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Sammamish students make history with their art

Jessie Chen and Matt Ruddell have made history at Sammamish High School. The two are the first winners from the same school in the annual Superintendent’s High School Art Show.

Jazz festival gets ready to welcome big names

Over the past six weeks, Bellevue downtown has gotten a taste for jazz through the rebirth of the historical outdoor jazz festival that began in 1978.

Elizabeth Arden to open spa at The Bravern

When Elizabeth Arden opened her signature Red Door Spa in New York City a century ago, it was a first in the world of beauty. She introduced the day spa, and eventually established the country’s first destination resort spas.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Funding recommended for Bellevue arts groups

The Bellevue Arts Commission has recommended 17 organizations to receive funding from the city.

  • Jun 2, 2008

OUT & ABOUT

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  • Jun 2, 2008

Youth Symphony, Music Works Northwest link up

Two of the oldest music education organizations on the Eastside have begun a partnership. The Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra (BYSO) and Music Works Northwest (MWNW) are teaming up to create a percussion ensemble program to train young percussionists.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Contemporary dance festival coming to Meydenbauer

The Eastside’s first contemporary dance festival will come to The Theatre at Meydenbauer on Sunday June 8 when StoneDance Productions presents “Chop Shop: Bodies of Work.”

  • Jun 2, 2008

OUT & ABOUT

Calendars are published Wednesdays and Saturdays on a space-available basis. Items for the Wednesday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Thursday. Items for the Saturday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Tuesday.

  • Jun 2, 2008

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  • Jun 2, 2008

PONCHO preview party shows Bellevue glam

A vibrant kick-off party for PONCHO’s 46th Annual Gala was held at the Bellevue Arts Museum, giving guests a sneak peak of the upcoming event. The Nouveau Glam Gallery preview party, presented by Marqsmen, was a collaboration of art and fashion. Poncho teamed up with Fashion First to create some buzz for the red carpet PONCHO Gala Auction on April 12.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Here comes the political advertising season – ugh!

V ideo: Congressional candidate Horace Funkhouser is shown walking down a street. He’s eating a large bag of doughnuts. He stuffs a large, jelly-filled one into his mouth, whole.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Asian Spoons: Fusion at the tip of your fork

850 110th Ave. N.E.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Singing the praises of opera

I am no opera aficionado.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Hot buttons: How to help your child manage anger

From cyberspace bullying to school shootings, the news is filled with examples of youthful anger run amok.

  • Jun 2, 2008

GARDEN CALENDAR

Spring Plant Sale Fundraiser: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 5; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 6. Admission: Free. Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, 33663 Weyerhaeuser Way S., Federal Way. 253-661-9377 or www.rhodygarden.org.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Some planning required for garden satisfaction

The first week of April is the time to think about planting. Think about what seeds you want to start indoors for setting out later; think about what annuals you’ll want to grow for summer color and think about what perennials and new trees and shrubs you’ll want to add.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Going green? Now here are some ideas to try

A neighbor of mine – Tony – is trying his best to take this “going green” thing seriously. For example, he tells me that he’s recently begun recycling his newspaper each week. “The entire newspaper?” I asked. He shook his head. “No, “he admitted. “Just your column.”

  • Jun 2, 2008

Thai, Japanese flavors flow at Zen Asian

Pulling up a chair is a custom for fine dining restaurants – not for Zen Asian Bistro.

  • Jun 2, 2008

AFTER HOURS

People turned out April 5 to enjoy wine and raise money for the American Cancer Society’s Camp Goodtimes, Adventure Camp & Sailing Camp.

  • Jun 2, 2008