Mike McGinn, Mayor
5/17/2012 3:39:00 PM
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Ask the Mayor, walk the SIFF red carpet, see green, envision the future of Seattle Center and rebuild the American Dream in Seattle Channel's Viewerguide for May 17 to 24
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Ask the Mayor with Brian Callanan
Live Wed., May 23, 7 p.m.
Is the NBA arena proposal a slam dunk? What's the price tag for police reforms? What's driving the proposed City Light rate hike? What's your question for the mayor? Mayor Mike McGinn joins us in the studio live with host Brian Callanan for Ask the Mayor. Get in on the conversation.
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CityStream with Josephine Cheng
Veterans, Jazz & Fauna
Premieres Thurs., May 17, 7 p.m.
Seattle's Japanese-American World War II vets are honored with the nation's highest civilian award. Local jazz legends share their passion with young musicians to help them keep the beat in music and in life. Plus, from the beautiful to the prickly - learn how all types of flora and fauna flourish in Seattle at the Volunteer Park Conservatory. Find out how you can bring some of the blooming beauty to your garden. Join host Josephine Cheng from the Volunteer Park Conservatory for these stories and more. Watch it now!
City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan
Seattle Center: What's Next
Premieres Fri., May 18, 7 p.m.
The new Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit opens May 21. Will it breathe new life into the Seattle Center grounds? As the city marks the 50th anniversary of the World's Fair, what is the future of aging venues like Key Arena and Memorial Stadium? How is Seattle Center staying relevant today? We tour the historic campus with its recent upgrades. How will the 74-acre civic and cultural hub continue to make its mark? We look ahead with Seattle Center Director Robert Nellams, Seattle City Councilmember Sally Bagshaw and Downtown Seattle Association Director Kate Joncas. Watch past episodes of City Inside/Out.
Art Zone with Nancy Guppy
Coverage from the SIFF Red Carpet
Premieres Sat., May 19, 8 p.m.
It's all glitter and glamour for our opening-night coverage of the 2012 Seattle International Film Festival. Join us at McCaw Hall as we chat up local filmmakers including Lynn Shelton, director of the festival's kick-off film Your Sister's Sister. We'll also preview other films made in the Northwest and, of course, bring you fashion highlights from the red carpet! Catch past episodes of Art Zone.
Van Jones: Rebuilding the American Dream
Premieres Tues., May 22, 8 p.m.
Outraged by the escalating attacks on America's middle class and working families, and grounded in tough-minded American idealism, Van Jones has launched a new national movement in response: Rebuild the Dream. A human-rights pioneer and author of the part-memoir, part-manifesto book of the same name, Jonespits our centralconflict as cheap patriotism vs. deep patriotism and issues a bold defense of progressive values—even as he extracts insights from the success of the Tea Party. Watch it online now!
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