Between the imminent demolition of the Ballet Arts Center and the difficult search for new dance space, Ballet Bellevue faces a tough year ahead. But the performance company and school is taking on new challenges — not just by putting on an opera, but by putting on one of the most challenging operas around: Charles Gounod’s 'Romeo and Juliet.'
Jason Mesnick has been asked about heartache before.
Mercer Island High School graduates Alex Ricciardi and Adam Goodman have brought a piece of their past to the big screen.
Tutus may start appearing in Bellevue any time of day or night, rain or shine, as photographers both amateur and professional choose their favorite Ballet Bellevue dancer for a chance to win the $500 First Prize in Ballet Bellevue’s “This is YOUR Ballet Bellevue” Photo Contest. Prizes of $200 and $100 also will be awarded for second and third places.
Jessica Simpson, Wynonna Judd and Sergio Mendes will headline the entertainment lineup at the Snoqualmie Casino.
Foolscap: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 27; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 28. Science-fiction convention features books, art and panel discussions. Cost: $45-$50. Marriott Hotel, 17401 164th Ave. N.E., Redmond. 206-938-2452 or www.foolscapcon.org.
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