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What you see on stage is what Norm Abrahamson builds for Renton’s Valley Community Players

Norm Abrahamson has no desire to be an actor.“Can you imagine memorizing all those lines?” he asks.The well-known Renton volunteer gets his kicks behind the… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2009

Shows at Renton IKEA to benefit Special Olympics

A magician and a comedy juggling team will headline two upcoming Renton shows to benefit Special Olympics. The shows, at Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2009

Jan. 30: Out and About calendar

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.“Torch of Dreams”: 3 and 7 p.m. Feb. 7. Fundraiser show for Special Olympics… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2009

Dora Champoux of Renton marks her 104th

The white cake is stuck with just three candles. A one, a zero and a four. “Happy Birthday Dora!” the frosted message reads.The cake is… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2009

Puckering up with porkers nets Nelsen Middle School in Renton $900

Three talented porkers hammed it up for Nelsen Middle School students and staff during a recent performance at the school."They played soccer, they played basketball,… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2009

A few tense moments and a life saved at McLendon in Renton

Dec. 27 was a dark and stormy night. Kim Blake remembers that detail because that was the night — technically afternoon — on which the… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2009

Cats put on furry show in Renton; but none is adopted

The big yellow vehicle rolled into the parking lot of Renton Public Library Tuesday afternoon with nine furry guests aboard. Nine furry guests that their… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2009

Jan. 23: Out and About

Calendar SubmissionsThe entertainment calendar is published on a space-available basis. Submit entertainment items at least a week before publication dates to calendar@reporternewspapers.com.EventsSococulture: For information about… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2009

Renton photographer Bruce Hudson to sign books

Renton photographer and author Bruce Hudson will sign copies of his book “The Relationographer” Saturday (Jan. 24) from 1-4 p.m. at Ivar’s at 25405 104th… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2009

Renton artist displaying marquetry at Carco

Art by Dennis Harrison will be exhibited at Carco Theatre through Feb. 13.Harrison of Renton is a marquetry artist. Hundreds of years old, marquetry is… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2009

Six comics set to compete Jan. 22 in Renton Comedy Contest

Six comics will compete at the first Renton Comedy Contest at DC’s Bar and Grill Jan. 22 at 8:30 p.m. Those six performers will have… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2009

OUT AND ABOUT: Jan. 16, 2009

Calendar SubmissionsThe entertainment calendar is published on a space-available basis. Submit entertainment items at least a week before publication dates to calendar@reporternewspapers.com.EventsSococulture: For information about… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2009

Flood victims find refuge in Renton church

A bed, a roof and good food. That's all Carroll Kilkenny needs. And maybe a radio and flashlight.That's what the 79-year old has in her… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2009

Region’s first baby of the year born at Valley Medical Center

Nineteen seconds after the stroke of midnight. That's when Davious LaShawn Perkins, the region's first baby of 2009, was born. Not that Renton Highlands mother… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2009

Better times ahead for Renton, says psychic. And Sonics will return

2009 is just a few days old, bringing a newborn's promise of hope.How will this year develop? Will it bring an improved economy? A cheaper… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2009

Resolved for 2009: Out with the bad, in with the good

It’s January 2009. That means a new year, a new start. Time to turn over new leafs and replace the bad habits with good. Below,… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2008

Renton Out and About

EventsShoWare Center Grand Opening: 4-9 p.m. Jan. 2. Come celebrate the opening of Kent’s new events center. Cost: Free. ShoWare Center, 625 W. James St.,… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2008

Renton Reporter A&E | Dec. 27

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  • Dec 29, 2008

Jewish family to serve homeless men Christmas Eve feast in Renton

For Zandra Jones, volunteering on Christmas Eve is no big deal. It’s like picking up someone’s dropped napkin.“You do what you do,” she says.Tonight, Jones… Continue reading

  • Dec 22, 2008

Washington Chef’s cookbook helps food bank patrons make most of meal

What can you make with baby formula, celery, shredded pork, tomatoes and spaghetti sauce? Cornbread breakfast casserole, of course!

  • Dec 16, 2008