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Savannah Lynn and Will Chadek in the Second Story Repertory of Redmond’s production of “The Fantasticks.” “The Fantasticks” had been performed three times by the organization until coronavirus concerns resulted in the cancellation of the remaining dates. Photo by Michael Brunk

How is the coronavirus affecting the arts?

Representatives from Eastside arts institutions discuss their experiences.

 

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                                Aleana Roberts tries out the Jelly Jolts’ braille menu at Molly Moon’s on Feb. 23. From left: Roberts, Sanj Saini, Varnika Bhargava and Katiali Singh.

LWSD teens reveal braille menu at Molly Moon’s in Redmond

From 3-5 p.m. on Feb. 23, all sales from Molly Moon’s went to the Lighthouse for the Blind.

 

Standing room only at historical talk on Redmond’s ties to fascism

Redmond Historical Society presents latest installment of Saturday Speaker Series.

  • Feb 12, 2020

 

Making a human connection in a sea of social media

A monthly health column about natural medicine.

  • Feb 10, 2020
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                                The third annual Winter Whimsy begins Feb. 21.
Courtesy photo 
                                The third annual Winter Whimsy begins Feb. 21.

Redmond awards grants for 2020 art season

This year’s recipients include Centro Cultural Mexicano, APex, SecondStory Repertory among others.

  • Jan 31, 2020

Award-winning play ‘The Good Adoptee’ coming to Mercer Island

The autobiographical drama was penned by acclaimed playwright Suzanne Bachner.

Centro Cultural Mexicano exhibit opens doors to discussions on immigration, border issues

“Border Doors” features art by students who have visited the United States-Mexico border.

A day of service at Redmond’s Idylwood Park

About a dozen volunteers showed up at the park to help remove non-native plants growing in the woods.

  • Jan 21, 2020
From left: students Riley Retinger, Abby Smith, Mimmi Hubbard and Sadie Rabinowitz. Photo by Calah Webb

‘It’s one of my favorite places to be’: School of Rock Issaquah gears up for January shows

In January, students will be paying homage to the Beatles, Black Sabbath, Chris Cornell and others.

From left: students Riley Retinger, Abby Smith, Mimmi Hubbard and Sadie Rabinowitz. Photo by Calah Webb

The time for gratitude is now

Being grateful for the present and focusing on what you have versus what you don’t have is the key to mindfulness.

  • Jan 7, 2020

Embrace the struggle for a complete picture | Health column

A monthly column about mindfulness and general wellbeing.

  • Jan 6, 2020
From left: Sanj Saini, Varnika Bhargava, Sawar Saini, Anika Joshi and Leisha Chabungbam (not pictured) and Kaitali Singh (not pictured) linked up with Molly Moons Homemade Ice Cream in Redmond to create a braille menu. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

LWSD middle schoolers create a braille menu for Molly Moon’s in Redmond

The Jelly Jolts #39887 hope to expand and influence other restaurants in the area.

From left: Sanj Saini, Varnika Bhargava, Sawar Saini, Anika Joshi and Leisha Chabungbam (not pictured) and Kaitali Singh (not pictured) linked up with Molly Moons Homemade Ice Cream in Redmond to create a braille menu. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Steve Poulter retires from UPS after 127,499 accident-free miles. Photo courtesy of Steve Poulter

Redmond UPS driver retires after 30 years with no accidents

Steve Poulter retires after 127,499 accident-free miles.

Steve Poulter retires from UPS after 127,499 accident-free miles. Photo courtesy of Steve Poulter
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                                Panko enjoying Redmond’s annual Winter Festival on Dec. 7.

A weekend of Redmond Lights

Redmond celebrated its annual winter festival.

Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo 
                                Panko enjoying Redmond’s annual Winter Festival on Dec. 7.
Dora Gyarmati. Photo by Nityia Photography

Three simple rules for the holiday

A monthly column about mindfulness.

  • Dec 9, 2019
Dora Gyarmati. Photo by Nityia Photography
Redmond Lights will take place Dec. 7 and 8. Photo courtesy of city of Redmond Facebook

Redmond Lights will have new additions this year

The parks and recreation department shared a preview of the festival with city council.

Redmond Lights will take place Dec. 7 and 8. Photo courtesy of city of Redmond Facebook
NAMI volunteer Jesse Levine, director Michele Meaker, and volunteer Cole Swanson after their End the Silence presentation. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

NAMI Eastside: Ending the stigma of mental health

NAMI Eastside offers advocacy, education, and support to those affected by mental illness.

NAMI volunteer Jesse Levine, director Michele Meaker, and volunteer Cole Swanson after their End the Silence presentation. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
Photo courtesy of Help Hungry Kids! GoFundMe campaign 
                                Barrett Rugge created a GoFundMe campaign after he realized that students at Clara Barton Elementary often didn’t have access to snacks throughout the day.

Redmond student raises funds for hungry kids

Barrett Rugge started a GoFundMe to help Clara Barton students have snacks throughout the day.

Photo courtesy of Help Hungry Kids! GoFundMe campaign 
                                Barrett Rugge created a GoFundMe campaign after he realized that students at Clara Barton Elementary often didn’t have access to snacks throughout the day.