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Building from Here: Arts and Culture in the Pacific Northwest *

Building from Here: Arts and Culture in the Pacific Northwest featuring Leigh Bezezekoff of Tractor Tavern, King Khazm of 206 Zulu, and Benjamin Hunter from The Black and Tan Hall. Moderator by Alexa Peters.   LEARN MORE

Eduardo Mendonça *

Eduardo Mendonça has played, composed, and directed various genres of Brazilian popular music in the US, Canada, Nepal and Brazil since 1974. A native of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, Eduardo has shared international stages with legendary Brazilian musicians Geraldo Azevedo, Alcione, and Jorge Ben Jor. Mendonça was opening act for renowned musicians such… LEARN MORE

Face the Music: Confronting Racism With Living Legacies Part 2 ^

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Face the Music: Confronting Racism With Living Legacies, Part 2 *

Northwest Folklife and The Rhapsody Project are proud to present a virtual two-part discussion about how music, traditions, heritage, and artistic lineage have lent our community strength and insight for confronting social and racial injustice. Hosted by Joe Seamons and featuring Briar, Roger Fernandez, Lady A, Fern Naomi Renville, Mariah… LEARN MORE

Francisca Garcia *

Francisca Garcia is the founder of Machtia, Mexican Cultural Consultant, Folklorist, Culture and Tradition Bearer. Curator, Artist, Teacher, Lecturer. Her work has been seen in Centro de la Raza, Sea Mar Museum, Northwest Folklife, Mexican Consulate of Seattle, Rainier Art Center, eSe Theater, Act Theater, Dance This with Joyas Mexican Youth Dance… LEARN MORE

Michelle Demers Shaevitz *

In addition to serving as Board Chair for Northwest Folklife, Michelle is the Artistic Director of the Mission Folk Music Festival in Mission, BC, focusing on folk, roots, Indigenous, trad and global music. When not festival-ing, she does freelance arts administration and co-hosts house concerts in West Seattle with her partner and son. LEARN MORE