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Archive for March, 2012

JewelBox Theater, writer Karen Finneyfrock and bands THEESatisfaction and The Bad Things — tonight on Art Zone with Nancy Guppy!

We visit Belltown and the lovely JewelBox Theater, a cozy historic venue with a lot of spunk, and profile poet and novelist Karen Finneyfrock. We chat with THEESatisfaction, the happenin’ female R&B hip-hop duo, about landing on Sub Pop Records. And Seattle’s premier junkyard cabaret band The Bad Things rocks Studio AZ! Premieres  tonight at […]

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Tonight on City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan: Envisioning Seattle’s Waterfront

Tonight on City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan: Envisioning Seattle’s Waterfront For the past year, the city has hosted community forums to explore the future of the waterfront after the Alaskan Way Viaduct comes down in 2016. What priorities have emerged? In the next few months, a concept design will be delivered to city leaders. How […]

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Mayor McGinn: Update on the DOJ report 3/30/2012

Mayor McGinn provides an update following his meeting with the Department of Justice. WHEN: March 30 at 3:30 p.m. WHERE: Norman B. Rice Conference Room, 7th Floor, City Hall

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Watch it Now: CityStream tours artsy storefronts and urban greenways

With the economy down, many businesses are forced to close leaving vacant storefronts in their wake. Learn about an innovative program that is bringing life back to neighborhood business districts. Storefronts Seattle is transforming empty storefronts into eye-catching works of art and affordable enclaves for creative businesses and artist studios, all the while stimulating the […]

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Mayor’s Media Availability: New Police Department Reforms 3/29

Mayor Mike McGinn and Police Chief John Diaz for a press conference this morning at City Hall.

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City focusing on the basics by repaving streets and filling potholes

With “Focusing on the Basics” a key commitment of the 2012 Transportation Action Agenda, today Mayor Mike McGinn highlighted work underway to maintain and improve Seattle’s streets. With the NE Ravenna Boulevard project now in construction, the city is on schedule to rebuild 15 lane-miles of road in 2012. To further help drivers, transit riders, […]

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Town Square: Safe and Just Policing

Former Seattle Police Chief Norm Stamper leads an ACLU of Washington forum subtitled, “Toward a Police Culture Beyond the War on Drugs.” Stamper points to the twin wars on terror and on drugs as having spurred what he calls a regrettable “militarization” of police work. A timely conversation in the wake of a recent Department […]

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No Ask the Mayor in March, tune in April 25 instead

The March edition of Ask the Mayor with Mike McGinn has been cancelled.  The next show with host Brian Callanan is scheduled 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25.   In the meantime still send in your questions! Email: askthemayor@seattle.gov Submit a question online: seattlechannel.org/AskTheMayor Twitter: @SeattleChannel Facebook: facebook.com/SeattleChannel If you missed February’s edition tune in now to hear what […]

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Town Square: Art and Environment

As part of its Art and Environment series, Seattle Art Museum hosts a panel discussion on the “Future of Public Space,” asking “who is the ‘public’ in public space?” and “how can public spaces become more sustainable?” The conversation also touches on the Seattle Center’s recent international urban design contest for public space at the […]

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Watch it Now: Susan Enfield on the future of Seattle Public Schools

With Interim Superintendent Susan Enfield’s decision to leave for the Highline School District, Seattle Public Schools is in turmoil again. What insights does Enfield have for her replacement? What should the top priorities be for educating Seattle’s kids? Enfield joins us in the studio for a candid one-on-one discussion on this week’s City Inside/Out with Brian […]

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