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‘August: Osage County’ at BTG

The Bellingham Theatre Guild is proud to present “August: Osage County” by Tracy Letts, directed by Marla Bronstein. This Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning play, widely considered to be one of the most important works of the 21 Century, runs April 22nd to May 8th at at the BTG. (Note that this play carries content and language warnings; please see the website or call the ticket office for details).

Show times are Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, with 2:00 pm matinees on Sundays. Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors 62+ and students. Ticketing is available online or 1:00 to 6:00 pm Tuesdays through Saturdays at the Guild Box Office.

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16th Annual Children’s Art Walk

Everyone is welcome to stroll through downtown Bellingham and delight in the works of the younger art community! On Friday, May 6th from 6-9pm Whatcom County students will proudly display their works of art during the 16th annual Children’s Art Walk presented by Allied Arts of Whatcom County. There will be a number of activities for kids and adults, music, and more to celebrate the arts in schools. In addition, Allied Arts Gallery will feature professional work by Allied Arts Teaching Artists in Whatcom County. Art will stay on display through the month of May in honor of the state wide Arts Education Month

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Art Walk in Bellingham

The first Friday of every month, the Downtown Bellingham Partnership invites you to explore the diversity of art venues in downtown Bellingham. Art Walk is a collaboration of downtown art galleries, studios, museums, shops, and restaurants showcasing the unique and creative talent found in Bellingham’s art scene. Art Walk maps and lists of venues will be available at the participating venues!

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Blue Skies for Children ‘Casino Night’

Join Blue Skies for Children on May 6th for their 9th Annual Casino Night! It’s a fun evening of mock casino gaming, appetizers, no host bar, and raffle DASH. Enjoy Girl Meets Boy Ent. as DJ/Emcee, and win one of their fabulous ‘end of evening’ gaming prizes!

Early Bird tickets are $50 each, available through April 29th. Starting April 30th, the ticket price goes to the regular price of $60. Can’t attend? Why not call and purchase a raffle ticket for just $25! You do not need to be present to win.

For tickets call 360.756.6710 or purchase tickets online.

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Families struggling with teen phone addiction

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Half of teenagers in the United States feel addicted to their mobile phones, with most checking the devices at least every hour and feeling pressured to respond immediately to messages, a survey released on Tuesday found.

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Too much ice in your Starbucks?

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A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.

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Monkey bars alert: Playground concussions are on the rise

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Researchers say concussions and traumatic bran injuries are on the rise on playgrounds across America.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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Gov’t launches new website for student loan borrowers

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The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.

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Takata recall could more than double in size

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Tens of millions of air bag inflators could be added to what is already the biggest auto recall in American history.

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School safety: Drops in bullying, violent crime on campus

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The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools, with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.

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U.S. gathers allies on next steps in Islamic State fight

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The United States gathered defense ministers from 11 other countries for talks on Wednesday about ways to strengthen the campaign against Islamic State, a day after a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in Iraq during an attack by the militant group.

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And then there were 2: Cruz drops presidential bid

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Cruz, who still holds his U.S. Senate seat from Texas for another two years before facing re-election in 2018, told supporters in Indiana where he lost badly in the state's primary, that his campaign was suspended but that his role in the future of the party was not over.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 4

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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High school baseball and softball scores from Tuesday

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First-round district playoff baseball match-ups are set

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Looney leaves Seattle Pacific University for Point Loma Nazarene

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Looney departs as SPU's third all-time winningest coach with a 164-51 record

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WWU Golf: Viking men rebound nicely at NCAA Regional

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WWU posts 6th-best second-round score at 3-over-par Tuesday.

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Golden State still too much for Portland

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Klay Thompson scored 27 points and gave Golden State its first lead of the game on a 3-pointer with 5:33 left, and the Warriors rallied to beat the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night for a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series.

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Mariners continue to win

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma (18) works in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, June 4, 2014 in Atlanta. Seattle won 2-0.

Robinson Cano, Kyle Seager and Leonys Martin hit home runs, Hisashi Iwakuma pitched seven solid innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ told by emojis

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If the blockbuster movie was told entirely by characters on your cell phone.

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Roger Daltrey gets his own bubbly

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The Who frontman is releasing his own brand of champagne.

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Dan Aykroyd adapting ‘Blues Brothers’ for animated series

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The animated project will also feature the band's original songs, as well as soul and blues classics, and new material recorded specially for the series, which Aykroyd will help to develop alongside "Saturday Night Live" writer Anne Beatts.

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‘Frozen’ fans want Queen Elsa to ‘come out’

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Fans are urging movie executives to make the film's snow queen Elsa a lesbian in the sequel.

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Lennon’s lyrics, Cobain’s letter and Gaga’s piano up for auction

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John Lennon's handwritten lyrics, Lady Gaga's first piano and an angry note from Kurt Cobain discussing the possibility of disbanding Nirvana after an unflattering magazine article are among the top items being offered at an upcoming auction.

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It’s ‘Star Wars’ Day: May the 4th be with you

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It's not a national holiday, yet it might be an intergalactic one.

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An honest trailer for ‘Captain America’

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Let's celebrate this weekend's release of "Captain America: Civil War" by looking back on the 1990 never-released movie that gives the Dolph Lundgren "Punisher" film a painfully slow run for its money.

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It’s easier to follow friends on Twitter

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A new Connect tab on Twitter Inc's mobile app makes it easier for people to find accounts to follow, the social network said on Tuesday as it launched the new feature to attract more users.

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Drake joins the ranks of hip hop’s rich list

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The Canadian rapper is among hip-hop's wealthiest artists with a net worth of $60 million.

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Today in entertainment history: May 4

A Grammy Award statuette is photographed, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008 in Chicago.

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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