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Soulful siren sings at City Hall, Dec. 2

Slow down, come in from the cold and enjoy warm jazz vocals that Cadence Magazine raves are “deliciously soulful.” A former Earshot NW Vocalist of the Year, Gail Pettis infuses her music with “a retro air that hints at the silken sophistication and storytelling elan of the young Nancy Wilson,”… [ Keep reading ]

Whozyamama – music for your whole family at City Hall, Nov. 18

Loosen the knees and move as you please to the zydeco sound of Cajun French vocals, rub-board rhythms, squeeze box harmony and Southern Louisiana charm. Whozyamama plays a free concert 12 to 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 18 inside Seattle City Hall. This free concert is part of the Seattle Presents… [ Keep reading ]

Office to dedicate artwork for downtown construction fence

Celebrate eight artists’ works installed on the fence surrounding the Civic Square construction site in downtown Seattle. The Office will host a a dedication with remarks at 4:45 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 3, in the Seattle City Hall lobby, located at 600 Fourth Ave. A tour around the fence to view… [ Keep reading ]

Artist Trust’s EDGE program graduates show artworks at City Hall

Thirteen artists who graduated from the 2009 Artist Trust EDGE Professional Development Program in visual arts reunite to share new work created since completing the program. Postscripts from the EDGE will be on view Nov. 3 to Jan. 4, 2011, at Seattle City Hall. The exhibition is a visual portrayal… [ Keep reading ]

Check out our November eNews

In this issue: This week, the Office announced $200,000 in awards to 44 individual artists working in the performing arts. Join in a discussion with about arts education at the sixth annual Arts in Education Forum, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 8. The city of Seattle is seeking a director… [ Keep reading ]

Arghavan: Soul of Wine at City Hall, Nov. 2

Intensely musical and felicitous,  Persian poetry has inspired the soul for over two millenia. Join Iranian vocalist and tar (Persian lute) player Parvaneh Daneshvar and Seattle vocalist and composer Jessika Kenney for Arghavan: Soul of Wine, a duo performance of classical Persian music and poetry. This free concert takes place,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle songbirds play City Hall, Oct. 21

Bring the kids for a session of sweet folk and country serenades from The Starlings, 12 to 1:00 p.m., Thursday, October 21, at City Hall. Their insightful music is packed full of storied songwriting, tender vocal harmonies and acoustic goodness all “buoyed by shimmering vocalist Joy Mills,” writes the Seattle P-I.

Convivencia en acción: flamenco and folk at City Hall, Oct. 14

Get swept up in the interactive fandango (folk and flamenco dance) traditions of Veracruz, Mexico at a free show of The Seattle Fandango Project 12 to 1:00 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 16, at City Hall. Dancing on box drums, festive melodies and bright flowing dresses immerse the audience in convivencia (the spirit of living and being in community).

Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs budget update

Yesterday, Mayor Mike McGinn transmitted his proposed 2011-2012 budget to Seattle City Council. With the city facing an estimated $67 million budget shortfall in the coming biennium, all city departments have been asked to take a proportionate share of cuts to balance the budget and to prepare for the fiscal… [ Keep reading ]

Check out our October eNews

In this issue: Message from the director: Reflections on arts and culture in Seattle. Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs budget update. Join in an upcoming community forum on increasing access to quality arts learning in Seattle Public Schools. Artist Brian Goldbloom will create an artwork for the new Fire… [ Keep reading ]