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Next 50 Neighborhood Film Awards

A Story Runs Through It:  Neighborhood Film Celebration and Awards, part of Next 50 Civic Action Month, features winning films and other selected videos, 7 p.m., Oct. 17, SIFF Cinema Uptown. This event concludes Civic Action Month and celebrates a project that captured stories about Seattle’s civic fabric through short… [ Keep reading ]

Next 50 One Stop Ballot Shop: Debate Watch Party and Candidate Mingle

Join in the U.S. presidential and Washington State gubernatorial debates at a free, interactive viewing party, 6pm – 9pm, Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Seattle Center Armory.  Next 50 One Stop Ballot Shop:  Debate Watch Party and Candidate Mingle, part of Next 50 Civic Action month presented in partnership with CityClub… [ Keep reading ]

Next 50 Closing Day – Oct. 21

Sunday, Oct. 21 marks the final day of The Next Fifty, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, and Seattle Center is planning a festive finale to six months of anniversary activities honoring the past, celebrating the present, and envisioning futures possibilities. A Closing Ceremony and Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

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,… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]