Arts & Entertainment http://www.kplu.org en Spending on the arts in Seattle grew despite recession, study shows http://www.kplu.org/post/spending-arts-seattle-grew-despite-recession-study-shows <p>Non-profit arts groups generated $447.6&nbsp; million for Seattle&rsquo;s economy in 2010. That&rsquo;s over $1 million more than before the economic downturn, according to a <a href="http://www.artsusa.org/information_services/research/services/economic_impact/iv/local.asp#">recent study by Americans for the Arts</a>, a national advocacy group.</p><p> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 00:29:46 +0000 Lindsay Lowe 5248 at http://www.kplu.org Spending on the arts in Seattle grew despite recession, study shows Seattle's Neptune Theatre to get renovation, become live performance venue http://www.kplu.org/post/seattles-neptune-theatre-get-renovation-become-live-performance-venue <P>The historic Neptune, a 90-year old U District movie palace, will soon be a showcase for live performances. <A href="http://www.stgpresents.org/">Seattle Theatre Group announced </A>it will take over the <A href="http://www.landmarktheatres.com/market/Seattle/NeptuneTheatre.htm">Neptune's</A> lease from Landmark Theatres in February. Tue, 30 Nov 2010 16:24:15 +0000 Gary Davis 238 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle's Neptune Theatre to get renovation, become live performance venue