News from the Office of Film + Music - February 14, 2019

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News from the Office of Film + Music | Vol. 12, No. 26 | February 14, 2019

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Join us for Film Day in Olympia!

On Monday, March 18, creative professionals and businesses that provide support and services for motion picture production will convene in Olympia to show their support for the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program (MPCP) and Washington's film industry. With one in every five legislators being newly elected, Film Day is the opportunity for these Senators and Representatives to hear from the industry! Join Washington Filmworks in Olympia on Film Day! RSVP here by March 13.

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Seattle artists win big at the 2019 Grammy Awards

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High school seniors: apply for Sub Pop's Loser Scholarship

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Top 10 filmmaking tips from Seattle director Lynn Shelton

Nancy Guppy and Darren Loucas

Art Zone has the good stuff this week, including new tunes from Darren Loucas and his musical dream team!


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This week on Band in Seattle, discover the complex and charismatic rock stylings of Bad Optics. It's a perfect soundtrack for collective rage. Band in Seattle airs Friday nights at Midnight on KONG Channel 6 and Sunday nights at 11:30 PM on KING 5, as well as on Alaska Airlines and

Don't miss 206 Zulu's 15th anniversary this weekend - Each year, hip hop musicians and supporters from around the country gather in Seattle to celebrate another year of 206 Zulu. This year, don't miss a full weekend of performances, discussions and celebrations of hip hop culture. Learn more.


Seattle Asian American Film Festival 2019 kicks off with a personal journey - Seattle Times

Tacocat Signs to Sub Pop and Drops First Single from New Album - Seattle Met

Sasquatch replacement End of the Rainbow festival announces EDM, rap-heavy lineup - Seattle Times

KEXP’s Latin music ambassador finally crosses the southern border - Crosscut

Burien rapper Travis Thompson signs major-label deal with Epic Records - Seattle Times

Locally made film "High Note" streaming on Amazon Prime - San Juan Islander

At Sundance 2019, women directors push beyond ‘female stories’ - Indiewire

Heart’s Ann and Nancy Wilson reuniting for Love Alive tour, coming to Tacoma Dome this fall - Seattle Times

How Brandi Carlile Stole the Grammys - Variety