Bellevue Art Museum Passes

The Bellevue Art Museum has an exhibit opening April 13, 2018 that is a must-see. Printmaker José Guadalupe Posada’s (1852-1913) work will be on display at the museum until August 19. He is best known for his well-dressed calaveras (skeletons) and Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) illustrations that were published on handbills to announce…
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See Your Peeps at the Library

Imagine all the characters of your favorite book became marshmallow Peeps! If you could turn your favorite peep-le from a book, comic, movie, or television show into fluffy little Peeps, how cute would that be? All month, the Sammamish library has been accepting dioramas of just this sort. The submitted art will be part of…
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More Books to Movies 2018

We are so lucky to see so many books being adapted for film this year. With fantastic novels already in the theaters, such as Annihilation, Peter Rabbit, 12 Strong and, of course, our old friend, Ferdinand the Bull, it is overwhelming to think of how many more will be hitting the big screen throughout the year. Classics such as Little Women, Fahrenheit…
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Enduring Dickens

There are numerous adaptations of the beloved Charles Dickens' story, A Christmas Carol. Almost 175 years after the book's publication, its selfless moral and message of goodwill remain as relevant as ever. Among the most recent book renderings is the seek and find version by Sarah Powell. The whole family will love this highly detailed and beautifully illustrated picture…
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Best Reindeer Picture Books

You know Dasher and Dancer, and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid, and Donner and Blitzen, but do you know Olive the Other Reindeer? Borrow these fun and heart-warming picture books from your local library this season, and remember, there would be no gifts under the tree without reindeer! Best Reindeer Picture Books This is…
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Gear Up for Salmon Days!

The weather has turned a bit chilly, and fall is in the air. This means the return of Washington salmon to local waters! To welcome our fishy friends home, we will be celebrating them and their spawn at the Issaquah Salmon Days Festival 2017.   Related Reading Use the time before the festival wisely to…
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