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NFFTY – National Film Festival for Talented Youth – Celebrating and Showcasing the Best New Emerging Filmmakers from Around the World

NFFTY 2017 National Film Festival for Talented YouthThe largest and most influential festival for filmmakers ages 24 and under marks its 11th year with their biggest program yet with 257 films from 27 countries.

NFFTY, APRIL 27 – APRIL 30 IN SEATTLE, WA

NFFTY (pronounced “nifty”), National Film Festival for Talented Youth, has announced the complete schedule for its 11th festival, taking place April 27 – April 30, 2017 in Seattle.

The 2017 selections include 257 films from 27 countries, with filmmakers ranging from ages 6 through 24. NFFTY is also launching NFFTYX — NFFTY’s first foray into virtual reality and 360° and immersive storytelling that includes a 360° gallery, workshop and more.

“NFFTY showcases the world’s best new filmmakers and this year is no exception. Continue Reading

Symphony of Gardens Tour to Benefit Lake Washington Symphony Orchestra

Symphony of Gardens to Feature Five Eastside Gardens and Benefit Lake Washington Symphony Orchestra Orchestra’s Symphony of Gardens fundraiser features five exciting private gardens in Beaux Arts, Bellevue, Kirkland and Mercer Island The Lake Washington Symphony Orchestra is planning its 2nd Annual Symphony of Gardens Tour. This event, which benefits the East Side’s premier orchestra,… Continue Reading

Jonesing for Fresh POW? Winter Still Going Strong at Whistler Blackcomb with Lots of Fresh Snow

Spring Skiing And Riding On Whistler Mountain Until May 18 WHISTLER, BC April 14, 2015 – April showers bring May flowers in the valley, and at Whistler Blackcomb they also bring powder days to the alpine for skiers and snowboarders. With a snow base of 206cm and 35cm of new snow in the last four… Continue Reading

Bellevue’s Outerwall and Redbox Now Offering “PetBox”

Bellevue-based Outerwall and their subsidiary Redbox is now offering “Petbox” where customer’s pets can pick and rent their own movies and games.  Petbox are smaller kiosks that are located next to select Redbox outlets.  Petbox features movies and games that are favorites of pets everywhere.  Take your pet to Petbox today! Continue Reading

KURIOS – CABINET OF CURIOSITIES becomes the most successful Cirque du Soleil show in Redmond to date!

Cirque du Soleil’s latest Big Top production, KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities, has less than two weeks left under the Big Top at Marymoor Park in Redmond, Wash. with its final performance onSunday, March 22. A limited number of tickets are still available for the final performances in Seattle by calling 1-877-924-7783 or visiting www.cirquedusoleil.com/kurios.… Continue Reading

National Film Festival for Talented Youth to Return for 9th Year

The National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY), the world’s largest and most influential film festival for emerging directors, showcasing work by filmmakers 24 and younger from around the globe, will return for its ninth consecutive year this April (23-26) in Seattle, WA. In an effort to address the issue of gender inequality in film,… Continue Reading

Bellevue College to Perform ‘Carnival’

Bellevue College Theatre Arts, with support from the School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts in Seattle, will thrill audiences with their production of Carnival, the 1962 Tony Award winner for Best Musical about a girl named Lilly who finds herself working in a traveling circus.  Lilly is excited by Marco, the Magician, charmed by… Continue Reading

Sue Lundquist and Her AwesomeSOXX to Represent Eastside at Oscars

Congratulations goes to Eastsider Sue Lundquist, whose AwesomeSOXX have been chosen to be part of swag bags at the Oscars after parties this year!! According to a post on her blog, Lundquist plans to wear a pair of her inspirational socks on the red carpet while donning an evening gown for the night’s events.  If… Continue Reading

Cirque du Soleil Returns to Seattle with the latest Big Top Creation

After the remarkable success of AMALUNA in 2013, Cirque du Soleil returns to the Pacific Northwest with its newest touring show, Kurios – Cabinet of Curiosities, premiering under the iconic blue-and-yellow Big Top beginning Thursday, January 29, 2015.   Written and directed by Michel Laprise, Kurios – Cabinet of Curiosities is a tale in which time comes… Continue Reading