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Elliott Bay, Magnolia Bridge, and the Olympics

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Directed by renowned local filmmaker Lynn Shelton, the 12-part docudrama series takes place over one weekend using the artists' real-life stories to paint a compelling portrait of Seattle's intertwining film, music, and nightlife communities.

Seattle OnHold

Seattle OnHoldSeattle OnHold plays music by some of Seattle's best artists on the city phone system and website. We hope you don't have to wait long when calling for a city service, but if you are on hold, you'll be able to listen to authentic Seattle music.

Office of Film and Music

The Office of Film + Music is devoted to promoting Seattle's film and music industries.

Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs

The Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs promotes the value of arts and culture in and of communities throughout Seattle.

A Profile of Macklemore
Rising music star, Macklemore (Ben Haggerty), takes time out from his crazy-busy schedule to talk about being at this point in his career.
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Seattle Presents

Seattle Presents showcases leading Seattle-area performers year round in the City Hall lobby and outdoors on the Civic Plaza.Seattle OnHold Music

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