Photo courtesy Douglas Coulter
Jack Straw Productions is pleased to join forces with Seattle Center, Denny International Middle School, The Museum of History and Industry, HistoryLink.org, 4Culture, KCTS, KUOW, and KBCS to produce radio programs, education programs, an audio/cell phone tour, and live performances celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Seattle World's Fair at the Seattle Center.
Meet Me at the Fair
Eight radio features produced by Denny International Middle School and Jack Straw Productions including stories by former World's Fair staff and visitors will be broadcast on KBCS-FM.
You can stream or download all of the Meet Me at the Fair pieces right now on our website.
Seattle's Space Age World's Fair: Stories of Art, Science, Technology, and Souvenirs
Jack Straw Productions and KUOW are producing a series of radio pieces about Music/Culture, Space, Technology, and Souvenirs/Legacies at the Fair with reporter Harriet Baskas. This 4-part series will be posted here on our site and aired on KUOW-FM beginning in May.
The Seattle World's Fair 50th Anniversary Audio Walking Tour
Jack Straw and The Next Fifty have produced a self-guided audio tour which will be available to visitors during the Next Fifty festivities as a cell phone tour and/or as MP3 files for download from the Next Fifty, Seattle Center, 4Culture, and Jack Straw websites. To access the cell phone tour, call (855) 333-FAIR (3247), and download the tour map right here!
Jack Straw Pocket Concerts/Unexpected Arts
As part of the Seattle Center's Next Fifty Art Call, Jack Straw and Seattle Center Productions presented a series of "Unexpected Arts" performances featuring Jack Straw musicians, writers, and other artists in various locations around the Center between April 21 and October 21. Artists include Ezra Mark and Doug Nufer, Matt Weiner and Del Rey, Ruthie Dornfeld, Lori Goldston, Jim Page, Roger Nelson, Matt Briggs and Howard Robertson, Lelavision, Wayne Horvitz and Briggan Krauss, Cynthia Mullis and Michael Owcharuk, Paul Nelson and Jim O'Halloran, and many more. See our archived list of performers here.
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