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‘Afterwords’ coming to Issaquah Friday

The musical features a strong female storyline, was written by women and directed by a woman.


All-new musical ‘String’ premieres at Village in Issaquah March 15

Show follows Ancient Greek goddesses trapped in modern America.


Don’t Miss List

Three events you can’t miss on the Eastside.


Redmond’s SecondStory Repertory takes flight with ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

“Bye Bye Birdie” was originally performed on Broadway in 1960–1961.

Taiko Festival. Photo courtesy of Miyake Geinou Doushikai

The Eastside’s Sounds of Spring

The countdown to spring is on for the Pacific Northwest.

Taiko Festival. Photo courtesy of Miyake Geinou Doushikai

Chop Shop stirs senses through dance | The Eastside Scene

All chopped up, it looks like this: Love and loss, compassion and anger, resentment and rage. But altogether, dance tells stories that share these universal… Continue reading

Crème Tangerine to perform tribute to The Beatles in Kirkland | The Eastside Scene

Kirkland Chamber of Commerce presents Beatles music experience on a rooftop balcony

International Ballet Theatre’s “Nutcracker” on through Dec. 22

Production of classic Christmas ballet is Eastside tradition

W Bellevue insider: 12 holiday tips

W Bellevue’s Insider, Julia Amodt, offers her top seasonal tips for those living in or visiting the Puget Sound region. As the insider for W… Continue reading

Kirkland Holiday Art Market opens this week | The Eastside Scene

Kirkland Arts Center will be hosting a Holiday Art Market featuring local artists and craftspeople, at their gallery, from Wednesday to Dec. 23. Visitors will… Continue reading

Northwest Wine: Northwest rosés ideal for holidays

One of our favorite food-pairing wines is rosé because of the flavors that burst with notes of strawberry, cherry, cranberry and spice, backed by bright… Continue reading

Sammamish Good Health to host weekly comedy shows to say ‘thank you and goodbye’

Huge lineup: Andrew Rivers, Kermet Apio, Geoff Lott confirmed

Teatro ZinZanni serves up high-flying ‘Love, Chaos and Dinner’ at Marymoor

Teatro ZinZanni takes the dinner-and-a-movie concept and literally turns it upside down, lifting the experience way into the stratosphere. There’s a four-course meal on tap,… Continue reading

High-energy dance and the fight to make a difference in Disney’s ‘Newsies’ at Village

Open the gates and seize the day — the Newsies are dancing into Issaquah’s Village Theatre this November. In other words, get ready for boys… Continue reading

Forget leftovers, Gobble Up these artisanal goodies Nov. 25

It’s Thanksgiving weekend. Black Friday has come and gone. But instead of picking at cold turkey leftovers and hiding from shoppers, the makers of Urban… Continue reading

Q&A: ‘Newsies’ character Katherine Plumber talks journalism in Victorian-era New York

The Eastside Scene journalists sat down with ace reporter Katherine Plumber of “Newsies” to find out what has changed — and stayed the same —… Continue reading

Vogue Knitting LIVE brings knitting enthusiasts from across the country to Bellevue

Does this blustery weather make you want to curl up on the couch with a blanket, hot chocolate, a cat and a new knitting project?… Continue reading

Mercer Island’s Harvest Market returns in November

If you’re looking for a Thanksgiving shopping experience the whole family can enjoy, look no further than the Mercer Island Harvest Market, which will be… Continue reading

Kirkland Art Center’s Cirque du Surreal celebrates the imagination this October | The Eastside Scene

Artist Salvador Dali’s melting clocks, a ring master at a circus, and flapper girls from the 1920s. Cirque du Surreal is coming to town. The… Continue reading