Life

Concerts at Kent Station start July 7

Take a break and listen to the Soulful Sounds of Summer free concerts that kick off July 7-8 at the Kent Station shopping mall.Pianist Scott… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2009

New IMAX theater brings eye-opening entertainment to Kent

Tickets will cost more, but Kent moviegoers can experience movies in a new way with the grand opening Wednesday of a IMAX theater at AMC… Continue reading

Kent Station concerts start July 7

Take a break and listen to the Soulful Sounds of Summer free concerts that kick off July 7-8 at the Kent Station shopping mall.Pianist Scott… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2009

Greater Seattle Postcard Show opens June 27 at Kent Commons

Folks can view thousands of items at the Greater Seattle Postcard and Paper Collectibles Show Saturday and Sunday at Kent Commons, 525 Fourth Ave. N.The… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2009

Take a tour of Earthworks Park

The Americans for the Arts conducted a public tour of the internationally acclaimed Mill Creek Canyon Earthworks Park June 19. The park was created by… Continue reading

Slideshow: Kent Mountain View Academy graduates its class of 2009

On Friday the Kent Mountain View Academy honored 67 graduates at a ceremony attended by family and friends.The graduates are:Alexander Abaya*, Jessica Ackerman*, Jordan Ackerman… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2009

Majestics nab win, and a game for Kent

For the first time ever, Kent’s French Field will be home to a playoff game in the Independent Women’s Football League.The Seattle Majestics, who’ve made… Continue reading

Diversity: Kent goes international with first-ever cultural festival

Residents can celebrate the diversity of Kent through music, food and art at the first Kent International Festival from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. June… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2009

MMA bouts set for Friday

The lineup is set for the Strikeforce Challengers professional mixed martial arts show Friday night at the ShoWare Center.Joey Villasenor (26-6 record) vs. Evangelista “Cyborg”… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2009

Jazz, art event set for June 25

Jazz and art lovers can check out the second annual Evening of Jazz and Art from 5-8 p.m. June 25 at the south lawn of… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2009

Slide show: Majestics women’s football team could bring playoff action home to Kent

Thanks in part to a big win June 6, the Seattle Majestics could be bringing some postseason action back to Kent.The local women’s tackle-football team… Continue reading

Photo essay: Kent Relay for Life

A total of 81 teams and several thousand people gathered May 29 and 30 at Kent's French Field for the 11th-annual Kent Relay for Life.… Continue reading

Squeals on wheels: Roller derby rolls into Kent

The Rat City Rollergirls are rolling into town Saturday night, ready to rock Kent.With player nicknames such as Carmen Getsome, Darth Skater, Deadly Aim, Katarina… Continue reading

Video: Global-warming play a cool event for Kent kids

The weather may have been heating up outside, but things sure were cool May 26 at the Emerald Park Elementary School auditorium, where the fifth-… Continue reading

New Beginnings Quilt Exhibit at Kent

By Joyce BeckerFor the Kent ReporterAlthough it hardly seems possible, there are more than 27 million quilters in the United States alone. In fact, quilting… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2009

Honoring the fallen: Tahoma National Cemetery celebrates Memorial Day in Kent

Monday, Memorial Day, was a blaze of flags and uniforms, as veterans, their families, and local visitors came to Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent to observe the holiday.

  • May 26, 2009

Arts briefs for May 20

Elvis impressionist to sing FridayDanny Vernon, an Elvis Presley impressionist, takes the stage 1:15 p.m. Friday at the Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 E. Smith… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2009

Kent School District film festival is May 21

VisFest, the Kent School District's annual visual literacy film festival, is scheduled to hit the screen May 21 at Kent-Meridan High School.

  • May 19, 2009

STYX, REO Speedwagon, .38 Special will bring the big hair to ShoWare

It could be an interesting mix of parents and children in the crowd at Kent ShoWare Center’s first rock concert, scheduled for May 27.Styx, REO… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2009

See the slideshow: Seahawks star Marcus Trufant gets rowdy in Kent

The home of the 12th Man shifted for a short time this past week from its traditional home at Qwest Field to Glenridge Elementary School… Continue reading