Posts categorized under August 2021 - Center Spotlight

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Creative Redevelopment Re-use Creative re-use of programmatic and construction elements has always been a goal at Seattle Center, where reusing, reducing and recycling are daily practices. Three recent examples show that we’re still striving to cut down on waste and retain what has meaning, history and beauty. As Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

New Band Announced for Aug. 29 Mural Amphitheatre Concert

August 24, 2021 Seattle Center Festál Presents Music at the Mural announces a new band for this Sunday, Aug. 29. Stay Grounded will join Two Story Zori in place of Ghost Horse. The concert starts at 12 noon at Mural Amphitheatre at Seattle Center. Stay Grounded, a hardworking, eclectic group of… [ Keep reading ]

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International Fountain Music Music plays an important part in fully experiencing International Fountain. The 120-foot high supershooters and dome-mounted water jets are choreographed to move with pre-programmed music, including Aaron Copeland’s “Billy the Kid,” Duke Ellington, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and a mix from Northwest rock ‘n roll legends. But when… [ Keep reading ]

Tibet Fest Preserves Traditional Tibetan Arts and Culture as It Explores the Contemporary Tibetan Diaspora

Seattle Center Festál: Tibet Fest, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 28, streaming on Facebook, preserves Tibetan arts and traditions and provides an opportunity for the broader public to experience this very rich and unique culture. City of Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan launches the festival with a special greeting,… [ Keep reading ]

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8/15/2021 Music at the Mural Seattle Center exists to create events and experiences that delight and inspire the human spirit. As we take baby steps towards a return to events, we are pleased to offer a new outdoor music series. It launches today (Aug. 15) at Mural Amphitheatre. Curated by… [ Keep reading ]

New Outdoor Music Series Launches Aug. 15 at Seattle Center

A new outdoor music series launches Aug. 15 at Mural Amphitheatre at Seattle Center, curated by the people who bring Seattle Center Festál to the community. Seattle Center Festál presents Music at the Mural offers multi-cultural, multilingual, multi-rhythmic world sounds on five Sundays this summer, 12 noon– 2 p.m., Aug…. [ Keep reading ]

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It Takes a Village to Build a Skatepark We’ve just completed Seattle Center Skate Plaza, an 18,000 square-foot skateboard facility located in a section of Broad St between 5th and Taylor avenues north vacated to make way for the SR-99 Tunnel. The new Skate Plaza fulfilled a commitment to… [ Keep reading ]

Playground Repair

Artists at Play On Thursday, Aug. 12 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., portions of the playground will be closed to repair areas of the synthetic lawn.

Seattle Arab Festival Highlights Arab History, Arts, Stories and Food

Seattle Center Festál: Seattle Arab Festival, Aug. 12-15, features traditional Arabic music, storytelling, food demonstrations, dancing and other performances that showcase the traditions, talents and accomplishments of Arabs and Arab Americans. Link to the virtual festival on Facebook. Each year, Seattle Arab Festival seeks to strengthen the ties among Arab… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Center Welcomes Chelsea Riddick-Most to Lead Programs and Events

Seattle Center is thrilled to announce the selection of Chelsea Riddick-Most as Director of Programs and Events at Seattle Center following a highly competitive, national search. Riddick-Most arrives at Seattle Center, a City of Seattle department, as the region and world grapple with a global pandemic that has profoundly affected in-person events… [ Keep reading ]