Mike McGinn, Mayor
7/5/2012 3:22:00 PM
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Philanthropy in Seattle, the life lessons of boats, and your questions for the City Council on Seattle Channel
New Programs on SEATTLE CHANNEL, Cable 21
Building a Culture of Philanthropy
Premieres Tonight! Thurs., July 5, 5 p.m.
The Northwest is often called the "compassion corridor." CityClub Seattle convenes a panel to discuss how this inspiring culture of philanthropy began, how it has changed our region and how to ensure our culture of giving remains strong. Four leaders in the field of giving weigh in: Akhtar Badshah, Microsoft's senior director of global community affairs; Norm Rice, president and CEO of The Seattle Foundation; philanthropist Dorothy Stimpson and Colleen Willoughby, founder of the Washington Women's Foundation and CityClub. Moderated by Carol Lewis, chief executive director of Philanthropy Northwest. Watch it now!
History in Motion: Seattle World's Fair Opening Day
Premieres Mon., July 9, 9:30 p.m.
Take a trip back in time to a day that launched Seattle to its place on the world stage. This colorful footage with soundtrack features aerial shots of the Space Needle and young city and highlights from the opening ceremonies of the Seattle World's Fair on April 21, 1962. See entertainer Danny Kaye, plus firing cannons, speed boats, fighter jets and special exhibitions. Watch it now!
Seattle Voiceswith Eric Liu
Betsy Davis, Center for Wooden Boats Executive Director
Premieres Tues., July 10, 7 p.m.
In a city steeped in rich maritime history, boats are a big draw and are among the biggest teachers for Betsy Davis, executive director of the Center for Wooden Boats - a regional hands-on maritime museum that serves more than 100,000 visitors annually. With three decades of experience in business, including Microsoft and entrepreneurial ventures, Davis has driven growth and a collaborative spirit at the museum on the booming south shore of Seattle's Lake Union. The restoration of GloryBe, her historic wooden cruiser, drove home the lesson that the journey is more important than the destination. Watch it now!
City Inside/Out Council Edition with Brian Callanan
Premieres Tues., July 10, 7:30 p.m.
How are city leaders working to curb Seattle's rise in gun violence? Will next year's budget bring cuts to city programs or staff? What does the proposed rezone mean for the fast-growing South Lake Union area? Councilmembers Tim Burgess, Jean Godden and Nick Licata join host Brian Callanan to touch on these topics and more on the July episode of Council Edition.It's not too late to get in on the conversation. Get us your questions by noon, Friday, July 6. You can submit online here, via e-mail, or connect via Facebook or Twitter. Watch past episodes of City Inside/Out: Council Edition.
Next 50 Film Project seeks Seattle neighborhood stories
Seattle's neighborhoods are rich with stories. A Story Runs Through It is a celebration of Seattle's diverse communities through video storytelling. Residents are invited to submit short videos that tell a tale from their own neighborhoods and communities. This Next Fifty project aims to capture Seattle's stories, engage and train communities in the art of filmmaking and build connections between neighborhoods. The submission deadline is Aug. 31. A free filmmaking workshop will take place 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 14 at Seattle Center. Register for the workshop and get more information about The Next Fifty Film Project here or watch a project video
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