Heaven and Earth III: Sculptures Return to Carkeek Park

Many of you recall last year’s Heaven and Earth installation at Carkeek Park. The show was a great way to view man-made art in a natural setting. This year’s show: Heaven and Earth III, Cycles of Return will run from July 9th to October 9th 2011. It also includes a satellite installation at Point Shilshole [...]

Artist needed for Burke Gilman Trail art work

The City of Seattle is looking for an artist or team of artists to create two to five art works along the Burke Gilman Trail. The commission is for up to $80,000. Applications are due August 1st, 2011. The full text from the press release:

City seeks artist for Burke-Gilman Trail artwork project [...]

2011 Crown Hill Business Directory

In your mailbox in the last few days was an issue of a newspaper The Journal. Included inside the issue was the invaluable 2011 Crown Hill Business Directory. The directory is published by the Crown Hill Business Association, and includes listings for nearly all Crown Hill Businesses.

Didn’t get yours? Or maybe it went [...]

Crown Hill Arts Festival, November 13th, 2010

Crown Hill Arts Festival 2010

November 13, 2010

Admission is FREE!

The Crown Hill Center is proud to present the 2010 Crown Hill Arts Festival!

Doors open at 6:30pm

Artwalk Stroll the Artwalk and enjoy paintings and photography from local artists. Local community groups and building tenants will have information tables in the [...]

Fire Station #35 Getting Closer

New Fire Station #35 Sign

On Saturday, September 25, the new fire station will be dedicated. Come on out for this community celebration at 1:30 pm. The neon-lighted artwork will provide a recognizable night-time landmark for Crown Hill. [UPDATE: Mayor McGinn will be there for the dedication ceremony, and there will be a mini-town [...]

Crown Hill Artist in Wallingford Art Walk, August 4th, 2010

The art of Crown Hill’s Cinny Burrell, whose Koi have graced the covers of the Crown Hill Business Association’s directories, will be on display at the Wallingford Art Walk on August 4th, 2010 from 6-9 PM. Her work will be at 4426 Burke Ave (just east of Wallingford Center) at the Naturopathic clinic of Dr [...]

ARC Dance Summer at the Center

From ARC Dance:

It is now less than two weeks until the opening of ARC’s Summer Dance at the Center. There will be five new world premiers by choreographers from Mark Morris Dance Group, Whim Whim, and PNB, as well as Marie Chong, Artistic Director of ARC, and Betsy Cooper, resident choreographer for ARC. [...]

Murals of Crown Hill

Pipe wrench mural

Upon moving to Crown Hill in 2002, I noticed many blank walls on buildings, often tagged with graffiti, painted out graffiti, re-tagged, re-painted out, etc. What is it about a blank wall that encourages vandals to leave their marks? Our major streets, 15th Ave NW, Holman Road, and NW 85th Street [...]

Value Village at new location

Value Village Henry Mural

A festive reception and fashion show on March 3 marked the opening of the Value Village at their new location near the corner of 15th Ave NW and NW 85th St. Crown Hill Neighborhood Association board members and representatives of Crown Hill businesses were invited as well as other community [...]

Cinny Burrell Art on Display, August 4th, 2010

The art of Crown Hill’s Cinny Burrell, whose Koi have graced the covers of the Crown Hill Business Association’s directories, will be on display at the Wallingford Art Walk on August 4th, 2010 from 6-9 PM. Her work will be at 4426 Burke Ave , (just east of Wallingford Center) at the Naturopathic clinic of [...]

ARC Dance Summer At The Center, July 15-17, 2010

From ARC Dance:

There will be five new world premiers by choreographers from Mark Morris Dance Group, Whim Whim, and PNB, as well as Marie Chong, Artistic Director of ARC, and Betsy Cooper, resident choreographer for ARC. Our ten professional dancers have been working very hard to learn and perfect the dances. The dances [...]