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You were expecting perhaps a prince? 'Shrek the Musical' plays at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre through Sept. 21.

Big, bright beautiful beginning for ‘Shrek’

Look out, Simba, there's an ogre coming your way. With the opening of "Shrek the Musical" in its pre-Broadway engagement at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, DreamWorks Theatricals is ready to face off against Disney not only onscreen, but also onstage.

  • Sep 15, 2008
You were expecting perhaps a prince? 'Shrek the Musical' plays at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre through Sept. 21.
The World Trade Center.

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The World Trade Center.

Out & About Kent | Sept. 10

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  • Sep 10, 2008
Bob Bielka
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Out & About Kent | Sept. 6

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  • Sep 8, 2008
John Cudia stars as the Phantom

‘Phantom of the Opera’

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  • Sep 6, 2008
John Cudia stars as the Phantom
Left to right: Warren Morris (John)

Kent kids ‘walking on air’ in Peter Pan play

They might not have any pixie dust, but for two Kent kids, flying with Peter Pan is now a reality.

  • Sep 4, 2008
Left to right: Warren Morris (John)
A mother and daughter get a close-up look at the goats during last year’s Puyallup Fair. This year’s fair – which features live music
A mother and daughter get a close-up look at the goats during last year’s Puyallup Fair. This year’s fair – which features live music

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  • Sep 2, 2008
Musician/comedian Hokum W. Jeebs (pictured above) will perform along with stand-up comedian Kermit Apio in “Uptown Comedy in Downtown Kent” 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Kent Senior Activity Center
Musician/comedian Hokum W. Jeebs (pictured above) will perform along with stand-up comedian Kermit Apio in “Uptown Comedy in Downtown Kent” 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Kent Senior Activity Center

Out & About in Kent | Aug. 30

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  • Aug 29, 2008
Along with their host friends

More than a little in common: Exchange trip opens new world to local students

It was a typical day in a typical junior high school. The students gathered around a piano in the music room were full of noise and energy. The tune on the piano was accompanied by giggling and laughter, and kids shoved good naturedly at one another.

Along with their host friends

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Free eye exams slated in Des Moines

  • Aug 27, 2008
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

Bumbershoot

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  • Aug 26, 2008
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
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
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
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
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.”
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