Posts for 'Arts and Culture'

Seattle Poetry: From Populist to Civic

August 13th, 2015

See and hear the city’s first Civic Poet read during the Mayor’s Arts Awards at Seattle Center, September 4th at 4 p.m.

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UP #371 – June 30 Arts Reception for Council Candidates

June 25th, 2015

Art and Democracy don’t need to be separate. Check out this reception for non-profit arts organizations, the Seattle Arts Commission, and Seattle City Council candidates.

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Arts Community Reception for Candidates

June 9th, 2015

What do you see as the most challenging arts issues facing Seattle? If you were a Councilmember, how would you advance the arts in Seattle?

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UP #367 – Fair Trade Music Seattle

May 18th, 2015

Are you aware that musicians must often “pay to play” or play for “zero minus expenses” – the venue pays them nothing while they must cover their own costs? Does that seem fair?

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Turning Commitment into Action for the Arts

May 4th, 2015

What steps can we take to remove barriers to racial equity within arts organizations?

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Live-Work Units in Commercial Areas

April 27th, 2015

A 2011 survey of live-work units my office performed revealed that few units had the required business license.

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Apply to Ethnic Artist Roster by May 18!

April 8th, 2015

We’re creating dialogue on race, culture, gender & equity via diverse exhibitions by regional artists of color.

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The Kingdome and the Arts

January 26th, 2015

Remember the Kingdome, its falling tiles, and its implosion in 2000?

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Mental Health & Art

January 7th, 2015

Can art reduce the stigma of mental illness? The answer may lie in the current City Hall exhibit running through February 27th.

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A New Bumbershoot For 2015

January 5th, 2015

Can One Reel save the Bumbershoot Arts Festival by partnering with Showbox Presents/AEG Live?

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