Tag: 1962 World’s Fair

Applicants sought for Seattle Center’s People*Passion*Purpose Project

August 17th, 2011

One of the more ambitious projects leading up to The Next Fifty at Seattle Center is the P3 project: People*Passion*Purpose: A Learning Odyssey. Out of a pool of applicants, twenty-five people from Washington State will be chosen. Each will be paired up with a mentor, and over the nine months leading up to the start […]

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The Next Fifty 10k race coming up August 27

August 3rd, 2011

Seattle Center continues to build on their efforts to share the impending arrival of the 50th anniversary of the 1962 World’s Fair. Known as the The Next Fifty, the celebration will run April 21, 2012, to October 21, 2012, and Seattle Center will host a grand celebration of exhibits, conferences, art installations, events and concerts, […]

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Concerts at the Mural VIP contest starts today

July 22nd, 2011

As the Capitol Hill Block Party kicks in today, I’ll stick with the rock and roll theme and pass along information on Seattle Center’s newest contest en route to the 50th anniversary of the 1962 World’s Fair.  KEXP and Seattle Center present the annual Concerts at the Mural series at Seattle Center, and social media […]

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Seattle Center debuts Flavor of the Fair

June 23rd, 2011

Today’s drizzly conditions don’t exactly reaffirm the arrival of summer and the trappings that come with it. At least Seattle Center has news on some new “tastes of summer” that honor the legacy of the 1962 World’s Fair. It’s part of the effort leading into next year’s 50th anniversary of the event, called The Next […]

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Share your 1962 World’s Fair Story

June 9th, 2011

Piggybacking on yesterday’s plug for the upcoming Seattle Center art, culture, and design meeting, I wanted to touch on another intriguing aspect of the lead-up to The Next Fifty. Seattle Center is seeking stories related to the Century 21 Exposition, and they’re collecting them via a cool website where people can share their personal stories […]

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Share your art, culture and design ideas with Seattle Center for The Next Fifty

June 8th, 2011

2012 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the 1962 World’s Fair, otherwise known as the Century 21 Exposition. Nearly ten million people descended upon the fair site over the course of six months; the grounds of the spectacle became Seattle Center, and a few of the icons from the fair remain, including the Space Needle, Monorail […]

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