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By TIMI GUSTAFSON, R.D.
Making resolutions at the turn of the year is a time-honored, albeit tiring, custom. It basically forces you to admit you were wrong to indulge in all these wonderful dinner parties and …

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Holiday Events: Dec. 21 to Dec. 27
December 19, 2013 – | Comments Off
Holiday Events: Dec. 21 to Dec. 27

Dec. 21
Portland Cello Project: 8 p.m. With special guests, holiday sweaters, and yes, plenty of cello, celebrate the holidays with a group of rotating cellists who take on everything from Britney’s “Toxic” to the …

Holiday Events: Dec. 14 to Dec. 20
December 12, 2013 – | Comments Off
Holiday Events: Dec. 14 to Dec. 20

Dec. 14
Doktor Kaboom!: The Science of Santa: 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Doktor Kaboom, works from the assumption that science and magic are the same thing, and declares Mr. Claus the world’s greatest scientist. …

Holiday Events: Dec. 7 to Dec. 13
December 5, 2013 – | Comments Off
Holiday Events: Dec. 7 to Dec. 13

Dec. 7
Bellevue Girlchoir presents Good Cheer: 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Holiday carols sung by young singers, accompanied by a string quartet. $13-$18 advance; $15-$20 at door. Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue. …

Leavenworth Lights expected to attract thousands
December 2, 2013 – | Comments Off
Leavenworth Lights expected to attract thousands

BY KELLY MONTGOMERY

During the first three weekends in December, the streets of Leavenworth will welcome thousands of people to enjoy an annual holiday tradition. There will be carolers, roasted chestnuts and of course, Santa …

Holiday Events: Nov. 29 – Dec. 6
November 28, 2013 – | Comments Off
Holiday Events: Nov. 29 – Dec. 6

Nov. 29
Bellevue Place Tree Lighting: 7:30 p.m., following Santa’s arrival at Snowflake Lane in downtown Bellevue (see below). Bellevue Place Wintergarden, Northeast Eighth Street and Bellevue Way.

Summer Camp @ Marymoor
August 5, 2013 – | Comments Off
Summer Camp @ Marymoor

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
This month, 107.7 The End will once again host its Summer Camp concert at Marymoor Park in Redmond. The annual day-long festival, which replaced the stations long-running End Fest in 2008, has fast …

HOT TIPS: The shows you don’t want to miss in August
July 29, 2013 – | Comments Off
HOT TIPS: The shows you don’t want to miss in August

Frankie Valli
The coolest thing about Frankie Valli is that you probably know more of his songs than you even realize. Example A: I grew up listening to Valli without even knowing it– singing along …

All the world is a stage
June 4, 2013 – | Comments Off
All the world is a stage

Loud and About Column by Heija Nunn
Shakespeare opined “All The World is a Stage” and given the cheap, easy-to-produce reality shows that dominate the airwaves, a lot of people are getting their 15 minutes.
The popular …

Nightlife in March
March 1, 2013 – | Comments Off
Nightlife in March

Key Arena
305 Harrison St., Seattle, 206-684-7200
3-11: Maroon 5
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Bake’s Place
155 108th Avenue NE Bellevue. 425-454-2776
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Benaroya Hall
200 University St., Seattle, 206-215-4800
3-2: Thad Jones – From Count Basie to the Village Vanguard
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Black Dog
8062 Railroad Ave. SE Snoqualmie, 425-831-3647
3-16: …

From under the big top
January 14, 2013 – | Comments Off
From under the big top

BY ANDY NYSTROM
The last thing on Vinie Canovas’ mind is fright when she’s flying, spinning and flipping high above the crowd, straps firmly secured to her wrists and hands.
As the spectators gaze up in awe …