May 22, 2019

Creating Islands of SanityTHIS WEEK

TODAY! MAY 22A&H Dean Interview, Candidate #1, 1:30 p.m.  B201 B (Board Room)

TONIGHT! MAY 22UW Bothell MFA Presents: The Writing Life | 7 p.m.  BC English instructor, Natalie A. Martínez is one of the panelists.  Join Natalie and the other panelists when they share their insights and answer questions on any topic related to the writer’s life.  Learn how to get published to which local organizations to get involved in to potential career paths outside   Visit the Hugo Events web site to learn more.

THURSDAY, MAY 23 A&H Dean Interviews, Candidates 2 & 3, 12 p.m. (B201 A)  & 1:30 p.m. (B201B)

FRIDAY, MAY 24A&H Dean Interviews, Candidates 4 & 5, 11:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. (both in B201 B) Please direct any questions to committee chair, Katherine Medbery-Oleson. See you there!

Pride Theatre Festival MAY 23 – JUNE 1PRIDE THEATRE FESTIVAL | Carlson Theatre & Theatre Lobby

PROJECT 42, an on-going art project with Jono Vaughan and BC students around her work celebrating/ commemorating the life and death of a trans person, FREE ADMISSION

BEYOND the BREAK, Performances MAY 23-25 & May 30 – JUNE 1, Carlson Theatre, 7:30 p.m. tickets through Brown Paper Tickets

FILM FEST see Theatre Arts Web site for show times.  MAY 23 & 30 only

HOW WE G.L.O.W. MAY 28, 7:30 p.m., Carlson Theatre | FREE ADMISSION

SUNDAY, MAY 26 –  Northwest Native Writers Circle Presents: Celebration of NW Native Writers | 11:30 a.m. workshops begin
6-8 p.m. reading | FREE event | Hugo House | Visit the com web site to read more about the details and/or to register.


MAY 29 & MAY 30 – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., C Building Café Lobby. Please come and support the Japanese Culture Exchange Club.  They will be having their spring quarter flea market fund-raising event.  Last year’s Japan Week t-shirts will be available for $10, Dango Dumplings on a stick for $2 and donated Japanese items will be available at various prices.  Please read the FYI Bulletin for more information.


THANK YOU! to everyone that have donated to the raffle baskets, it is very much appreciated.  Michelle and I were able to put  together nine baskets.  They were taken over to the Foundation Office last Thursday.

We will be having an in-house raffle for everyone that donated to the baskets. If you donated, your name has been already entered. The raffle will be on Thursday, June 6 in the morning around 8:30ish in or around Michelle’s office R 230 W.

Raffle TicketRAFFLE TICKETS –  $1

RAFFLE TICKETS are now available to purchase.  Janis Juarez (me) has them at her desk in R 230.  Each ticket is $1.  Checks are acceptable.  Please make checks payable  to: BC Foundation and note Safety Net in the memo field.  NEED NOT BE PRESENT TO WIN.  Raffle basket drawings will be done during  the reception portion of the Year End Celebration around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5.

There will be GOLDEN TICKETS available in A101 (Foundation Office) for $2 each. Lauren Hardin will send out an e-mail when the extra special baskets have been put together for you to see in A101 and decide if you want to purchase the special golden tickets.


Wendy Pickering MONDAY, June 17, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., D 106 | Join us as we celebrate Wendy’s 22-year teaching career in the English Language Institute at BC and wish her well as she heads out on new adventures. Food! Music! Stories! Fun! We hope to see you there. Submitted by Rebecca Banset

Congratulations to the 2019 Bellevue College Jazz Singers – winners of the Large Vocal Jazz Ensemble: Community College
in the 42nd Annual Student Downbeat Awards.
  Check it out on Page 114-115 of the June 2019 edition of Downbeat Magazine.
Congratulations to: Ezekiel Basher, Jessica Conlon, Brett Dillon, Emma Fletcher, Reilly Hill, Tessa Hisel, Hannah Jensen, Sriram Kanduri, Marly Mitchell, Emily Reed, Hayla Takale, Lyn Tampi, Thomas Thompson, Augie VanderBrulle


MAY 30, FILM FEST – See Theatre Arts Web site for show times

MAY 29, DRAG SHOW/GAY CABARET, 7:30 p.m., Carlson Theatre, Drag Show with BC students| Songs from musicals sung
by gay characters | FREE ADMISSION

MONDAY, JUNE 3 | Student Recital Hour, Carlson Theatre 12:30 p.m. | Featuring Bellevue College Music Students | FREE Event

FRIDAY, JUNE 7 | Spring Choral & Vocal Showcase, 7:30 p.m., Carson Theatre | Featuring the Bellevue College Choir and BC Jazz
Singers, Thomas Almli & Aimee Hong Conductors | Ticket purchase will be available through Brown Paper Tickets.

Gordon Leighton THURSDAY, JUNE 13 | 1:30-3:30 p.m., Garden Room, C130 A&B – Mark your Calendars! GORDON LEIGHTON’S RETIREMENT PARTY.
After 30 years of teaching, attending meetings, meeting with students and much, much more, it’s time for Gordon to hang up his Grade Book and go down a different path.  Please join us as we offer Gordon Leighton best wishes on his retirement.  Please contact Ron Holland if you have any questions, would like to help plan or donate $$ towards the refreshments.
You won’t want to miss this event.

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