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I Am Seattle Center – Dex Rothchild

DEXTER ROTHCHILD, caricaturist and owner of Over The Line Art. You can find Dex in Seattle Center Armory most weekends and during major events, including Whirligig!, drawing passers-by with humor and flair. “I’ve been doing caricatures for 15 years. I started in the summer of 2001, and I drew at a theme park in Ohio. I stayed […]


April = Play Month at Seattle Center

April is play month at Seattle Center with a fun and lively line-up of child-friendly activities to take families through the traditional spring break period and beyond. While the campus is abuzz with youthful goings-on at destinations like Artists at Play, KeyArena (WE Day, April 21), Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP), Pacific Science Center (Terracotta […]


I Am Seattle Center-Clarissa Addington

CLARISSA ADDINGTON, Student at Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) Clarissa came to AIE after graduating from University of Oregon with a degree in fine art. She is in her second and final year at AIE and looking for a job in animation or advertising after she graduates in the spring. “Right now, we’re working on […]


I Am Seattle Center-Andy Bell

ANDY BELL, Teacher at The Center School speaks about the high school’s art focus, and the challenges one faces when designing an arts-based curriculum.  Mr. Bell is a student favorite, and has championed their cause since the beginning. “The design team, the people who were originally thinking about having a school here, envisioned students coming […]


Whirligig!, March 29-April 16

Step inside Seattle Center Armory, transformed into a lively, colorful hub of child-sized entertainment called Seattle Center Whirligig!, and you’ll find a variety of inflatable rides, balloon artists, face painters and caricaturists. Throw in an assortment of Student Showcases and fresh, delicious, local foods from Armory eateries, and you’ll have the perfect formula for free […]


Festál: Seattle’s French Fest, March 19

Seattle’s French Fest: A Celebration of French-Speaking Cultures, part of the Seattle Center Festál series of 24 ethnic cultural festivals, highlights global Francophonie, 11am – 6pm, Sunday, March 19, in Seattle Center Armory. Originally a celebration of French Independence Day, organizers expanded the event in 2013 to include the larger French speaking world. They also […]


Welcoming City L&L and Resources

On Thursday, March 9, the Seattle Center Race and Social Justice Change Team hosted a Lunch & Learn focused on what it means to be a Welcoming City.  Seattle is a proud member of Welcoming America, a coalition of cities, municipalities, organizations, and others focused on creating environments in which everyone can contribute to their […]


I Am Seattle Center-Aubrie Kralis

AUBRIE KRALIS, a senior at The Center School, located in Seattle Center Armory, also serves as the Volunteer Coordinator and Steering Committee Co-Chair for The Vera Project.  As she enthusiastically talks about the vibe inside Vera during a rock show, one can’t help but know that the future is in bright, capable hands. “In my position, […]


I AM Seattle Center-Roy Berris

ROY BERRIS, Senior Crew Chief, KeyArena at Seattle Center. Roy has been working at the Seattle Center for twenty years. He leads the team that changes the floor at KeyArena, transforming it for a variety of events, from ice rinks to basketball courts, and many a rock concert in between. “I am from the Phillipines. […]


Festal: Irish Festival, March 11-12

Seattle Center Festál: Irish Festival Seattle, 12 p.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, March 11 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, March 12, in Seattle Center Armory, forms the centerpiece of monthlong festivities in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day in Seattle. Irish Festival draws in our broad community and welcomes official Irish visitors to participate in activities that enliven […]

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