May 2014

Found 65 blog entries for May 2014.

Hero at the Battelle Auditorium RichlandCommitted to bringing quality cinema entertainment to the Tri-Cities, the Battelle Film Club will be showing “Hero”(original title Ying xiong) at the Battelle Auditorium, Battelle Boulevard Off George Washington Way
Richland Washington on May 23 at 8:00 in the evening.

Details of the movie
The movie is directed by Yimou Zhang in 2002. Top-billed by Jet Li it is rated PG-13 for stylized martial arts violence and a scene of sensuality. It was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at both 2003 Golden Globe Awards and Academy Awards among many other nominations. The film was the Winner of the 2004 Toronto Film Cristics Association Award for Best Foreign Language Film and the 2004 Seattle Film Critics Award for Best Cinematography.

For ticket

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Ruben and Robbie on the Rocks at the Badger Mountain Vineyard KennewickOn May 23 from 4:00 in the afternoon until 7:00 in the evening, Ruben and Robbie on the Rocks, an acoustic duo performing original music will perform live in Badger Mountain Vineyard/Powers Winery, 1106 N. Jurupa St. Kennewick Washington.

Ruben and Robbie on the Rocks
Come and unwind on the lawn with friends and family while you enjoy wine, food and great music, from Ruben and Robbie who can cover different artists like Johnny Cash, Red Hot Chili Peppers, to Petty.

The cover music of the duo is identifiable and familiar, but with an added twist of unique style, arrangement, and passion. Ruben plays guitar and lead vocals, while Robbie plays percussion and sings harmonies too.

More information about the event
The event features Between the Buns

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HERSHEY'S Track and Field Games at Fran Rish Stadium The largest youth sports program of its kind in North America, HERSHEY'S Track and Field Games has hundreds of thousands of children competing annually. The North American Final in Hershey Pennsylvania has 480 athletes vying for the title.

On May 22 at 4:30 in the afternoon everyone is invited to watch the fun event at the Fran Rish Stadium, 1350 Lee Boulevard Richland Washington. The HERSHEY'S Track and Field Games have proudly produced many Olympic medalists and competing athletes over the years.

HERSHEY'S Track and Field Games Final
For the lucky ones who will qualify for the finals, the trip to Hershey is totally free plus you get to do a lot of cool things like visiting the Hershey Park, the Hershey's World Attraction and take a tour inside

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Symphony Series : Soulmates in Cordiner Hall Walla WallaOn Tuesday, May 20 at 7:30 in the evening, the Walla Walla Symphony proudly announces the “Symphony Series: Soulmates” with guest artist David Hyun-Su Kim on piano at the Cordiner Hall 345 Boyer Avenue Walla Walla, Washington.

The Walla Walla Symphony
Under the artistic leadership of Music Director and Conductor, Yaacov Bergman, the symphony is composed of musicians from Walla Walla and around the region, the orchestra is recognized for its adventurous programming, school programs, and tradition of performing original compositions.

Mendelssohn - The Hebrides Overture
Brahms - Symphony No. 3, Op. 90 in F Major
Schumann - Piano Concerto, Op. 54 in A Minor - David Hyun-Su Kim, Piano

There will also be a Free "Inside the Music" Pre-Concert Talk at

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4th Annual Glitz & Glam at Three Rivers Convention Center KennewickThe 4th Annual Glitz & Glam will happen on May 17 at 6:00 in the evening at Three Rivers Convention Center Kennewick, Washington.

The Glitz & Glam Benefit
The benefit is an exciting and fun ladies night out. It gives importance and awareness for people with Down syndrome. The event focuses on informing everyone to life of a family who has been touched by Down syndrome.

Other Activities in the Benefit Show
Dinner will be served in the show. There will also be a silent auction, dessert auction, dancing, door prizes, photo opportunities and much more.

All proceeds of the benefit will go to the Down Syndrome Association of the Mid Columbia (DSAMC), a local non profit organization that supports people who are touched with Down syndrome by providing

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Carl Tosten Live In Thomas O”Neil Cellars Richland WASinger, songwriter and acoustic fingerstlye guitarist Carl Tosten performs in Thomas O”Neil Cellars on May 16 from 7:00 until 10:00 in the evening.

More About Tosten
Tosten is a brilliant musician whose style defies easy classification. He is well-known for his strong and soulful voice and an eclectic and expressive guitar technique that includes percussion, tapping, multiple open tunings and capos.

The artist is also known as an “acoustic one-man band" while his lyrics are both introspective and thoughtful and speak to the audience individually as well as collectively with his observations on society, the complexities of living and love. In addition, Tosten’s classical and jazzy overtones elevate his original compositions to a level more

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TRAC Center's Health and Safety Expo in Pasco WashingtonAn exhibition of information, equipment, supplies and success stories related to safety and health, the TRAC Center launches this year's Health and Safety EXPO that will happen from May 13 to 14. 

TRAC Center EXPO Speakers & Exhibitors
Present in the event are the work groups from the Hanford Site and a number of exhibitors from across the United States that will provide information on products and services focused on maintaining a safe and healthy lifestyle, both at home and in the workplace. Through demonstrations, hands-on exhibits, and products, EXPO attendees will have the opportunity to see and learn about a variety of safety and health-related products and equipment.

Health and Safety EXPO Schedule of Activities 
Open to the public and FREE,

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Children Poet Kenn Nesbitt in Richland WashingtonAmerican children’s poet Kenn Nesbitt named “Children’s Poet Laureate” by the Poetry Foundation, a Chicago-based American foundation created to promote poetry in the wider culture will be at Richland Public Library on May 15 at 7:00 in the evening for a night of book reading and signing.

Who is Kenn Nesbitt?
Born in Berkeley, California, Kenn grew up in Fresno and San Diego and attended National University in San Diego, where he majored in computer science. According to former Children’s Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis, Nesbitt’s poetry for children is “irrepressible, unpredictable, and raucously popular." In addition, Nesbitt's poems usually deal with humorous, relatable situations that verge on the madcap. He now lives in Spokane, Washington with his

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Kadlec Neurological Resource Center and the Alzheimer’s Association's Living with Alzheimer's Series in Richland WashingtonThe Kadlec Neurological Resource Center features their series entitled "Living with Alzheimer's for Younger Onset" on May 15 with an afternoon session scheduled at 1:00 until 3:00 PM and an evening session at 6:00 to 8:00 PM. The event will be held at the Bethel Church, 600 Shockley Road Richland, Washington.

Living with Alzheimer's for Younger Onset Workshop
The series tackles the issue of Younger Onset Alzheimer's when someone under 65 is diagnosed with the disease or related dementia. Learn more about its diagnosis, answers to the questions that arise for people concerned about Younger Onset Alzheimer’s disease and hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do to ease the impact

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Mapping Latino Muscical Migrations with Antonio Davidson-Gómez at Richland Public LibraryMapping Latino Musical Migrations with Antonio Davidson-Gómez
On Thursday, May 15 at 7:00 in the evening, The Richland Public Library invites everyone to a night of Mapping Latino Musical Migrations with Antonio Davidson-Gómez. Admission is free. performs live with his percussion in a night of U.S. Latino and Latin American music. Hosted by James and Doris Kelly the presentation will be held at the Richland Public Library.

What’s in a pop song?
There are stories that run deeper than catchy lyrics might suggest. The instruments, the language, the style – even a song’s structure can show us how ideas and experiences are traded between diverse communities.

In this hands-on experience, participants will play instruments from U.S. Latino and Latin

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