Posts for 'Seattle Center'

33 Years with SIFF – Honoring Deborah Person

June 10th, 2013

The recently “retired” Managing Director of the Seattle International Film Festival was honored today with a joint Mayor-Council proclamation.

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2013 Mayor’s Arts Awards

April 29th, 2013

Nominate your favorite artists or arts groups for a Mayor’s Arts Award by May 15th!

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Space Needle & Seattle Center

October 29th, 2012

In 1988, Disneyland’s “Imagineers” pitched a plan to breathe new life into the Center, requiring commercializing most of the Center’s grounds. It was rejected.

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Urban Politics #327: SODO Arena Vote

September 25th, 2012

The City Council voted 6-2 yesterday in favor of a revised Memorandum of Understanding for a basketball and hockey arena in SODO. Below are the remarks I made explaining my vote.

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Urban Politics #326: Basketball Arena Vote

September 14th, 2012

We have to prepare for all events. We cannot count on the past as fixed guide to the future.

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Happy Birthday Seattle Center

September 4th, 2012

Seattle Center began as the ’62 World’s Fair, or Century 21 Exposition, which opened well ahead of schedule – some 38 years before the 21st century.

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Arts & Social Change Symposium

August 20th, 2012

Friday 8/24 deadline for artist applying to exhibit at Arts & Social Change Symposium at Seattle Center October 12th and 13th!

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July 19 Arena Public Hearing Announced

June 15th, 2012

The Seattle City Council and the King County Council will hold a joint public hearing on the proposed SODO arena at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 19 in the Bertha Knight Landes Room on the first floor of Seattle City Hall, at 600 4th Avenue, between James and Cherry. Sign-up for the hearing begins at […]

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Chihuly Garden and Glass

May 21st, 2012

Chihuly Garden and Glass will pay the City $350,000 in rent each year based on 400,000 annual visitors paying between $15 & $19 for entry.

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