Posts for 'Arts and Culture'

UP #378: 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.


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.


UP #370: 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?


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?


Turning Commitment into Action for the Arts

May 4th, 2015

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


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.


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.


The Kingdome and the Arts

January 26th, 2015

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


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.


A New Bumbershoot For 2015

January 5th, 2015

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