Jenny Ku is the newest member of the Community Development and Outreach team at the City of Seattle Office of Arts and Culture. As the event coordinator, she will coordinate events such as summer concerts, public art dedications, and the Mayor’s Arts Awards. Originally from Taipei, Taiwan, she moved to Seattle in June of 2002. […]
Seattle dancer Li Hengda was honored by Mayor McGinn at the 2012 Mayor’s Arts Awards on Aug. 31. One of 10 winners picked from a field of more than 500 applicants, Li is the founder of the American Asian Performing Arts Theatre and the Hengda Dance Academy in Seattle.
Tet in Seattle Director Khanh Vu (right), holding his award, with Mayor McGinn (Photo provided by Tet in Seattle) Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn gave out six 2011 Mayor’s Arts Awards at a ceremony at Seattle Center. The winners were Tet in Seattle, Choreographer and Artistic Director of Spectrum Dance Theatre Donald Byrd, Jack Straw Productions, […]
The Seattle Arts Commission recommended six recipients from a pool of more than 300 public nominations for the Mayor’s Arts Awards, which recognizes the contributions made by artists, arts and cultural organizations, and community members who make a difference through arts and cultural activities.