News from the Office of Film + Music - February 28, 2019

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News from the Office of Film + Music | Vol. 12, No. 28 | February 28, 2019

Panel of speakers

Thanks for joining us at The Mixer!

At last night's Mixer, Director Bao Tran and Producers Al’n Duong and Dan Gildark spoke with us about their upcoming Kung Fu action comedy film The Paper Tigers, and Northwest Film Forum Executive Director Vivian Hua shared her experience and perspective on finding new pathways to support filmmakers of color. Thank you so much to this incredible panel of leaders in Seattle's film industry, and thank you to everyone who attended! See you next month from 5-7 PM on March 27 - location and topic TBA.  

S. Surface, Office of Arts & Culture King Street Station Program Lead (seated) and Asia Tail

Peek inside the impressive amount of new and reopening venues across the city this spring

Members of the Seattle Symphony perform during a special preview of Octave 9

Inside Octave 9, a high-tech venue that lets Seattle Symphony explore the future of music

Nancy Guppy & Whitney Monge

Lots of arty goodness in this week’s Art Zone, including musical guest Whitney Mongé!

A multiple exposure photograph of hip-hop artist Sol Moravia-Rosenberg

Rapper Sol meditates on a changing Seattle


Congratulations to all Oscar awardees! A couple of winners with local connections this year include past Seattleite Sean Porter, cinematographer of the Best Picture-winning Green Book. The Best Documentary winner, Period. End of Sentence, is also the first Oscar-winning film to come out of Seattle's NFFTY festival. 

This week on Band in Seattle, alternative punk band The Morning After plays songs off their new EPs 'Blunt' and 'Cynical.' 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


Capitol Hill Block Party announces 2019 lineup, led by RL Grime, Phantogram and Lizzo - Seattle Times

Life on Mars will create ultimate Capitol Hill DJ mix: vinyl with cocktails, beer, and a plant-based menu - Capitol Hill Blog

Seattle is one of the 8 best places to live if you love movies - Apartment Therapy