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CityStream: Kung Fu to Climate Change
From martial arts moves to combating climate change, CityStream highlights some powerful people and programs with roots in Seattle.
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A sampling of our most recently added videos.
CityStream: Seattle Trash = Energy
It`s no secret we Seattleites love to recycle. But some things just need to be tossed into the garbage. Now, a new city program is making sure that trash doesn`t just waste away in a landfill. Nicole Sanchez tells us more about the program that converts trash to energy.
CityStream Pet of the Week: Munchkin
Munchkin was found stray and is really looking forward to a safe, loving home. She`s calm pooch who loves tasty treats but is pretty shy with strangers. However, she`ll bond strongly with her family and would do best in an adult only home with some prior dog experience.
CityStream: Kung Fu to Climate Change
From martial arts moves to combating climate change, CityStream highlights some powerful people and programs with roots in Seattle. Get a preview of the new “Do You Know Bruce?” exhibit at the Wing Luke Museum offering a window into martial arts icon Bruce Lee`s life in Seattle. Then, don`t let trash waste away in the landfill. A new Seattle City Light program converts trash into energy. Plus, the nation`s largest public food forest is cultivating community in Beacon Hill. Host Abbey Gibb shares these stories and more from the Wing Luke Museum.
CityStream: Beacon Hill Food Forest
Seattle is home to urban farms, P-Patches, green spaces, rooftop gardens and now a food forest. The 7-acre site on Beacon Hill was once just an empty field of grass; now its home the nation`s largest public food forest. So what exactly is a Food Forest? Shannon Gee meets the volunteers who made this unique idea an edible reality.
CityStream: Bruce Lee Exhibit
The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience leaders recently kicked off a celebration of one of Seattle`s most beloved icons – Bruce Lee. The exhibit – called “Do you know Bruce?” is the only one of its kind outside of Hong Kong. Brian Callanan takes us inside the tribute to this martial arts master for a look at how the City of Seattle shaped one of the world`s most lasting icons.
Restaurant Success Initiative 10/30/2014
Governor Jay Inslee, King County Executive Dow Constantine, and Mayor Ed Murray joined the Washington Restaurant Association and restaurant entrepreneurs to announce the launch of Restaurant Success, a new initiative to provide better service and support for prospective restaurateurs.
Mayor`s Press Conference: Gun Violence 10/29/2014
Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine speak about gun violence.
City Inside/Out: Council Edition - October 2014
On the October episode of City Inside/Out: Council Edition, Seattle City Councilmember Nick Licata, who chairs the council`s budget committee, discusses Ed Murray`s first proposed budget as mayor. Councilmember Kshama Sawant speaks out against a business trip that has been a longtime City Council tradition, and Council President Tim Burgess pushes for a new approach to add affordable housing in Seattle. Plus, the council members answer viewer questions. Join host Brian Callanan as he leads the conversation.
Seattle Voices with Ben Huh
Ben Huh is the Founder and CEO of Cheezburger. The former journalist turned entrepreneur has been credited with pioneering Internet culture as entertainment, crowdsourcing, and making Internet memes mainstream.
Council Briefing 10/27/2014
Agenda Items: Preview of Today`s Full Council Actions, Citywide Legislative Management System (CLMS), Denny Substation Update, Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) Dashboard.
Full Council 10/27/2014
A meeting of the Full Council, no committee reports.
Budget Committee Session II
Agenda: Public Comment, Human Services Department, Seattle Department of Transportation.
Seattle News NOW: 10.24.14
New bus improvements could speed up transportation in the City, plus the Bicycle Master is unveiled. Plus, find out how residents can help make Seattle school zones safer. These stories and more are on Seattle News NOW.
Art Zone: Tatiana Garmendia 10/30/2014
Cuban born visual artist, Tatiana Garmendia, describes her recent projects that `probe ideas, values, history and culture.`Created for Art Zone with Nancy Guppy by Jeff Gentes. 10/2014.
Budget Committee Session I
Agenda: Public Comment, Seattle Police Department, Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion/Multi-Disciplinary Team, Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative.
Art Zone: New City
Host Nancy Guppy drops in to the lobby of Seattle`s New City Theater for a chat with co-founder/director John Kazanjian during rehearsals for their newest Production, Hamlet. Filmed 10/14 2014.
City Inside/Out: Election Roundtable
With the general election less than two weeks away, we round up a trio of Seattle political reporters to weigh in on the issues and races to watch. From universal preschool to transit funding to gun background checks, voters have plenty to ponder with decisions impacting their pocketbooks and the future direction of the state. Joining us in studio are Essex Porter of KIRO TV, John Carlson of KVI AM 570 and Dominic Holden, former associate editor of The Stranger.
Art Zone: Tennis Pro "Make You Think You Want Me"
The men of Tennis Pro, Phillip Peterson, Sean Lowry and David Drury perform "Make You Think You Want Me" for Art Zone with Nancy Guppy. Recorded 10/14 2014 at Moscozzi Studios in Seattle.
Council Conversations with Jean Godden
Seattle City Councilmember Jean Godden discusses the gender wage gap, the redesign of the waterfront and the new Metropolitan Parks District. Plus, why is Godden laying down a challenge to the Microsoft CEO? How has her personal experience as a newspaper columnist shaped her fight towards wage equality? Is there a new Seattle waterfront park in the works? Host Josephine Cheng and Godden discuss these topics and more at Voula`s Off Shore Cafe in the University District.
Art Zone with Nancy Guppy
From the corner of 18th and Union, Art Zone explores an iconic storefront building in the Central District. Host Nancy Guppy chats with New City Theater Director John Kazanjian about the Company`s current production of “Hamlet,” featuring Mary Ewald in the leading role. Two doors down, producer/musician Michael Cozzi invites us in to the new Moscozzi recording studio to capture a couple of tunes from Tennis Pro, the band featured in "Big In Japan." One more door south, and we`re in the studio of photographer Karen Moskowitz. All this and a moment with visual artist Tatiana Garmendia, plus a tease for a new documentary on time travel.
City Inside/Out Local Issues: Election Preview 10/28/2014
From universal preschool to transit funding to gun background checks, voters have plenty to ponder with decisions impacting their pocketbooks and the future direction of the state.
Art Zone: Tennis Pro "Fastest Man"
The "Big in Japan" band, Tennis Pro serve up "Fastest Man" for Art Zone with Nancy Guppy.Recorded 10/14 2014 in the beautiful Moscozzi Studios in Seattle. Band members: David Drury, guitar; Phillip Peterson, bass and Sean Lowry, drums.
CityStream Pet of the Week: Iggy Azalea 10/23/2014
Iggy is a 3.5 year old female green iguana. She`s almost 3 feet long with her tail, about a foot of her is actual body. She`s sweet with people and has lived with kids and cats before. She likes to chill, and doesn`t mind being handled. Obviously, she`s absolutely gorgeous! It`s thought that she may be egg-bound, in which case she will need veterinary care immediately.
Budget Committee 10/23/2014
Agenda: Public Comment, Department of Neighborhoods, Department of Planning and Development, Office of Arts and Culture, Department of Parks and Recreation.
Budget Committee Public Hearing 10/23/2014
Agenda: First public hearing on Revenue Sources, second public hearing is on the general budget.
Budget Committee Session II 10/22/2014
Agenda: Cross-Cutting Issues and Department without Significant Budget Issues, Office of Economic Development, Minimum Wage/Labor Standards, Interfund Loan Extensions.
Ask the Mayor: Fall 2014 10/22/2014
You asked and he answered. Mayor Ed Murray joined host Brian Callanan for the fall episode of Ask the Mayor. Murray responded to questions posed by a live audience and submitted online. Topics included municipal broadband, affordable housing, increased funding for the animal shelter, Seattle`s new Indigenous Peoples` Day, labor standards, waterfront development and more. The second half of the program focused on the mayor`s proposed 2015-2016 budget now before the City Council. The city`s budget director Ben Noble joined the mayor in fielding questions, which ranged from raising city employees` wages to adding police to the hopes of bringing an NBA team back to Seattle.
Budget Committee Session I 10/22/2014
Agenda: Public Comment, Central Waterfront, Cross-Cutting Issues and Departments without significant Budget Issues.
Full Council Special Meeting 10/22/2014
Agenda: Municipal Light and Power Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds.
Seattle Voices with Joe Guppy
Psychotherapist Joe Guppy discusses his new memoir “My Fluorescent God,” in which he confronts his most compelling case – his own. It was a few stomach pills he took in 1979 that pushed him over the edge into paranoid psychosis and straight into the mental ward of Seattle`s Providence Hospital. Guppy talks with host Eric Liu about the raw, often wryly comic memoir in which he describes his spiritual and psychological journey in rebuilding his sanity and discovering the Seattle arts scene. Guppy was a writer/performer on the comedy show Almost Live, where he met his wife Art Zone host Nancy Guppy.
First Red Bus Lane Installed
Seattle Department of Transportation crews complete Seattle`s very first block of red transit lane and explain where you`ll be seeing more red lanes.
Full Council 10/20/2014
Agenda: Public comment, Affordable housing linkage fee program, Seattle Fuel Gas Code, Seattle Residential Code, Seattle Energy Code, Seattle Plumbing Code, Seattle Building Code, Seattle Grading Code, Seattle Mechanical Code.
Council Briefing
Agenda: Preview of Today`s Full Council Actions, Council and Regional Committees, Seattle`s Paid Sick and Safe Time (PSST) Ordinance Enforcement Audit.
City Inside/Out: Chopp vs. Spear
Voters in the state`s 43rd Legislative District in Seattle face an interesting choice on the fall ballot. Should they re-elect Democratic State House Speaker Frank Chopp to an 11th term? Or should they support Socialist Alternative candidate Jess Spear? Chopp won overwhelmingly in the primary but says he is not taking a November victory for granted. We help you break down where the candidates stand on affordable housing, a higher minimum wage, transportation and education funding. How progressive does Seattle want its future to be? The candidates join us for an in-studio debate.
Nancy sees A Sudden Light with Garth Stein
Author Garth Stein talks with Nancy Guppy about his newest novel, "A Sudden Light".
Words with Gabriel Teodros
Musician and word master Gabriel Teodros performs "All In" from his upcoming full length album and book of lyrics, "Evidence of Things Not Seen".
Zubair Ahmed`s City of Rivers
Reluctant poet, Zubair Ahmed sits down with Nancy Guppy for a brief introduction to his inaugural publication, "City of Rivers".
Art Zone with Nancy Guppy
Art Zone heads to Hugo House, an urban retreat for writers and readers, where host Nancy Guppy encounters five local authors who have freshly published books this fall. Garth Stein pens a new novel, a ghost story set in Seattle. Becky Selengut cooks all things mushroom. Zubair Ahmed whispers poetry. Gabriel Teodros shares a book of lyrics and Joe Guppy releases a painfully optimistic memoir.
Joe Guppy`s Fluorescent God
Author Joe Guppy stops for a moment on the steps of Hugo House to talk about his recently released memoir, "My Fluorescent God".
City Inside/Out Local Issues: Chopp vs. Spear 10/21/2014
Voters in the state`s 43rd Legislative District in Seattle face an interesting choice on the fall ballot. We help you break down where the candidates Democratic State House Speaker Frank Chopp and Socialist Alternative candidate Jess Spear stand on affordable housing, a higher minimum wage, transportation and education funding.
Learn to cook with Becky Selengut
Cookbook author Becky Selengut shares advice by way of her all-things-mushroom publication, "Shroom". She`s joined by Art Zone host Nancy Guppy in the Hugo House kitchen.
CityStream: Sea-Tac Music 10/27/2014
While many people enjoy air travel, for others, an airplane trip means nothing but hassels; from dealing with long lines, security checks and rushing to your gate to make that connecting flight. But for travelers in and out of Sea-Tac airport, their experience is a bit different thanks to the new Experience City of Music program. And it`s already proving to be the next big hit. Nicole Sanchez has the story.
CityStream: High-Flying Fun
From recycling homes to restoring planes to music programs taking flight, CityStream soars with creativity. Meet the dedicated volunteers who restore old airplanes to museum quality at the Museum of Flight. Then, taking the stress out of air travel is the next big hit at Sea-Tac Airport thanks to the new Experience the City of Music Program. Plus, we check out the growing field of shipping container architecture. Host Nicole Sanchez explores these stories and more from the Museum of Flight.
CityStream: Hands on History 10/23/2014
The air and space artifacts you see at the Museum of Flight are in such pristine condition you`d half expect them to take off at any moment. But it can take a select group of volunteers a lot of time and expense getting them into this kind of shape. Brian Callanan tells us about the labor of love at the Paine Field Restoration Center.
CityStream Pet of the Week: Sasha
Sashaa is a strikingly pretty girl who can be a little timid at first. Once acquainted though she`s affectionate and loves petting. She`s curious and would be happy in a home with moderate activity.
Partnership to End Commercial Sexual Exploitation
Law enforcement and community leaders from King County are joining together to announce a new initiative to reduce the demand for prostitution.
Seattle Public School Board part 2 10/15/2014
A meeting of the Seattle Public School Board. Part 2 of 3.
Seattle Public Library Board
A meeting of the Seattle Public Library Board.
Seattle Public School Board part 3 10/15/2014
A meeting of the Seattle Public School Board. Part 3 of 3.
Video Voters` Guide: Fall 2014 General Election
The city of Seattle Video Voters` Guide features two-minute unedited statements from candidates and representatives of ballot measures in the Nov. 4 general election. Included in the guide are two-minute pro and con statements related to four city ballot measures: two competing preschool-related proposals, a measure to fund planning for a monorail line between Ballard and West Seattle and a proposal to preserve transit service in Seattle. The voters` guide also includes statements from candidates for the Municipal Court of Seattle. All seven non-partisan seats for judge are up for election. The guide is a project of the Seattle Channel, Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission and King County TV.

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