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Community Focus
Location
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Caribbean, Central America, Multicultural, Latin America, South America
Location
Seattle, WA
Seattle Latino Film Festival is a nonprofit organization that discovers and presents independent films, documentaries and short films from Ibero & Latin-American countries.
Community Focus
Caribbean, Latin America
Location
Community Focus
Caribbean
Location
Seattle, WA
The Seattle Women's Steel Pan Project gives women and girls the opportunity to learn how to play and perform Caribbean steel drums and is dedicated to creating a space for women and girls in music through arts education.
Community Focus
Caribbean
Location
SuperSones play the sublime music known as Son - the acoustic dance music of the Cuban countryside that inspired modern Salsa.
Community Focus
Caribbean
Location
Azahar Flamenco performs throughout the Pacific Northwest at large festivals and theaters, intimate clubs, coffee shops, and private events. We are active members in the Seattle arts and flamenco community, hosting "juergas" (flamenco parties) and other events to offer local flamenco artists and aficionados an opportunity to improvise and practice their arte, while introducing flamenco to new audiences. In the summer of 2015, Azahar Flamenco was honored to be selected by a panel of judges to become a member of the King County "Touring Artists Roster".
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Caribbean, Multicultural, Northern Africa, Latin America, North America
Location
Edmonds, WA
Ed Hartman is an award-winning composer, who has scored music for film, T.V., radio, and even a planetarium.
Community Focus
Caribbean
Location
Renton, WA
Friends of Jamaica Seattle (FOJS), was founded in 1996 by a group of Jamaicans and friends of Jamaica living in the Puget Sound region with the primary purpose to provide charitable and educational assistance to Jamaica.
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Native American/First Nations, Northern Europe/Scandinavia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Middle East, African American/Black, Pacific/Pacific Islander, Global Indigenous, East Asia, Caribbean, Jewish, South Asia, Southern Europe, Central America, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, Western Europe (includes Central), Northern Africa, Latin America, North America, South America
Location
Olympia, WA
Enrich the resiliency and vibrancy of individuals and communities through joyful learning, creative cultural expression, and appreciation of folklife
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, African American/Black, Caribbean, South Asia, Multicultural, Latin America, North America, South America
Location
Federal Way, WA
Community Focus
Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, African American/Black, Global Indigenous, Caribbean, Multicultural, Northern Africa, North America
Location
Seattle, WA
Collaborating through art to heal our community
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Native American/First Nations, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, African American/Black, Pacific/Pacific Islander, Global Indigenous, Central Africa, Caribbean, Eastern Africa, Central America, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Latin America, North America, South America
Location
Seattle, WA
Teaching kids to code and build robots through an intersection of anti-racist and anti-sexist curriculum.
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Native American/First Nations, Northern Europe/Scandinavia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe, Middle East, African American/Black, Pacific/Pacific Islander, East Asia, Caribbean, Jewish, South Asia, Southern Europe, Central America, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, Western Europe (includes Central), Northern Africa, Sister Cities, Latin America, North America, South America
Location
Seattle, WA
Since 1972, Northwest Folklife has been deeply committed to celebrating the diversity of our Northwest communities and demystifying our differences together, under one roof. Our work centers on preserving cultural arts, bridging connections to heritage and identity, and cultivating the ever-evolving traditions of the Pacific Northwest.
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Caribbean, Multicultural, Latin America
Location
Seattle, WA
Alma y Azúcar brings you an exquisite and passionate selection of Latin styles and flavors. From the bouncy feel of 'Perfidia' and 'Quizas' to the passionate tango version of 'Besame Mucho', the sultry bossa nova 'Waters of March' and the salsa sound of 'Bemba Colorá' or 'Oye Como Va', these tunes have captured hearts and entertained internationally for decades.
Community Focus
Caribbean, Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
Cuban-born Juan Alonso-Rodríguez is a self-taught artist whose transition from music to visual arts coincided with his move to Seattle in 1982.
Community Focus
Caribbean, Latin America
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Focus
Caribbean
Location
Seattle, WA
Music is the universal language. We all respond to music with emotion and movement. And it is precisely because music elicits such a strong response that it is the perfect medium for bringing greater cultural and historical awareness to young audiences.
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Native American/First Nations, Caribbean, Central America, Latin America, South America
Location
Normandy Park, WA
ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals For America) was the first national Latino professional association in the United States, established in Los Angeles in 1972. Throughout our 47-year history we have experienced steady growthand demonstrated consistent value. ALPFA continues to build upon its proud legacy with a mission: To empower and develop Latino men and women as leaders of character for the nation, in every sector of the global economy.
Community Focus
Caribbean, Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
Tatiana Garmendia is an inter-disciplinary artist with a figurative twist. Her work synthesizes formal concerns and a humanist engagement with history and culture. “History is not a subject I just picked up from a dusty schoolbook, but things I’ve actually lived. I remember playing in abandoned missile trenches as a child,” says the artist, who was born in Cuba during the height of the Cold War. Repatriation from the Spanish government took the artist’s family first to Madrid, and later to the U.S.A.
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Caribbean, Central America, Multicultural, Latin America, North America
Location
Seattle, WA
The Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network (WAISN) is a rapidly forming coalition of immigrant and refugee rights organizations, ally groups and individuals in Washington who are demanding justice, value and acceptance of immigrants and refugees here, and across the world.
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Community Focus
Caribbean, Central America, Latin America, South America
Location
Los Flacos performs a blend of the spiciest traditional sounds of Mexico, South America, and the Caribbean. Using a variety of instruments, some indigenous to the Americas and others of European and African origin, they create their own renditions of the songs of Latin America. Since their formation in 2002, Los Flacos continues to entertain audiences throughout Seattle and the Pacific Northwest region.