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                                Walter Lutsch, center, hosts Batman: Gotham City Under Siege at the 40th annual Dragonflight GameCon at the Bellevue Hilton hotel.

1,000 players celebrate 40 years of Dragonflight

The 40th annual Dragonflight game convention was held at the Bellevue Hilton last weekend.

 

Li Hengda outside Hengda Dance Academy in Bellevue. Madison Miller / staff photo

Local director produces Chinese drama

Li Hengda has a dance academy in Bellevue.

 

Andy “Durandy” Golub looks at a photo of his favorite Duran Duran member, Nick Rhodes. Madison Miller / staff photo

Duran Duran archivist connects fans through music

Andrew “Durandy” Golub is leading the third annual Duran Duran Appreciation Day.

 

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                                The lobby at Meydenbauer Center Theatre in Bellevue.

Meydenbauer Center Theatre debuts new entertainment in Bellevue

Local performing arts center expands programming to meet booming Eastside’s need for arts.

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                                The lobby at Meydenbauer Center Theatre in Bellevue.
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                                Mingzhu Jacobson rehearses for the upcoming “Women in Times of War” production in a Microsoft Building 30 room with Yabin Hu.

Chinese opera comes to Bellevue

Hwa Sheng Chinese Opera Club in Seattle will showcase two popular stories from the repertory of Beijing Opera.

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                                Mingzhu Jacobson rehearses for the upcoming “Women in Times of War” production in a Microsoft Building 30 room with Yabin Hu.
35 BSD school buses will have have paddle cameras, and violators will receive a $419 fine. Photo courtesy of Bellevue School District

BSD records 923 bus paddle violations

From Jan. 7 to June 21, 923 bus paddle violations were recorded.

35 BSD school buses will have have paddle cameras, and violators will receive a $419 fine. Photo courtesy of Bellevue School District
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                                A rendering of what Performing Arts Center Eastside (PACE) may look like.

Performing Arts Center Eastside is becoming closer to a reality

A new CEO and team are reviving the dream of creating a 21st century cultural arts hub to the Eastside.

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                                A rendering of what Performing Arts Center Eastside (PACE) may look like.
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                                Erik Thurston and his mother, Lorraine, play in Brass Band Northwest.

Brass Band Northwest to feature student soloists at upcoming concert

Erik Thurston of MSHS will play “Mr. Nice Guy” at the concert.

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                                Erik Thurston and his mother, Lorraine, play in Brass Band Northwest.
AG Bob Ferguson speaks to Open Window School eighth grade students. Madison Miller / staff photo

AG Bob Ferguson visits Open Window School

Ferguson came to discuss their work on HB 1074 and other topics.

AG Bob Ferguson speaks to Open Window School eighth grade students. Madison Miller / staff photo
The 29th annual Bellevue Youth Link Community Leadership Awards opened nominations. Courtesy photo

Bellevue youth to be honored at Community Leadership Award ceremony

This is the 29th annual Community Leadership Awards sponsored by Bellevue Youth Link.

The 29th annual Bellevue Youth Link Community Leadership Awards opened nominations. Courtesy photo
Zuolie Deng, a Seattle artist, created a Chinese version of a pig at his studio in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District. Photo courtesy of Market Foundation Twitter page.

Bellevue celebrates year of the pig with statue

A “sister” to Rachel, the Pike Place Market pig, Zhuzhu will be on display at city hall May 20-June 30.

Zuolie Deng, a Seattle artist, created a Chinese version of a pig at his studio in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District. Photo courtesy of Market Foundation Twitter page.
Ron Ho’s last necklace was completed after his death, “Orchid Dragon Galaxy.” Madison Miller / staff photo

BAM welcomes new exhibit, “Ron Ho: A Jeweler’s Tale”

The exhibit will be at BAM until Sept. 15.

Ron Ho’s last necklace was completed after his death, “Orchid Dragon Galaxy.” Madison Miller / staff photo
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                                In “A Lion Where There Were Lambs,” Erxleben discloses new revelations and compelling details about some of the most famous, headline-breaking legal cases in the Pacific Northwest.

Newcastle man writes memoir detailing some of Washington’s biggest legal cases

“A Lion Where There Were Lambs,” tells the story as a crusading lawyer willing to risk his career and reputation in some of the most famous cases in Pacific Northwest history.

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                                In “A Lion Where There Were Lambs,” Erxleben discloses new revelations and compelling details about some of the most famous, headline-breaking legal cases in the Pacific Northwest.
Ramit Malhotra and Tanvee Kale star in “Devi” at Allen Theatre at ACT. Photo courtesy of Siddhartha Saha Photography

Pratidhwani produces ‘Devi’ with Eastside actors

The show will feature actors from Bellevue, Redmond and Kirkland.

Ramit Malhotra and Tanvee Kale star in “Devi” at Allen Theatre at ACT. Photo courtesy of Siddhartha Saha Photography
A photo for Eastside Baby Corner will be a part of the Witness to Hope exhibit at SBCC. Merrill Images.

Local photographers highlight Eastside nonprofits in new exhibit

John and Lisa Merrill share their Witness to Hope exhibit at SBCC.

A photo for Eastside Baby Corner will be a part of the Witness to Hope exhibit at SBCC. Merrill Images.
Northlake YoungLives helps build community among local teen moms. Courtesy photo of Marie Howard.

NorthLake YoungLives serves local teen moms

Northlake Younglives set to kick off first community baby shower for teen moms.

Northlake YoungLives helps build community among local teen moms. Courtesy photo of Marie Howard.
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                                Tillicum Middle School eighth-grade Girl Scouts are working to save endangered animals through an art contest. From left: Lola Rosenwald, Gwen Cable and Emma Rose Mulholland Salazar.

Local Girls Scouts help endangered animals through art contest

To earn their silver Girl Scout award, three Tillicum students created an art contest to raise awareness about endangered animals.

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                                Tillicum Middle School eighth-grade Girl Scouts are working to save endangered animals through an art contest. From left: Lola Rosenwald, Gwen Cable and Emma Rose Mulholland Salazar.
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                                Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart will be presenting it’s all-female production of “Les Miserables” April 26-28.

All-female cast take on “Les Miserables” at Forest Ridge

Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bellevue to perform “Les Miserables” April 26-28.

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                                Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart will be presenting it’s all-female production of “Les Miserables” April 26-28.
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                                BC staff and faculty rally for higher education funding in a posed photo on April 16.

Bellevue College rallies for higher education funding

Staff and faculty rally in support of funding for higher education.

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                                BC staff and faculty rally for higher education funding in a posed photo on April 16.
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                                Three Bellevue School District robotics teams after a competition in late March. From left: International School robotics team, Sammamish High School robotics team, and Interlake High School robotics team.

SHS Robototes compete in robotics district championship

The Robototes secured a spot in the world championships in Houston.

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                                Three Bellevue School District robotics teams after a competition in late March. From left: International School robotics team, Sammamish High School robotics team, and Interlake High School robotics team.