Life

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

Federal Way resident Evelyn Allcorn shares story of her husband’s battle with COVID-19 after he tested positive on March 28.

 

From left, Evan Shouse, Lauren Shouse and Ellienn Tatar stand outside their Kirkland residence. Courtesy photo

Making ends meet during the coronavirus pandemic

LWTech Foundation COVID-19 Student Emergency Fund lends a helping hand.

 

Savannah Lynn and Will Chadek in the Second Story Repertory of Redmond’s production of “The Fantasticks.” “The Fantasticks” had been performed three times by the organization until coronavirus concerns resulted in the cancellation of the remaining dates. Photo by Michael Brunk

How is the coronavirus affecting the arts?

Representatives from Eastside arts institutions discuss their experiences.

 

Photo courtesy of Meenakshi Sinha 
                                From left, Kirkland residents Nick Davis and Silvia Bajardi play their instruments at a neighborhood music event March 15.

‘We’re still in this together’: Inspired by Italian residents, Kirkland resident organizes singing event

Meenakshi Sinha wanted to connect Kirkland neighborhoods amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Photo courtesy of Meenakshi Sinha 
                                From left, Kirkland residents Nick Davis and Silvia Bajardi play their instruments at a neighborhood music event March 15.
Shamrock Run participants from a previous year smile for the camera. Photo courtesy of Orca Running

Shamrock Run returning to Kirkland March 14

The annual event is put on by Orca Running with presenting sponsor Lake Washington Physical Therapy.

Shamrock Run participants from a previous year smile for the camera. Photo courtesy of Orca Running

Kirkland Kiwanis Foundation announces scholarships for graduating seniors

The deadline to apply is April 17.

  • Feb 28, 2020
Geoffrey Castle will perform at the 15th annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration at KPC. Photo courtesy of Facebook
Geoffrey Castle will perform at the 15th annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration at KPC. Photo courtesy of Facebook
Lake Washington Institute of Technology. File photo

LWTech students place fourth in national Codebreaker Challenge

CSNT program recently placed fourth at the NSA Codebreaker Challenge online competition.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology. File photo
Global Idea School opened last fall. Courtesy photo

Kirkland’s Global Idea School celebrates student curiosity, growth

The bilingual school opened last fall.

Global Idea School opened last fall. Courtesy photo
From left to right: Satisfaction members Chris LeGrand (“Mick”) and Trey Garrity (“Keith”). Photo by Michelle Fairless
From left to right: Satisfaction members Chris LeGrand (“Mick”) and Trey Garrity (“Keith”). Photo by Michelle Fairless
Madison Miller / staff photo
                                Melissa Jones-Goetz and her husband, Rich Ralls, returned to contra dancing for the first time in about two years on Feb. 8.

Contra dancing brings community together in Kirkland

Folk Horizons celebrates its 10th year.

Madison Miller / staff photo
                                Melissa Jones-Goetz and her husband, Rich Ralls, returned to contra dancing for the first time in about two years on Feb. 8.
Photo courtesy of Julia Marshall
                                Tiki’s perch at Totem Lake and the store in its early years.

Denny’s Pet World mascot dies at 45

The scarlet macaw, Tiki, was the pet store’s mascot for over 43 years.

Photo courtesy of Julia Marshall
                                Tiki’s perch at Totem Lake and the store in its early years.

Making a human connection in a sea of social media

A monthly health column about natural medicine.

  • Feb 7, 2020

Eastside Community Musical debuts ‘Mamma Mia!’

Studio East and KPC are presenting “Mamma Mia” Feb. 7-8 and 14-16.

Photo courtesy Studio East
                                Shot from a 2012 performance of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.”

Studio East, StoryBook theater announce winter shows

Programming includes “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” “The Tempest” and “Little Red.”

Photo courtesy Studio East
                                Shot from a 2012 performance of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.”

Centro Cultural Mexicano exhibit opens doors to discussions on immigration, border issues

“Border Doors” features art by students who have visited the United States-Mexico border.

Award-winning play ‘The Good Adoptee’ coming to Mercer Island

The autobiographical drama was penned by acclaimed playwright Suzanne Bachner.

Photo courtesy of Kirkland Downtown Association
                                From the February 2017 Kirkland wine walk, which had a similar “I Heart Kirkland” theme.

First wine walk of the year set for Feb. 7

The theme is “All You Need is Love.”

Photo courtesy of Kirkland Downtown Association
                                From the February 2017 Kirkland wine walk, which had a similar “I Heart Kirkland” theme.
Father and son Chad and Will MacDonald dig up invasive roots with members of Cub Scout Pack 550 on Jan. 20 at Edith Moulton Park in Kirkland as volunteers for the day of service observance in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Green Kirkland Partnership program coordinator Jeremy Jones said more than 100 people had registered to help with four service events at parks throughout Kirkland. Corey Morris/staff photo

Diggin’ service day in Kirkland

Father and son Chad and Will MacDonald dig up invasive roots with members of Cub Scout Pack 550 on Jan. 20 at Edith Moulton Park… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2020
Father and son Chad and Will MacDonald dig up invasive roots with members of Cub Scout Pack 550 on Jan. 20 at Edith Moulton Park in Kirkland as volunteers for the day of service observance in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Green Kirkland Partnership program coordinator Jeremy Jones said more than 100 people had registered to help with four service events at parks throughout Kirkland. Corey Morris/staff photo

Kirkland Performance Center set to rock with audiences at annual benefit concert

KPC’s Long Live Rock will play rock encores at “We Will Rock You” benefit concert on Jan. 25.