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Art Zone checks out the kitchen of Chera Amlag and Prometheus Brown, the Smokey Brights play two songs, artist Arturo Artorez shares his approach and much more!
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A sampling of our most recently added videos.
Seattle Public Utilities and Neighborhoods Committee 11/25/2014
Agenda: Urban Forestry Commission, solid waste system, accept specified grants, Thornton Creek drainage, flood and habitat improvements, Drainage and Wastewater Easements, 1620 Lake Washington Blvd sewer.
City Inside/Out: Council Edition - November 2014
What`s the Seattle City Council doing to address the city`s growing homeless population? How can city leaders align the recreational marijuana and medical-pot industries? Seattle voters said yes to increased Metro bus service, when will the boost in service begin? Get the answers to these questions and more on the November episode of Council Edition. Councilmembers Sally Bagshaw, Sally Clark and Tom Rasmussen join host Brian Callanan.
Seattle Voices with Martha Choe
Martha Choe has been highly visible in her most recent role at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and a career spanning private industry, public service and the nonprofit sector. She recently stepped down as chief administrative officer of the Gates Foundation. She talks with host Eric Liu about her transition to life as a regular citizen, which includes expanding on her practice of Zen as a Buddhist priest and mentoring others to make an impact in their communities. Choe contemplates lessons learned at the Gates Foundation.
Seattle Park District Board 11/24/2014
Report of the Seattle Park District Board, 2015 Seattle Park District Budget, District Treasurer appointment.
Mayor`s Press Conference: Grand Jury decision in Ferguson 11/24/2014
Following the Grand Jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray held a press conference with community leaders.
Full Council 11/24/2014
Agenda: towing and storage of vehicles, funding from non-City sources, 2014-2019 Capital Improvement Program, 2015-2016 Proposed Budget, 2015-2020 Proposed Capital Improvement Program.
Budget Committee I
Agenda: Technical Changes Package, Budget Adoption Package.
Council Briefing
Agenda: Preview of Today`s Full Council, Discussion of Seattle Priorities for 2015 State Legislative Session.
Foreclosures: Getting Help
The city of Seattle Office of Housing provides some helpful information on foreclosures and getting help before a home goes into foreclosure.
The Smokey Brights "Baby Marmalade"
Ryan Devlin, Kim West, Mike Kalnoky, Nick Krivchenia and Jim Vermillion...The Smokey Brights, perform Baby Marmalade on the Columbia City Theater stage
Art Zone with Nancy Guppy
Art Zone climbs Beacon Hill to the kitchen of Chera Amlag and Prometheus Brown (of Blue Scholars fame) for a taste of their new pop-up restaurant menu. Host Nancy Guppy shares some delicious leftovers with the Smokey Brights, who play two songs from their hot-off-the-presses album at Columbia City Theater. Visual artist Arturo Artorez shares his unique approach to drawing, which includes bringing losing lottery tickets to life. We tease an upcoming Seattle Channel feature on Japanese American pop artist Enfu. And Nancy takes to the streets to give away tickets to Seattle Art Museum`s Pop Departure exhibit.
Filipino Pop-up Restaurant
Chera Amlag and Prometheus Brown (Geo) share cooking secrets from their new Filipino pop-up restaurant, Food and Sh*t. Filmed in their home kitchen, with Nancy Guppy.
City Inside/Out: Marijuana Mess
It`s been two years since voters approved Initiative 502 to legalize recreational marijuana in Washington state. Should state lawmakers align recreational and medical marijuana in a common regulatory system? We talk with Rev. Reggie Witherspoon who is protesting a recreational pot shop that opened near his church`s teen center. The owner of the contested recreational marijuana shop, Ian Eisenberg, states his case. Will state and city lawmakers clear the haze with clearer pot laws? State Sen. Ann Rivers (R-18th) and Seattle City Councilmembers Sally Clark and Nick Licata weigh in. We also hear from Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes, potrepreneur Dax Colwell of New Leaf Enterprises and community activist Rev. Harriett Walden.
Visual Wizard Arturo Artorez
Visual Artist Arturo Artorez is profiled for the Art Zone with Nancy Guppy show.
The Smokey Brights "Taste For Blood"
The Smokey Brights, Ryan Devlin, Kim West, Mike Kalnoky, Nick Krivchenia and Jim Vermillion perform Taste For Blood on the Columbia City Theater stage.
City Inside/out Local Issues: Marijuana 11/25/2014
It`s been two years since voters approved Initiative 502 to legalize recreational marijuana in Washington state. Should state lawmakers align recreational and medical marijuana in a common regulatory system? Will state and city lawmakers clear the haze with clearer pot laws?
Art Zone: Pop Art Quiz
Art Zone host Nancy Guppy takes to the street to try and give away tickets to Seattle Art Museum`s Pop Departures Exhibit.
Council Press Conference: Green Lake Algae Cleanup 11/20/2014
Councilmembers Jean Godden and Mike O`Brien announced today that funding was unanimously recommended by the Council`s Budget Committee to accelerate cleanup of toxic algae that has bloomed at Green Lake.
Council Conversations with Sally Bagshaw
With petty crime and homelessness on the rise, how do city leaders plan to address these growing concerns? Seattle City Councilmember Sally Bagshaw weighs in. Hear her thoughts on helping the homeless, including a proposal to fund churches and nonprofits to offer services. Plus, what does a six-year public utility business plan mean for Seattle ratepayers? And how will Seattle`s shift to City Council elections by district impact regional issues? Bagshaw joins host Josephine Cheng at the Belltown Community Center to discuss these topics and more. Watch it now!
Seattle Symposium on Medical Marijuana 11/20/2014
Patient advocates and medical marijuana providers come together with community and city leaders to discuss regulation of medical marijuana businesses in Seattle and in jurisdictions across the state.
Press Conference: Seattle Preschool Implementation 11/19/2014
Mayor Ed Murray, Councilmember Tim Burgess and Schools Superintendent Dr. Larry Nyland announce next steps to fund the Seattle Preschool Program.
Seattle Public School Board Part 1 11/19/2014
A meeting of the Seattle Public School Board. Part 1 of 2.
Seattle Public School Board part 2 11/19/2014
A meeting of the Seattle Public School Board. Part 2 of 2.
Seattle Voices with Rosanna Sharpe
Rosanna Sharpe, executive director of the Northwest African American Museum, talks with host Eric Liu about raising understanding and awareness of African Americans in the Pacific Northwest, including the migration of black Americans out of the South in search of better lives in the North and West. Sharpe discusses her goals, which include raising the museum`s profile and engaging the community in conversation, such as a recent forum on the Ferguson shooting. She also reflects on her experience growing up in a biracial family.
Mayor`s Find It, Fix It
The City of Seattle is engaging residents in Find It, Fix It Community Safety Walks to help identify safety issues present in the built environment of Seattle`s neighborhoods.
Council Briefing
Agenda: Preview of Today`s Full Council Actions, Council and Regional Committees.
Full Council 11/17/2014
Agenda: Public comment, Creating an Arts and Cultural Districts program and implementation plan.
Capitol Hill Arts District
The Seattle Office of Arts and Culture announces the Capitol Hill Arts District as the first neighborhood to be named a designated Arts and Culture District.
Budget Committee I
Agenda: New Items, Statements of Legislative Intent, Budget Balancing Package.
City Inside/Out: Privacy Initiative
When you pay your utility bill online or call 911, what happens to the personal information you provide? The city of Seattle has launched a new privacy initiative intended to show the public how the city collects and uses data. Can the city maintain the public trust while embracing new technologies to use data more effectively? We bring together city and technology leaders for a roundtable discussion: Michael Mattmiller, the city`s chief technology officer; Councilmember Bruce Harrell, chair of the City Council`s technology committee; Ben Krokower, chair of the city`s Citizens` Telecommunications and Technology Advisory Board; and Tracy Ann Kosa of the Seattle Privacy Coalition.
City Inside/Out Local Issues: Privacy Initiative
The city of Seattle has launched a new privacy initiative intended to show the public how the city collects and uses data. Can the city maintain the public trust while embracing new technologies to use data more effectively?
Art Zone Special: The Bath
Art Zone presents the TV premiere of “The Bath,” an award-winning short film portraying the story of Liz, a mother and wife who has lost touch with reality. This intimate story of a family`s daily challenge to cope with Alzheimer`s disease was created by writer/director Mark Lundsten and brought to life by a cast of Northwest actors: Frank Corrado, Kathleen Chalfant, Cheyenne Casebier and Darragh Kennan. Art Zone host Nancy Guppy opens the show with a short interview with Lundsten.
18th Annual KC Mental Health & Substance Abuse Forum 11/13/2014
Features Mayor Ed Murray, Dep. King County Exec. Fred Jarrett, Jim Vollendroff, Dir. of King County`s mental health and substance abuse services and a parental perspective from TV reporter/producer Penny LeGate.
Are YOU Prepared for Landslides?
Most landslides occur between October and April. Eighty-six percent of landslides are caused to some extent by human activity. This presentation explains the major causes of landslides in Seattle, how to reduce landslide risks, and what to do if a landslide happens on your property.
CityStream Pet of the Week: Bosch
Bosch is a vocal and affectionate six-year old with plenty of active years ahead. He has a minor condition that is controlled with medication and is cat and dog friendly.
CityStream: Celebrating Black History 2/14/2013
Celebrate Black History from the James and Janie Washington Cultural Center, the former house and studio of late Seattle painter and sculptor James Washington Jr., a veteran of the nation`s earliest civil-rights struggles and one of the country`s leading African-American visionary folk artists. Plus, we`ll look into the busy corner of 23rd and Union in the Central District. Learn how it`s more than just an intersection of stores and restaurants. Then, Seattle airwaves were alive with soul, funk and R & B music during the "golden age" of the late 1960s and early ‘70s thanks to the late, great radio station KYAC. Hear about the history of the station from the folks behind the music. And find out how jazz musicians are passing their love of the beat down to the next generation. Join host Josephine Cheng for these stories and more.
Seattle Board of Parks Commissioners 11/13/2014
A meeting of the Seattle Board of Parks Commissioners.
Mayor`s Press Conference: Police Accountability Reforms 11/12/2014
Mayor Ed Murray joins City Councilmembers, Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O`Toole, and representatives of the Office of Professional Accountability and Community Police Commission to announce police accountability reform recommendations.
Council Conversations with Nick Licata
Labor laws, homelessness and medical marijuana businesses are among the topics of discussion on Council Conversations with Seattle City Councilmember Nick Licata. Will a new city office of labor standards provide tougher enforcement of its workplace laws, including paid sick leave and an ordinance against wage theft? How is the city addressing a growing homelessness problem? Will Seattle receive revenue from the state to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries? Plus, Licata talks arts and culture and looks ahead to 2015 and the City Council`s new district-based elections. He joins host Josephine Cheng at Hugo House in Capitol Hill for these topics and more.
Seattle Voices with David Watkins
David Watkins, general manager of Inn at the Market and president of the Seattle Hotel Association, shares how the culture of hospitality in Fiji, where he spent his childhood and had a brush with bullying, helped him build his confidence and work his way up in the hospitality industry. He discusses his tips for keeping hotel guests happy and the influences of the diverse Pike Place Market community on the Inn at the Market, a boutique hotel tucked in the center of market. Plus, Watkins discusses his foray into city politics, including a recent stint on a task force which studied raising Seattle`s minimum wage and his efforts to improve downtown public safety.
Council Briefing 11/10/2014
Agenda: Preview of Today`s Full Council Actions, Council and Regional Committees, and Other Items, Discussion of City of Seattle`s Priorities for 2015 State Legislative Session, Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) Updates.
Full Council 11/10/2014
Agenda: Setting the public hearing on the petition of Inhabit Eastlake, LLC.
R.M. Campbell with David Brewster on Seattle`s Civic History 11/10/2014
Journalist R.M. Campbell appears in conversation with Town Hall founder David Brewster and Wes Uhlman, former Seattle mayor, to discuss the role of citizen activism in making Seattle what it is today.
Art Zone: Davis/Nelson - Born Without a Heart
Recorded at MadArt, South Lake Union in Seattle, Shenandoah Davis and Sean Nelson perform "Born Without a Heart" amid the sculpture project of artist John Grade.
Art Zone with Nancy Guppy
Art Zone moves into the MadArt studio space in South Lake Union. The artist support team of Alison Milliman and Tim Detweiler talk with host Nancy Guppy about MadArt`s mission and its big fall project Mad Campus, a public art installation at the University of Washington. Musicians Sean Nelson and Shenandoah Davis sing two original songs in the storefront gallery space where John Grade is creating a new sculpture. Nancy meets up with choreographer Peggy Piacenza at Serious Pie to discuss her new show "Touch Me Here," and SIFF Cinema shares the best of Italian films.
Art Zone: Mad Campus Artists 11/12/2014
Mid-process `postcards` from the studios of 3 MadArt / Mad Campus artists: Kevin McCarthy, Maki Tamura /Saya Moriyasu and W. Scott Trimble.
Art Zone: Davis/Nelson - Proof 11/18/2014
Married musician duo Shenandoah Davis and Sean Nelson share an original Davis song, "Proof". Recorded in the storefront studio of MadArt.
City Inside/Out: 2014 Election Recap
We dig into the 2014 general election results with an analysis of how key ballot measures and local candidates fared. Seattle voters supported expanded gun background checks, public transit and a new pilot preschool program. But what will a slimmer majority in Olympia for Democrats in the state House and Republicans continued control of the state Senate mean for the 2015 legislative session? Washington State Republican Party Chair Susan Hutchison and state Democratic Party Chair Jaxon Ravens weigh in.
CityStream: Historic Veterans 11/13/2014
Seattle`s Historic Washington Hall is getting some new life breathed into it thanks to the hard work of some local veterans. They`re part of a unique restoration program that`s not only helping to rebuild buildings, but for some – it`s also about rebuilding lives. Nicole Sanchez has more on Vets Restore and what it means to local vets.
CityStream: Remote Area Medical Clinic Follow Up
In an unprecedented effort, Key Arena was transformed in late October into the Seattle/King County Health Clinic – a massive mobile medical facility. The result – thousands of people were able to receive much needed healthcare. Abbey Gibb has the story.

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