The evolution of pop artist Enfu

Known to most as Enfu, Seattle-based artist Ken Taya’s work speaks to generations of Asian Americans. From the gritty exploration of his cultural identity to fatherhood to the evolution of his artistic style to kawaii or “cute” in Japanese, Community Stories examines the whimsical and cross-cultural relevance of Enfu’s work, which has won him fans […]

Circus arts for all on Community Stories

It’s every body’s circus! Our Community Stories series heads to Georgetown for a look inside a large, unassuming grey warehouse, home to a magical world known as SANCA. The School of Acrobatics and New Circus Acts, founded in 2004, is the largest circus school in the United States and it offers everything from juggling and […]

City politics and the Port at Civic Cocktail, April 1

Join us for pints, political insights and Port of Seattle topics at the April Civic Cocktail, 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 1 at the Palace Ballroom, 2100 Fifth Ave. The evening will feature a discussion with three Seattle City Councilmembers who have announced they will not seek re-election this year. By opting out of a 2015 run, […]

Technology Matching Fund deadline March 19

Community organizations and nonprofits are invited to apply for funding to increase digital equity. Administered by the Community Technology Program of the City of Seattle’s Department of Information Technology and funded with cable franchise fees, the Technology Matching Fund provides grants for local technology projects. The City has $470,000 available for matching awards of up to $30,000 […]

McCready and Morlot talk music on Art Zone

There’s nothing quite like an artistic match up that doesn’t seem, on the surface, to match up. That’s why I love the concept of Sonic Evolution, an ongoing Seattle Symphony series where a Northwest musician/band is invited to create a new composition to be performed by the Seattle Symphony. Past participants include Sir Mix-a-Lot, Pickwick […]

Out on the One Night Count

I just went through something everyone should experience at least once in a lifetime: the One Night Count of the homeless in Seattle and King County. You may have heard the news already that in the wee hours of Friday, Jan. 23, volunteers found 3,772 men, women and children who had no shelter in King County, a […]

Higher ed., Bertha and budget at Civic Cocktail, Feb. 4

Update (11:45 a.m., Feb. 4): Washington State University President Elson Floyd is unable to attend Civic Cocktail due to an emergency. John Gardner, CEO of Washington State University Foundation, will join the one-on-one conversation. A contentious state legislative session and a conversation about higher education with Washington State University President Elson Floyd  Foundation CEO John Gardner are on […]

Got a question for your City Council?

Revisiting police privacy laws. Launching Seattle’s pilot preschool program. Regulating medical marijuana. Seattle City Councilmembers Tim Burgess, Sally Bagshaw and Mike O’Brien join host Brian Callanan to discuss these issues and more as well as answer your questions on the January episode of City Inside/Out: Council Edition. Submit your questions by 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. […]