South King County Cultural Coalition Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:56:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Community chorale seeks piano accompanist Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:20:11 +0000

Cascade Foothills Chorale
Interviews scheduled in August

This is a paid position. Qualified candidates will be able to provide full range of accompaniment skills, including:

  • Being committed to working with a non-audition, largely non-reading chorale who enjoy the fun of singing together
  • Ability to follow the Conductor/Director
  • Technical competence on the keyboard instrument
  • Strong sight reading skills
  • Knowledge of both the accompaniment and choral parts
  • Ability to play all combinations of vocal parts together (ability to read open choral scores usually 4-part only is preferred)
  • Knowledge of performance practice in all styles relevant to the repertoire being rehearsed or performed
  • Ability to assist faltering choral lines, allowing rehearsal to continue without stopping
  • General flexibility in deferring to directions of Conductor/Director, and supporting chorale and individual performers as needed

Duties of the Accompanist include prepared attendance at all rehearsals and concerts; notifying the Conductor/Director of absences to assist in arranging for guest accompanist if absence is unavoidable (including payment of same). Rehearsal are Thursday evenings 7-9:15 PM at Enumclaw Senior Center or at designated alternative sites. Additional rehearsals may be called in weeks preceding concerts. The Winter Concerts will be held the weekend of 13 and 14 DEC 2014. The dates for the Spring Concerts are yet to be determined (? 30/31 May, 2015). Term of engagement is ~1 year.

Please submit inquiries and/or resumes to Phone 206-354-4864. Include phone number and possible dates in August for audition with Director and members of the chorale.

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Vets Restore historic preservation training Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:16:20 +0000

Deadline: 8/15/2014

4Culture seeks military veterans who are interested in working in working with their hands and restoring old things. Vets Restore is a free 7-week program that offers specialized training in revitalizing historic structures, with a 5-week internship with a local construction firm and one-on-one job placement assistance. Learn more at Vets Restore. For more information, call Candice Corey with the King County Veterans’ Program, 206-477-6989.

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Call for artists – Arts Alive Show Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:51:46 +0000

Federal Way Arts Commission
Entries accepted on 9/24/2014, 3-5:30 PM

Entry forms for the juried Federal Way 2014 Arts Alive Exhibition are now available online. Entries must be brought in to Federal Way City Hall, 33325 8th Avenue S in Federal Way on Wednesday, September 24, from 3-5:30 PM in the afternoon.  There is a $5 entry fee per piece of art. The exhibit will be up through the end of the year and there will be an Arts Harvest Reception and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, October 21, at 6:30 PM.  For more information, click here.

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Six word story and memoir workshop for teens Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:02:16 +0000

Burien Library
Date: 8/26/2014, 4-5 PM

Middle and high school students are invited to come in and compose six word stories and/or memoirs. The Burien Library is located at 400 SW 152nd Street in Burien.  Free.

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Auburn Valley Creative Arts Gallery Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:57:03 +0000

Auburn Valley Creative Arts

AVCA-treeringsView works by AVCA members Zach Tanner, Conni Reinecke, Mary Ellen Bowers, Marie Lyndemere, Amanda J. DeSilver and more in AVCA‘s new gallery space at 222 E Main Street (Suite F in The Arcade building), Auburn.

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Emerging Leaders of Color Professional Development – all expenses paid program – Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:05:15 +0000

Deadline: 7/31/2014

The Western State Arts Federation is a regional nonprofit arts service organization whose mission is to strengthen the financial, organizational, and policy infrastructure of the arts in the western United States. In its work, WESTAF strives to reflect the values, insights, spirit and knowledge of communities of color, indigenous peoples, and other marginalized ethnic communities in the West and ensure its programs and initiatives incorporate the diverse perspectives of the region. WESTAF is currently seeking participants for this all-­expenses­-paid, fourth annual convening to be held October 1­-3, 2014 in Denver.

In 2010, WESTAF established its Emerging Leaders of Color Professional Development Program, which promotes multicultural leadership in the arts by:

  • Building a cohort of cultural leaders of color in the western United States who are committed to the advancement of the arts.
  • Engaging diverse emerging leaders in coursework and activities designed to strengthen competencies and prepare participants for leadership positions in the field.
  • Providing opportunities for promising arts professionals to establish networks that support their careers and the cultural interests of the communities they represent and serve.
  • Deepening participants’ understanding of the arts in the United States and how public support sustains the vibrancy of the sector.

Candidates will meet the following criteria:

  • Professionals who are generally under the age of 35.
  • 10 years or less of experience working in the arts.
  • Current resident of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or Wyoming.
  • Self identify as people of color.
  • Arts administrator or significantly arts ­interested community person such as a volunteer, public official and/or artist with a strong interest in issues of arts policy and administration. (Not designed to serve individual artists.)
  • Individuals who may not have previously had an opportunity to participate in high quality professional development sessions.
  • Have not traversed from one fellowship to the next.
  • Individuals of significant promise.

WESTAF will select 14 total participants: one participant from each state in the western region, except California, where two participants will be selected due to population.

Apply online here.  Application and endorsement deadline: Thursday, July 31, 2014.  Notification date: August 2014. For more information, contact Chrissy Deal.

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Call to artists – Vision 20-20 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:02:59 +0000

Burien Arts Association
Application deadline: 8/6/2014

The Vision 20/20 Show and Sale is being held this year on November 22 at the Burien Community Center.  This is the seventh year the Burien Arts Association has brought great art to the residents of Burien and the surrounding area.  With a unique format (the ‘Frenzy Buying Experience’) the show/sale has proven to be a successful venue for exposing both emerging and established artists to a new, wider audience. Twenty artists are chosen and asked to produce 20 pieces of art on 8″x8″ square panels, which are supplied. All pieces are sold for $40 with half going to the artist. Artists may also participate in the silent auction that takes place that evening.

Artists who are interested in being considered should contact John Unbehend at for details and a timeline.


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At the Ridge Theatre summer musical camps Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:31:42 +0000

At the Ridge Theatre and the Kent School District
Deadline: 8/4/2014

Summer musical theatre camps are being offered to kids grades pre-K-2 and grades 3-6 this summer at Kentridge High School Performing Arts Center, 12430 SE 208th Street, Kent.  Cost is $125 per student. Artistic Director Jennifer Grajewski oversees this program.

Students in grades Pre-K-2 will meet on August 4-8, from 9 AM-noon, to participate in a production of Sesame Street.

Students in grades 3-6 will meet on July 29 – August 1, from 9 AM – noon, to participate in a production of Honk! Jr.

For more information and registration forms, go to

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At the Ridge Theatre Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:59:54 +0000


At the Ridge Theatre is a 501c3 non-profit community theatre dedicated to providing quality musical theatre experiences for our community.  Our purpose is to provide arts education experience to interested members of our community. Training in acting, music, dance and theater tech are emphasized. We also strive to provide the community with the opportunity to attend quality productions and support students continuing their education beyond high school. All profits from our productions are awarded to the actors in the form of college scholarships.  Our performers include actors from all over the region, and are ages 17-55.  ART is in its 14th year of operation and is proud to be supported by grants from the Kent Arts Commission & 4Culture.


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Railroad paintings of Jack Christensen Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:04:44 +0000

White River Valley Museum
Now through 8/17/2014

trainJack Christensen is an Auburn native and veteran of the Northern Pacific, Burlington Northern, and finally the Burlington Northern Santa Fe  Railroad where he served as fireman and engineer for over 57 years. These are his paintings of historic scenes along the rail.  The White River Valley Museum is located at 918 H Street SE in Auburn’s Les Gove Park.

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