Visit NWFolklife.org/festival for more details.