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Take a first look inside Bothell’s Amaro Bistro

  • Written by Emily Hamann

It is almost two weeks until the opening of Amaro Bistro in Bothell, and owner Nick Wiltz has his hands full. Someone hands him a draft of the bar menu to look over, as he’s on the phone trying to solve a problem with the new vent system. Outside, workers hang up the neon sign on the side of the brick building. All this, before he heads over to Seattle for dinner service at his other restaurant, IL Bistro.

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Evergreen Family Theatre presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

GraceFireman2Michelle Tuck, Miller Dumaoal (Courtesy photo)All is well at the church Christmas pageant until it’s disrupted by the mean Herdman kids. The church ladies are shocked and outraged but Grace Bradley, pageant director, is determined to make it the best Christmas pageant ever! She didn’t figure on cigar smoke in the ladies room, firefighters and baby angels all over the place and the communion wine mysteriously gone! Don’t miss this opportunity for a holiday family tradition: “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” by Barbara Robinson.
Performances run Nov. 21, 22, 28, 29 and Dec. 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 22, 29 and Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. Evergreen Family Theatre is housed in Redwood Family Church: 11500 Redmond-Woodinville Road, Redmond, WA 98052.

Opening Night Special: BOGO — buy one ticket, get one ticket free for opening night performance! Order tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com or call 425-885-2244 for group rates. Day-of-show tickets available at the door.

Gallery features Bothell resident’s paintings

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Cole Gallery in Edmonds will feature a collection of realism pieces by many of their artists, especially highlighting Bothell resident Michelle Waldele-Dick, from Nov. 5 to Dec. 9. Waldele-Dick paints incredible scenes filled with antiques, books, toys and other whimsical objects with a decisive brush stroke and element of magic.

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Suburban soccer mom turned songstress considered for music award

  • Written by Emily Hamann

For decades Solveig Whittle was a Woodinville suburban soccer mom, working at Microsoft and other tech startups. Now she is pursuing her true passion: music.

“I just kinda had this light bulb moment that I’m really an artist,” Whittle said.

Now Whittle’s band Solveig & Stevie is nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media Award and is up for consideration for a Grammy. In December, they will find out if they made it through the next round of the voting process to be one of the handful of Grammy nominations in their category.

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