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  • Friday, May 30, 2008 3:10pm
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Calendars are published Wednesdays and Saturdays on a space-available basis. Items for the Wednesday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Thursday. Items for the Saturday edition must be submitted by noon the previous Tuesday.

Theater

“Mack and Mabel”: 7 p.m. April 30-May 3 and May 7-10; also 1:30 p.m. May 3 and 10. Kentridge Players present a musical based on the life of 1920s silent film director Mack Sennett, and his tragic love affair with starlet Mabel Normand. Cost: $8-$10. Kentridge High School Performing Arts Center, 12430 S.E. 208th St., Kent. 253-373-7345 or krtickets@comcast.net.

“Fools” Dessert Theatre: 7 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays May 2-10; 3 p.m. May 4. Neil Simon’s comedy about a school teacher who has a single day to cure a cursed town. Cost: $9, includes dessert. Carlson Center at Kent Covenant Church, 12010 S.E. 240th St., Kent. 253-631-0222, ext. 150, or www.kentcov.com/arts.aspx.

“Firebird”, “Fairies: The Enchanted Forest” and “Pirates: One Night of Adventure”: 7:30 p.m. May 3; 2:30 p.m. May 4. Presented by Ensemble Ballet Theatre. Cost: $8-$12. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 877-328-8771.

“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.

Cirque du Soleil—“Corteo”: Through 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.

“New Northwest Works”: 7:30 p.m. June 7. Show offers works by local choreographers, ranging from modern to classical ballet. Presented by Evergreen City Ballet. Cost: $12-$30. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 425-228-6800 or www.evergreencityballet.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.

“Anne of Green Gables”: 7 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, June 14-15 and 19-21. Cost: $8; advance purchase recommended. Musical is an adaptation of L.M. Montgomery’s classic story. Performing Arts Building at Green River Community College, 12401 S.E. 320th St., Auburn. 253-833-9111, ext. 2400, or www.heavierthanair.com.

Auditions

“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.

Nightlife

Cascade Lanes, Lounge and Casino: 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Nightly band performances, including: 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.

Dance

Adult and teen dance lessons: Offered evenings and weekends. Rockin’ Horse Dance Barn, 11820 150th Ave. S.E., Renton. www.learn2dance4fun.com or 425-255-9211.

Singles’ dances: 8 p.m.-midnight the first, third and fifth Saturdays of the month. Pre-dance lesson at 7:30 p.m. Rockin’ Horse Barn, 11820 150th Ave. S.E., Renton. 425-255-9211 or www.learn2dance4fun.com.

Seniors’ dance lessons: Tuesdays and Thursdays, line dancing; Wednesdays, Country Dance Barn, 11820 150th Ave. S.E., Renton. www.learn2dance4fun.com or 425-255-9211.

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: 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 or www.rentonhistory.org.

Galleries

Highline Community College Library Gallery: Exhibits: Through April 30, “Words on the Wall”; May 1-31, “Puget Sound Early College Artwork.” Hours: 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; 2-10 p.m. Sundays. Cost: Free. 2400 S. 240th St., building 25, Des Moines. http://library.highline.edu.

Seahurst Art Gallery: Events: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 3, Open House, with memorial for Arlene Vaughan 3-6 p.m. Exhibits: April 30-May, “Three Women Alone and Together” paintings by paintings by Nancy Bogni, Marianne Perkins and Cathy Woo. Hours: Noon-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. 15210 10th Ave. S.W., Burien. 206-244-7844 or www.seahurstgallery.org.

Tacoma Events

Sesame Street Live—“When Elmo Grows Up”: 7 p.m. May 7; 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. May 8. Cost: $11-$20. Tacoma Dome, 2727 E. D St., Tacoma. 206-628-0888, www.ticketmaster.com or www.sesamestreetlive.com.

Seattle events

Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley: Performers: April 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.

Los Lobos: 7:30 p.m. April 30. Cost: $20-$75. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.

“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.

“Living Dead in Denmark”: May 1-24. Zombies, Shakespeare and martial arts collide in the newest show from the Pork Filled Players. Cost: $10-$15. Theatre Off Jackson, 409 Seventh Ave. S., Seattle. 206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com.

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.

“Don Giovanni”: Fridays-Sundays through May 4. Marionette theater to perform Mozart’s work. Not recommended for young children. Cost: $25-$28. Carter Family Puppet Theater at Northwest Puppet Center, 9123 15th Ave. N.E., Seattle. 206-523-2579.

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.

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

Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra: 7 p.m. May 4. Cost: $35-$75. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.ticketmaster.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.

Festa del Arte: 6-10 p.m. May 8. Includes dinner, performances by Art Corps students and teachers, auction, and performance by Stone Gossard. Proceeds benefit Art Corps’s social action programs. Cost: $100; reservations required. The Triple Door, 216 Union St., Seattle. 206-722-5440.

Seattle Maritime Festival: May 8-10. Features tugboat races, chowder cook-off, children’s activities, free harbor tours, boat-building competitions and more. Pier 66/Bell Harbor Marina and Pier 62/63 on the Downtown Seattle Waterfront. 206-728-3163 or www.SeattlePropellerClub.org.

“More Music @ The Moore”: 7:30 p.m. May 9. Seventh annual student music night features exceptional local talent. Cost: $12-$17. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.themoore.com.

“The Highest Tide”: Through 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.

PUGMANIA 2008: Noon-5 p.m. May 10. Features pug races, costume contest, talent show, auction, vendors and more. Proceeds benefit the Seattle Pug Rescue. Cost: $10; free for pugs and for children 11 and younger. Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle. 425-827-7155, 425-643-1418 or www.seattlepugs.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.

Seattle International Children’s Festival: May 12-17. Performing arts festival for all ages features circus, music, theatre, puppetry, dance and multi-media shows. Costs vary; call or see Web site for details. Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St. 206-325-6500 or www.seattleinternational.org.

Mark Morris Dance Group: 8 p.m. May 16-17; 2 p.m. May 18. Dance troupe will perform with the Seattle Symphony. Cost: $35-$75. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or 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 or www.theparamount.com.

Corigliano Quartet: 8 p.m. May 22. String quartet to perform. Cost: $20-$33. Meany Hall for the Performing Arts at University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org.

“The American Pilot”: Through May 24. The story of what happens when an American pilot parachutes into a small third-world village. Cost: $15-$18. Theater Schmeater, 1500 Summit Ave., Seattle. 206-324-5801 or www.schmeater.org.

Haiku Northwest: 11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m. May 26. Writing and performance group to read poetry as part of “Folklife” event. Center House Theatre, 305 Harrison St., Seattle Center.

“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.

Silent Movie Mondays: 7 p.m. Mondays, June 2-23. Douglas Fairbanks Festival of movies includes “When the Clouds Roll By” and “Robin Hood.” The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.

Northwest Chamber Chorus “Celebrate” 40th Anniversary Concert: 7:30 p.m. June 7-8. Cost: $14-$18; free for children 6-12. Saturday location: Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church, 7500 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle. Sunday location: Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave. 206-523-1196 or www.northwestchamberchorus.org.

“Avenue Q”: June 10-22. Call for cost. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.

Unexpected Productions 25th Anniversary Events: 6 p.m. June 13-midnight June 15, 54-Hour Improvathon; 8:30 p.m. June 16, Theatresports 25th Anniversary Show; June 17-22, International Festival of Improv. Call for cost. The Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley, Seattle. 206-587-2414 or www.UnexpectedProductions.org.

“Busytown”: Through June 15. Play brings Richard Scarry’s “What do people do all day?” to life with music and puppetry. Recommended for ages 4 and older. Cost: $17-$33. Seattle Children’s Theatre’s Charlotte Martin Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle Center. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

“A Marvelous Party—The Noel Coward Celebration”: June 19-July 13. Comedic revue offers some of Coward’s best-loved songs. ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. 206-292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.

“Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me!”: 7:30 p.m. June 26. Join a live taping of NPR’s oddly informative news quiz. Call for cost. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.

Seattle Men’s Chorus—“Comedy Tonight”: June 27-28. Call for cost. McCaw Hall, 305 Harrison St., Seattle Center. 206-388-1400 or www.flyinghouse.org.

“Adventures in Mating”: June 27-Aug. 9. Play offers a comedic choose-your-own-adventure about a first date. Theater Schmeater, 1500 Summit Ave., Seattle. 206-324-5801 or www.schmeater.org.

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80: 8 p.m. June 28. Cost: $25-$35. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

“DANCE This”: 7:30 p.m. July 19. Take a world tour of dance styles at this 10th annual performance. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.


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