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Tukwila students to present Spring Band Concert

The Spring Band Concert is Thursday, May 31, at the Foster High School Performing Arts Center.

  • May 24, 2012

Yes, the egg can make for an elegant dish, when done by Le Cordon Bleu

Le Cordon Bleu chef offers ways to turn the egg into an elegant dish.

Waffle Day is everyday at Pancake Chef

Many special events are marked in March. Among them, National Women's History Month, St. Patrick's Day and the start of spring. But, did you know that March 25 is International Waffle Day?

Pysanky an Easter tradition that’s recreated in Tukwila

While fluffy bunnies, candy chicks and painted eggs signify Easter for some Americans, the holiday is marked by Pysanky for Ukrainians. Pysanky are decoratively painted Easter eggs from a tradition that is said to go back 2,000 years.

Seattle Art Museum to host luncheon

Adults interested in visual arts are welcome to attend the guild’s monthly fourth Tuesday meetings and programs as guests twice before joining for $20 per year.

  • Feb 29, 2012

Washington Coalition of Crime Victim Advocates seeks submissions for television commercial competition

The Washington Coalition of Crime Victim Advocates is hosting a competition for the creation of a 30-second television commercial that will highlight the impact of crime on victims, introduce communities to the rights afforded victims of crime, or increase awareness about the programs and assistance available to crime victims in Washington.

  • Feb 28, 2012

Fish Fry Daughter | Sara Ries

Sara Ries is a poet from Buffalo, N.Y., whose parents run a diner. Here’s one of her delightful poems about family life for a short order cook.

Harlem Globetrotter guard Blenda Rodriguez performs for Park Orchard Elementary students | Slide Show

Harlem Globetrotter guard Blenda Rodriguez had about 500 Park Orchard Elementary students captivated on Feb.17 when he performed some of the team’s signature tricks and signed autographs.

  • Feb 27, 2012

Projected time warp | Living with Gleigh

I think when we begin a project we enter some sort of time warp. Did you ever notice how much you think you can get done is nowhere near how much you actually get done?

Gigantour mayhem hits the ShoWare Center | Slide Show

Thrash metal titans Megadeth brought their traveling slice of metal mayhem The Gigantour to the ShoWare Center in Kent on Tuesday.

  • Feb 25, 2012

Young Women Soar with Aerospace Pros during “Women Fly!” Event | Museum of Flight

Women Fly! is an annual event that gives young women the rare opportunity to meet dozens of exceptional women in aerospace professions.

  • Feb 24, 2012

Gray whale skeleton to be unveiled at Highline Community College MaST Center

Highline Community College’s Marine Science and Technology Center (MaST) announces the arrival of its newest resident, a 40 foot long gray whale skeleton. The unveiling ceremony and activities will be held March 3, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

  • Feb 21, 2012

The charm of Oregon’s wines | David White

There's something special about the wines from Oregon. The state produces some of the finest Pinot Noir in world. Its Pinot Gris, which generally flies under the radar, is full of character and often offers a tremendous value. Oregon's top sparkling wines are absolutely stunning. It's a region well worth exploring.

The right tool for the right job | Living with Gleigh

My husband always has the tools he needs to work on cars and random house projects; if he doesn’t he buys a new one. In fact, if he needs a tool, but can’t find it in his messy shop, he buys another one. He insists he needed to upgrade anyway; I’m not sure who he’s trying to convince, I’m not a hard sell.

Leaving the Hospital | Poem by Anya Silver

If you’ve been in a hospital, and got out alive, you’re really alive. In this poem, Anya Silver, who lives in Georgia, celebrates just such an escape.

Allied Waste Services customer appreciation | Seattle Thunderbirds March 11

Allied Waste present customer appreciation Hockey Night

  • Feb 16, 2012

Moment | Poem by Carol L. Gloor

Carol L. Gloor is an attorney living in Chicago and Savanna, Illinois. I especially like this poem of hers for its powerful ending, which fittingly uses the legal language of trusts and estates.

In the Name of Sleeping In | Living with Gleigh

I woke up this morning feeling the weight of the world on my shoulders. I even tried to get an extra hour of z’s, but to no avail. I realize I really don’t have the weight of the world on my shoulders, just a small portion, and certainly no more than anyone else, and probably much less.

Government study finds too much salt in bread | Timi Gustafson

The highest amount of salt Americans eat comes from bread, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Nearly 50 percent of the salt consumed in the U.S. is linked to popular foods such as baked goods, cold cuts, cured meats, pizza, poultry, soups, sandwiches, cheese, pasta and snacks like pretzels and potato chips. Many items loaded with salt don’t even taste salty.

Megadeth to perform Feb. 21 at Kent’s ShoWare Center as part of Gigantour

Heavy-metal music is coming to Kent Tuesday, Feb. 21 with the Gigantour featuring Megadeth, Motorhead, Volbeat and Lacuna Coil.

  • Feb 11, 2012
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