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The juice on enhanced water products

Enhanced waters — they’re everywhere, and according to Dr. Donald Shifrin of Pediatric Associates in Bellevue and member of the American Pediatrics Association, kids don’t know how to drink water anymore.

  • Sep 23, 2008

The latest fad in clothing: make your own

Jeanne Maimon would rather go naked than wear clothes for sale in today’s stores. But Maimon’s no nudist. Instead of nudity, she makes her own clothes.

  • Sep 23, 2008
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Penny Arcade Expo draws game makers, fans

Two heavily armored, gun-toting super soldiers encounter each other in the crowded halls of the Washington State Convention and Trade Center. They each bear a striking resemblance to the Master Chief from the “Halo” video game series. No violence erupts, no chase ensues. The two simply nod to one another as they pass. It’s a bit like two motorcyclists gesturing to each other in silent acknowledgment of their shared passion.

  • Sep 23, 2008
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The 10th annual SketchFest Seattle brings together comedy troupes from across the continent today through Saturday at Theatre Off Jackson

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  • Sep 23, 2008
The 10th annual SketchFest Seattle brings together comedy troupes from across the continent today through Saturday at Theatre Off Jackson

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  • Sep 23, 2008

Four top wines offered in pours at Seastar

Seastar Restaurant & Raw Bar is offering ounce pours of four top-of-the-line wines from its Enomatic wine preservation system.

  • Sep 23, 2008

Music Works offers free Friday concerts

Music Works Northwest will begin its free First Friday Concert series at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct 3 with Daniel Barry, Walk All Ways. The concert series offers the community a chance to attend live performances by professional musicians from the Pacific Northwest and beyond in an intimate setting with great acoustics, Music Works’ Studio B.

  • Sep 23, 2008

Ballet Bellevue sets photo contest; company’s dancers to serve as models

Tutus may start appearing in Bellevue any time of day or night, rain or shine, as photographers both amateur and professional choose their favorite Ballet Bellevue dancer for a chance to win the $500 First Prize in Ballet Bellevue’s “This is YOUR Ballet Bellevue” Photo Contest. Prizes of $200 and $100 also will be awarded for second and third places.

  • Sep 17, 2008
Tanesha Ross (Eshie Willington) and Allan Snyder (Thom Rivers) star in Village Theatre’s production of the musical “Saint Heaven.” The play runs today through Oct. 26 at the Francis J. Gaudette Theatre

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  • Sep 17, 2008
Tanesha Ross (Eshie Willington) and Allan Snyder (Thom Rivers) star in Village Theatre’s production of the musical “Saint Heaven.” The play runs today through Oct. 26 at the Francis J. Gaudette Theatre

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  • Sep 16, 2008

Bellevue Philharmonic launches 41st season

Opening night to feature Matt Haimovitz, Andy Simionescu and Claude Frank

  • Sep 16, 2008

Big, bright beautiful beginning for “Shrek”

By Christine ShultzReporter NewspapersLook out, Simba, there's an ogre coming your way.With the opening of "Shrek the Musical" in its pre-Broadway engagement at the 5th… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2008

Bellevue’s guided Lake-to-Lake Walk happens Saturday

A guided walk today will take people through Bellevue, from Lake Sammamish to Lake Washington, along Bellevue’s scenic Lake to Lake Greenway Trail. The annual Lake-to-Lake Walk, starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday at Weowna Park, is hosted by Bellevue’s Parks & Community Services and the American Volkssport Association / Northwest Striders.

  • Sep 12, 2008
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Eldon Cummings to receive Eagle

Eldon Ray Cummings, 15, of Bellevue, will be awarded the rank of Eagle by the Boy Scouts of America. He will receive his award at a Court of Honor at 7 p.m. today at the LDS Church at 16035 Northup Way, Bellevue.

  • Sep 12, 2008
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  • Sep 11, 2008
Jazz pianist-singer sets downtown performances

Jazz pianist-singer sets downtown performances

Jazz pianist-singer Sandra Locklear will perform Tuesdays at the Bellevue Collection in downtown Bellevue on Sept. 16, 23 and 30. There is no charge for the performances.

  • Sep 11, 2008
Jazz pianist-singer sets downtown performances

Planetarium to tour solar system

Bellevue Community College’s Willard Geer Planetarium will take viewers on a tour of the solar system during three public star shows Friday, Sept. 19.

  • Sep 11, 2008

Bellevue Philharmonic to present Teddy Bears Musical Picnic

The Bellevue Philharmonic launches its new Little Maestro season with Teddy Bears Musical Picnic. Those attending are invited to bring their teddy bear for this show filled with playful songs, games and musical stories.

  • Sep 9, 2008

Bellevue Arts Museum begins search for new executive director

Michael Monroe, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Bellevue Arts Museum, will move into a new role as Director, Curatorial Affairs as the museum's board… Continue reading

  • Sep 9, 2008
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Japanese festival brings art, culture to Bellevue

Japan came to Bellevue Community College last weekend as the 11th Annual Japanese Cultural Arts Festival (Aki Matsuri) presented a two-day program of Japanese cultural and educational events for all ages.

  • Sep 9, 2008
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