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Arts Unlimited taking signups for two events

Applications are now available for artists of all genre to apply for participation in two events this summer, sponsored by Arts Unlimited of Renton.Events are… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2009

APRIL 3: Renton entertainment calendar

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.Monster Energy Supercross: 7 p.m. April 18. Featuring Top Supercross riders in the world.… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2009

MARCH 27: Renton entertainment calendar

EventsScottish Heritage Festival: March 28. Cost: $3-$5; free for children 5 and younger. Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup. www.tartanday-wa.org.Evergreen City… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2009

Evergreen City Ballet bringing fairy-tale classic to life

Cinderella and Prince Charming will take the stage at IKEA Performing Arts Center April 4 and 5, along with the familiar fairy-tale cast of a… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2009

Steve Ferreira excels at shot put, discus, rugby, basketball, and more – all from a chair

Shot put, discus, rugby, basketball, baseball and weightlifting. Steve Ferreira has played all these sports — from a chair.And Steve, born with cerebral palsy, doesn’t… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2009

MARCH 13: Renton entertainment calendar

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.“Willy Wonka Jr.”: 7 p.m. March 13; 2 and 7 p.m. March 14. Musical… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2009

Residents’ sale at Merrill Gardens in Renton turns bling into food

A group of Merrill Gardens women recently turned jewelry into gold — or cold, hard cash.Their recent costume jewelry sale made $701 for the Salvation… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2009

Renton Technical ESL students protest state budget cuts

With posters raised, more than 100 English as a Second Language students gathered in protest at Renton Technical College Tuesday morning."We need English!" read one… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2009

Uwajimaya applies to remodel expected-to-close Thriftway store in Renton

Uwajimaya, an Asian specialty supermarket with deep roots in the Seattle area, has applied for a building permit to remodel the interior of the current… Continue reading

MARCH 6: Renton entertainment calendar

MusicConcordia University-Portland Choral Ensembles Concert: 7 p.m. March 24. Free concert. Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1024 Monroe Ave. N.E., Renton. 503-280-8614.West Hill Band Festival: 7 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Mar 5, 2009

Two Renton singers to perform in BCC’s production of ‘The Music Man’

Two Renton residents are on stage, one in the lead female role, as the Bellevue Community College Drama Department presents the classic musical, “The Music… Continue reading

  • Mar 5, 2009

Liberty High culinary team to compete in invitational tournament

Prepare, cook and present a three-course meal in one hour. That’s the task four Liberty High School students will have to complete during the 2009… Continue reading

  • Mar 5, 2009

The fourth webisode of ‘Finger of God’ in Renton premieres

The premiere party for the fourth “Finger of God” webisode was packed, with standing room only at the soon-to-open Liberty Cafe on South Third Street.The… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2009

Renton’s growing diversity boosts need for ESL programs

Before Charlie, Renton had few English as a Second Language classes. Renton Technical College and Fairwood Library were about it.Then came Charlie Barlow. About two… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2009

‘Finger of God’ crew on way to the top

"Finger of God" won three curvees at Renton FilmFrenzy 2008. But that's not enough for the makers of the short film. The trio wants to… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2009

Renton tot wins college scholarship

William Werner recently won a $10,000 college scholarship. But William, who still reads picture books, has a lot to learn before he can use that… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2009

Art by Daniel Wend on display at Renton’s Carco Theatre

Art by local artist Daniel Wend is on display at Carco Theatre through March 28. Wend will discuss his art at a free artist's reception… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2009

Renton Police using Web site to track down its ‘Most Wanted’

If the police want you in Renton, there's a good chance your mug shot will show up on the Internet.The Renton Police Department has launched… Continue reading

Feeling the love at Cugini Florists in downtown Renton this Valentine’s Day

Two thousand roses."That's a lot of roses," says Bill Gaw.Selling the last of those long-stemmed beauties Friday and Saturday will keep Gaw and his better… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2009