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Kent Arts Commission seeks applicants to fill two vacancies

Board advises City Council about arts programs

 

Magical Strings will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 at the Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center. COURTESY PHOTO

Magical Strings to perform in Kent on Dec. 2

Group celebrates 40 years of annual Celtic Yuletide Concerts

  • Nov 15, 2018

 

Kent man wins State Make It With Wool contest

John Yingling, of Kent, was named State Alternate Adult Winner at the State Make It With Wool competition on Oct. 27 in Ellensburg. The competition… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2018

Winterfest returns to Kent Town Square Plaza on Dec. 1

Festivites include music, visit from Santa and Christmas tree lighting ceremony

  • Nov 15, 2018

Kent-Meridian to present ‘Love/Sick’

Play to run Nov. 14-17

  • Nov 14, 2018

Photos, maps, fun facts make this book addicting

You know? Of course you do, because you’re no dummy. You’re on top of things, ear to the ground, you make it your business to… Continue reading

Auburn Symphony Orchestra Chamber Series comes to Kent, Auburn

Musicians to perform works by Beethoven, Britten and Loeffler

  • Nov 7, 2018

You’ll want to read ‘Dracul’ with the lights on

It was just a little scratch. You wouldn’t have even noticed it, except for the blood — and there was a lot of that. A… Continue reading

This book will help you talk about death with loved ones

There’s plenty of food for all. You can see that, and it smells delicious. Your dinner companions are strangers no more, especially since you’ve had… Continue reading

Rapper A$AP Rocky to perform at Kent’s ShoWare Center

Feb. 6 concert; tickets on sale Nov. 2

Halloween-themed books to make your howl

It’s not the weather that keeps your eyes open these days. It’s not the paper skeletons that appear in your neighbor’s windows or the pumpkins… Continue reading

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The Museum of Flight Becomes The Museum of Fright on Oct. 28

Free admission for costumed children, great galleries of Halloween fun

  • Oct 22, 2018
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Kent-area community calendar | Oct. 18

Events Recycling Collection: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20, Hogan Park, 24400 Russell Road, Kent. The city of Kent’s annual fall recycling collection event. Appliances, scrap… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2018
Trava Mayes, left, plays Mirabelle, and Anne Cameron is Bernice in Pamela Loyd’s “Lunch Ladies at L’ambrosia Luncheria,” on stage at the Kent Senior Activity Center this month. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Knot Quite Write Players present fall lineup

The Knot Quite Write Players (KQWP), the Kent Senior Activity Center’s Readers Theater troupe, performs a four-comedic-play lineup on successive Mondays, Oct. 22 and 29,… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2018
Trava Mayes, left, plays Mirabelle, and Anne Cameron is Bernice in Pamela Loyd’s “Lunch Ladies at L’ambrosia Luncheria,” on stage at the Kent Senior Activity Center this month. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

‘November Road’ is the nail-biter you’ve been looking for

Catch me, if you can! And the chase began, one of you the pursuer, the other pursued, racing through park or playground, across the yard,… Continue reading

‘A Healing Justice’ should be on your bookshelf

Your pup is a pretty respectable watch dog. If anyone merely considers walking by your house, it doesn’t go unnoticed. And if someone actually dares… Continue reading

Look. Listen. Learn.

Puget Sound Fire celebrates Fire Prevention Week by holding a contest and creating two new forms of non-emergency contacts.

Mira Slovak driving the original Miss Wahoo unlimited hydroplane in 1957. COURTESY, Museum of Flight

Legendary pilot and hydroplane champ profiled in Oct. 13 lecture and book signing

‘A Race to Freedom: The Mira Slovak Story,’ plus Slovak hydroplane and stunt plane on view

  • Oct 10, 2018
Mira Slovak driving the original Miss Wahoo unlimited hydroplane in 1957. COURTESY, Museum of Flight
Ryan Gosling plays astronaut Neil Armstrong in the film, “First Man.” COURTESY PHOTO

Museum of Flight hosts exclusive display of costumes and props from the new feature film

The Museum of Flight presents a special collection of costumes and properties used in the making of Universal Studio’s blockbuster movie, “First Man.” The movie… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2018
Ryan Gosling plays astronaut Neil Armstrong in the film, “First Man.” COURTESY PHOTO