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Monday, May 02, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Richard Wagner was only 28 when the The Flying Dutchman was first performed. Its tale of a man who must sail the seas forever till he can find a woman who will be true to him for eternity echoed Wagner's own relationship with women.
Norm Hollingshead will present the best of the opera's beautiful music along with ...
his wonderful commentar
Saturday, May 07, 2016
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join us at the Bellevue Library for an all-ages celebration of Free Comic Book Day!
Free Comic Books while supplies last.
Free portraits by caricature artist, Lou Medina, 1-3pm
Photobooth and crafts for the kids!
Sponsored by the Bellevue Friends of the Library.
Presentations from ...
Humanities WA, 2-4:30pm
Superhero America: The Comic-Book Character as Historical Lens Comics Can take
Saturday, May 07, 2016
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Celebrate Free Comic Book Day! Get your free comic book and attend a presentation about the historical and creative side of comics.
Super Hero America: The Comic-Book Character as Historical Lens
In this interactive multimedia presentation, journalist and comic book historian, T. Andrew Wahl, ...
explores how historical events and shifting social mores can be seen in the evolution of characters from Wonder Woman to Spider-Man.
Comics Can take Us Places
In this fascinating presentation, cartoonist Megan Kelso explains how she uses memory, her own life, research, and photo references to create sequential panels that evoke the feeling of a specific, inhabited world.
Other Info: Includes Q&A session. Sponsored by Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau. Speakers Bureau fosters inquiring minds through engaging conversations about history, culture, geopolitical issues and more. For more information, visit www.humanities.org. Co-sponsored by Bellevue Friends of the Library.
Location: Room 1
Saturday, May 14, 2016
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Assistive technology is any product or service that makes tasks easier or possible. Learn about community resources and tools to help people live, work and play independently.
Videos of emerging technologies
Tours of the Bellevue Library and KCLS assistive technology will also be available.
Come visit representatives from the following organizations and others to learn what they can do for you:
Washington Access Fund
Washington Assistive Technology Act Program
Sound Generations (formerly Senior Services
Hopelink Transportation (Mobility Coalition)
Washington Talking Book & Braille Library
City of Bellevue ADA
Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center
Hearing Loss Association
Bridge Disability Ministries
Seattle Public Library/Library Equal Access Program and more!
Real-time captioning (CART) will be provided.
Please make arrangements for ASL Interpreting services at least seven calendar days in advance. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arra