Monthly Archives: July 2008

MOVIES: Take THAT, Spider-Man !!

According to Associated Press reports, "The Dark Knight" set an all-time box-office record its first day on screen. Surprise, surprise.

Quote AP’s David Germain: "Stoked by fan fever over the manic performance of the late Heath Ledger as the Joker, “The Dark Knight” set a one-day box office record with $66.4 million on opening day, Warner Bros. head of distribution Dan Fellman said Saturday.
The movie’s Friday haul surpassed the previous record of $59.8 million set last year by “Spider-Man 3.” “The Dark Knight” might break the opening-weekend record of $151.1 million, also held by “Spider-Man 3.”

Concert by Invite Only

Hey, gang …

You know that "Team Innovative Landscape Summer Concert Series" item we have in our July 18 Kitsap Calendar, both in Kitsap A&E and online at ?

We-he-hell, it shouldn’t be there. Turns out it’s not a "concert series" at all, but a private party for for employees and guests. So don’t go tonight. Unless, of course, you have an invite.

Bloedel Concert Cancelled

We just got word this morning that tonight’s (July 18) concert by odeonquartet at the Bloedel Reserve is cancelled. Refund information: (206) 842-7631,

The remainder of Bloedel’s weekend lineup remains intact: Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra plays July 19 at 7 p.m., and Git Hoan (People of the Salmon) Dance Group performs July 20 at 4:30 p.m. Tickets for either show are $32.

More later. — MM