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December 8, 1997

Features

PNB's 'Nutcracker' showcases talent of local dancers

  Pacific Northwest ballet's "Nutcracker," in its 14th season, opens December 4th at the Seattle Center Opera House. Choreographed by PNB's Artistic Director Kent Stowell, this timeless classic is a holiday tradition for many families in the area.

Tale of two Watermans

  Just before Pearl Harbor was bombed, President Franklin Roosevelt sent word out to the U.S. Asiatic Fleet to get out of nearby Chinese coastal ports. The enemy was beginning to enter the fragile ports.