Seattle Office of Film + Music

Sea-Tac Airport Now Home of Local Music
January 31, 2012, 10:38 am
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Sea-Tac Airport is now a music adorer’s mecca. Saturday, the airport celebrated the new Experience the City of Music initiative by inviting musical marvels from the northwest. Artists such as Recess Monkeys and Fly Moon Royalty filled the south end baggage claim with dancing, performances and their regional sounds.  Famous natives such as Alice in Chain’s Jerry Cantrell reminds airport-goers “that smoking is allowed on the lower drive outside the building and only in designated areas … Bummer, dude.” A free app is also now available for download, so travelers and homebodies alike can take the sounds with them beyond the airport doors.

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Reel Grrls Announces New Executive Director And Free Event
January 27, 2012, 2:30 pm
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 A new face will be at the helm of Seattle’s groundbreaking film and media school for young women, Reel Grrls: Robin Held, former Chief Curator and Deputy Director of the Frye Art Museum. To celebrate Robin’s continuing impact to the Seattle art scene, a toast will be held in her honor at the Century Ballroom on February 5th at 7pm. The event is free and open to the public.

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Sea-Tac Launch Party Takes Over Link Light Rail Trains Tomorrow

Tomorrow, live music with emanate from Sound Transit’s Link Light Rail trains all afternoon. Riders will hear performances between 1 and 6pm to celebrate the launch of the Sea-Tac Airport Music Initiative Experience the City of Music.
Artists performing tomorrow on Link light rail include:
– The Requisite
– Kristin Gaerlen
– Chad Knight
– Quixote Radio
– Whitney Ballen
– Josh Baez
– Justus Yearous
– This is Your Captain Speaking
– Gabriel Mintz
– Kris Orlowski

The party continues at the airport, and from 3 to 7pm, airport-goers will experience to new, hip, musically savvy airport. Everything from blues to electro-soul to Americana will fill Sea-Tac, and there will be performances by The Dusty 45’s, Fly Moon Royalty, Carrie Clark & the Lonesome Lovers, Recess Monkey.

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“Experience the City of Music” Launch Event this Saturday



Join us in celebrating the launch of Sea-Tac Airport’s new Music Initiative this Saturday, January 28, from 3 – 7pm at the south end of the baggage claim area.  The event will feature video and streaming demonstrations, overhead announcements, mobile downloads and special live performances by:

–    6 p.m. – Dusty 45’s (upbeat rockabilly, swing and jump blues)
–    5 p.m. – Fly Moon Royalty (electro-soul duo)
–    4 p.m. – Carrie Clark & the Lonesome Lovers (roots, Americana, sass-a-frass)
–    3 p.m. – Recess Monkey (catchy, energetic kids rock)
Take the train! Additional performances by local musicians will take place onboard Sound Transit’s Link light trains travelling between downtown and the airport from 1pm – 6pm.  Performers include:
–    The Requisite
–    Kristin Gaerlen
–    Chad Knight
–    Quixote Radio
–    Whitney Ballen
–    Josh Baez
–    Justus Yearous
–    This is Your Captain Speaking
–    Three for T
–    Kris Orlowski
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The Film + Music + Interactive Happy Hour returns TONIGHT at Spitfire from 5-7pm featuring guest speaker Lisa Weeks, a Seattle business leader with sci-fi and cosplay flair. Join us and hear Lisa and Filter Creative Director Drory Ben-Menachem speak about how to use, and embrace, you own unique and quirky side–and how it can be turned into a profitable asset. Don’t miss out!

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January 24, 2012, 11:42 am
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City of Music 
Today, the Port of Seattle, Seattle Music Commission and PlayNetwork announced the launch of the Experience the City of Music Initiative, created to spotlight the region’s vibrant music culture and provide airport-goers with a taste of our local sound. The launch event will take place at Seattle Tacoma International Airport this Saturday, January 28th, from 3-7pm. Performing bands include Fly Moon Royalty, The Dusty 45s, Carrie Clark & the Lonesome Lovers, and Recess Monkeys. Light Rail riders will also experience live music on the trains from downtown Seattle to the airport. RSVP (for free) to secure your spot.

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NWFF Monthly Film Saloon TONIGHT
January 19, 2012, 3:22 pm
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 Northwest Film Forum’s monthly Film Saloon is a fantastic socializing event for the local film community! Film enthusiasts from various niches of the industry gather to mingle and discuss the upcoming slate of events. It all goes down tonight, at 5:00 in Northwest Film Forum’s lobby. Brave the snow and have some fun!
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