Tag: arts

Seattle Tops Denver, Again, via Arts Partner Roster

February 10th, 2014

MyLife.com declares Seattle #2 and Denver #5 in their list of the nation’s 10 Best Cities to be an Artist. One reason we beat Denver (again!) is Seattle’s “Creative Advantage” arts education partnership.

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Update on Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

August 5th, 2013

The last meeting of the committee charged with recommending changes to Langstin Hughes Performing Arts Institute was held July 24th. The arts office’s plan for implementing those changes will be discussed in my committee this Fall.

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Art in the Park & African American Film Fest

March 27th, 2013

Langston Hughes African American Film Festival kicks off April 13th & the Parks Dpt. is accepting applications for art in the park until May 10th.

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Urban Politics #96: The City Budget

December 5th, 2000

Two weeks ago the City Council passed the new biennium budget (years 2001 and 2002) for the City of Seattle. The City’s total proposed budget, which includes state, federal and other outside funds totals approximately $2.41 billion for 2001 and $2.48 billion in 2002. The City’s general fund, which excludes utility revenues, all outside grants and many other sources, amounts to $606 million for 2001 and $628 for 2002. By state law the City must have a balanced budget so our expenditures cannot exceed our revenues.

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