Seattle Office of Film + Music


SEATTLE’S OFFICE OF ARTS & CULTURAL AFFAIRS SEEKS COMMUNICATIONS INTERNS
March 9, 2011, 4:32 pm
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Online Application: Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs Internship
The Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs has put out a call for two interns to work closely with its communications team and provide administrative support for the department. Responsibilities include: writing and editing content for the department’s e-newsletter, blog and social media sites; coordinating data collection for a national research study and assisting with office events, including lunchtime concerts at City Hall. Applicants must be enrolled in college, and should be studying arts management, public relations, marketing, communications English, journalism or other related fields. These unpaid internships require a six-month commitment of 20 hours per week, and may be used for academic credit. Candidates must be self-motivated, creative thinkers with excellent communications, organization and research skills with a strong ability to multitask. The deadline to apply is 4:00 pm Tuesday, March 29, for a start date in early June. To learn more about the internships or to apply online, follow the above link.

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WATCH “WATER CALLING” FILMS ON SEATTLE CHANNEL STARTING THIS THURSDAY
March 2, 2010, 3:58 pm
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Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs
Seattle Channel will broadcast five local short films this week that were made as part of the Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs’ Water Calling series. The series is intended to raise public awareness of environmental stewardship and Seattle Public Utilities’ (SPU) work and was commissioned by the Office with SPU 1% for Art funds. Water Calling – Part I will air at 9:00 pm on February 25 and 26, and at 11:00 pm on February 27. Part I features Waterway (Britta Johnson), Water Lab (Susan Robb) and Displaced (Rick Stevenson). Water Calling – Part 2 will air at 11:00 pm on March 4, and at 10:00 pm on March 5, and at 9:00 pm on March 6. Part 2 features A Water Tale (SJ Chiro), and Space, the air, the river, the leaf (Luke Sieczek). Additionally, you can view all the films online now at the above link.



CAROLS, KLEZMER WIND UP SEATTLE PRESENTS’ 2009 FREE LUNCHTIME CONCERT SERIES

Seattle Times
The free lunchtime concert series wraps up this week. This Tuesday, the Medieval Women’s Choir sings Spanish and Italian holiday selections from noon to 1 p.m at the Seattle Municipal Tower. On Thursday, the Klez Kats offer “joyous klezmer, lilting waltzes, mysterious gypsy and Middle Eastern music influenced by Jewish tradition and culture,” from noon to 1 p.m. at Seattle City Hall. The series resumes with a luau Jan. 7, featuring Hawaiian ukulele star Taimane and local ukeleleist Del Rey.



CITY HALL CONCERTS FALL SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

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The fall schedule of Seattle Presents, the noontime performance series at City Hall, was recently announced. Presented by the Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, the series showcases leading Seattle-area performers in the City Hall Lobby. The fall schedule includes acoustic Latin music from Carlos Cascante, Jovino Santos Neto’s contemporary Brazilian trio, flutist Paul Taub, jazz sextet East West Double Trio and Greg Williamson Large Ensemble, a 15-member group that reinterprets popular music from 1909 using period instruments and large-screen projections of photos from Seattle’s first world’s fair. All events are free and open to the public.



“THREE SHORT MUSIC FILMS” AT NWFF

Northwest Film Forum
This Friday and Saturday nights, the Northwest Film Forum will present a looped screening of Three Short Music Films by local artist Curtis Taylor, featuring the just-completed Church Weather (made possible by the Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, Jack Straw Productions, 4 Culture and the NWFF). Check it out for free between 7:00 – 9:00 pm each night.



12 LOCAL MUSIC MP3’S FROM OED AND ARTS

Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs
Seattle is the City of Music and we appreciate your support.
Please enjoy 12 local music MP3’s from Seattle Presents Volume Three — a local music sampler featuring artists performing live at City Hall. This code is just for you, but friends and family can get their own free download card at the Seattle Presents free outdoor concerts. We look forward to soaking up the music and sun with you this summer at City Hall!

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March Lineup for Seattle Presents
February 27, 2009, 10:29 am
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Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs:
City Hall becomes concert hall. Lunchtime becomes showtime. Presented by the Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, Seattle Presents features free noontime performances year round at City Hall. This month’s lineup includes blues woman Alice Stuart; experimental musicians and violinist Ela Lamblin and Eric Chappelle; and selections from the musical “Sunday in the Park with George” performed by the 5th Avenue Theatre Company.