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Kentwood High School Theatre to present ‘Mamma Mia!’ this month

Show opens May 11 and goes until May 21

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Kent International Festival to return June 18 to ShoWare Center

Event celebrates cultural diversity of city

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Dance for Heart, an American Heart Association fundraiser featuring more than 100 performers, is set for Friday, May 13 at Kentridge High School. FILE PHOTO
Dance for Heart, an American Heart Association fundraiser featuring more than 100 performers, is set for Friday, May 13 at Kentridge High School. FILE PHOTO

Dance for Heart fundraising performances in Kent set for May 13

More than 100 performers at Kentridge High School gym

Dance for Heart, an American Heart Association fundraiser featuring more than 100 performers, is set for Friday, May 13 at Kentridge High School. FILE PHOTO
Dance for Heart, an American Heart Association fundraiser featuring more than 100 performers, is set for Friday, May 13 at Kentridge High School. FILE PHOTO
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Kent Cornucopia Days to return in July after 2-year absence

Festival features street fair, parade, dragon boat races, fun run

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The Kentlake Theatre Company’s production of “Gypsy” will take place May 12-14 and May 21 at 7 p.m.; and May 14, 15 and 21 at 2 p.m. at the Kentlake High School Performing Arts Center. Photo by Adrienne Washington/Kent Reporter

Kentlake Theater Company returns to in-person performances with musical ‘Gypsy’

By Adrienne Washington, Special to the Kent Reporter

  • Apr 20, 2022
The Kentlake Theatre Company’s production of “Gypsy” will take place May 12-14 and May 21 at 7 p.m.; and May 14, 15 and 21 at 2 p.m. at the Kentlake High School Performing Arts Center. Photo by Adrienne Washington/Kent Reporter
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Kent YMCA to feature free Healthy Kids Day April 30

Event to offer activities from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Downtown Kent Wine Walk on June 10 to feature blues band, tastings

Wineries from Yakima, Woodinville among the lineup; tickets on sale now

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Artists, vendors wanted for Kent Cajun Food and Music Fest

Aug. 20 event presented by the Kent Downtown Partnership

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Gloria Trevin will perform Saturday, Oct. 15 at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO

Mexican singer Gloria Trevi to perform Oct. 15 in Kent

Concert at ShoWare Center where she also appeared in 2019

Gloria Trevin will perform Saturday, Oct. 15 at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO
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Classical pianist Alpin Hong to perform in Kent March 18

City Spotlight Series concert at Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center

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World’s longest surviving kidney patient dies

Mercer Island resident Nancy Spaeth went on dialysis at age 18 and received four kidney transplants.

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The Drifters to perform rock ‘n’ roll hits Feb. 25 in Kent

7:30 p.m. at Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center

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COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Downtown Partnership

Downtown Kent Cider & Ale Trail set for March 11

A chance to sample beer and cider at local merchants

COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Downtown Partnership
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Green River Glass Show and Sale set for Feb. 26 at Kent Commons

44th annual event features 30 exhibitors and 200 tables

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Metal band Dream Theater to play at Kent’s ShoWare Center

Tuesday, Feb. 8 concert will feature special guest Arch Echo

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Kent Spotlight Series to feature mariachi group Feb. 5

Mariachi Herencia de Mexico will take the stage at Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center

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Aizen Cruz of the Kinnaly Lao Traditional Music & Dance Troupe performs a Laotian dance as the Hanuman Monkey Warrior on the plaza stage outside the accesso ShoWare Center in 2019 at the Kent International Festival. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter

Four Kent festivals/events to receive county funds to help restart in 2022

Cornucopia Days, Fourth of July Splash, International Festival and Juneteenth Celebration

Aizen Cruz of the Kinnaly Lao Traditional Music & Dance Troupe performs a Laotian dance as the Hanuman Monkey Warrior on the plaza stage outside the accesso ShoWare Center in 2019 at the Kent International Festival. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter
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International Guitar Night coming to Kent Jan. 21

Featuring Luca Stricagnoli, Thu Li, Jim “Kimo” West and Lulo Reinhardt

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