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. […]

Bruce Lee’s Seattle days subject of most-watched video in 2014

A story about a martial-arts hero with Seattle roots was Seattle Channel’s most-watched video online in 2014. The CityStream episode with the segment “Do You Know Bruce?” about the Bruce Lee exhibit at Seattle’s Wing Luke Museum, received more than 17,000 plays. Here it is, if you haven’t seen it. Behind the scenes, this was […]

Beehives, bright lights and ballerinas. It’s Christmas in Seattle!

Seattle offers a host of holiday happenings and winter cheer. Come along as CityStream’s annual holiday special features favorite holiday traditions from the past (Black Nativity); a behind-the-scenes look at Pacific Northwest Ballet’s beloved Stowell and Sendak Nutcracker (celebrating its farewell season this year); festive lights hung on houses; sparkling WildLights at the zoo and […]

Wage theft in Seattle

One of my favorite movies of all time is “Raising Arizona,” a Coen brothers classic. There’s a scene a few minutes in where Nicolas Cage’s character picks up his check at the payment window and then looks at the clerk, a large lady with a cigarette and an intense Southern drawl. Her response to his […]