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Volunteers needed to help Fremont Bridge talk back

Seattle artist Kristen Ramirez is wrapping up her summer residency at the Fremont Bridge with a temporary art project celebrating the daily rhythms and sounds of the bridge. Bridge Talks Back, a sound artwork, opens Saturday, Sept. 26 with a celebratory performance at the bridge from 1 to 4 p.m…. [ Keep reading ]

Join us for Mayor’s Arts Awards celebration tomorrow

Don’t miss THE arts celebration of the summer. Join Mayor Greg Nickels tomorrow to honor the 2009 Mayor’s Arts Award recipients and preview the Bumbershoot Visual Arts Exhibits. Nancy Guppy, host of Seattle Channel’s Art Zone In Studio, will emcee the outdoor ceremony, noon, Friday, Sept. 4 at Seattle Center’s… [ Keep reading ]

Seeking portable works by mid-career artists

The Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), seeks to purchase available artworks from midcareer artists for SPU’s Portable works collection. Midcareer artists are considered artists who have been working professionally for at least 10 years and have a significant exhibition history.

Salsa at City Hall tomorrow

Turn up the heat on your lunch break tomorrow, Thursday, Aug. 27. Join timba band Pedrito Vargas y Su Grupo Ashé on the City Hall plaza for a free outdoor concert, noon to 1:30 p.m. This scorching hot 11-piece  band combines Cuban music, salsa, funk, jazz, rock and hip-hop. We’ll provide a… [ Keep reading ]

Grade’s changing sculpture to stir conversations about water

Artist John Grade began installing a temporary sculpture at the Bitter Lake Reservoir this week. The sculpture—titled “Mantle”—evokes the image of a water tower. It will gradually take shape over the course of several weeks.

SAM panel to talk art in sustainable cities, Aug. 27

How do we ensure that urban revitalization benefits both the arts and artists? Join Seattle Art Museum (SAM) and the Cascade Land Conservancy for a free panel discussion that will explore the intersection of art, culture and the environment, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27 at Olympic Sculpture Park’s PACCAR Pavilion.