Arts

2015 Bellevue Arts Fair Weekend, July 24-26

Bellevue’s annual art fairs take center stage this weekend July 24-26. There are three simultaneous events which typically top 300,000 attendees. Several downtown streets will be closed to motorists. All the Northwest crafts and events are free including the Bellevue Arts Museum ARTSfair, the 6th Street Fair and the Bellevue […]

Tickets on Sale for Bellevue Jazz and Blues Festival

Top national and regional musicians will jazz up downtown Bellevue during the 8th annual Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival on May 27-31. Headliners include: McTuff at 8:30 p.m. on May 27 at Bake’s Place ($15); The Lloyd Jones Struggle at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. May 28 at Bake’s Place […]

Bellevue Club Presents Annual Holiday Bazaar

Bellevue Club Presents Annual Holiday Bazaar

Downtown Bellevue residents can get a head start on their holiday shopping during the Bellevue Club’s annual Holiday Bazaar, featuring regional artists and craftspeople, on Saturday, Nov. 8. More than 100 vendors will line the Bellevue Club’s full-size basketball gymnasium and Olympic Ballroom. Shoppers can peruse a variety of items, […]

Bellevue Aims to Raise Awareness of Proposed Performing Arts Center

Despite a lack of funds, Bellevue hasn’t given up on building its own performing arts center. The Tateuchi Center, a 2,000-seat theatre, is planned for downtown Bellevue, at the corner of 106th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 10th Street, next to the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. In May, the City of Bellevue […]

Downtown to Celebrate 2014 Bellevue Arts Fair Weekend

The 2014 Bellevue Arts Fair Weekend is kicking off Friday, July 25, with three art festivals in downtown Bellevue. All ages are welcome and admission is free. BAM ARTSfair will present the works of more than 300 artists from 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and from 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, at […]

Downtown Bellevue Concerts Jazz up Weekday Afternoons

The Bellevue Downtown Association’s 14th annual outdoor concert series, “Live at Lunch,” returned to downtown Bellevue this week and will continue throughout the summer. Folks who live or work in downtown Bellevue can enjoy free concerts from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays until Sept. 11. The […]

Downtown Bellevue Features ‘Bellwether’ Sculpture Exhibition

“Bellwether,” the City of Bellevue’s biennial sculpture exhibition, will open this week in downtown Bellevue. The public is welcome to meet the artists during a free opening celebration from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, June 27, at City Hall. The artwork will be on display through Oct. 12. This year’s exhibition, […]

The Bellevue Collection Celebrates Lunar New Year

The Bellevue Collection will present a weekend of art, music, and dance in celebration of the 2014 Lunar New Year in downtown Bellevue next month. Eastside residents can view traditional and contemporary cultural demonstrations during the Lunar New Year Celebration at Bellevue Square’s Center Court from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, […]

Tickets on Sale for Local ‘Chop Shop’ Dance Festival

Seattle and Eastside artists will perform in the 7th annual “Chop Shop” contemporary dance festival at the Theatre at Meydenbauer Center in downtown Bellevue in early 2014. The festival stars local dancers, including The Stone Dance Collective, Spectrum Dance Theater, Anna Conner + CO, Pocket Inc., and Price Suddarth. Artists […]