Vulcan    Vulcan Inc.
Vulcan Inc. creates and advances a variety of world-class endeavors and high-impact initiatives that change and improve the way people live, learn, do business and experience the world. Founded in 1986 by investor and philanthropist Paul G. Allen, and under the direction of president and CEO Jody Patton, Vulcan oversees various business and charitable projects, including real estate holdings, investments in more than 50 companies, including Charter Communications, DreamWorks SKG; Digeo; the Seattle Seahawks NFL, Portland Trail Blazers NBA, and co-owner of the Seattle Sounders FC MSL franchises; First & Goal Inc., Vulcan Productions, Seattle Cinerama theatre, Experience Music Project, the Science Fiction Museum & Hall of Fame, Mojave Aerospace Ventures, and the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation.

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Living Computers Museum + Labs    Living Computers Museum + Labs
The LCM+L collection presents the meaningful milestones in the evolution of computers and how people use them. The collection was assembled by Microsoft cofounder Paul G. Allen as a way to preserve the history that put him and Bill Gates on the path to founding the company. Unlike many museums, the LCM+L collection includes computers and equipment that are painstakingly restored and in fully useable condition. These systems live – they respond to you in ways that foreshadow the digital miracles often taken for granted today.

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MoPOP    MoPOP Museum
MoPOP is a leading-edge, nonprofit museum, dedicated to the ideas and risk-taking that fuel popular culture. Since opening in 2000, the museum has welcomed more than 5 million visitors. With its roots in rock 'n' roll, MoPOP serves as a gateway museum, reaching multigenerational audiences through its extensive collections, interactive exhibitions, and hands-on educational programs. At MoPOP, artists, audiences, and ideas converge, bringing understanding, interpretation, and scholarship to the popular culture of our time.

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Cinerama    Cinerama
One of the original theatres to feature a curved screen and the ability to show three-strip Cinerama films, the Seattle Cinerama Theatre was rescued from demolition by Paul Allen's company, Vulcan Inc., in 1998. A multimillion-dollar renovation was undertaken, resulting in the re-emergence of one of the Northwest's most remarkable movie houses. Cinerama Theatre features state-of-the-art projection and audio systems and 1960s-inspired interior design.

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Seahawks    Seattle Seahawks
In June, 1997, Paul G. Allen purchased the Seattle Seahawks NFL franchise, securing the team's long-term future in Seattle, and embarking on an ambitious project to construct a world-class football/soccer stadium and exhibition center on the site of the former Kingdome. In August, 2002, the stadium – now called Qwest Field Event Center – opened to the public.

The Seahawks Foundation is a primary supporter of the Seahawks Academy, which sponsors youth sports programs across the Pacific Northwest. To learn more about the team, stadium or the Seahawks Foundation, please visit:
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