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The Next 50, six months of events and activities from April to October 2012, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair at Seattle Center, the legacy it left to the region and the opportunities ahead during the next 50 years.
CityStream: Giving and Getting
Join host Cameron Wong to help stock area food banks, learn about eco-friendly parking tickets, wrap up the Seattle World`s Fair 50th anniversary and explore Whale Trail.
CityStream Splashback: Next 50 Celebration Civic Engagement
As the World`s Fair anniversary celebration wraps up, we`ll take a look back at civic activities early on and how you can get involved in your community.
CityStream: Next 50 Innovations
For September, the Seattle Center`s Next 50 theme is "Commerce and Innovation"--which is something that, here in Seattle, goes back quite a bit further than 1962.
CityStream Splashback: Next 50 Learning
It`s been a half-century since the world came to Seattle Center for the fair. Now, see how the city is shaping a 21st century education in the "classroom of the future".
History in Motion: Seattle World`s Fair
The 1962 Seattle World`s Fair is in full swing for this colorful film.
CityStream: Next 50 Special
The City is celebrating the Next 50, taking a look at what`s to come and how we got here. Join Brian Callanan from Seattle Center and find out how to join the party!
History in Motion: Seattle World`s Fair - New Landscape
This film goes in depth to tour art exhibits at the Seattle World`s Fair, including Northwest Coast Native works, and kinetic sculptures.
Town Square: The 1962 Seattle World`s Fair and Century 21
Knute Berger is joined by History Link historians Paula Becker, Alan J. Stein and novelist Jim Lynch for a lively discussion of all Century 21-related matters.
Town Square: Knute Berger - Space Needle: Spirit of Seattle
Berger`s new book, "Space Needle: Spirit of Seattle" contains many new stories and images never seen before.
CityStream Splashback: Next 50 Global Health
With research companies such as PATH and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle is at the forefront of combating diseases that decimate parts of the world.
History in Motion: Seattle World`s Fair - Opening Day
This colorful footage features aerial shots of the Space Needle and young city, and highlights from the opening ceremonies of April 21, 1962.
History in Motion: Seattle World`s Fair - World of Tomorrow
Seattle`s KING TV took viewers on this tour of art exhibits at the Seattle World`s Fair. Originally broadcast during the fair on June 25, 1962.
History in Motion: Seattle World`s Fair - Countdown 21
This film visits the busy Century 21 fairgrounds in advance of opening day. Includes scenes of buildings under construction and the Monorail.
CityStream Splashback: Next 50 - ScienceTech
Was the World`s Fair ahead of its time with technology? We may not have the hover board, but learn how science is taking the stage for this month`s Next 50 celebration.
History in Motion: Seattle World`s Fair - Main Street Seattle
In this speculative early preview of the Seattle World`s Fair, a young couple tours the virtual fairgrounds.
City Inside/Out: Seattle Center - What`s Next?
What`s in Seattle Center`s 20-year plan? How will it continue to make its mark? We look ahead with Director Nellams, Councilmember Bagshaw and DSA Director Joncas.
History in Motion: Seattle World`s Fair - Horiuchi Mural
These colorful historic home movies show artist Paul Horiuchi at work in Venice, Italy creating the iconic Mural Amphitheatre mural for the Seattle World`s Fair.
CityStream Splashback: Next 50 -- May 2012 Events
It`s been fifty years since the world converged on Seattle for Century 21. Learn how you can take part in events centered around the theme of Sustainable Futures.
The Next 50 Kick-Off
Former Mayor Mike McGinn helps kicks off the festivities on Opening Day of The Next 50 at the Seattle Center.
Join Nicole Sanchez in Seattle Center for an Earth Day special with a preview of the Next 50 celebration, green sports, Seattle Conservation Corps, and rooftop gardens.
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