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Calendar Submissions

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.

Special events

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

South King County Cultural Association Open House and Resource Fair: 5:30-8 p.m. May 14. Event showcases area resources in dance, heritage, literary arts, music, theater, visual arts, botanical gardens and municipal organizations. Refreshments provided. Admission: Free. Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 E. Smith St., Kent. 253-333-8138 or www.sococulture.org.

Moonlight Movies: Dusk Saturdays, July 12-Aug. 23. No movie July 26. Free outdoor movies. Bring low-back chairs or blankets. Films: July 12, “Hairspray”; July 19, “The Bucket List”; Aug. 2, “Some Like It Hot”; Aug. 9, “The Spiderwick Chronicles”; Aug. 16, “Meatballs”; Aug. 23, “Surf’s Up” (at Henry Moses Aquatic Center). Liberty Park, at the corner of Bronson Way North and Houser Way North, Renton. 425-430-6700 or www.rentonwa.gov.

Auditions

Evergreen City Ballet Summer Intensive Program auditions: Noon-2 p.m. May 3. Registration, 11:30 a.m. No audition fee. Evergreen City Ballet’s Studio, 710 S. Second St., Renton. 425-228-6800 or www.evergreencityballet.org.

“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.

Music

Nelsen Middle School Concert Chorus—Guest Composer Concert: 5:30 and 8 p.m. May 17. Chorus to perform with composers Pete Malinverni, Scott Warrender and Wes Weddell, as well as jazz vocalist Jody Sandhaus. Cost: $7-$10. Carco Theatre, 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton. 425-430-6706.

Coulon Family Concert Series: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, June 25-Aug. 13. Free outdoors concerts. Performers: June 25, Renton City Concert Band; July 2, Duwamish Dixieland Jazz; July 9, Handful of Luvin’; July 16, Amber Tide; July 23, Cracmore; July 30, Panduo Steeldrum; Aug. 6, Creme Tangerine; Aug. 13, Darren Motamedy. Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, 1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N., Renton. 425-430-6700 or www.rentonwa.gov.

Theater

“Mack and Mabel”: 7 p.m. May 3 and 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.

“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.

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

“Once Upon a Mattress”: 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, July 25-Aug. 10. Summer teen musical offers a hilarious twist on the classic tale “The Princess and the Pea.” Cost: $10-$12. Carco Theatre, 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton. 425-430-6751.

Nightlife

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

“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-$25. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 425-228-6800 or www.evergreencityballet.org.

Evergreen City Ballet: Currently enrolling for summer quarter academy classes. Open to ages 3-25. 710 S. Second St., Renton. 425-228-6800 or www.evergreencityballet.org.

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

Seahurst Art Gallery: Events: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 3, Open House, with memorial for Arlene Vaughan 3-6 p.m. Exhibits: Through 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.


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