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Festivity All Around at Seattle Center The spirit of the season shows up in many ways at Seattle Center. It’s there when you enter the grounds from the Space Needle, where you’ll find a towering silver, mid-century-esque Christmas tree, or when you stroll outside McCaw Hall’s grand lobby and peer… [ Keep reading ]

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This is as much a reminder as a “did you know.” With all the well-deserved buzz around the opening of Climate Pledge Arena, it might be easy to overlook all the other AMAZING activities happening across the grounds this month. Start with Seattle Center Sculpture Walk. It includes 4 art… [ Keep reading ]

Indigenous People Festival Celebrates Creativity, Brilliance and Resilience

10.08.2021 Links below will open new windows. Seattle Center Festál: Indigenous People Festival, Oct. 12-15, presents four days of virtual performances and panels featuring locally and nationally recognized Indigenous artists and advocates. The public may join the festival free of charge by clicking here. This annual festival provides a venue… [ Keep reading ]

Climate Pledge Arena Announces Details of Grand Opening Week

10.8.2021 ✔️ Tidy Uptown Cleanup✔️ VenuesNow Conference 2021✔️ Climate Pledge Arena Ribbon Cutting✔️ Coldplay: The Grand Opening✔️ Seattle Kraken Home Opener✔️ Community Open House✔️ Harvest Market presented by The Climate Pledge, curated by Seattle Farmers Market Association✔️ Community stage presented by KEXP with performances by local bands:– Terror/Cactus– chong the nomad– Shaina Shepherd Music– Hollis Wong-Wear & that’s just opening week 🥵 More on the historic lineup → here!

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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 ]

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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 ]

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 ]