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Special events

Sococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.

Cyclefest 2008: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 5. Features free bicycle clinics, information about bicycle clubs, book signings, children’s scavenger hunt and vendors. Cost: Free. REI, 240 Andover Park W., Tukwila.

Hops & Props: 7-10 p.m. April 5. Beer-tasting event features more than 50 craft brews, along with local and international food, live music, and access to Museum of Flight galleries. Presented in conjunction with the Tukwila Centennial Celebration. Cost: $60 per person. Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Tukwila. www.tukwila100.com.

Seattle-King County Association of Realtors Centennial Cabaret: 6:30 p.m. April 17. Includes dinner, dancing and entertainment. Fanciful or black-tie attire. Cost: $85. Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Tukwila. 425-974-1011 or www.NWRealtor.com.

Auditions

Evergreen City Ballet Summer Intensive Program auditions: Noon-2 p.m. April 5. Registration: 1:30 p.m. Call for details. 710 S. Second St., Renton. 425-228-6800 or www.evergreencityballet.org.

“Jack and the Beanstalk” auditions: 4:30-8:30 p.m. April 28. Children in kindergarten-12th grade can audition for parts in Missoula Children’s Theatre’s production, slated for May 3. No late admission. Renton Community Center, 1715 Maple Valley Highway, Renton.

“Once Upon a Mattress” teen musical auditions: May 4-6. Auditions open to teenagers for the summer musical. Come with 16 bars of an upbeat song and a one-minute monologue. Call for audition time. Carco Theatre, 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton. 425-430-6706.

Evergreen City Ballet—Accompanist: Ballet currently auditioning for experienced ballet accompanists. Call for appointments, details. 425-228-6800 or andi@evergreencityballet.org.

Music

“The Best of Western Washington Talent Show”: 3 p.m. April 5. Features championship barbershop choruses, quartets, local youth groups and more. Presented by the Seattle SeaChordsmen. Cost: $10. Highline Performing Arts Center, 401 S. 152nd St., Burien. 206-370-4085 or www.brownpapertickets.com.

Rainier Symphony: 7:30 p.m. April 19. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 206-781-5618 or tickets@RainierSymphony.org.

Loboc Children’s Choir: 7 p.m. April 20. Philippine children’s choir to perform. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 206-794-7444.

Vivaldi’s “Gloria”: 7:30 p.m. April 25. Presented by the Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra with community singers. Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23855 S.E. 216th St., Maple Valley. 425-432-1373 or www.svlcfamily.org/events.

Theater

“Steel Magnolias”: April 11-27. Cost: $15-$20. Renton Civic Theater, 507 S. Third St. 425-226-5529 or boxoffice@rentoncivictheater.org.

“Swan Lake”: 7:30 p.m. April 11-12; 1:30 p.m. April 12-13. Presented by the Evergreen City Ballet. Cost: $20-$43. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 425-228-6800, 877-548-3237 or www.evergreencityballet.org.

“Funny Money”: Through April 20. Switched briefcases result in no end of confusion, and hilarity, in this farce. Performed by Valley

Community Players. Carco Theatre, 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton. 425-430-6706.

“The Patient”: April 20-21 and 27-28. Cost: $15-$20. Renton Civic Theater, 507 S. Third St. 425-226-5529 or boxoffice@rentoncivictheater.org.

Cirque du Soleil—“Corteo”: April 24-May 25. Theatrical circus presents “Corteo,” described as “a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown.” Cost: $38.50-$210. Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond. www.cirquedusoleil.com.

“Carmen”: 7:30 p.m. April 26; 2:30 p.m. April 27. Presented by the Bellevue Opera. Cost: $25-$35. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com.

“Fairies: The Enchanted Forest”: 7:30 p.m. May 3; 2:30 p.m. May 4. Presented by Ensemble Ballet Theatre. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 877-328-8771.

“Three Billy Goats Gruff”: 2 p.m. May 3. Puppet show by Thistle Puppet Theatre is part of the 2008 Avenue Kids Series. Cost: $6. Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave. 253-931-3043, 253-833-5678 or www.auburnwa.gov/arts.

“Wizard of Oz”: 7 p.m. May 8. Presented by Hazelwood Elementary School. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 425-204-4550.

“Seussical, Jr.”: 7 p.m. May 13. Enter the world of Dr. Seuss with the cast from Dimmitt Middle School. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 425-204-2844.

“Cinderella”: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. May 17; 1 and 3 p.m. May 18. Cost: $8. Carco Theatre, 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton. 877-827-1100 or www.Studio-East.org.

“I Do, I Do”: June 13-29. Cost: $15-$20. Renton Civic Theater, 507 S. Third St. 425-226-5529 or boxoffice@rentoncivictheater.org.

Nightlife

Cascade Lanes, Lounge and Casino: 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Nightly band performances, including: April 5, Kickstart; April 11-12, Knucklehead; April 18-19, Boneyard; April 25-26, 4 Outta 5; May 2-3, Motown Cowboys; May 9-10, X-35; May 16-17, Hammerdog; May 23-24, Thunderhead; May 30-31, Max Axle; June 6-7, LaGrange; June 13-14, Kickstart; June 20-21, Knucklehead; June 27-28, X-35. Open to ages 21 and older. 17034 116th Ave. S.E., Renton.

Jazz Tuesdays: 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays. Cost: Free. IKEA Restaurant, 601 S.W. 41st St., Renton. www.ikea-usa.com/Seattle.

Dance

American Dance Awards: 9 a.m. April 5-6. Scholarship dance competition features students of all ages. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 203-985-8144.

Evergreen City Ballet: Currently enrolling for spring quarter academy classes. Open to ages 3-18. 710 S. Second St., Renton. 425-228-6800 or www.evergreencityballet.org.

Renton Chinese Dance School: Group or individual lessons offered in Chinese dances and ballet. Call or e-mail for details. 425-638-3812 or mwoodtt@comcast.net.

Museums

Renton History Museum: Spring Speaker Program: 11 a.m. the second Saturday of the month (family programs) and 4:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month (youth and adult programs), including: April 8, “Celebrate Earth Day Early!”; April 12, “American Roots Music”; and May 13, “The First Generation of Immigrants to the Northwest.” Free tours: 11 a.m. the third Saturday of the month. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Closed on holidays. Admission: $3 for adults; $1 for children; free for ages 7 and younger and members. 235 Mill Ave. S. 425-255-2330.

Galleries

LA Frames and Gallery: Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. 309 S. Third St., Renton. 425-228-1693.

Seahurst Art Gallery: Exhibits: Through April 26, “Tulip Fields & Market Scenes” watercolors by Lydia Sutton and “Essence of Water” photography by Alan Caddey. Hours: Noon-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. 15210 10th Ave. S.W., Burien. 206-244-7844 or www.seahurstgallery.org.

Seattle events

Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley: Performers: April 6, David Sanborn; April 8-9, Sophie Milman; April 10-13, Diane Schuur; April 17-20, John Densmore’s Tribal Jazz; April 22-23, OREGON; April 24-27, Billy Cobham Spectrum Band; April 29-30, Connie Evingson and Pearl Django; May 1-4, Les McCann Swiss Movement Revisited with Javon Jackson; May 6-7, Rachel Price; May 8-11, The Rippington’s; May 15-18, Bobby Hutcherson Quartet with Nicholas Payton; May 20-21, Herb Alpert and Lani Hall; May 22-25, Bobby Caldwell; May 29-June 1, Crescent Boogaloo; June 23-24, Maceo Parker. Call for cost. 2033 Sixth Ave., Seattle. 206-441-9729 or www.ticketmaster.com.

“Arlo Guthrie Solo Reunion Tour”: 8 p.m. April 5. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.theparamount.com.

“The Hundred Dresses”: Through April 6. Play tells the story of Maddie, a schoolgirl who must choose between her popular friends and the outsider, a Polish immigrant girl named Wanda. Cost: $17-$33. Seattle Children’s Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle Center. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

Luis Bravo’s “Forever Tango”: April 11-13. Argentine dance troupe to perform. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.themoore.com.

“Blessed are the Peacemakers”: 8 p.m. April 12. Cost: $20 for adults; pay-as-you-can for students and seniors. St. James Cathedral, 804 Ninth Ave., Seattle. 206-782-2899 or www.opus7.org.

“La Serva Padrona”: 8 p.m. April 12; 3 p.m. April 13. Presented by the Seattle Baroque Orchestra. Cost: $10-$35. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-322-3118 or www.seattlebaroque.org.

Seattle Women’s Chorus—“Vixen Fiction/Siren Song”: April 12-13. Meany Hall for the Performing Arts at University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-388-1400 or www.flyinghouse.org.

“Bridge To Bosnia—a Musical Journey”: 3 p.m. April 13. Multi-cultural concert to benefit the people of Bosnia. Cost: $5-$10 donation per person; $20 per family. Temple Beth Am, 2632 N.E. 80th St., Seattle. 206-789-7643 or www.bridgetobosnia.com.

Ilkhom Theatre Festival: Through April 13. Uzbekistan theater company to perform mini-festival of plays. Cost: $10-$55. ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. 206-292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.

“Cabaret”: Through April 13. Musical brings to life the decadent world of 1930s Berlin. Call for cost. 206-625-1900 or www.5thavenue.org.

Katherine Jacobson Fleisher: 7:30 p.m. April 16. University House at Wallingford, 4400 Stone Way N., Seattle. 206-545-8400.

“The Mysteries of Life” dance performance: 7 p.m. April 17; 8 p.m. April 18-19. Presented by Next Stage Dance Theatre. Cost: $15-$20. Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway, Seattle. www.brownpapertickets.com or www.nextstagedance.org.

“The Highest Tide”: April 18-May 10. Play looks into the sea-changes of both adolescence and the Puget Sound. Presented by Book-It Repertory Theatre. Cost: $15-$32. Seattle Center House Theatre, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. 206-216-0833 or www.book-it.org.

Seattle Choral Company—“Fauré Requiem”: 2 p.m. April 19. Cost: $15-$40. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 800-838-3006 or www.seattlechoralcompany.org.

Judicaël Perroy: 7:30 p.m. April 19. French guitarist to perform. Presented by the Seattle Classic Guitar Society. Cost: $24-$30. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-297-8788.

Pearl Django and Combo de Luxe: 12:30-5 p.m. April 20. Presented by the Puget Sound Traditional Jazz Society. Snacks and coffee available. Cost: $8-$11. Ballard Elks Lodge, 6411 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle. 425-776-5072 or www.pstjs.org.

Dave Brubeck and Ramsey Lewis: 8 p.m. April 25. Jazz musicians to perform. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.theparamount.com.

“The American Pilot”: April 25-May 24. The story of what happens when an American pilot parachutes into a small third-world village. Theater Schmeater, 1500 Summit Ave., Seattle. 206-324-5801 or www.schmeater.org.

Mehr and Sher Ali: 8 p.m. April 26. Palestinian-born musicians perform qawwali music. Cost: $20-$32. Meany Hall for the Performing Arts at University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org.

Dan Zanes and Friends: 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. April 26. Children’s folk musician Zanes to perform. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

Charlie Murphy: 9 p.m. April 26. Stand-up comedian to entertain. Cost: $31.50. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Capitol Steps: 8 p.m. April 26. Political satire group to perform. Cost: $22.50-$65. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.

Spotlight Night—“Shrek the Musical”: 3-4:30 p.m. April 27. Cast and crew offer a behind-the-scenes peek at new musical, opening Aug. 14 in Seattle. Cost: Free; reservations recommended. The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle. www.5thavenue.org/spotlight.

American Roots Series—Horizon and Cabin Fever NW: 2 p.m. April 27. Two Northwest folk groups to perform. Cost: $20-$25. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 800-838-3006, www.brownpapertickets.com or www.rainierconcerts.com.

“My Fair Lady”: April 29-May 4. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-467-5510, www.theparamount.com.

“Fathers and Sons”: May 1-25. Three generations of a family struggle to breach the walls between them and learn to love each other as fathers and sons. ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. 206-292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.

Hop Scotch Spring Beer and Scotch Festival: 5 p.m.-midnight May 2; 1 p.m.-midnight May 3. Features seasonal microbrews, tequila and scotch tastings. Open to ages 21 and older. Admission: $20-$25; $10 for designated drivers. Jonas Jensen Studios in Fremont, 155 N. 35th St., Seattle. 206-633-0422 or www.hopscotchtasting.com.

“I Puritani”: May 3-17. Cost: $25. Presented by Seattle Opera. Cost: $25-$169. McCaw Hall at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St. 206-389-7676 or www.seattleopera.org.

“The Cure at Troy”: Through May 3. Play shows the Trojan War up close and thoroughly human. Cost: $15-$59. Seattle Repertory Theatre, 155 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-443-2222 or www.seattlerep.org.

Joe Jackson: 7:30 p.m. May 4. Cost: $37.50-$47.50. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

“Aurélia’s Oratorio”: May 7-11. Performance takes the audience into the world of the strange and surreal. Cost: $10-$35. Bagley Wright Theatre at Seattle Repertory Theatre, 155 Mercer St., Seattle. www.seattlerep.org.

“More Music @ The Moore”: 7:30 p.m. May 9. Seventh annual student music night features exceptional local talent. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

“According to Coyote”: Through May 11. Performance is a collection of Native American trickster stories. Cost: $17-$33. Seattle Children’s Theatre’s Eve Alvord Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle Center. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

Mark Morris Dance Group: 8 p.m. May 16-17; 2 p.m. May 18. Dance troupe will perform with the Seattle Symphony. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-467-5510, www.theparamount.com.

“The Diary of Anne Frank”: Through May 17. Intiman Playhouse, 201 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-269-1900 or www.intiman.org.

SteveSongs: 11 a.m. May 17. Cost: $10-$12; free for ages 1 and younger. Concert geared toward children ages 2-10 and their families. Proceeds benefit Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center. Kane Hall, University of Washington, 3917 University Way N.E., Seattle. www.stevesongs.com.

Opus 7—“Spring Folly”: 8 p.m. May 17. St. Mark’s Cathedral, 1245 10th Ave. E., Seattle. 206-782-2899 or www.opus7.org.

“Ten Grands”: May 17. Ten artists and ten grand pianos make for one great night of entertainment. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, www.benaroyahall.org or www.ticketmaster.com.

“High School Musical”: May 20-25. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-467-5510, www.theparamount.com.

“Namaste Man”: May 30-June 22. One-man show explores what it means to be an artist, and what it means to go home. Intiman Playhouse, 201 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-269-1900 or www.intiman.org.

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