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Celebrate Folklife Gala tickets available now!

January 11, 2010

Celebrate Folklife Gala

Celebrate Folklife Gala
Saturday, February 20 | 5-10pm
Museum of History & Industry | $100

Northwest Folklife has morphed its annual November auction into a new February gala! We’ve planned a festive evening that begins with a silent auction featuring exciting new items mixed in with some of your old favorites. Enjoy light libations and heavy hors d’oeuvres from Foodz Catering while you study the possibilities. Then join us for performances by some of Folklife’s amazing performers–Gene Tagaban, Rhythms of India, Reilly & Maloney and Pastor Patrinell Wright and the Total Experience Gospel Choir!

Tickets are available now!

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Folklife Updates

January 4, 2010

Happy New Year faithful Folklifers! Starting in 2010, each Monday on the blog we will bring you updates on the happenings at Northwest Folklife. We’re already gearing up for a busy year, so check back often to learn all the news!

This week we are focused on:

Celebrate Folklife Benefit Gala

Tickets will go on sale next week for this fun evening full of music, a silent auction, drinks and heavy hors d’oeuvres from Foodz Catering. Featuring performances from Gene Tagaban, Rhythms of India, Reilly and Maloney and Pastor Patrinell Wright and the Total Experience Gospel Choir, Celebrate Folklife will be an experience like none other.

Black Nativity at Intiman Theatre

December 26, 2009

Beloved Northwest gospel musician Pastor Pat Wright has returned with her Total Experience Gospel Choir to lead another season of the musical Black Nativity at the Intiman Theatre.  Pastor Wright is renowned both for her commanding solo voice as well as her powerful choir of gospel singers.  Drawing from the talented ranks of the choir, Black Nativity will feature astounding gospel soloists and moving songs of faith and spirit.  Black Nativity unites the power of African-American traditional gospel song with modern dance and theater, and provides a transforming experience for the audience.

Pastor Pat Wright & Black Nativity choir

Check out this video preview of Black Nativity and get your tickets online in celebration of the holiday spirit!  The show runs from December 1 to December 30.

Weekend Events — December 11-14

December 11, 2009
Folklife Masters, December 11

Folklife Masters, December 11

Friday, December 11
Folklife Masters: John Reischman & The Romeros

Empty Sea Studios | Seattle | 8pm
$35 at door
4 amazing musicians come together to explore the common ground of bluegrass and old-time Southern music on mandolin, guitar, banjo, bass and beautiful vocals all around.

The Tallboys

Saturday, December 12
Dare To Be Square Evening Dance

Richard Hugo House | Seattle | 7pm
Calling from the famed Bob Dalsemer, music by The Tallboys and Small Wonder Stringband and lots of jamming!

Saturday, December 12
Pint & Dale Holiday Extravaganza

Haller Lake Community Center | Seattle | 7pm
$12 at door
Join well-loved maritime and folk singers William Pint & Felicia Dale, with special guests Tonia Opland & Mike Freeman.

Sunday, December 13
Black Nativity w/Pastor Pat Wright & Total Experience Gospel Choir

Intiman Theatre, Seattle | Ticket prices vary
A powerful portrait of the holiday season in gospel song and dance, Black Nativity is an uplifting and joyous celebration of the season.

Black Nativity

Sunday, December 13
Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur

Mississippi Studios | Portland | 7pm
$25 at door
Two giants of folk and jug come together for a fine evening of music and stories.