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Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

50 Years of Folklife: A Town Hall Conversation *

Saturday, May 29 - 2:30pm

50 Years of Folklife: A Town Hall Conversation with hosts Michelle Demers Shaevitz, Artistic Director at Mission Folk Festival and Northwest Folklife's Board Chair; Francisca Garcia, Founder & Instructor, Machtia and Northwest Folklife's Vice President; and Edurado Mendonça, Community Coordinator… LEARN MORE

Alexa Peters *

Sunday, May 30 - 2:45pm

Alexa Peters is a Seattle-based freelance writer with a specialty in arts & culture journalism, as well as cannabis copywriting. Her music journalism has appeared in The Seattle Times, Seattle Weekly, Seattle Magazine, No Depression, Audiofemme, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls, and more. Learn more at her LEARN MORE

Amanda Mata *

Monday, May 31 - 3:10pm

Amanda Mata is a self taught musician based in the Pacific Northwest working with Faith Based young people to connect with others through their music and Sharing her songs in her Latino Heritage Language as well as Youth Band for place of worship. LEARN MORE

Anisha Gururaj presented by SCARF*

Sunday, May 30 - 6:50pm

As part of the SCARF Showcase, Anisha will be presenting "Herstory is Our Story"  LEARN MORE

Ann Suter

Ann Suter is a long time supporter of the NWFL organization and festival. With a partner, she brought fiber arts displays and a range of fiber arts crafts to an annual booth. She likes to engage children in the doing and make it easy for them to get involved without a lot of special tools and materials. Her own art is collage/assemblage - using… LEARN MORE

Annie Staninec and John Kael presented by Wintergrass*

Sunday, May 30 - 7:15pm

Annie Staninec and John Kael are a Portland duo with a passion for traditional bluegrass and early country, and their shows prominently feature Annie's fiery fiddling and winning smile. Annie has toured the world with artists spanning from Peter Rowan to Rod Stewart, has won multiple awards throughout her career, and is fluent across many genres.… LEARN MORE

Anzanga Marimba Ensemble *

Saturday, May 29 - 4:05pm

Anzanga has been performing for 33 years with appearances around the globe. The group made its initial day view at Folklife in 1987. Anzanga performs traditional and contemporary marimba music of Africa. The group has produced 5 recordings, two are which in circulation today. The exhilarating sounds are enjoyable to listen to and conducive for dancing. Learn… LEARN MORE

Baby Gramps presented by KBCS *

Sunday, May 30 - 3:50pm

Baby Gramps, "The Salvador Dali of Americana Music" plays an acoustic National resonator guitar, and sings unique arrangements of rags, jazz, & blues songs from the 20's & 30's, folksongs, sing-a-longs, & originals with wordplay, vaudeville antics, and throat singing. His voice conjures up Popeye & a Didgeridoo. His extensive… LEARN MORE

Bailadores de Bronce *

Sunday, May 30 - 1:30pm

Bailadores de Bronce started at the UW in 1972. Their mission is to promote the beauty and richness of Mexican traditions through music and dance in the Pacific Northwest. They create a bridge of understanding among all people by sharing their culture, preserving their traditions, and instilling pride in their youth. Learn more on their  LEARN MORE