Posts for 'Special Posts'

The Nation magazine’s 2012 Progressive Honor Roll

January 2nd, 2013

The Nation magazine named me Most Valuable Local Official in their 2012 Progressive Honor Roll. It’s a great honor to be included here, and I really appreciate their mentioning my sense of humor! I’ve copied an excerpt from the article below. Most Valuable Local Official: Nick Licata When Local Progress, a network of progressive local […]

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Council Converations on the Great Wheel

November 9th, 2012

I appear on the November edition of the Seattle Channel program Council Conversations. It’s filmed on the Great Wheel on the Downtown waterfront. As host Josephine Cheng and I as travel in a gondola, we talk about my growing up in Cleveland, working in the insurance field, the Seattle Center, rental housing inspection, paid sick […]

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Seattle Symphony at City Hall

January 23rd, 2012

On Wednesday, Jan. 25th, 2012 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, new Seattle Symphony music director Ludovic Morlot will conduct his first free community concert with the Symphony on the main floor at City Hall.

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City Inside/Out: October Council Edition

October 13th, 2011

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Councilmembers Nick Licata and Bruce Harrell along with Council President Richard Conlin sit down with host Brian Callanan for a lively discussion of City issues.

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Film Forum – Glacial Balance

September 29th, 2011

Special Post
Check out the film Glacial Balance, which was screened during my Sept. 28th City Council committee meeting. The film, by Ethan Steinman, is a documentary on the Andean glaciers and the lives of those who depend on them for survival. Although those glaciers are far away, they portend climate changes Seattle cannot escape.

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Melissa Hines

April 8th, 2011

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Melissa Hines, director of the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs’ funding programs and leader of the office’s arts education initiative passed away Friday, April 8th, from leiomyosarcoma, a rare form of cancer. She was 63.

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Committee meetings to begin with films

July 28th, 2010

This afternoon’s committee meeting marks the beginning of a new tradition: every second committee meeting of the month will now begin with the screening of a film excerpt, relevant to issues discussed at committee. Today, three shorts by Seattle animator Webster Crowell titled “Last Call” will be featured. Each film utilizes recordings of street sounds […]

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