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January 28th, 2019

The Impact of Recessions on Publishing Industries, Part II: Movies, Music and Videogames

There’s a challenge in assessing the impact of economic events on the publishing and entertainment industries over the last several decades. On the one hand these are largely hits-driven businesses. For the movie industry, a new superheroes franchise winner can counteract a downward trend in overall admissions (and popcorn) spending.

April 7th, 2011

Celebrating with Sound

On April 5th three musicians celebrated the 100th anniversary of Seattle’s Union Station with a free performance using instruments they made and by utilizing the building’s cavernous interior. This lovely short video was made by The Seattle Times’s Ken Lambert.