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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Art in the news

"Bellwether," Bellevue's much celebrated biennial sculpture exhibition, opens Friday with a theme focused on our connections with communities, nature and each other. Larger-than-life sculptures, interactive installations and other artworks made out of materials as varied as steel, seaweed and eggshells will be on display within a three-quarter mile walking route, connecting City Hall with Bellevue Downtown Park.

"Bellwether 2014: Connect" is profiled in this month's issue of It's Your City, which began landing on doorsteps Thursday. The newsletter also features:

  • A Council Corner column in which Mayor Claudia Balducci formally introduces the City Council's long-range vision for the city;
  • MyBellevue, the new mobile app that puts the city in the palm of your hand;
  • The downtown building boom and the growing pains that come with it; and
  • A new visitor center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden and a new zip line at Eastgate Park;

Bellevue's outreach effort concerning the Puget Sound Energy's Energize Eastside project is included, and will certainly be covered in the next issue of It's Your City, to come out in October.

If you have questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact the editor, Claude Iosso (425-452-4448). All issues from the past several years can be accessed at It's Your City.

Junichiro Iwase's "Moonwalker 5" greets City Hall visitors.


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450 110th Ave. NE
P.O. Box 90012
Bellevue, WA 98009
Contact: Claude Iosso
Phone: 425-452-4448
E-mail: ciosso@bellevuewa.gov

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