Josh Stilts

Former Seahawk to emcee BC foundation luncheon April 14

Last year, Bellevue College’s foundation luncheon raised nearly $250,000 to go toward academic and need-based scholarships and educational opportunities for all of its students. This year, BC will lean on former Seattle Seahawk Mack Strong to best the fundraiser total.

Kinky Boots struts into Seattle

The Broadway musical smash hit opens this week at the 5th Avenue Theater.

WSU, Bellevue College exploring partnership

Presidents Elson S. Floyd and David L. Rule are discussing the potential union of the two schools and how the Bellevue campus could continue to offer its two-year degrees and WSU's four-year degrees.

Bellevue College names new dean of international education, global initiatives

In his new role, Jean D'Arc Campbell will serve as the head of all international initiatives on the campus with the goal of expanding the college's global recruitment to further diversify its student population, according to Ata Karim, vice president of student affairs.

Mary Poppins to fly into Village Theatre

Clutching her parrot umbrella and bag, Mary Poppins (Cayman Ilika) opens Nov. 13, and runs through Jan. 4 at the Issaquah location before it delivers its "Spoonful of Sugar" in Everett from Jan. 9, through Feb. 8.

Arts Commission seeking complementary pieces for Meydenbauer Bay park redesign

Robin Cole, senior planner with the parks department, met with the commission late last month to discuss the city’s plan, it’s vision for the park, and the four themes; environment, history, connections and water.

Bellevue School District considering graduation requirement changes

Board members holding listening forums Tuesday, Thursday at area middle schools.

Globe Theatre’s ‘King Lear’ hits Moore Theatre next week

Next week, the Moore Theatre will host three performances of "King Lear" directed by Bill Buckhurst, starring Joseph Marcell as the king and a cast of seven others starting Nov. 25, 26 at 7:30 p.m., with a Wednesday matinee at 2 p.m.

Dugoni digging up rave reviews for newest legal thriller

In "My Sister's Grave" the town of Cedar Grove is changed forever when one of its most beloved people, 18-year-old Sarah Crosswhite disappears and it's up to her older sister Tracy to discover what really happened.

Bellevue ballerina pursuing passion in Russia

Sixteen-year-old accepted into prestigious school in Moscow for year-long program to study language and dance.

DedElectric on verge of Bands4Good semifinals

The competition, an effort to celebrate new music, recognize up-and-coming artist and give fans the ability to vote, Bands4Good is a national contest focused on showcasing unknown talent and raising money to keep music in schools.

Bellevue College joins President Obama, other educators in commitment to help people graduate

Bellevue College President Dr. David Rule joined President Barack Obama, the First Lady and Vice President Joe Biden along with hundreds of college presidents on Thursday as part of an announcement of new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.

BSD bond sales save taxpayers $8 million

The Bellevue School District is taking advantage of historically low interest rates saving taxpayers $8 million annually.

Village Theatre announces 2015/16 lineup featuring ‘My Fair Lady,’ ‘Billy Elliot’

Village Theatre’s next season is sure to have something appealing for all audiences, said Steve Tomkins, the theater’s artistic director, following last weeks announcement of the upcoming schedule.

Bellevue Brewing Company searches for second Eastside location

Owners John Robertson and Scott Hansen's passion for suds and hops, paired with the mad genius of head brewer Tony Powell, has crafted an ideal recipe for success.

Microsoft employees raise $60 million for state nonprofits

A new program through tech giant Microsoft is helping local nonprofits with millions of dollars in financing thanks to the software company’s generous employees.

Bellevue parents call for improved safety following sexual assault allegations in elementary school

Superintendent Tim Mills led two listening sessions at Cherry Crest Elementary and Clyde Hill Elementary, the two schools where 50-year-old Regan Brewer taught art until Jan. 27 when he was arrested during a traffic stop and questioned about allegedly molesting a student from 2003-2007. Mills told parents the student is not in the district currently.

KidsQuest Children’s Museum has a new home | Group celebrates close of sale on downtown building

Putter Bert said she never dreamed of the success KidsQuest has had when it opened in Factoria a decade ago, but Wednesday, she and roughly 50 community members, leaders, and officials stood at the doorway of the new home for the children’s museum and reveled in how far they’ve come in 10 years.

Bellevue residents soak up the winter sun

With temperatures in the low 60s, near record highs for January, people flocked to parks and playgrounds with their families to enjoy the unseasonably warm weather.

BAM’s ‘Rising Stars’ exhibit showcases disabled artists

Forrest Sargent’s verbal vocabulary may be limited to a few dozens words, but his photographs speak volumes.