Discover and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Japan through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods and games at Seattle Center Festál: Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival, 10 am – 5 pm, Friday, April 25 and 10 am – 6 pm, April 26 and 27, in Seattle [More]
Posted: April 24th, 2014 under Center Spotlight, Festal.
Please join us tonight – and pass this message to your friends and colleagues, April is Whirligig! time at Seattle Center, when kids bounce and slide on huge inflatable rides. Sounds fun, eh? We think so, and we see no reason for adults to be denied such abounding pleasure. So we’re commandeering [More]
Posted: April 17th, 2014 under Center Spotlight.
Seattle Center, in conjunction with Jazz In The City Concert Series, celebrates the 2014 United Nations International Day of Jazz with a special tribute to Seattle’s own jazz ambassador, Ernestine Anderson. This free lunchtime concert, 12 p.m., Wednesday, April 30, in Seattle Center Armory, features some of Seattle’s finest jazz artists: Debbie [More]
Posted: April 16th, 2014 under Center Spotlight.
Seattle Center Festal: Irish Festival comes to Seattle Center this weekend, March 15-16, and features non-stop Irish music, singing and dancing, along with short films, lectures and Irish and Celtic products. Festival-goers may take in genealogy and Irish language workshops, cultural exhibits and more. Family-oriented activities include performances by amazing Irish musicians along [More]
Posted: March 12th, 2014 under Center Spotlight, Festal.
Seattle’s Best Damn Happy Hour, 5 pm – 8 pm, the 3rd Thursday of each month, celebrates its One-Year Anniversary on Thursday, Feb. 20, with a Giant Jenga Competition beginning at 6 pm in Seattle Center Armory. The Competition builds on the popular presence of this large-scale party game at past Armory [More]
Posted: February 9th, 2014 under Center Spotlight.
We at Seattle Center are excited to announce the selection of a design and construction team for Artists at Play, a privately funded children’s play project at Seattle Center. The team, comprised of celebrated artists Trimpin and Judith Caldwell, in partnership with Site Workshop and Highwire, will transform the asphalt plaza between [More]
Posted: January 30th, 2014 under Center Spotlight.
Seattle Center Festál launches its year-long series of 22 cultural festivals with Tết Festival - Vietnamese Lunar New Year, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Jan. 25 and 26, at Fisher Pavilion and Seattle Center Armory. This year, Tết rings in the Year of the Horse. Tết Festival celebrates the cultural roots of [More]
Posted: January 24th, 2014 under Center Spotlight, Festal.
Seattle Center Festál 2014 presents a remarkable collection of 22 cultural festivals on weekends throughout the year. Festál seeks to engage the broader public, while providing a space for cultural expression, celebration and pride for the broad range of presenting communities. The Festál events, created through a partnership between festival producers and [More]
Posted: December 23rd, 2013 under Center Spotlight, Festal.
With the sad news of Nelson Mandela’s death, the Washington Global Health Alliance and Seattle Center are partnering for a public memorial to honor his life. Please join us for a candlelight vigil in honor of President Nelson Mandela at the International Fountain at Seattle Center, at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7. [More]
Posted: December 5th, 2013 under Center Spotlight.
A wonderland of sparkling lights, child-sized diversions and spirited entertainment brightens the twilight of the year at Seattle Center Winterfest, Nov. 29 – Dec. 31. [More]
Posted: November 8th, 2013 under Center Spotlight.