LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS

For General Seattle Information www.pan.ci.seattle.wa.us/

Hotel information:
Westin Seattle
1900 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Phone: (206) 728-1000
Fax: (206) 728-2259

 

Transportation to and from the Airport

Shuttle Express
(425) 981-7000
1-800-487-7433

Airporter Shuttle
(360) 380-8800
1-800-235-5247

Airport Express by Gray Line
(206) 626-6088
1-800-426-7505

$8.50 One Way / $14 Round Trip

Departs twice an hour, with service to and from major downtown Seattle hotels: Best Western (Executive Inn), Crowne Plaza, Days Inn, Downtown Travelodge, Four Seasons Olympic, Holiday Inn, Loyal Inn, Quality Inn, Roosevelt, Seattle Hilton, Seattle Sheraton, Stouffer Renaissance, Warwick and Westin.

Taxi cabs and limousines meet travelers on the Baggage Claim Level. To arrange for one, use one of the curbside phones, Information Boards, or Ground Transportation Booths in the Baggage Claim area.

Average Cab Fare to Seattle downtown $28-30
Average Limousine Fare to Seattle downtown $30

Cabs are available on the Baggage Claim Level (lower) outside Doors 6 and 26.

For more info please see the web sites below:

http://seattle.citysearch.com
http://www.seattle.com
http://www.gonorthwest.com/Washington/seattle/Seattle.htm

 

The social event for IM 2001
will be taking place at the Experience Music Project. http://www.emplive.com/index.asp

Experience Music Project (EMP) celebrates and explores creativity and innovation as expressed through American popular music and exemplified by rock 'n' roll. EMP is a one-of-a-kind music museum combining interactive and interpretive exhibits to tell the story of the creative, innovative and rebellious expression that defines American popular music. Featuring a world-class collection of artifacts, unique architecture by Frank O. Gehry, state-of-the-art technology, exciting interactive presentations, and a dynamic ride-like attraction, EMP will encourage visitors of all ages and backgrounds to experience the power and joy of music in its many forms.

Visitors to EMP will take an unprecedented and technologically advanced journey that will inspire them to explore and celebrate music as never before. EMP is dedicated to capturing and reflecting the essence of rock 'n' roll, from its roots in jazz, soul, gospel, country and the blues, to its influence on hip hop, punk and other more recent genres. EMP invites visitors to participate in a total sensory experience: see rare artifacts and memorabilia, hear musicians tell their stories, or play an instrument and create your own music. Learning about music has never been so much fun.

EMP was conceived by Paul G. Allen and Jody Patton. Paul Allen's early passion for Jimi Hendrix led to his amassing of the world's largest collection of Hendrix memorabilia, and later, his desire to share that collection with the public. Early planning soon gave way to a broader cultural mission for both Paul and Jody to create a destination for celebrating musical innovation and for inspiring young and old to feel moved by music and so Experience Music Project was born.

EMP's collection includes more than 80,000 artifacts that helped shape music history, including musical instruments (from one of the first electric guitars to those used by artists such as Bob Dylan, Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters and Kurt Cobain), an extensive recorded sound archive, film, photographs, fanzines from around the world, stage costumes, handwritten song lyrics and rare song sheets.