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  1. West Seattle Saturday: 'Tax-Free Day' in The Junction,...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | West Seattle Blog

    Happy Saturday! It is a day of "Days," as you'll see in these highlights from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar : RECORD STORE DAY: Under way now at Easy Street Records - lots of special events, continuing through the 10 pm show by The Sonics - check the ESR website for who's there and what's up. BOOK DRIVE: 9 am-1 pm, as previewed here , Miss Seattle , Taryn Smith , is at Merryweather Books in The Junction to collect donated children's books for families being helped by Mary's Place .


  2. McCombs steers Bainbridge to soggy success storyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bainbridge Island Review

    The rain may have brought an early end to Monday's varsity baseball game against the visitors from Bishop Blanchet, but it could not dampen the Spartans' spirits and they proceeded to cruise through to a 2-0 soggy shutout win. The win at home advanced the Spartans' regular season record to 9-2 , securing for them the top-ranked spot in the Metro Mountain Division.


  3. DirectoryRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Seattle Press

    A leading music school in Washington State, The Academy of Music Northwest provides different levels of rigorous college-prep music classes and extensive performance opportunities for talented young musicians between the ages of 4 -18. Day and night our luxury service connects all of Bellevue, Seattle, and Tacoma.


  4. Bellevue architects dazzle with design of China mallRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    A boutique architecture firm in Bellevue is turning heads in China with a zany vision to convert old airport terminals into a high-end auto-shopping mall that features classic, luxury and Formula One racing cars. Shenzhen Auto Dreamland would be a playboy's paradise, complete with a test-drive track and entertainment - within 400 feet of the new terminals, which are drawing gasps in the architecture world .


  5. City NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2013 | North Seattle Herald Outlook

    A young volunteer packs HIP packs at the Hunger Interventions Program monthly packing party. Photo by Craig P. Stehling/Momentum Imagery Each month, volunteers ages 3 to 90 go to the Hunger Intervention Program to pack bags of food for local children in need.


  6. Seattle millionaire cuts his pay to give employees raisesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... 2014 levels, he said, but that's okay. He'll keep driving the Audi he bought in 2003 and will postpone moving downtown from Seattle's graceful Magnolia neighborhood, where he owns a house. "I want to prove that this can work," Price said. "And it's ...


  7. Are Puget Sound residents eager to pony up $15 billion for light rail?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Sound Transit's new light rail station, nearing completion beside the University of Washington's Husky Stadium, is a feast for the eye, months ahead of schedule and $150 million under budget. The rail link to downtown Seattle is slated to open early in 2016.


  8. Our/Seattle Vodka distillery set to open on Market St this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Viewing Feed

    The second Our/Vodka distillery in the country will open this Saturday, April 18, in our neighborhood at 1836 NW Market St. The distillery is the new venture of Our/Vodka and local entrepreneurs, Nin Truong, Christa Thomas and Stephen Pleadwell. Our/Seattle is the third distillery to open in the Our/Vodka family that has opened establishments so far in Berlin and Detroit.


  9. Come from Away, Constellations, 'American Problem' & More...Read the original story

    20 hrs ago |

    Seattle Rep ertory Theatre 's 2015-2016 season was announced today by Acting Artistic Director Braden Abraham . The season is headlined by the new musical Come from Away, Ayad Akhtar 's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Disgraced and the world premiere of R. Hamilton Wright 's Sherlock Holmes and the American Problem.


  10. Local retailers pull out the stops for annual Record Store DayRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    On the third Saturday of April each year, music purveyors around the globe fill their crates for Record Store Day - a celebration that brings vinyl lovers out of hibernation and into retail locations for sales, prizes and performances. Since 2007, RSD's inaugural year, it's also become an annual boon of special and re-releases from legends like Dolly Parton and Miles Davis as well as beloved artists of today like Run the Jewels and Neko Case.


  11. 16 things CHS heard at the Capitol Hill 'Gentrification Conversation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Capitol Hill Blog

    Thursday night, Capitol Hill residents and community members gathered at First Baptist Church for a "Gentrification Conversation" to formally discuss the radical and rapidly occurring changes in the neighborhood.


  12. A ballet classic: See PNB's performance of the emotional "Swan Lake"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | HeraldNet

    My husband went with me to see the dress rehearsal of Pacific Northwest Ballet's current production of "Swan Lake," which runs through April 19 in McCaw Hall at the Seattle Center. To be fair, my husband isn't a ballet aficionado and, unlike me, he did not study ballet as a kid.


  13. KEXP Announces The Sonics to Play at Easy Street Records Tomorrow for Record Store DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Music Scene

    April 17, 2015 KEXP and Easy Street invite you to an exclusive performance by legendary garage rockers The Sonics at Easy Street Records in West Seattle on Record Store Day, Saturday April 18th at 10:00pm. The Sonics - joined by special guests from other iconic Seattle bands - will perform songs from their new album, This Is The Sonics, as well as selections from their historic back catalog .


  14. Dr. Oz tells critics: No conflict of interest on my TV showRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Ten top physicians... A mentally disabled Colorado man was set to be sentenced Friday for the murder of a Montana teacher whose death highlighted the downsides of an oil boom that has brought thousands of newcomers to the remote... A mentally disabled Colorado man was sentenced to 100 years in prison Friday for the murder of a Montana teacher whose death highlighted the downsides of an oil boom that's sweeping across the remote Northern Plains. A northern New Jersey arsenal has been evacuated after a driver tried to enter through its truck gate, and authorities are treating the situation as an explosive threat.


  15. 'Forty Weeks' can reconnect Catholics to a spiritual lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Catholic Voice

    The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola have been part of the daily life of Rev. William Watson, SJ, for more than 40 years.


  16. Student Conservation Association to Activate 2,000+ Volunteers for Earth DayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Business Wire

    The Student Conservation Association , the national leader in youth service and stewardship, today announced the first half of a slate of Earth Day service projects, to take place across the country over the next ten days. "By serving our city environments this Earth Day, SCA is renewing the connection between urban populations and our natural world, while empowering young people from diverse backgrounds to take on leadership roles within their own communities, " states SCA President and CEO Jaime Berman Matyas.


  17. 10,000 runners expected for Seahawks 12K in Renton SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kent Reporter

    More than 10,000 participants - a sold-out crowd for the second year - have signed up for the Seahawks 12K in Renton this Sunday . Now in its sixth year, the Seahawks 12K provides three courses for fans of all ages and skill level.


  18. Editor's picks: It's time to kick back, kickstart a company, then brag about SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    The cover story for this week's edition of the Puget Sound Business Journal takes a look at the disproportionately high number of successful Kickstarter campaigns that have come out of the Seattle area - and the companies that have formed as a result. There's the incredible success of the Touchfire iPad keyboard and case, which launched a Ballard business.


  19. Samuel French Names New Literary DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Samuel French, the world's premier theatrical publishing and licensing company, has announced the promotion of Amy Rose Marsh to Literary Director. Over the past six years as part of the literary team at Samuel French, Amy Rose has developed an unparalleled knowledge of contemporary and classic American dramatists and has built strong relationships with industry professionals nationwide.


  20. 'Finding Neverland' trods an increasingly common screen-to-stage pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    Anointed with a fresh sprinkling of pixie dust, the Harvey Weinstein-produced musical "Finding Neverland" bowed on Broadway this week after spending nearly five years - and about $20 million - in the making . Based on the 2004 film starring Johnny Depp as playwright J.M. Barrie, who created the play "Peter Pan" in the early 1900s, "Neverland" arrives as the latest example of a recent boom in screen-to-stage adaptations.


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