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Next 50 Civic Action Month

As social media transforms communications, progressively enabling grassroots initiatives to make change, what do social participation and responsibility look like? The culminating month of The Next Fifty explores this question. Through conversations, competitions, debate viewings, neighborhood video screenings and the arts, Civic Action considers political participation, civic engagement, and preparing our citizens to effectively connect […]


Our Future Waterfront, Sept. 24

Big changes are coming to Seattle’s downtown waterfront – a new seawall that protects the city and improves habitat, the world’s largest-diameter bored tunnel to connect the city and the region, and 26 blocks of new parks, paths and public space that will reconnect Seattle to Elliott Bay. As part of The Next Fifty – […]


GlobalFest 2012, Sept. 22

GlobalFest 2012: Stand for Girls, a free community event, takes place 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., this Saturday, Sept. 22, at Seattle Center Armory/Center House. GlobalFest 2012 highlights issues facing women and girls worldwide and celebrates the achievements of Washington’s global development sector as they address these challenges. The event presents inspiring speakers, live world […]


Launch of Startup WA & N50 Innovation Month

A large and diverse group of Washington State innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders gathered on Sept. 6 at Intiman Playhouse to celebrate the launch of the Next 50 Commerce & Innovation Economy Month and Startup Washington. This combined launch event showcased many of the different entrepreneurial sectors in Washington, from craft food and drink to fashion, […]


Future Use of Seattle Center Playhouse

A subcommittee of the Seattle Center Advisory Commission serving as the review panel for a Request for Proposals issued in May for tenancy of the Seattle Center Playhouse offered its recommendation to Seattle Center Director Robert Nellams. In a discussion with Nellams as well as a written evaluation of two proposals submitted in response to […]


Pacific NW Innovation Summit, 9/17-18

SEATTLE — Leading thinkers,doers and innovators will discuss the factors behind successful regional innovation and collaboration, entrepreneurship and start-ups, and the role of angel and venture capital, Sept. 17 – 19, at Intiman Playhouse. The public is invited to attend the Pacific Northwest Innovation Summit, part of the Next 50, celebrating the 50th anniversary of […]


Arts and Social Change Symposium

Key arts and civil rights agencies in Seattle, King County and Washington State will join forces to present Arts & Social Change, a regional symposium, Oct. 12 and 13, at Seattle Center. The event addresses the role that the arts can play in creating awareness, inspiring understanding and developing policies to addess social change. Arts […]


Entrepreneurship & Innovation Sept. 19

The Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration invites small business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs and anyone interested in gaining knowledge and insights on how innovative ideas become innovative products and services to a one-day symposium, Small Business and Government: Maximizing Entrepreneurship, Driving Innovation, 9am – 5pm, Wednesday, Sept. 19, in Intiman Playhouse at […]


Titans of Innovation Speakers Series

The Titans of Innovation Series features three leading companies based in the Puget Sound region exploring the secrets of innovation and business success. Moderated by Brier Dudley, technology columnist for The Seattle Times, three evening conversations will be informative, insightful and inspirational, exploring how companies stay creative, nurture “killer” ideas, scale innovation and ultimately deliver […]

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