Interested in bringing world cultures to your community, performing arts venue or special event?
Don’t miss the Ethnic Arts Connection—a FREE one-day gathering introducing Northwest performing and visual artists working in a variety of culturally specific traditions to presenters from around the region in a day of performances and networking, Wednesday, March 10 at Seattle Center’s Fisher Pavilion.
See 15-minute juried showcase performances by 22 performing arts groups, including flamenco fusion, Irish step dancing, hip-hop, Balkan song and dance and Tlingit storytelling. The event will also feature 15 emerging visual artists exhibiting painting, sculpture, photography and weaving.
The deadline to register to attend or for artists to reserve a display space is 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 26. Download registration forms here.
The Ethnic Arts Connection is a biennial conference. This will mark the third such gathering of artists and presenters. In March 2008, the one-day event brought together 225 artists with 75 performing arts presenters and featured 27 showcase performances.
The Ethnic Arts Connection is a collaborative project of the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, Seattle Center, 4Culture, Washington State Arts Commission , Ethnic Heritage Council, Festál and Arts Northwest.
Image: Showcase performer at the 2008 Ethnic Arts Connection. Photo by Jennifer Stanton.
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