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Imagine a school without a music class, or even a paintbrush. Students of these schools, all across the nation and the world, have no experience with something as simple as a school play.
Saturday, May 24
Redmond Mayor John Marchione and Bellevue Mayor Grant Degginger discussed their cities’ overlapping problems and priorities at the April 16 lunch meeting of the Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce.
EF Educational Homestay Program is looking for volunteer host families for French and Spanish teens for one month this summer. Students will arrive on July 9 and depart on August 6.
Can there possibly be a downside to the time of year when it’s sunny and warm more often than not? Yes, if you throw away common sense.
The Do-It-Yourself (DIY) movement and environmental consciousness are resurrecting interest in “home arts” that were revered by our grandmas and great-grandmas.
Air travel is expensive and headache-provoking, thanks to overcrowded planes, heightened security measures, and frequent delays or cancellations of flights.
All through last week, known formally as Friendship Week, students at Rosa Parks Elementary had a simple goal: raise as much money as possible for The Guatemala Friendship School, which currently serves 75 students free of charge in the Guatemalan village of Momostenango.
The Bear Creek School, 8905 208th Ave. NE, invites the community to its production of Oscar Wilde’s “The Ideal Husband,” at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. May 30; and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. May 31.
Back for a fourth season at an improved location, King County’s popular “Movies @ Marymoor” outdoor cinema series features family favorites, hilarious comedies and even a little mystery.
SecondStory Repertory, the professional theater ensemble at Redmond Town Center, announces its 10th season of plays, running July 2008 through June 2009. Under the new artistic management of technical director Nicholas Lazarro and artistic director Susanna Wilson, the season will open July 25 with “Greater Tuna” (through Aug. 23, 08) starring SecondStory regulars Robert Bogue, Sean Mitchell and Hayden Heibert, the trio who brought us the entire “Complete Works” series.
With the release of the big screen version of “Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian” only a few weeks away, fans might want to consider getting in a “warm-up” by going to see an original production at Overlake Christian Church in Redmond.
The “2008 Chateau Ste. Michelle Summer Concert Series” in Woodinville will offer 21 concerts spanning the range of pop, jazz, rock and blues, from June 6 through Aug. 29.
Lake Washington High School Drama presents “Little Shop of Horrors,” May 7-10 at 7 p.m. and in a matinee performance on May 10 at 2 p.m.
Members of SecondStory Repertory, the Eastside’s professional theatre ensemble at Redmond Town Center, and Unexpected Productions, Seattle’s longest-running improvisational comedy group, present “Unexpected Stories,” May 2-17, Friday and Saturday nights at 8:30 p.m.
There’s no yellow brick road on Education Hill, but the Redmond High School (RHS) Performing Arts Center is where you’ll find Redmond Junior High’s (RJH) musical production of “Oz.” The show opened April 17 and continues at 7:30 p.m. April 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26. There are also matinees at 2:30 p.m. April 19 and 26.
On the schedule this summer are two of Shakespeare’s greatest hits: Hamlet, directed by Susanna Wilson and starring Shawn Law in the title role, and Twelfth Night, directed by longtime GreenStage company member Amelia Meckler. Both shows will run from July 11 through August 16 in parks in and around Seattle.