Posts for 'Arts and Culture'

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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LGBTQ at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

December 15th, 2014

Bearing Witness at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute on December 17th.

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Capitol Hill Arts District

November 10th, 2014

Capitol Hill becomes Seattle’s first official arts district. And, it’s about time!

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Poetry on Buses

November 3rd, 2014

The next time you’re crammed into an overcrowded bus, there may be poetry on board to help pass the time.

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