Living Longer, Living Well: A guide to navigating aging

By Brian Callanan What’s wrong with this picture? Well, there’s one person who clearly doesn’t know how to do tai chi – me! I’m surrounded by a class of older adults, very focused on their exercise, led by master Jing Chen Li at the North Bellevue Community Center. I’ve joked to a few people that […]

Most-watched videos of 2016

What does a folk-rock quartet, a garbage dump, a breakdance crew, a fortune-cookie factory, a guitarist, a WWII hero and a proposed sports arena have in common? Answer: they were featured in some of the most-watched Seattle Channel productions in 2016, garnering the most views online (via our website and YouTube channel). In a bit […]

Seattle Channel wins two Emmy Awards

Seattle Channel is the recipient of two Northwest Regional Emmy Awards for historic/cultural programming, one for a segment about the Georgetown Steam Plant and another for an animated short film about a local World War II veteran. The city-operated station was recognized Saturday, June 4 at the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Arts […]

Civic Cocktail: Future of the GOP to local giving

With Donald Trump as the Republican Party’s presumptive presidential nomination, what’s next for Washington Republicans? Plus, how can we use philanthropy to reduce inequality and create healthier communities? Learn the answers to these questions and more at Civic Cocktail, 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 1 at Palace Ballroom, 2100 Fifth Ave. Susan Hutchison, chair of the Washington […]

What you’re watching, our top web hits

Our newest feature, Clickdown 21 is a fast-paced monthly look at 21 of the most popular web hits. In just five minutes, sample bite-sized highlights of Seattle Channel’s (21 on the TV dial) most clicked-on coverage of arts and culture, community and public affairs. From Shakespeare to local rocker Duff McKagan to leaky faucets to lawmaking at City Hall, find out […]

Corporate meets community at Civic Cocktail, May 4

Corporate meets community at Civic Cocktail, 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 4 at Palace Ballroom, 2100 Fifth Ave. Join host Joni Balter for a one-on-one with former Gov. Christine Gregoire to discuss life outside the governor’s mansion and her work as leader of Challenge Seattle, a coalition of regional CEOs who have joined forces to address […]

Seattle Channel receives 17 Emmy nominations

Seattle Channel is honored to receive 17 Northwest Regional Emmy-award nominations from the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The station’s nominations include overall station excellence with the channel competing against some of the region’s commercial and public television stations. The 2016 nominations were announced Friday night and highlight the quality […]

Race, Justice and Democracy forum, March 22

Join us for a discussion about one of the most difficult and important issues facing America: the relationship between a person’s race and his or her experience of justice and democracy in the U.S. today. Seattle Channel and KCTS 9 in partnership with Seattle CityClub and Town Hall will host Race, Justice and Democracy: Where […]