Finlandia Foundation National annually provides grants to projects related to Finnish-American and Finnish history, heritage, arts and culture, and the next application deadline is coming up on January 17, 2019. Click through to the website below for more information.finlandiafoundation.org/programs/grants/... See MoreSee Less
One of the great benefits of joining the Norwegian Commercial Club are the great speakers. Subjects range from "The Role of the Ballard Alliance" to "Autonomous Shipping." Plus, we have some really great dinners... ... See MoreSee Less
Join the cast of Seattle Historical Arts for Kids as they present Master Finno’s Songbook!Time-travel with SHAK to the sixteenth century, in the Finnish cathedral city of Turku, where the young students in Jakko Finno’s choir have been enjoying their traditional repertoire for many generations. Now that books are being printed all over Europe, it’s time to decide whether to make this beloved ancient song collection available to the rest of the world.Enroll in the youth cast to act and sing, or in the teen chamber chorus for an advanced, music-focused experience.Who can participate: Youth cast age 7+; Teen chorus age 13+Enroll: By November 26Rehearsals: Begin January 13, 2019Performance: March 9, 2019historicalarts.org/historical-theater... See MoreSee Less
WAC Volume 2: Shatter The System live at the Normanna - THIS SUNDAY!
DancesThursdays, November 15 and 29TARGETED DANCE PRACTICES, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N, Seattle, room 32, lower building, 7:15 to 9 p.m. Cost: $10; $7 for Skandia members. Come and practice Scandinavian dances you like or would like to remember from prior classes. Hallingspringar and Senpolska från Torp, from the prior Beyond Basics class, will be on the list of dances to practice. Targeted dances are not fully "taught," but we will provide reminders for each of the dances and answer questions. ... See MoreSee Less
DancesFriday, November 16SKANDIA THIRD FRIDAY DANCE, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526-52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood, WA 98036-7610. The Friday evening dance will begin with Don Meyers and Kathi Ploeger teaching the slow graceful Senpolska från Torp from Medelpad in Sweden. This dance has long been a favorite of many Skandia dancers. Come join us at 7:30 to learn or refine your dance. November’s Third Friday dance has two bands, one new and one familiar. The first half of the night is Martha and Vicki’s InterGen project, as part of an intergenerational band lab they’ve been testing out. The second half of the night will be Sprida Ut with its two nyckelharpas and one guitarist. Class, 7:30 p.m.; dance, 8:30–11 p.m. $15 (Skandia members, $10); kids, free. Info: email@example.com, www.skandia-folkdance.org, or (425) 954-5262. ... See MoreSee Less
Today's the day! Seattle, we get to hear Reidun Horvei and Inger-Kristine Riber again at Ballard First Luthern Chuch at 3:30 p.m. with VINTERSONG. Some tickets still available and at the door, but don't be late: the chuch will fill up fast! ... See MoreSee Less