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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.
B-17 “Aluminum Overcast” Tours: 2-5 p.m. May 21-25. Touring WWII fighter plane open to the public. Cascade Warbirds veterans will be on hand to talk with visitors. Cost: $5; free for children 7 and younger, and for military personnel and veterans. Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Tukwila.
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.
Evergreen City Ballet Summer Intensive Program auditions: Noon-2 p.m. May 10. Registration opens at 11:30 a.m. Evergreen City Ballet Studio, 710 S. Second St., Renton. 425-228-6800 or www.evergreencityballet.org.
Evergreen City Ballet—Accompanist: Ballet currently auditioning for experienced ballet accompanists. Call for appointments, details. 425-228-6800 or email@example.com.
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.
Rainier Symphony—“Around the World in 80 Minutes”: 7:30 p.m. May 17. Cost: $12-$17; free for ages 11 and younger. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 206-781-5618 or tickets@RainierSymphony.org.
Renton High School Choir Concert: 7:30 p.m. May 28. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 425-204-3459.
Renton High School Band Concert: 7:30 p.m. May 29. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 425-204-3460.
Musicians Emeritus Symphony Orchestra: 7:30 p.m. June 14. Cost: $10 donation. First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 19800 108th Ave. S.E., Renton. MESOfirstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
“Mack and Mabel”: 1:30 and 7 p.m. May 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 email@example.com.
“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.
“Twelfth Night”: 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. May 22. Presented by Cascade Elementary School. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 425-204-3372.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cascade Lanes, Lounge and Casino: 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Nightly band performances, including: May 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.
DanceWorks Ensemble: May 18. Presented by Taiwanese Association of Greater Seattle. Cost: $5. IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second St., Renton. 206-365-8807.
“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.
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.
Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum: Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. Admission: $10 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; free for ages 4 and younger. 5917 S. 196th St., Kent. 206-764-9453.
Highline Community College Library Gallery: Exhibits: Through May 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.-5 p.m. May 17, open house. 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.
Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley: Performers: May 10-11, 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.
“Aurélia’s Oratorio”: May 10-11. 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.
Seattle Maritime Festival: Through May 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.
“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.
“Rachmaninov Vespers”: 8:15 p.m. May 16; 8 p.m. May 17. Presented by Seattle Pro Musica. $22-$25. St. James Cathedral, 804 Ninth Ave., Seattle. 206-781-2766 or www.seattlepromusica.org.
“Spokesong”: Thursdays-Sundays, May 16-June 8. Play about a Belfast bicycle shop features songs, magic tricks and choreographed bicycle routines. Cost: $15-$24. The Bathhouse, 7312 W. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle. 206-524-1300 or www.seattlepublictheater.org.
“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.
“I Puritani”: Through May 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.
Holotradband: 12:30-5 p.m. May 18. Presented by 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.
“High School Musical”: May 20-25. Cost: $20-$67. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 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.
“Living Dead in Denmark”: Through May 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.
“Fathers and Sons”: Through May 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.
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.
Theory of a Deadman: 8 p.m. June 17. Canadian band to perform. Cost: $15. Showbox SoDo, 1700 First Ave. S., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com.
“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.