March 29, 2017

Walk Off The Earth and Keys N Krates to Headline 2017 World Ski & Snowboard Festival in Whistler, BC

World Ski and Snowboard Festival 2017Ozomatli, Busty and the Bass, Busta Rhymes, Swollen Members and Grandson Also Scheduled to Perform in the Fido Outdoor Concert Series

he World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) has announced artists for the Fido Outdoor Concert Series in Whistler this April. Canadian heroes, Walk Off The Earth and Keys N Krates will be playing free shows at Skier’s Plaza, at the base of Whistler Mountain, on the Fido Main Stage.

Walk Off The Earth will capture fans attention with their authentic song writing and upbeat sound on Saturday, April 8th. The eccentric 5-piece band from Burlington, Ontario, are always finding new ways to keep their music fresh with the collaboration of rock, reggae, pop and folk vibes. Attendees will be wildly entertained and dancing along to the unique sound of Walk Off The Earth at WSSF.

Known for their trance, deep house music, Keys N Krates prides themselves on how well their music translates from in the studio to performing live. They are guaranteed to blow away attendees with their technical sounds. Keys N Krates will be bringing the Fido Main Stage to life on [Read more…]

Seattle’s Holiday Wine Fest November 12-13

Holiday Wine Fest SeattleThe 2016 Holiday Wine Fest is poised to be the Pacific Northwest’s largest and most popular tasting exposition. This all-day Saturday and Sunday event features a world-class line-up of local, regional, national and international wines, ciders, spirits, gourmet cuisine and artisan vendors.  The Holiday Wine Fest is the perfect occasion to tempt you and yours with the flavors of fall and the delicious offerings of the Season.

A Global Celebration of Wine!
Seattle Center Exhibition Hall
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Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra Announces New Concert Season, Sponsored Again by Kennelly Keys Music

bellevue-youth-symphony-orchestra-bysoBellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2016–17 concert season theme, Creative Collaborations. The exchange of ideas and inspiration between music and other art forms down through the centuries has resulted in many exquisite compositions, and Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra is excited to share some of these with audiences this season.

Along with other delightful works, BYSO’s Masterworks I concert (coming up soon on November 6) will present music from West Side Story, a 20th-century retelling of Romeo and Juliet. [Read more…]

Look Out San Diego? City of Renton Launches It’s First Comic Con

RenconEmbracing the growing geek culture across the nation and with a desire to connect with the millennial South end populace that tend to migrate to Seattle and Bellevue, the Renton Chamber of Commerce launches an unprecedented Chamber event. Renton will see its first comic convention.

RenCon takes place Friday through Sunday, October 28 – 30th, at the Red Lion Hotel, Renton. Tickets can be purchased at: www.gorenton.com. The Chamber has partnered with 8-Bit Arcade and will launch a pre-party event on Thursday where Con attendees can come buy badges and meet some of the attending guests. [Read more…]

Global Alternative Funding Forum Set to Be Held November 11th in Los Angeles

Global Alternative Funding ForumThe 5th annual Global Alternative Funding Forum is set on November 11, 2016, from 8 AM to 6:30 PM at the Skirball Center, Los Angeles, CA 90049. This exclusive thought-leadership annual gathering with a think-tank theme is known worldwide for bringing together the world class financiers, the most prominent business leaders, private investors, government officials and other top experts and powerful authorities in the field of capital formation for young ventures and emerging growth companies.

Here, Victoria Silchenko, Global Alternative Funding Forum creator and producer, educator & leading alternative funding expert, founder of Metropole Capital Group, is sharing her observations. [Read more…]

America’s Car Museum’s 4th Annual ‘Cars & Cigars’ Event

Cars and CigarsBMW Northwest to sponsor Cars and Cigars

Cars and Cigars event to Feature Montecristo cigars, El Gaucho signature appetizers, live music and spirit and wine tastings

 The aroma of Montecristo cigars will fill the air on the Anderson Plaza at America’s Car Museum (ACM) on August 13 as the Tacoma-based Museum lights up for its fourth annual “Cars and Cigars” event featuring live music with spirit and wine tastings. [Read more…]

All you need to know about Workers’ Comp to save money.

Workers' compEvent in Bellevue to Help Employers Save on Workers’ Comp

No one wants to see a worker go on Workers’ Comp through an occupational injury or illness. When it happens, the first few days after an injury are critical. Being prepared will save your business time and money while supporting injured-worker recovery.

L&I is offering an extensive multi-speaker presentation called “All You Need to Know About Workers’ Comp to Save Money” in Bellevue: [Read more…]

UW Bothell to Host Lecture by Pollster John Zogby

John Zogby headshotPollster John Zogby to present free public lecture at University of Washington Bothell

Pollster John Zogby will present a free public lecture “The Changing Face of American Society and Politics in the 21st Century” at University of Washington Bothell on April 27, co-sponsored by the chancellor’s office and the UW Bothell American Muslim Research Initiative (AMRI). [Read more…]

Walla Walla Business Summit to Be Held Friday May 13th

Walla Walla Business SummitNorthwest business owners and executives looking to increase their knowledge of critical topics, including cybersecurity, business improvisation, leadership development and other important subjects are encouraged to attend the Walla Walla Business Summit on Friday, May 13.

Keynote presenters scheduled to appear at the Walla Walla Business Summit include the following industry leaders:

  • Tom Schauer, a nationally recognized cybersecurity expert based in Bellevue [Read more…]

Cedarbrook Lodge’s Savor Event Raises Over $400k for Food Lifeline

Savor: Sustaining Lives, Nourishing Hope 2016; photos courtesy Team Photogenic.Cedarbrook Lodge, Food Lifeline and a team of local celebrity chefs raised more than $432,300 to stop hunger in Western Washington at the fifth annual Savor: Sustaining Lives, Nourishing Hope benefit on Saturday, March 19, 2016.

The featured chefs at Savor included: Roy Breiman and Mark Bodinet of Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar; Armandino Batali of Salumi; Bruno Feldeisen of Semiahmoo Resort; Bobby Moore of Barking Frog; Jason Wilson of Miller’s Guild; Maxime Bilet of Imagine Food Innovation Group; and Eric Tanaka of Tom Douglas Seattle Kitchen. [Read more…]