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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.

Lifestyle

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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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Brady Campaign unveils app to scrub mass killers’ names from media sites

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U.S. anti-gun-violence activists on Wednesday introduced a phone app designed to strip notorious mass shooters' names and photos from news stories, saying that keeping their images out of the public eye could help avert future mass killings.

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Math scores slip, reading flat for nation’s 12th-graders

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Only about a third of the nation's high school seniors are prepared for the academic challenges of entry-level college math and reading courses.

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Childhood obesity not down in U.S

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Rates of childhood overweight and obesity have not decreased in the U.S. in recent years, and severe obesity is on the rise, especially for minority children, according to a new study.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

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The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

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No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents

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The modest scope of the requirements, details of which were contained in internal emails seen by Reuters and described by Border Patrol officials in interviews, contrasts sharply with calls by Republican presidential candidates for more drastic measures to secure the border.

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WWU Rowing: Vikings Win V4 and V8 at WIRA Championships

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Vikings solidify top spot on West Coast with dominating performance at the WIRA Championships Sunday

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Bellingham United opens season with a win

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The Hammers are looking to become the first team to win a WISL indoor championship and a EPLWA outdoor championship

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Former Husky Lincecum to pitch for clubs Friday in comeback bid

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The former University of Washington star, who won two Cy Young Awards with the San Francisco Giants, underwent an arthroscopic procedure on his hip Sept. 3.

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Warriors whip Portland at home in opener of West semifinals

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Game 2 of the best-of-seven series is Tuesday night at Oracle Arena.

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Mariners can’t sweep Royals, still win series

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Eric Hosmer homered, Ian Kennedy took a shutout into the sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals ended a long scoreless streak and a five-game skid with a victory over the Mariners on Sunday.

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Today in entertainment history: May 2

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A look back at some of the Hollywood headlines from years past.

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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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OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu this May

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It's going to be a great weekend for some binge-watching.

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Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

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The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.

3 days ago in Entertainment

‘Angry Birds,’ apps to go hand-in-hand at the movies

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Creators of the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie" movie will ask audiences to whip out their phones during the end credits and point them at the screen.

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Lenny Kravitz, Queen Latifah to star in new Fox drama

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The show "Star" will feature newcomer actors Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny and Brittany O'Grady as the singers.

3 days ago in Entertainment

‘Fast & Furious 8’ revs up for historic Cuba shoot

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Director F. Gary Gray has turned the key on the "Fast 8" production in Havana, making movie history by becoming the first filmmaker to shoot a major Hollywood project in Cuba in over 50 years.

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Watch Richard Sherman pick up unsuspecting passengers

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The Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl winner takes a side gig as a driver for Lyft.

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Sylvester Stallone starring in TV adaptation of ‘Omerta’

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The "Rocky" star will play mob boss Raymonde Aprile in the series inspired by "The Godfather" author Mario Puzo's book.

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18yo arrested on suspicion of abandoning son in Everett dumpster

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Police got a tip this week that she had been pregnant and then appeared not to be pregnant anymore, refusing to talk about what happened.

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