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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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A modern interpretation
February 7, 2013 – | Comments Off
A modern interpretation

By Gabrielle Nomura
For years, the Eastside has been synonymous with high-tech and high-fashion. Now it can add high-quality modern dance.
A performing art previously only thought to live in Seattle, modern dance is here to stay …

The perfect pair
February 2, 2013 – | Comments Off
The perfect pair

BY LINDA BALL
Several of the wineries and tasting rooms in Woodinville are pairing wine and chocolate for special tastings in honor of Valentine’s Day. It’s a lovely way to spend an afternoon or evening with …

Nightlife in February
January 25, 2013 – | Comments Off
Nightlife in February

Bake’s Place
155 108th Avenue NE Bellevue. 425-454-2776
2-14: Geoffrey Castle
2-24: Cloverdayle
2-26/27: Hans Brehmer Duo
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Beach Cafe
1170 Carillon Point, Kirkland. 425-889-0303
Live music Thursdays from 6-9 p.m.
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Benaroya Hall
200 University St., Seattle, 206-215-4800
2-3: The Tenors
2-5: Suzanne Vega
2-19/20: Aaron Neville
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Black Dog
8062 …

Going for the blitz
January 25, 2013 – | Comments Off
Going for the blitz

BY KEEGAN PROSSER
Gary Gulman doesn’t necessarily fit the bill of your typical “stand-up” comedian. He’s tall, dark and handsome – and he played football in college.
An alum of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” (seasons two and …

Trees help raise $1 million at gala
January 25, 2013 – | Comments Off
Trees help raise $1 million at gala

By Rose Dennis
Sharing the “gift of giving” made the 28th annual Providence O’Christmas Trees gala even more meaningful over the holidays. This magical event, under the leadership of chairman Marshal McReal and Providence Director Patricia …

Editor’s note: February funk
January 25, 2013 – | Comments Off
Editor’s note: February funk

Dear reader,
To be completely honest, I kind of hate the month of February.
It’s cold and gray. It’s dark and gloomy. Football is over (for us, tear). AND it has that really silly holiday everybody …

Wine and dine: how to throw the perfect wine party this winter
January 23, 2013 – | Comments Off
Wine and dine: how to throw the perfect wine party this winter

BY ANDY PERDUE AND ERIC DEGERMAN
Everybody loves a good party, but how do you do it right when the topic is wine?
The simple answer: Invite some friends over, then open several bottles. While this works, …

The “Proximity” of it all
January 21, 2013 – | Comments Off
The “Proximity” of it all

STORY AND PHOTO BY KEEGAN PROSSER
Patrick John White, 24, has no intention of being the next big thing. In fact, he’s perfectly content making music in the comfort of his own home. And he could …

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 …

The Great American Pipe Dream
January 11, 2013 – | Comments Off
The Great American Pipe Dream

Loud and About Column by Heija Nunn
There is a glorious and idyllic park not far from where we live. It is vast and inviting with all the features and amenities you might expect …