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Seattle 100 : portrait of a city
www.4culture.org n of a two-year personal project by renowned photographer, filmmaker, and social artist Chase Jarvis. Both a creative project and an insightful ethnography,Seattle 100shares-via more than 300 stunning black-and-white portraits and biographies of each subject-a curated collection of leading artists, musicians, writers, scientists, restaurateurs, DJs, developers, activists, entrepreneurs, filmmakers, and more, all of whom are defining and driving culture in Seattle. Some faces you will know, other names you may have heard in passing, and others will have been unknown to you until now. With this book, Jarvis has created a snapshot of a city's culture through its people. And it's inclusive. Descriptive rather than prescriptive. It'sa100, not an exclusivethe100, and it invites each of us to survey our own surroundings, our lives, our friends-and those not yet our friends-that make up the place we live, whether that's Seattle or anywhere else. Individually, the images and words here introduce you to 100 engaging and important people. Collectively, this portrait of a city tells a fascinating, interwoven story about a unique and vibrant place. Beyond the photos and commentary by Jarvis, there are pithy musings by a select handful of subjects on the topics of art, food, community, region, culture, and film. In addition, many of the subjects share their favorite things, places, and doings in and around the Seattle that they have explored, discovered, and rediscovered time and again. Chase Jarvis is donating 100% of his artist proceeds from this book to the amazing arts and culture organization www.4culture.org .
It’s liberal. It’s green. It’s the portal to Alaska and Asia. But such characterizations oversimplify the many idiosyncrasies and contradictions of Seattle, Washington. The contributors in Seattle Geographies explore the city’s complex social, economic, political, and cultural geographies. They tackle diverse issues including economic restructuring, gay space, trade with China, and P-Patches, and explore Seattle’s darker side by looking at homelessness, poverty, and segregation. Accountability to place guides this multi-faceted portrayal of Seattle.
Spooked in Seattle : a haunted handbook
Seattle may not be as old as some would expect from a haunted city. But it has a large number of haunted sites and stories. Spooked in Seattle will lead readers on a journey through Seattle's neighborhoods and reveal the city's public locations, history, and tales of strange encounters. For those who love to venture off into corners in search of ghosts and the unknown, this book will set readers forth in the right direction. Spooked in Seattle features more than 150 haunted locations, historic and contemporary photos, top ten questions about ghosts, Seattle's top ten most haunted places, location maps and addresses, Seattle history and haunted facts, Seattle cemeteries and tombstone symbols, and more. Spooked in Seattle presents many locations throughout the city that are believed to be haunted, claim to have ghosts, or have undergone investigation. All of these stories are broken down into sections based on the city's neighborhoods with corresponding addresses to make finding them easier for the ghost enthusiasts. Maps and photos help bring to life the locations, making the Seattle ghosthunting experience easy and enjoyable.
The Space Needle : symbol of Seattle
The Space Needle: Symbol of Seattle is a story of vision, creativity, finance, and civic pride. It is illustrated with rare historic photographs and a stunning full-color collection of views of and from the structure that is instantly identified with its setting. As writer Robert Spector wrote, "When you see the Space Needle, you know you're in Seattle, Washington, USA."
Spector, Robert, 1947-