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Mayor's Arts Awards
The awards recognize contributions made to the city by artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members.  More information about this show

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2013 Mayor`s Arts Awards 8/30/2013
Former Mayor Mike McGinn honors recipients of the 2013 Mayor`s Arts Awards at a public ceremony at Seattle Center.
Seattle News NOW 7/12/13 7/12/2013
Take a few minutes and catch up on this week`s news with Seattle News NOW. Find out how residents can pay for city services easier with the new Customer Service Center. Plus, what does a shutdown of several waterfront businesses mean for the seawall construction and how you can get fresh organic produce while supporting P-Patches. Those stories and more are on this week`s Seattle News NOW.
2012 Mayor`s Arts Awards 8/31/2012
Former Mayor Mike McGinn honors recipients of the 2012 Mayor`s Arts Awards at a public ceremony at Seattle Center.
2011 Mayor`s Arts Awards 9/1/2011
Former Mayor Mike McGinn honors recipients of the 2011 Mayor`s Arts Awards at a public ceremony on the eve of the Labor Day weekend Bumbershoot festival at Seattle Center.
2010 Mayor`s Arts Awards: Book-It Repertory Theatre 10/6/2010
Book-It is a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming great literature into great theatre and to inspiring its audiences to read. Their trademarked style preserves the narrative text as it is spoken as dialogue by the characters.
2010 Mayor`s Arts Awards: Dennis Coleman 10/6/2010
Dennis Coleman has been a leader in Seattle`s LGBT and arts communities for nearly three decades. He is best known for his work as artistic director of Seattle Men`s Chorus, having led the Chorus to a position of prominence in the United Sates.
2010 Mayor`s Arts Awards: Juan Alonso 10/6/2010
Juan Alonso`s work has been exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the United States, Canada and Latin America. Born in Havana, Cuba, Alonso`s paintings draw on childhood memories of Cuba and have evolved over the years.
2010 Mayor`s Arts Awards: Reel Grrls 10/6/2010
Founded in 2001 by Malory Graham, Reel Grrls is an award-winning program devoted to empowering young women through media production. Reel Grrls films have been screened and honored at more than 80 film festivals in the United States and abroad.
2010 Mayor`s Arts Awards: Sergei Tschernisch 10/6/2010
Sergei Tschernisch, president of Seattle`s Cornish College of the Arts, has significantly expanded the campus, enrollment and reputation of the private college that focuses on degree programs in the visual and performing arts.
2010 Mayor`s Arts Awards: Velocity Dance Center 10/6/2010
Velocity Dance Center embodies the cornerstone of Seattle`s dance ecosystem and contributes significantly to the national and international field of dance.
2010 Mayor`s Arts Awards 9/3/2010
Former Mayor Mike McGinn honors recipients of the 2010 Mayor`s Arts Awards at a public ceremony on the eve of the Labor Day weekend Bumbershoot festival at Seattle Center, noon, Friday, Sept. 3. 2010 recipients: Juan Alonso, visual artist, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Dennis Coleman, artistic director, Seattle Men`s Chorus & Seattle Women`s Chorus, Reel Grrls, nonprofit media production organization engaging young women, Sergei Tschernisch, president, Cornish College of the Arts and Velocity Dance Center.
2009 Mayor`s Arts Awards: Artist Trust 9/25/2009
Artist Trust is a Seattle-based nonprofit dedicated to supporting Washington state artists working in all disciplines. Founded in 1987 by a group of arts patrons and artists who were concerned about the lack of support for individual artists, Artist Trust has distributed more than $5 million through grants and professional development resources to thousands of the state`s most promising and respected musicians, visual artists, writers, dancers, craft artists, filmmakers, cross-disciplinary artists and more.
2009 Mayor`s Arts Awards: Jesse Higman 9/25/2009
Jesse Higman launched his career as an artist during the Northwest`s grunge-music heyday of the early nineties. He started out painting leather jackets and guitars and graduated to illustrating album art and posters for local bands including Heart, Alice in Chains and Pearl Jam.
2009 Mayor`s Arts Awards: NW Tap Connection 9/25/2009
A South Seattle urban dance studio which trains and inspires young dancers, Northwest Tap Connection is committed to enriching the lives of its students (ages 5 to 19) through dance, while developing self-discipline, instilling self-confidence and encouraging achievement and goal setting.
2009 Mayor`s Arts Awards: Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra 9/25/2009
Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras (SYSO) is the largest youth symphony organization in the United States. Founded in 1942, it serves more than 1,100 diverse students a year through four orchestras, three summer programs and partnerships with local public schools.
2009 Mayor`s Arts Awards: Speight Jenkins 9/25/2009
Speight Jenkins, celebrating his 25th season as general director of Seattle Opera, is recognized nationally as a politically active arts advocate, a leading authority on opera and one of the nations most influential and accomplished general directors.
2009 Mayor`s Arts Awards 9/9/2009
Former Mayor Greg Nickels honors the recipients of the 2009 Mayor`s Arts Awards, which recognize the contributions made by artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members who make a difference through arts and cultural activities.
2008 Mayor's Arts Award: Coyote Central, Marybeth Satterlee 9/12/2008
Marybeth Satterlee, an inspired middle-school teacher, co-founded Coyote Central in 1986 with fellow teacher Greg Ewert. Their goal - to offer the richness of creative discovery to all kids. The Mayor's Arts Awards recognize the contributions made by artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members who make a difference through arts and cultural activities. To reflect the diversity of artistic achievement throughout the city, the awards do not have set categories.
2008 MAYOR'S ARTS Awards: 14/48 9/12/2008
In its 11th year, 14/48 is Seattle's beloved theater marathon. Twice a year, it boasts 14 plays conceived, written, designed, scored, rehearsed and performed in 48 hours, thus its official nickname - "the world's quickest theater festival." The Mayor's Arts Awards recognize the contributions made by artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members who make a difference through arts and cultural activities. To reflect the diversity of artistic achievement throughout the city, the awards do not have set categories.
2008 MAYOR'S ARTS AWARDS: Cathryn Vandenbrink 9/12/2008
Cathryn Vandenbrink has dedicated the past dozen years of her career working to carve out long-term affordable space for artists and arts organizations in Seattle. In her role as regional director of Artspace Projects, Vandenbrink gives artists room to create in the face of a common scenario - artists settle in low-rent neighborhood, neighborhood becomes hip, artists are forced out by rising prices. The Mayor's Arts Awards recognize the contributions made by artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members who make a difference through arts and cultural activities. To reflect the diversity of artistic achievement throughout the city, the awards do not have set categories.
2008 MAYOR'S ARTS AWARDS: Nonsequitur 9/12/2008
Nonsequitur Foundation, a new music nonprofit, recently transformed a chapel space into a hopping hub for experimental music. The Mayor's Arts Awards recognize the contributions made by artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members who make a difference through arts and cultural activities. To reflect the diversity of artistic achievement throughout the city, the awards do not have set categories.
2008 MAYOR'S ARTS AWARDS: The Wing Luke Asian Museum 9/12/2008
It began as a modest museum more than 40 years. Today, the Wing Luke Asian Museum has grown into a nationally acclaimed institution for Asian Pacific American history, art and culture. Last month, the museum entered a new era when it opened the doors to its new home in the historic East Kong Yick Building in the Chinatown/International District. The Mayor's Arts Awards recognize the contributions made by artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members who make a difference through arts and cultural activities. To reflect the diversity of artistic achievement throughout the city, the awards do not have set categories.
2008 MAYOR`S ARTS AWARDS: Hugo Ludena 9/12/2008
Photographer Hugo Ludena has been shining a lens on Latino culture in the Northwest for 15 years. His documentary photography creates a colorful visual narrative of everyday activities and celebrations - from weddings to quinceaneras and community festivals. The Mayor`s Arts Awards recognize the contributions made by artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members who make a difference through arts and cultural activities. To reflect the diversity of artistic achievement throughout the city, the awards do not have set categories.
2008 Mayor's Arts Award Ceremony 8/29/2008
A celebration of the 2008 Mayor's Arts Awards.
2007 Mayor's Arts Awards: Clarence Acox 9/14/2007
For the past 35 years Clarence Acox has led the jazz band program at Garfield High School, where he also directs the renowned Garfield Jazz Ensemble ( http://garfieldjazz.org/ ), winning dozens of awards and making regular appearances at national and international venues.
2007 Mayor's Arts Awards: Earshot Jazz / John Gilbreath 9/14/2007
Earshot Jazz, best known for its fall jazz festival, was formed in 1984 to support jazz artists, students and audiences in the Seattle area. Since 1991, John Gilbreath has shaped Earshot's varied programs. http://www.earshot.org
2007 Mayor's Arts Awards: Jean Griffith 9/14/2007
Pottery Northwest is a non-profit ceramics center which offers a unique communal learning and working environment. Jean Griffith, a founding member and the centers director for more than 30 years, has played a major role in promoting contemporary ceramics in the Northwest. www.potterynorthwest.org
2007 Mayor's Arts Awards: Longhouse Media's Native Lens Program 9/14/2007
Longhouse Media's Native Lens program teaches Native youth not only how to make films but how to collaboratively tell stories that challenge stereotypes about Native Americans while bridging a gap between Native youth and digital media. www.swinomish.org/native_lens/home.html
2007 Mayor's Arts Awards: Massive Monkees 9/14/2007
Massive Monkees, a world champion b-boy (break-dancing) crew, is a local favorite on the international performance and competition circuits and has wowed audiences around the globe with its spectacular flow and combinations. www.massivemonkees.com
2007 Mayor's Arts Awards: Richard Hugo House 9/14/2007
The Capitol Hill literary arts center is fast evolving into a regional and national force, with a focus on nurturing new writing through classes, literary events and residencies for writers. Hugo House, which will celebrate its 10th anniversary in September 2007, has supported poets, journalists, prose writers, storytellers, spoken word artists, zine makers, graphic novelists, bloggers and more. www.hugohouse.org
2007 Mayor's Arts Awards: Seattle Art Museum and Mimi Gates 9/14/2007
The Seattle Art Museum has matured into a world-class arts institution with a global perspective. The mastermind behind the museum's renaissance is Mimi Gardner Gates, who joined the Seattle Art Museum as director in May 1994. During her tenure, Gates has led the museum forward, organizing major exhibitions, publishing scholarly publications and embarking on significant capital projects. www.seattleartmuseum.org
Mayor's Arts Awards and Bumbershoot PreFunk! 8/31/2007
Join host Nancy Guppy and the SEATTLE CHANNEL for a LIVE broadcast from Seattle Center, featuring the 2007 Mayor's Arts Awards, and the Bumbershoot PreFunk! Party (with a preview of artists and performers in advance of Saturday's Bumbershoot kick-off).
Mayor's Arts Awards 2006 - Gerard Schwarz 9/14/2006
Appointed as music director of the Seattle Symphony in 1985, Gerard Schwarz holds the longest tenure of any current music director of a major American orchestra. Under Schwarz's artistic leadership, the Seattle Symphony has evolved into one of the world's finest orchestras. His nearly 100 recordings with the symphony have received widespread recognition, including 10 Grammy nominations. Schwarz was also a prime mover in the creation of Benaroya Hall, a vital part of the revitalization of downtown Seattle which has greatly expanded the realm of cultural events. Schwarz has led the orchestra on numerous tours, and carries the Seattle mantle with him as he guest conducts all over the world.
Mayor's Arts Awards 2006 - Linda Hartzell and Seattle Children's Theatre 9/14/2006
The Seattle Children's Theatre is the second largest resident theater for young audiences in North America. Its programs aim to empower young people to make new discoveries about themselves and the world around them, while building a lifelong interest in the arts. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Linda Hartzell, the theater has developed a number of amazing new scripts and had showcased 36 world premieres, including this year's productions of The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Goodnight Moon, and Afternoon of the Elves.
Mayor's Arts Awards 2006 - Michael Herschensohn and Northwest Folklife 9/14/2006
In its 35th year, Northwest Folklife creates opportunities for individuals and communities of the Pacific Northwest to celebrate, share, and sustain the vitality of folk, ethnic and traditional arts through education and other public programs. It's the largest folk, ethnic and traditional arts event in North America, drawing an estimated 250,000 people to Seattle Center each Memorial Day Weekend. Executive Director Michael Herschensohn took the helm of Northwest Folklife in 1998, and under his leadership the program has successfully expanded to include recordings, education programs, exhibits, publications and research and consulting services.
Mayor's Arts Awards 2006 - Michael Spafford, Elizabeth Sandvig and Spike Mafford 9/14/2006
A family of celebrated Northwest artists, husband and wife Michael Spafford and Elizabeth Sandvig and their photographer son Spike Mafford are among the most esteemed artists on the Seattle scene. Their artwork hangs in many museums and collections, including the City's portable works collection. Michael Spafford taught at the University of Washington for a number of years, influencing many young artists. Elizabeth is a prolific artist who is known not only for her wonderful paintings and prints, but also for her sculptures. Spike, a photographer, has captured scenes from around the world and also started Galleria Potatohead, an innovative Seattle art gallery.
Mayor's Arts Awards 2006 - Rainier Vista Cambodian Youth Program 9/14/2006
A dozen years ago, Cambodian immigrant parents living in the Rainier Vista public housing project started the Cambodian Youth Program to teach their children about their Cambodian language and culture, as well as provide them with safe activities. The program provides Cambodian language, dance and drawing lessons to school-age children living at Rainier Vista. It operates six months of the year with weekend classes for more than two dozen youth. In addition to preserving Cambodian cultural traditions, the program has helped to motivate the young people academically. Of the 15 youth who attended the program when it began in the mid-1990s, all have graduated from high school and are enrolled in postsecondary education.
Mayor's Arts Awards 2006 - Reggie Watts 9/14/2006
Born in Germany to a French mother and African-American father, Watts' work reflects his diverse roots. Rock and soul, French and American, theater and dance, lead singer and solo artist, all become a complementary relationship in Watts' work. Known for his music - Watts fronted the soul sensation Maktub, and works with the live electronic group SynthClub - he has more recently turned his talents to the alternative comedy circuit, and in 2005 won an award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Mayor's Arts Awards 2005: Alden Mason 9/2/2005
The Mayor's Arts Awards recognize contributions made by artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members who make a difference in our community through arts and cultural activities. This video honors Alden Mason, 'Northwest Legacy: Visual Art'.
Mayor's Arts Awards 2005: David Brewster 9/2/2005
The Mayor's Arts Awards recognize contributions made by artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members who make a difference in our community through arts and cultural activities. This video honors David Brewster and Town Hall, 'Cultural Catalyst'.
Mayor's Arts Awards 2005: Pat Wright 9/2/2005
The Mayor's Arts Awards recognize contributions made by artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members who make a difference in our community through arts and cultural activities. This video honors Reverend Pat Wright and Total Experience Gospel Choir, 'Soul of the Community'.
Mayor's Arts Awards 2005: Peter Donnelly 9/2/2005
The Mayor's Arts Awards recognize contributions made by artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members who make a difference in our community through arts and cultural activities. This video honors Peter Donnelly, 'Tour de Force'.
Mayor's Arts Awards 2005: Sara Liberty Laylin 9/2/2005
The Mayor's Arts Awards recognize contributions made by artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members who make a difference in our community through arts and cultural activities. This video honors Sara Liberty Laylin and Adams Elementary School, 'Innovation in Integrated Arts Education'.
Mayor's Arts Awards 2005: Tsutakawa Family 9/2/2005
The Mayor's Arts Awards recognize contributions made by artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members who make a difference in our community through arts and cultural activities. This video honors The Tsutakawa Family: Gerard, Deems, Marcus and Mayumi, 'A Generation of Artistic Inspiration & Leadership'.





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