South King County Cultural Coalition Sat, 29 Nov 2014 00:13:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Holiday chocolate workshops Sat, 29 Nov 2014 00:07:46 +0000 King County Library System
Date: 12/18/2014

Chocolate Holiday Gift Making for Teens and Adults at the Algona-Pacific Library – Thursday, December 18, 4 PM.
Join pastry chef Laurie Pfalzer to learn how to make chocolate gifts for the holidays. Discover how to make dark chocolate ganache which we will turn into beautiful, hand-rolled truffles. You will also learn to make dark chocolate and candy cane bark, white chocolate popcorn and caramel corn with dark chocolate drizzle. At the end of class you will package your gifts and take them home to give or enjoy.

Handmade Chocolates for the Holidays at the Muckleshoot Library – Thursday, December 18, 7:30 PM.
Join pastry chef Laurie Pfalzer of Pastry Craft to learn how to make chocolate gifts for the holidays. Chef Laurie will demonstrate how to make chocolate ganache and how to roll and finish beautiful, dark chocolate truffles in cocoa powder. She will also demonstrate chocolate tempering to make white chocolate candy cane bark and caramel corn with dark chocolate drizzle. Come enjoy the sweetness of the holidays with handmade gifts you can make at home. Recipes and samples will be available.

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Rainier Youth Choirs auditions Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:53:43 +0000 Rainier Youth Choirs
Through 12/15/2015

Singers in grade two and up, who wish to join Rainier Youth Choirs in January, 2015, can schedule an audition through December 15. Visit for more information.

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Northwest Folklife seeks entertainers Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:17:54 +0000 Northwest Folklife Festival
Deadline: 12/1/2014

Northwest Folklife is now accepting applications for performers at the 2015 Folklife Festival, the largest free community arts festival in the United States. Applications are being accepted for music performance, dance performance, spoken word/storytelling performance, music and dance storytelling, and panel/presentation/film.

Applications are due December 1, 2014 and can be submitted online. Priority will be given to performers from the Pacific Northwest region. For more information, click here.


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Neely Mansion board members Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:06:59 +0000 The Neely Mansion Association is looking for enthusiastic and energetic people to participate in the leadership of the Association for 2015 and beyond. If you are interested, email Thanks!

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Fused glass holiday ornament class Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:47:34 +0000 City of Auburn
Date: 12/13/2014, 1-3 PM

Create your own unique fused glass ornament using grit, cut glass pieces and wet enamel. You will assemble the glass using glue during this 1.5 hour introductory workshop and following the class, the artwork will be fired by the artist in a kiln and will be available to pick up the following week. You can make up to three ornaments. Ages under 15 must be accompanied by a guardian, and both must register for use of the materials. Ages 8-15 with guardian, 16 and over.

Location: Les Gove Building.  Instructor: Kris Vermeer.

To register for classes, phone 253-931-3043 (Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM and Saturday 9 AM – 4 PM). Or in person: 910 Ninth Street SE, Auburn (Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM). Online: Register for class #41663. Fee: $25 Auburn residents/$32 for those residing outside of Auburn.

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Hand-forged metal earrings class Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:44:50 +0000 City of Auburn
Date: 12/10/2014, 7 – 8:30 PM

Make your own metal earrings using metal wire of your choice (sterling plate, gold fill or solid copper) which you will hammer and forge to create a textured look and feel.  In this class you’ll also learn how to make your own jump rings and can embellish your forged metal earrings with beads. This class is great for those with some or no jewelry experience. All supplies and tools will be provided, and participants can expect to make up to two pairs of earrings.

For ages 14 and over. Location: William C. Warren Building, Auburn. Instructor: Linda Danforth

To register for classes, phone 253-931-3043 (Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM and Saturday 9 AM – 4 PM). Or in person: 910 Ninth Street SE, Auburn (Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM). Online:   Register for class #42272. Fee: $20 Auburn residents/$25 for those residing outside of Auburn.

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Arts and social change artist showcase Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:33:03 +0000 Arts & Social Change Artist Showcase
Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Application deadline: 5 PM, December 5, 2014

The Arts & Social Change Artist Showcase seeks Performing and Visual Artists to present their work at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue, Washington. This afternoon event will showcase a juried mix of emerging and ethnic visual and performing artists through live performances, visual exhibit and information tables – connecting artists with presenters and curators who book regional talent in our state.

Artists from a broad diversity of ethnic backgrounds, emerging professional artists, and artists with limited experience showcasing their work outside of their own communities are encouraged to apply.

If you are not interested in showcasing but would like to set up an information table or attend the event as an audience member, register on Brown Paper Tickets at

• Artist applicants must be based in, or reside in, Washington State.
• Showcase artists must be present the entire day.
• Visual artists represented by a commercial gallery and student artists are not eligible.
• Contact us at to check if you have questions about eligibility.

Applications are available on our website by clicking here! Contact us at if you need assistance with the application form.
• Applications must be submitted by 5:00PM on December 5, 2014.
• A jury of arts professionals from our region will review the applications and select 14 performing artist acts and 15 visual artists for the January showcase and exhibit opportunity.
• Live performance showcases will be 7 minutes each. Visual artists will be able to exhibit 3-5 works depending on size.
• Selected artists will be notified the week of December 16, 2014.

• Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
• Location: Meydenbauer Center (Downtown Bellevue)
• Showcase performances, Exhibitions, Displays, Workshops: 1:00 – 5:30 PM followed by a reception

Our Puget Sound region has experienced significant growth in populations from all over the world. As a result, we have a rich variety of artists representing ethnic cultures and forms of artistic expression. Washington State is rich in arts presenting and producing organizations, arts councils, galleries, museums, municipal agencies, schools, and community and business groups who are interested in presenting a diversity of visual art, theater, music, dance and interdisciplinary performances. This event gives artists whose work represents various cultures/ ethnicities a chance to network with other presenters and artists.

The Arts and Social Change Symposium is sponsored by 4Culture, ArtXchange Gallery, The City of Bellevue, Novum Lux Consultants, Seattle Center, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, Washington State Arts Commission. Core organizers of this committee produced similar events called the Ethnic Arts Connection in 2006, 2008 and 2010 at Seattle Center; as well as several Arts & Social Change events since then.


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Small Works, Big Presents Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:54:10 +0000 WRVM-BarbiLockLeeWhite River Valley Museum
Now through 12/14/2014

This is the Museum’s annual juried exhibit of over 65 small and miniature artworks provides an opportunity to purchase high-quality, original works of art by artists from throughout the greater Northwest.  The White River Valley Museum is located at 918 H Street SE in Auburn. Regular admission during normal hours, admission is free each first Thursday and third Sunday of the month.

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Gallery4Culture 2015 applications available Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:03:40 +0000 Gallery4Culture
Deadline: 1/5/2015

Gallery4Culture is currently seeking exhibition proposals for the season beginning September 2015 and running through July 2016. Gallery4Culture offers approximately 1,000 sq. ft. of street-level exhibition space in the Tashiro Kaplan building in Pioneer Square, Seattle. Eligibility is strictly limited to visual artists who RESIDE in King County, WA. Applicants may NOT be represented by a commercial art gallery at the time of submittal. Visual artists working in all media and genres (except performance art) are eligible to apply. Work samples and résumé must clearly demonstrate a candidate’s capacity to successfully execute the proposed exhibition. A Selection Panel of three regional arts professionals will review applications and award ten exhibitions. For more information about the gallery program and past exhibitions visit:

Eligibility is limited to visual artists, collaborative teams and artist groups who reside in King County, WA. Applicants may not be represented by a commercial gallery at the time of submittal. Visual artists working in all media and genres (except performance art) are eligible to apply. Emerging artists and those whose medium is under-represented in commercial venues are encouraged to submit.

Click here to apply.

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Call for scripts from young female screenwriters/filmmakers Thu, 20 Nov 2014 01:58:20 +0000 Pacific Northwest Voices Project

TheFilmSchool Digital Media Lab is launching with the Pacific Northwest Voices Project, a sponsored competition that will take 3 original short stories by Northwest female filmmakers or screenwriters, 22 years of age or younger, and craft them into professional level screenplays and produce them with mentorship from media industry professionals. Scripts must be no longer than 15 minutes long and explore the competition theme of kindness. For more information, visit

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