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Eddie Bauer and the Northwest: Adventure-driven innovation

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Photo Eddie Bauer Collection

Saturday, Feb. 14
10:30 a.m. – noon (Doors open at 10)
Redmond Historical Society Speaker Series
Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center
16600 NE 80th St., Redmond, WA
$5 suggested donation for non-members
Speakers subject to change. For details: www.redmondhistoricalsociety.org.

Eddie Bauer clothing and gear are internationally known, but did you know that the man behind the brand was rooted in the Seattle area – including the Eastside? With a combination of vintage photographs and physical artifacts, company historian Colin Berg will share the story of the man, his innovations and his company.

Seattle’s theatrical royalty takes the stage in “Carousel,” a beloved tale of love, tragedy and redemption

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Bill Berry, The 5th Avenue Theatre presents a fresh and exciting new take on the tempestuous romance, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel. In its fourth major collaboration with Spectrum Dance Theater, The 5th is thrilled to welcome Tony Award®-nominated choreographer Donald Byrd to the creative table, and a host of Seattle’s theatrical royalty to its stage. This exciting new staging stars the radiant Laura Griffith as Julie and 5th Avenue favorite Brandon O’Neill as Billy in his first Seattle production following his Broadway debut in Disney’s Aladdin. The cast also includes local luminaries Anne Allgood, Eric Ankrim, Allen Fitzpatrick, Séan G. Griffin, Cynthia Jones and Billie Wildrick, and marks The 5th Avenue debut of rising talent Joshua Downs.

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Local man guides trips around the world

  • Written by Emily Hamann

How many people daydream about quitting their desk jobs and traveling the world? One Woodinville man took that fantasy a step farther  — he actually did it.

Last year Sandeep Nain quit his job as a software development manager at Expedia and started a business taking people on hiking and mountaineering tours.

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Employees are treated like family at Woodinville construction company

  • Written by Emily Hamann

Unless you’re a developer who is building a master-planned community or apartment building, you might not know about Universal Land Construction Company, out on 144th Avenue NE in Woodinville. But the company’s work is everywhere. They built the roundabouts in the tourist district, and worked on the Redmond Ridge and Snoqualmie Ridge communities.

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Local Boy Scout DJ spins records to fight hunger

  • Written by Emily Hamann

Electronic music pumped through the Chrysalis School multipurpose room. A laser light show and strobe light cut through the darkness, illuminating the dancers in front of the DJ booth. As far as Eagle Scout projects go, this was one of the cooler ones.

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