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A breakdancer shows off his moves in the Seattle Center during last year’s Bumbershoot music and arts festival. The event – which features live music

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  • Aug 26, 2008
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A breakdancer shows off his moves in the Seattle Center during last year’s Bumbershoot music and arts festival. The event – which features live music

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  • Aug 26, 2008
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Drag racer Jeannine Johnson will bring her new Super Pro alcohol dragster to the Kent car show this Saturday.

Vintage cars muscle into Kent

American muscle cars of the 1960s and 1970s – such as the Plymouth Barracuda, Chevrolet Impala and Pontiac GTO – will be on display Saturday at Muscle Car Madness IV in Kent.

  • Aug 26, 2008
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Drag racer Jeannine Johnson will bring her new Super Pro alcohol dragster to the Kent car show this Saturday.

Out & About in Kent | Aug. 23

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  • Aug 23, 2008
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Brian d’Arcy James stars as the lovable ogre Shrek in the world-premiere production of “Shrek the Musical

‘Shrek the Musical’

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  • Aug 23, 2008
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Brian d’Arcy James stars as the lovable ogre Shrek in the world-premiere production of “Shrek the Musical
Darren Motamedy serenades Barbara Henderson Aug. 12 during one of the free Soulful Sounds of Summer concerts at Kent Station. Motamedy and his band entertained the crowd with songs from his new album “Don’t Cha’ Know.”

Cool music on a hot day

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  • Aug 21, 2008
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Darren Motamedy serenades Barbara Henderson Aug. 12 during one of the free Soulful Sounds of Summer concerts at Kent Station. Motamedy and his band entertained the crowd with songs from his new album “Don’t Cha’ Know.”

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Senior dance on tap

  • Aug 21, 2008
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Kent Reporter Community Briefs | Aug. 20

Radcliffe Place Senior Community will offer a free breakfast buffet and movie matinee Aug. 20 at the community, 13510 S.E. 272nd St., Kent. Breakfast starts at 8 a.m., with the movie following at 11 a.m. Advance registration is required. For details or to register, call Radcliffe Place at 253-631-8505.

  • Aug 19, 2008
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Out & About in Kent | Aug. 20

Kent Soulful Sounds of Summer: Through Aug. 30. Noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays (in conjunction with Kent Summer Concert Series), 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays; 3-5 p.m. Saturday. Free concert series at Kent station. Performers include: Aug. 20, The Islanders; Aug. 23, 2 Buck Chuck; Aug. 27, Raucous Band; 1-3 p.m. Aug. 30, Jazz Horn Trio. Kent Station Plaza, 417 Ramsay Way. www.kentstation.com.

  • Aug 19, 2008
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Balance and fall screenings slated

  • Aug 19, 2008
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The oil pastels of Daniel Wend – including the one pictured above – will be on display at the Auburn City Hall Art Gallery Aug. 25 through Sept. 19. The exhibit will also feature watercolor paintings by Jordan Cook. Visitors can meet both artists at a reception 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 3. The gallery is located at 25 W. Main St.

Art in Auburn

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  • Aug 19, 2008
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The oil pastels of Daniel Wend – including the one pictured above – will be on display at the Auburn City Hall Art Gallery Aug. 25 through Sept. 19. The exhibit will also feature watercolor paintings by Jordan Cook. Visitors can meet both artists at a reception 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 3. The gallery is located at 25 W. Main St.
Michael Pavel wears a Salish robe woven by his wife

‘Weaver’s Spirit Power’ | Out & About in Kent

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  • Aug 16, 2008
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Michael Pavel wears a Salish robe woven by his wife
Maureen Carney

Catholic Community Services volunteers clean, rake, shop – and care

“This is my angel on earth here,” says Kent resident Henri Ann Buford as she puts an arm around Maureen Carney. “I don’t know what I’d do without her.”

  • Aug 15, 2008
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The Auburn Mountainview Theatre Company will present “You’re a Good Man

Auburn Mountainview Theatre to present ‘Charlie Brown’ | Out & About in Kent

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  • Aug 13, 2008
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The Auburn Mountainview Theatre Company will present “You’re a Good Man
Darren Motamedy serenades Barbara Henderson Aug. 12 during a free Soulful Sounds of Summer concert at Kent Station. Motamedy and his band entertained the crowd with songs from his new album 'Don't Cha' Know.'

Cool jazz on a hot day in Kent

Families flocked to Kent Station Aug. 12 for a free noontime concert with Darren Motamedy.

  • Aug 12, 2008
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Darren Motamedy serenades Barbara Henderson Aug. 12 during a free Soulful Sounds of Summer concert at Kent Station. Motamedy and his band entertained the crowd with songs from his new album 'Don't Cha' Know.'
Ann Breckon works on a large-scale watercolor scene in her private studio in Kent July 23. Breckon is a featured artist in the “Paint Out Loud” Women Painters of Washington exhibit

Life as art: Kent watercolorist lives her dream

Watercolorist Ann Breckon is finally living her dream — a life devoted to art.

  • Aug 12, 2008
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Ann Breckon works on a large-scale watercolor scene in her private studio in Kent July 23. Breckon is a featured artist in the “Paint Out Loud” Women Painters of Washington exhibit
Left to right: Georgie Nupen

To Seattle and back again: a lesson in bus travel

Our adventure began at the westbound stop for Bus 166, right across from the Des Moines Senior Activity Center, and – as it turned out – right beneath the flight path for planes descending to SeaTac airport.

  • Aug 12, 2008
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Left to right: Georgie Nupen
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Darren Motamedy to play Kent summer concert series | Out & About

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  • Aug 8, 2008
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  • Aug 6, 2008
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Kent Reporter News Briefs | August 6

The Kent Historical Museum has scheduled its sixth-annual Antique Automobile Show and Ice Cream Social for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 9. The annual museum fundraiser event features an old-fashioned hot-dog stand, live music, and 25 cars from the Golden Era Automobile Association, all at the historic Bereiter Mansion, 855 E. Smith St. Tickets for the event are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 7 and younger. For more information, call 253-854-4330, or visit www.kenthistoricalmuseum.org.

  • Aug 5, 2008
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