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‘Foolin’ Around: The Patsy Cline Songbook’ kicks off rebranded Unity Performing Arts Center

Unity of Bellevue has opened up the campus's stage to public performance for the 2014-2015 season.

 

International Ballet Theatre’s “The Nutcracker” opens Friday

The International Ballet Theatre’s annual production of Russian Christmas classic “The Nutcracker” opens Friday at The Theatre at Meydenbauer Center.

 

Police search for Wendell Downs III, man who escaped outside Bellevue courthouse, and Tanjanique Hillis | UPDATED

A 20-year-old man in prisoner custody escaped outside the Bellevue District Courthouse around 11 a.m. Friday morning. Police were searching for the man who was still in a red prison jumpsuit and restraints at the time of his escape.

 

Medina student helps rehabilitate sloths in Suriname, writes picture book

Did you know Oct. 19 was Sloth International Day? Sharanya Sarathy did.

Police search for missing 21-year-old Andy Luna

Luna left his home on the 3000 block of 112th Ave. S.E. at 6 p.m. June 26 and has not returned or contacted his family. Police say he is known to walk around the southern area of west Bellevue.

Mercer Slough after-school program seeks middle school applicants

The Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center is offering a new after-school program for middle school students interested in learning about environmental science and the role of “clean technology” in solving natural crises.

A champion in the making

While he may not be a Master Trainer just yet, Bellevue 12-year-old Aaron Nolan became one of the newest champions in the trading card game for Pokemon, the Japanese import that has proven consistently popular in the U.S. for more than 15 years.

BAM curator to join Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery

Nora Atkinson, who has been with the Bellevue Arts Museum since 2006, will begin her new position in D.C. this March.

Bellwether 2014 Opening Night | SLIDESHOW

Bellwether 2014: Connect opened Friday with an evening ceremony at City Hall. The sculpture installations were already gathering notice in Downtown Park.

‘Honey, is the stove free? I need to charge my phone.’: Eighth-grader’s ‘Charging Pan’ named regional finalist in Google Science Fair

Terrance Li, an eighth-grader from Odle Middle School, has been named a regional finalist in the Google Science Fair for his prototype heat-to-electricity converter.

Lynn Coyle’s paintings on display at the Bellevue Library

The paintings of local artist Helen "Lynn" Coyle are on display at the Bellevue Library through Nov. 30.

Arts Fair Weekend 2014 will display 730 artists in three festivals

The weekend includes Bellevue Arts Museum’s ARTSfair, the Bellevue Downtown Association’s 6th Street Fair and Craft Cooperative of the Northwest’s Bellevue Festival of the Arts. More than 730 artists and craftsmiths will exhibit Friday, July 25, through Sunday, July 27.

Holiday stories by the fireside Thursday at the University Book Store

The Short Story Society of the University Book Store's Bellevue location will hold a series of dramatic readings tonight, Thursday.

It’s Montez y’all!: Erik Griffin of ‘Workaholics’ on how he dropped everything to pursue a career in comedy | The Scene

More than 10 years ago, Erik Griffin dropped his day job, choosing to treat comedy like the career he wanted it to become. He made his television debut on Showtime’s “The Payaso Comedy Slam” and, since then, has appeared regularly on television in stand-up appearances and side roles in scripted shows. He is now perhaps best known for his role on Comedy Central’s Workaholics as Montez Walker, the high-strung sexually adventurous coworker of Blake, Adam and ‘Ders.

Students receive free vision exams, eyewear under district joint program

A joint operation by Bellevue School District and charitable organizations provided 38 students vision exams and glasses Feb. 12.

‘Twelve and Three-Quarter Steps,’ self-help book by West Bellevue artist Cecilia Todd, will launch in Kirkland Saturday

“Twelve and Three Quarter Steps to a Life of Prosperity, Wealth, and Joy,” by Cecilia Todd, is a guide to improving life and personal outlook. From the way Todd describes her manuscript, the book may be considered a spiritual remix, influenced by the works that most inspired the author as she took control of her own depression, given context by how she applied the principles she culled and formulated to her own life.

Science Bowl brings out a passion for the what and the why

“I was very happy,” Infinity teammate and Odle Middle School student Sagarika Samavedi said of the win. “I’m excited to see Washington, D.C. … I want to see the White House and some of the other monuments there.”

‘Under Pressure’ tracks the rise of the print movement in fine arts

“Under Pressure: Contemporary Prints from the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation” has been culled from a collection of more than 8,000 postwar prints from the Oregon tycoon's collection.

Overlake Hospital chef moves meals toward antibiotic-free meat

A health scare years ago made Executive Chef Chris Linaman conscious of the factors that can make infections antibiotic resistant. Now he's working to reduce antibiotic-fed meat in Overlake Hospital's kitchen.

Cartoonist Frank Shiers, Jr. has illustrated more than 30 years of Washington’s political jungle

On Monday afternoon in the Bel-Red Starbucks, political cartoonist Frank Shiers Jr. was worried. In any given week, he produces five editorial comics for his client base of local newspapers: some statewide and applicable to every client, and some specific to certain publications.