BHS to present Les Misérables this month

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The talented performers in the Ballard High Performing Arts Department are busily preparing for the performance run of Les Misérables later this month.

The popular musical will be performed at Ballard High School in the Earl Kelly Center for Performing Arts (1418 NW 65th St) on March 16-18 and 23-25 at 7:30 pm, and March 26th at 2:00pm.

Les Misérables is the winner of 8 Tony Awards, and the BHS interpretation promises to deliver moving moments, humor, song and dance, 19th Century costuming and sets, and a non-stop musical score.

Tickets for the performances can be purchased online and cost $15 for Adults, $10 for Students and Seniors.

The BHS Performing Arts will also host a Dinner Gala Fundraiser on Saturday, March 18, at 5 p.m. to raise funds for the program.

Locals can reserve their seats for an unforgettable night of dinner and theatre. The “Meet the Actors” reception starts at 5pm, dinner will be served at 5:45pm, and the curtain goes up at 7:30pm.

Attendees will enjoy a relaxing meal and mocktail in the BHS Commons with fellow theatre fans then stroll on over to the Earl Kelly Performing Arts Center to prime reserved seats. Tickets for the Dinner Gala/Show combination start at $35 and can be reserved online.

Development Update March 2: Subdivisions and a streamlined design review

Two applications, one decision and one notice for a streamlined design review meeting make up this week’s development update from the City of Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development (DPD) as posted in the Land Use Information Bulletin.

Applications:

1708 NW 63rd St

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A Land Use Application has been submitted to subdivide one parcel into two parcels of land. Proposed parcel sizes are: A) 3,399 sq. ft. and B) 1,600 sq. ft. Existing structure to be demolished.

5511 4th Ave NW

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A Land Use Application has been submitted to subdivide one parcel into two parcels of land. Proposed parcel sizes are: A) 3,404 sq. ft. and B) 1,601 sq. ft. Existing structures to be demolished.

Decisions:

2037 NW 65th St

A Land Use Application has been approved to subdivide one development site into three unit lots. The construction of residential units are under Project #6494748. This subdivision of property is only for the purpose of allowing sale or lease of the unit lots. Development standards will be applied to the original parcel and not to each of the new unit lots.

Notice of Streamlined Design Review:

1535 NW 90th St

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A Streamlined Design Review is taking place for a proposed 3-story, three-unit townhouse building with parking for three vehicles located within the structure. Existing residential building to remain.

The Director will accept written comments to assist in the preparation of the early design guidancethrough March 15, 2017. You are invited to offer comments regarding important site planning and design issues, which you believe, should be addressed in the design for this project. Please note that this is the only opportunity to comment on this proposal.

Comments should be submitted to PRC@seattle.gov or mailed to the address below:

City of Seattle DPD PRC
700 5th Avenue Suite 2000
PO Box 34019
Seattle, WA  98124-4019

Following the public comment period for the above Streamlined Design Review applications, the Department of Planning and Development will issue a written design guidance report. This report will consider public comment and the applicable city-wide and neighborhood specific Design Guidelines and will serve as the basis for further review of the building permit.

Once the applicant has incorporated the design guidance into the proposal they may apply for a building permit. No public notice of the building permit application will be provided.