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N50 Beyond Oil: Transforming Transportation

A full day conference and summit, Beyond Oil:  Transforming Transportation, explores the alternatives to conventional, carbon-based transportation modes that are driving a convergence in advanced information and smart grid technologies, communications and electric vehicles to make transportation safer, faster, more affordable and greener,  8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Sept. 7,… [ Keep reading ]

Enter to Win – 2 Next50 Video Contests

Time is running out for videographers to submit their winning entries to two Next 50 video contests. Deadlines for Next 50 Innovation Video Contest and A Story Runs Through It Film Project are Saturday, Sept. 1. Both contests offer attractive prizes for winning entries.  Next 50 Innovation Video Contest, sponsored… [ Keep reading ]

N50 Commerce and Innovation in Sept.

Just as the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair focused on innovation and the future, the Next 50 devotes the month of September to Commerce and the Innovation Economy. Trade summits, high level discussions, career development activities, startup weekends and lively forums will consider the place of alternative energies, transportation, IT, global… [ Keep reading ]

P3 Conversations Explore Passion

People Ÿ Passion Ÿ Purpose (P3) – Join the Conversation, 7:30 p.m., Mondays, Aug. 13, 20 and 27, at Intiman Playhouse, culminates a nine-month project involving 50 participants, who were partnered to focus on identified passions, discover the fundamental motivators of learning and gain a sense of self-fulfillment, productivity and… [ Keep reading ]

Education in the Next 50

A centerpiece event of Next 50 Learning Month brings together national leaders whose work shapes new ideas in education to consider critical questions about the future of learning. Education in the Next 50, 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 16, in Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, joins up a renowned gamer with national… [ Keep reading ]

Fountain of Light Starts Aug. 3

International Fountain at Seattle Center takes on new dimensions as the sun sets on the first two weekends in August. The fountain’s super shooting water sprays transform into sheets of mist to reveal brilliant movement and sound. The Fountain of Light series, a new venture for Seattle Center, re-imagines International… [ Keep reading ]

Concerts at the Mural Aug. 3 – 24

KEXP & Seattle Center Present Concerts at the Mural returns this summer with a four-night live concert line-up featuring some of the region’s best indie music, along with some noted national artists, free-of-charge, starting at 5:30 p.m., Fridays, Aug. 3 – 24, at Mural Amphitheatre at Seattle Center. Now in… [ Keep reading ]

Next 50 Learning Month Starts Aug. 1

How do we expand perspectives around learning, education, culture and environment so that people of all ages and backgrounds can realize their intrinsic passions to learn and grow? The Next Fifty invites the community to explore how we might evolve approaches and systems of learning in the 21st century, throughout… [ Keep reading ]

Next 50 Global Health Month

The third month of six celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair highlights the region’s leadership in global health innovation, education and collaboration. Scientists, teachers, philanthropists, legislators, engineers and volunteers have teamed up with Seattle Center and Global Health Nexus, an initiative of the Washington Global Health… [ Keep reading ]

Next 50 Visual & Performing Arts

As The Next Fifty progresses through its second of six months of activities in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, it continues to present outstanding, entertaining and highly impactful Arts, Culture and Design and History programming. The visual and performing arts, films and other initiatives… [ Keep reading ]