Meet the Artists

iBuildBridges Foundation

iBuildBridges Foundation use music and storytelling to inspire individuals to actively build relationships with people of different backgrounds. LEARN MORE

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Folk Voice

Folk Voice started in California in 1987 before we knew about Folklife. We moved to the Pacific Northwest in the early '90s and performed at Folklife ever since! LEARN MORE

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Diogenes

Founding member of the galvanizing Filthy Fingers United crew, Diogenes is a purveyor of potent originality boldly combating the sonic banality of mainstream beat making. Viewers are asked to support artist by making direct donations or supporting a cause of their choosing. To support Diogenes, please make a donation in their behalf to LEARN MORE

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Dance with Dora

A native of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, Dance with Dora’s founder and creative director, Dora Oliveira, is a master of her craft who has been choreographing, performing, and teaching Afro-Brazilian dance and music to adults and kids for over 30 years. LEARN MORE

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Benjamin Hunter

Funky, Folky, Futuristic, Fiddle LEARN MORE

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Sue Truman

Sue Truman discovered crankies, a centuries-old art form, in 2011 and it has been her passion ever since. She has performed and taught workshops on both US coasts and Canada. LEARN MORE

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