Tag: Town Square
Local author and Crosscut columnist, Knute Berger kicks off an afternoon of celebration of all things Century 21 at The Elliot Bay Book Company. Berger`s new book, "Space Needle: Spirit of Seattle," contains many new stories and images never seen before. Berger will be joined by HistoryLink historians Paula Becker and Alan[More]
Posted: July 24th, 2012 under Art Zine, Literary, Take 21.
Tags: Century 21, HistoryLink, Town Square
The Northwest is often called the “compassion corridor.” CityClub Seattle convenes Building a Culture of Philanthropy, a panel to discuss how this inspiring culture of philanthropy began, how it has changed our region and how to ensure our tradition of giving remains strong. On this week's Town Square, four leaders in the[More]
Posted: July 5th, 2012 under Economy, Take 21.
Tags: CityClub Seattle, Microsoft, philanthropy, Philanthropy Northwest, The Seattle Foundation, Town Square, Washington Women's Foundation
With the tourist season underway, the Puget Sound Business Journal convenes a group of local industry leaders to talk about the business of tourism. Some 9.9 million visitors spend $5.9 billion in Seattle and King County annually. More than 50,000 jobs in the region are supported by the tourism industry. Panelists discuss how[More]
Posted: June 25th, 2012 under Economy, Take 21.
Tags: tourism, Town Square
The latest episode of Town Square features A Look at King County’s Development with Dow Constantine. The King County executive leads a discussion on regional development projects – from the proposed sports arena to the SR 520 bridge replacement to the South Lake Union rezone. The talk, hosted by the Puget Sound Business[More]
Posted: June 22nd, 2012 under City Issues, Economy, Growth and Development, SR 520, Take 21, Transportation.
Tags: King County Executive Dow Constantine, regional development, Town Square
In response to the sharp rise in homicides in Seattle, Town Hall Seattle hosted a community conversation about urban violence and public safety Monday night. Seattle Channel was there to capture the conversation live on air and online and field viewer questions. Forum topics included gun control, gang dynamics, mental illness, the City's Youth[More]
Posted: June 20th, 2012 under City Issues, Housing and Human Services, Public Safety, Take 21.
Tags: Bill Hobson, City Councilmember Bruce Harrell, Danny Westneat, gangs, gun control, homicide, Mariko Lochart, Mayor Mike McGinn, mental illness, Police Chief John Diaz, Public Safety, Rahwa Habte, Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative, Town Square, urban violence
In response to the recent spate of shootings in Seattle, Town Hall Seattle will host Public Safety: A Community Conversation , 7:30 to 9 p.m., Monday, June 18. Seattle Channel will be there to capture the conversation live as part of our Town Square program. Tune into the conversation in real time online or on cable[More]
Posted: June 18th, 2012 under City Issues, Public Safety, Take 21.
Tags: City Councilmember Bruce Harrell, Danny Westneat, gangs, gun safety, Mariko Lockhart, Mayor Mike McGinn, mental illness, Police Chief John Diaz, Public Safety, shootings, Town Hall Seattle, Town Square, urban violence
What is smart building? How can you "save daylight" or be part of a green-roof renaissance? These and other issues were the topic of conversation at Conservation Remix, a recent one-day event featuring innovators in the fields of science, engineering, business, architecture and design tackling the big environmental issues of our time.[More]
Posted: June 14th, 2012 under City Issues, Growth and Development, Housing and Human Services, Take 21.
Tags: conservation, environment, sustainability, Town Square
With the summer film-shooting season in sight, there is no time for legislative hangovers! Tonight on Town Square, join the staff and board of Washington FilmWorks to learn how the film office, the production incentive and the statewide industry can work together to make the most of the future of filmmaking in[More]
Posted: June 9th, 2012 under Art Zine, Film, Take 21.
Tags: Film, Filmmakers Forum, Seattle Internatinal Film Festival, Town Square, Washington FilmWorks
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[More]
Posted: March 27th, 2012 under City Issues, Police Accountability, Public Safety, Take 21.
Tags: Department of Justice, Norm Stamper, Police, Town Square
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[More]
Posted: March 26th, 2012 under Art Zine, Take 21.
Tags: art, environment, Seattle Art Museum, Town Square