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Some history lessons for the Fourth of July | Pat Cashman

Can you spot the sentence that is not contained within our nation’s Declaration of Independence? • “We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal.” • “We mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred honor.” • “Can I get some more mustard on this wiener?”

Bellevue teenager sheds ‘Jewish-style afro’ for Locks of Love

Wherever 15-year-old Robby Weltman goes, the bushy brown ball of hair nested on the top of his head has raised eyebrows. While in London with his family last summer, a tour bus pulled up alongside Robby and stopped. Tourists stared. “The tour guide said, ‘If you look to the left, you’ll see an example of London hair,” recalled Robby, an Interlake High School junior. “I’m the example of local flavor - no matter where I go.” Besides evoking curiosity, the curly 12-inch mass that Robby refers to as a “Jewish-style afro” also has been a source of annoyance.

  • Jul 2, 2008

Out & About in Bellevue | July 2

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  • Jul 2, 2008

Kirkland Performance center lines up 2008-09 schedule

Kirkland Performance Center’s 2008-2009 season will include Natalie MacMaster, Taylor 2, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, jazz guitarist Jack Wilkins, the National tour of Broadway’s The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and more – 42 artists in all.

  • Jul 2, 2008

New Mormon president to oversee many south Bellevue congregations

Robert Johnson had heard the words spoken so vividly that he looked up because he thought somebody was in the room. He has heard smaller voices before. They have told him to do something, or go to someone’s house because they were in trouble - but nothing as distinct as the time he was called to be bishop for the Newport Ward of more than 350 people.

  • Jul 2, 2008

There ought to be a law – or maybe lots of them There ought to be a law – or maybe lots of them

The other day, I thought of a new law that ought to be enacted.

Out & About in Bellevue | June 28

A listing of arts and entertainment events in and around Bellevue.

  • Jun 30, 2008

‘Dare alla Luce’

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  • Jun 28, 2008

Don’t burn extra electrons on that new TV

Thinking of buying a new television? Well, apparently you are not alone if a new jumbo-tronic video monster is calling your name. According to a consumer survey taken this May, more Americans than ever are thinking of getting a new TV.

  • Jun 25, 2008

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  • Jun 24, 2008

OUT & ABOUT

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  • Jun 24, 2008

‘Aida’

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  • Jun 21, 2008

OUT & ABOUT

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  • Jun 20, 2008

Art show to feature artists over age 65

The 3rd annual art show “Every Picture Tells a Story” will take place from July 1-20 at Madison House Retirement Community in Kirkland.

  • Jun 20, 2008

14 groups receive arts grants

Fourteen Bellevue organizations have received grants from 4Culture for sustained support.

  • Jun 20, 2008

Evergreen State Fair shows announced

Tickets are now on sale for grandstand stage shows at the Evergreen State Fair. Here’s the lineup:

  • Jun 20, 2008

Chinese paper cutting artist demonstrates folk art

Tillicum Middle School 6th-grader Ezra Tores put down his scissors and held up a red paper dragon he had cut out.

  • Jun 20, 2008

Bellevue students win statewide awards

Seven students from the Bellevue area have won awards in the Washington State PTA Reflections Cultural Arts program.

  • Jun 20, 2008