Entertainment Calendar

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Events

“Wine-derful Weekend” Red Wine and Chocolate Tasting: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 14-15. Sample Novelty Hill and Januik wines paired with chocolate. Cost: $10. Novelty Hill-Januik Winery, 14710 Woodinville-Redmond Road N.E., Woodinville. 425-481-5502 or www.noveltyhilljanuik.com.

56th annual Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 21; 10 am.-5 p.m. Feb. 22. Features gem and mineral displays, jewelry, demonstrations, free gemstone identification, children’s activities and more. Presented by Everett Rock and Gem Club. Admission: Free. Washington National Guard Armory, 2730 Oaks Avenue, Everett. 425-232-0809 or www.everettrockclub.com.

KPC Academy Award Party: 5 p.m. Feb. 22. Doors open at 4 p.m. Come view the 81st Academy Awards live on a big screen, while enjoying champagne, appetizers, dessert and door prizes, and a Hollywood look-alike contest. Cost: $35-$100. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.

“A Powerful Noise—LIVE”: 8:30 p.m. March 5. Features screening of documentary film about the lives of three women in Vietnam, Bosnia and Mali in honor of International Women’s Day, followed by town hall forum with experts and celebrity activists, simulcast from New York. Cost: $15-$18. Bella Bottega 11 Cinema, 8890 161st Ave. N.E., Redmond. www.FathomEvents.com.

American Girl Fashion Show: March 13-15. Features fashion show, meal or tea, doll hair salon and more. Cost: $55. Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue. 425-488-4580 or www.StarGuildFashionShow.org.

Sogetsu School of Ikebana 19th annual Exhibition: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 28; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 29. Ikebana flower arranging demonstrations both days at 2 p.m. Presented by Sogetsu Mercer Island Branch of Sogetsu School of Ikebana, Japanese Flower Arranging. Admission: Free. Community Center at Mercer View, 8236 S.E. 24th St., Mercer Island. 206-349-1137, fyauwikebana@yahoo.com or www.misogetsu.org.

Auditions

Issaquah Chamber Orchestra: Through February. Seeking players for first violin, viola, bass and trombone. Rehearsals are Monday evenings at Providence Point. Call for details. 425-392-1866 or 425-643-5227.

Music

Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir: 8 p.m. Feb. 13. Vocal ensemble to perform African-American roots music. Cost: $10-$29. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.

Woodinville Community Band— “Stage and Screen” concert: 7 p.m. Feb. 15. Traditional wind symphony group to perform. Cost: Free. Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. N.E., Bothell. www.woodinvilleband.org.

Richie Havens: 8 p.m. Feb. 20. Cost: $15-$32. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.

Judy Fowlis: 8 p.m. Feb. 21. Scottish folk musician Fowlis to perform. Cost: $15-$28. Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-408-7988, 800-992-8499 or www.npacf.org.

Ladies Musical Club concert: 3 p.m. Feb. 22. Cost: Free. University House, 22975 S.E. Black Nugget Road, Issaquah.

Music Works Northwest Faculty Select Concert: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27. Free student performance. 14360 S.E. Eastgate Way, Suite 102, Bellevue. 425-644-0988 or www.musicworksnw.org/concerts.html.

Laurie Lewis: 8 p.m. March 6. Fiddler, singer, and songwriter Laurie Lewis to perform. Cost: $15-$26. Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-408-7988, 800-992-8499 or www.npacf.org.

Music Works Free First Friday Concert: 7:30 p.m. March 6. Come for an evening of flute duets with Linda Bailey and Klaus Liebetanz. Cost: Free. 14360 S.E. Eastgate Way, Suite 102, Bellevue. 425-644-0988 or www.musicworksnw.org/concerts.html.

Bellevue Chamber Chorus—“A Northwest Jazz Party”: 2 and 7:30 p.m. March 7. Vocal jazz gala showcases great arrangements and originals by Northwest jazz composers. Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue. 800-838-3006 or www.brownpapertickets.com.

Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra with Toshiko Akiyoshi: 3 p.m. March 8. Cost: $15-$36. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.

Homegrown Music Festival: 8 p.m. March 14. Features area bands Panda Conspiracy, Staxx Brothers, and Trolls Cottage. Cost: $15-$22. Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-408-7988, 800-992-8499 or www.npacf.org.

Winter Masterworks Concert: 7:30 p.m. March 14. Bellevue Community College’s concert and chamber choirs to perform. Cost: $10. First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue, 1717 Bellevue Way N.E. 425-564-3114.

Music Works Executive Series Concert: 7:30 p.m. March 20. Free student recital. 14360 S.E. Eastgate Way, Suite 102, Bellevue. 425-644-0988 or www.musicworksnw.org/concerts.html.

Tim Williams: 8 p.m. March 28. Blues-based singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Tim Williams to perform. Cost: $15-$24. Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-408-7988, 800-992-8499 or www.npacf.org.

Everett Symphony—“A Tribute to Burt Bacharach”: 8 p.m. April 4. Symphony to perform with vocalist Nadine Shanti. Cost: $15-$32. Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-408-7988, 800-992-8499 or www.npacf.org.

Michael Gotz: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays. Gotz performs jazz, pop and original music weekly. Gilbert’s Main Street Bagel Deli, 10024 Main St., Bellevue.

Theater

“Little Women”: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13-14; 2:30 p.m. Feb. 14-15. Presented by The Attic Theatre. Cost: $10-$20. Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue. 425-985-8608 or www.theattictheatre.org.

“7 Minutes to Midnight”: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13. Cost: $10. Bellevue Community College’s Carlson Theatre, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E.

Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka, Jr.”: Feb. 14-21. Musical adaptation of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” presented by Village Theatre’s KIDSTAGE Ensemble. Cost: $9-$11. Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave. 425-257-8600 or www.villagetheatre.org.

“Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters”: 2 and 4 p.m. Feb. 22. Performed by Dallas Children’s Theatre as part of the Village Theatre Pied Piper program. Cost: $12-$14. Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., Everett. 425-257-8600 or www.villagetheatre.org.

“Defending the Caveman”: Feb. 26-28. One-man comedy about the eternal battle of the sexes. Not recommended for children. Cost: $34-$36. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”: 8 p.m. Feb. 28. Cost: $32-$45. Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-408-7988, 800-992-8499 or www.npacf.org.

“The Importance of Being Earnest”: Through March 1. Presented by Village Theatre. Cost: $18-$58. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre, 303 Front St. N., Issaquah. 425-392-2202, 866-688-8049 or www.villagetheatre.org. Also: March 6-29 at Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Cost: $16-$51. Everett tickets: 425-257-8600 or 888-257-3722.

“The Music Man”: 7:30 p.m. March 5-7; also 2:30 p.m. March 7. Presented by Bellevue Community College drama students. Cost: $12-$15. BCC’s Carlson Theatre, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E. 800-838-3006 or www.brownpapertickets.com.

“The Phantom Tollbooth”: 2 p.m. March 8. Presented by Village Theatre Pied Piper. Cost: $12-$14. Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., Everett. 425-257-8600 or www.villagetheatre.org.

“Into the Woods”: March 13-29. Fairy tales collide in this comic musical. Presented by Studio East. Cost: $11-$13. Studio East Mainstage Theater, 402 Sixth St., Kirkland. 425-827-3123 or www.Studio-East.org.

“Stunt Girl”: March 18-April 26. World premiere of new musical about Nellie Bly. Cost: $22-$58. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre, 303 Front St. N., Issaquah. 425-392-2202, 866-688-8049 or www.villagetheatre.org. Also: May 1-24 at Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Cost: $16-$51. Everett tickets: 425-257-8600 or 888-257-3722.

“An Evening with Groucho”: 8 p.m. March 21. Cost: $15-$24. Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-408-7988, 800-992-8499 or www.npacf.org.

Inflatable Theater Company: 2 p.m. April 18. Show features physical comedy, dance, juggling, and inflatable creations. Cost: $15-$30. Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-408-7988, 800-992-8499 or www.npacf.org.

“Hansel and Gretel”: April 25-May 3. Presented by StoryBook Theater. Cost: $9. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. 877-827-1100 or www.storybooktheater.org.

Comedy

“Love is a Laugh”: 8 p.m. Feb. 14. The Comedy Underground presents its annual Valentine’s Day show with comedienne Tracey MacDonald. Cost: $20-$29. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.

Nightlife

Bake’s Place: Live music various evenings, including: 7:45 p.m. Feb. 28, pianist David Lanz. 4135 Providence Point Drive S.E., Issaquah. 425-391-3335, www.bakesplace.org or Events@bakesplace.org.

Café Harlequin: Live music Thursdays-Saturdays. No cover. 107 Lake St., Kirkland. 425-296-1616 or www.cafeharlequin.com.

El Gaucho Bellevue: Performers: 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Fridays-Saturdays, The Trish Hartley Trio; 6-10 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, Junie Tonkin on piano. 555 110th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-455-2715.

Hector’s: Live music various nights. 112 Lake St., Kirkland. www.hectorskirkland.com/events.htm.

Kirkland Teen Union Building: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, live music for all ages. Performers: Feb. 13, Fighter X, Circles, Beebop n Rocksteady and Zombie Love Triangle; Feb. 20, The Benjamin Clocks, The Easy Western Life, The Battle of Fallen Timbers and The Color of Controversy; Feb. 27, Electro Dance Night featuring Electric Player’s Club (free); Saturday, Feb. 28, Monster Monster, Mirror the Ghost, ZeroYear and Aspen. Admission: $6. 348 Kirkland Ave. www.ktub.org.

Laughs Comedy Spot: Live comedy shows 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, and 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Performers: Feb. 12-14, Valentines Weekend with Ryan Hamilton; Feb. 15, Benefit for Wheels for the World; Feb. 26-28, Harland Williams; March 5-7, Jim Short; March 20-21, Kevin Nealon. Ongoing: 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, open mic comedy. 12099 124th Ave. N.E., Kirkland. 425-823-6306, www.ticketweb.com or www.laughscomedy.com.

Oddfellow’s Grill: Live music Thursdays-Sundays. Performers: Feb. 12, Trivia Night and Blood Royal; Feb. 13, Polly O’Keary and the Rhythm Method; Feb. 14, Scott Rosburg Project; Feb. 15, The Popoffs; Feb. 20, Shotty and Willows End; Feb. 21, Red Herring; Feb. 22, The Popoffs; Feb. 27, Cancer Society Benefit; Feb. 28, The American Night. 7979 Leary Way N.E., Redmond. 425-882-7800 or www.oddfellowsgrill.com.

Old Fire House: 8 p.m. Fridays and some Saturdays. Cost: $6. 16510 N.E. 79th St., Redmond. 425-556-2370 or www.theoldfirehouse.org.

Pogacha of Issaquah: 8-10:30 p.m. Saturdays. Live music, no cover. Performers: Feb. 14, Paolo Viacava; Feb. 28, Astro Cats; March 17, Cutters; March 28, Ricky Venture Revue; April 18, Paul Green; April 25, Astro Cats. 120 N.W. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah. 425-455-5550 or www.pogacha.com.

Rock Bottom Brewery: Live music 9:30 p.m. Saturdays. Performers: Feb. 14, Kenny Boudreaux; Feb. 21, The King Dogs; Feb. 28, Loud Mouth Blonde; March 7, Wired!; March 14, The Unoriginals; March 21, The Pop Tarts; March 28, The Dan Purser Band. Ongoing: Thursdays, Pop-Offs; Fridays, DJ night. 550 106th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-462-9300 or www.rockbottom.com.

Twisted Cork Wine Bar: Performers: Feb. 11, 18 and 25, George Grissom; Feb. 12, 19 and 26, Robert Stewart Fiasco; Feb. 13, Jim Basnight; Feb. 21, R. Curtis and Soul Stay Shun; Feb. 28, Take One. Performance times: 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays; 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays-Saturdays; 6-9 p.m. Sundays. 900 Bellevue Way, Bellevue. 425-637-0808.

The Spot Off Main Neighborhood Bar and Billiards: Events include: Sundays, karaoke; Tuesdays, open mic; Wednesdays, team trivia night. 20 103rd Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-646-6434 or www.thespotoffmain.com.

Vertigo Lounge and Grill: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, pianist Joe Carolus; 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, live jazz performances; 10 p.m.-close Thursdays-Saturdays, DJs and dancing. 989 112th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-467-6767 or www.vertigobellevue.com.

Vino Bella Wine Bar: Performances 7:30-11:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Ongoing: 8-10 p.m. Wednesdays, comedy nights. 99 Front St. N., Issaquah. 425-391-1424 or www.vinobella.com.

Wilde Rover: Performances 9 p.m.-closing unless noted. Performers: Feb. 12, Vicci Martinez; Feb. 13, Kennedy Brothers; Feb. 14, Soul Proprietors; Feb. 15, Herding Cats; Feb. 19, Like Water; Feb. 20, Robert Stewart Band; Feb. 21, Author Unknown; Feb. 22, Herding Cats; Feb. 26, Vicci Martinez; Feb. 27, Kennedy Brothers; Feb. 28, Pop Offs. Ongoing: Mondays, Celtic music; Tuesdays, open mic night with Jamdawgs. 111 Central Way, Kirkland. 425-822-8940 or www.wilderover.com.

Dance

Dance Revolution: 7-8 p.m. Feb. 24. First class of ballroom dance instruction series for ages 18 and older. Cost: $65 for Bellevue residents; $80 for nonresidents. South Bellevue Community Center, 14509 S.E. Newport Way. 425-452-4240 or www.MyParksandRecreation.com.

Ongoing dance:

Adult Hip Hop and Salsa classes: 9:30-11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Class taught by Terry McKinnon. Cost: Free for first class. Ballet Arts Center, 204 100th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-503-8977 or www.balletbellevue.org.

Belly dance classes with Zulaika: Intermediates: 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays. Beginners: 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Dance Academy of Bellevue, 626 120th Ave. N.E., Suite B-102. 425-649-2058 or www.pcauch.com.

Cameo/Carrabba dance: Classes available in tap dancing, dance exercise, jazz, hip hop and ballet. Call for location. 425-483-4272 or www.cameodance.com.

Clogging: 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays. It’s like “Riverdance”; fast, fun and no partner needed. Beginners, 6 p.m.; intermediate, 7 p.m.; advanced, 8 p.m. Cost: $40 per six-week session. ClogJam Clogging Club. Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th. Ave. N.E., Redmond. 425-556-2314 or www.clogjam-Washington.com.

Dance Sanctuary: 8 p.m. the second Saturday of the month. Lightly facilitated, freestyle dancing in a substance-free environment. Features world music, drumming, rock, electronica, pop and more. Enso Center, 8708 196th Ave. N.E., Redmond. 425-881-8598 or DanceSanctuary@gmail.com.

Drop-in Ballroom Dance for seniors: 2-4 p.m. the first Monday of the month. For seniors 55 and older. Cost: Free. South Bellevue Community Center, 14509 S.E. Newport Way.

Hawaiian Hula dance classes: 4:45-5:45 p.m. Sundays, Advanced; 6-7 p.m. Sundays, Beginner/Intermediate. Classes taught by Laura Melelani Bergstrom. Issaquah Dance Theatre, 1575 N.W. Mall St., Issaquah. 206-818-5837.

South Bellevue line dance: 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays; 2:30-4 p.m. Wednesdays. Registration required. South Bellevue Community Center, 14509 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue. 425-452-4240 or www.dothedanceomt.com.

Kirkland line dance: 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays, beginners. Drop-ins welcome. Peter Kirk Community Center, 352 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland. 425-587-3362 or www.dothedanceomt.com.

Learn to Dance: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays. Waltz, polka, hambo lesson and dance. Cost: $5. Kenmore Community Club, 7304 N.E. 175th St. entrocon@yahoo.com.

Mill Creek line dance classes: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Wednesdays. Beginning classes. Drop-ins welcome. Sponsored by Mill Creek Senior Services. North Creek Presbyterian Church, 621 164th St. S.E., Mill Creek. 425-357-6002 or www.dothedanceomt.com.

Samena Square Dance Club: 7:30-9 p.m. Thursdays. Club offers lessons in beginning square dance. Juanita Community Club, 13027 100th Ave. N.E., Kirkland. 425-823-6125 or 425-823-0571.

Scottish country dancing: 7 p.m. Tuesdays through May. Kirkland Woman’s Club, 407 First St. 425-488-7643 or www.rscds-seattle.org.

Sounds of Swing Big Band dance: 2-4 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month. Dance to the music of the Sound of Swing Big Band. Cost: $3. North Bellevue Community and Senior Center, 4063 148th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-452-7681.

Swing dance lessons: Mondays-Fridays. Lessons in Lindy Hop, jitterbug, balboa and collegiate shag for all ages offered in small group classes and private lessons. Cost: $65 for six weeks. 425-891-1443 or www.alleycatsswing.com/calendar.

Yoga Trance Dance: 7:15-8:45 p.m. the second and last Fridays of the month. Playful style of yoga leads to a creative free flow dance. Cost: $15; free for ages 14 and younger. Flow Yoga of Redmond, 15744 Redmond Way, Redmond.

Zumba classes: 8:30-9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. First class is free. Ballet Arts Center, 204 100th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-503-8977.

Readings/Books

SoulFood Poetry Night: 7-9:30 p.m. every third Thursday. Includes two featured readers and an open-mic reading. SoulFood Books Cafe, 15748 Redmond Way, Redmond. 425-881-5309 or www.soulfoodbooks.com.

Museums

Bellevue Arts Museum: Exhibits: Feb. 24-June 14, “The Book Borrowers”; through March 22, “Intertwined—Contemporary Baskets from the Sara and David Lieberman Collection”; April 9-Sept. 20, “Michael Peterson: Evolution/Revolution”; through May 3, “Etsuko Ichikawa: Traces of the Molten State”; through May 31, “American Quilt Classics, 1800-1980: The Bresler Collection.” Ongoing events include: monthly Architectural Tour, daily docent-led tours at 1 p.m., Free First Friday, artist lectures, demonstrations and “Get Crafty Saturday!” for kids. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays and Saturdays; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays; 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $7-$9; free for ages 5 and younger. 510 Bellevue Way N.E. 425-519-0770 or www.bellevuearts.org.

Rosalie Whyel Museum of Doll Art: Exhibits: Through May 24, “Two Neighbor Ladies Who Made Cloth Dolls, Kruse and Scavini (Lenci).” Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $5-$8; free for ages 4 and younger. 1116 108th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-455-1116 or www.dollart.com.

Galleries/Exhibits

Sammamish Valley Arts Center’s second annual Artists’ Studio Tour: April 18-19. The public can see working artists’ studios, demonstrations and artists in action during free self-guided tours. Event open to limited number of juried artists displaying original artwork. Artists’ applications available on the SVAC Web site: sammamishvalleyartscenter.org, or by calling 206-335-6727.

ArtEAST: Art collective presents new “Collective Works” exhibits the first Friday of each month. Hours: 11-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. UP Front Art, 48 Front St. N., Issaquah. 425-996-8553 or www.arteast.org.

ArtStage Gallery at Kirkland Performance Center: Hours: Noon-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, and during scheduled performances. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.

East Shore Gallery: Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays. Narthex of East Shore Unitarian Church, 12700 S.E. 32nd St., Bellevue. 425-747-3780 or www.eastshoreunitarian.org.

Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery: Exhibits: Through Feb. 11, “A Return to Tradition” new landscape paintings by Kathleen Hooks. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays. 800 Bellevue Way N.E., Suite 111, Bellevue. 425-827-2822 or www.gunnarnordstrom.com.

Howard/Mandville Gallery: Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Cost: Free. 120 Park Lane Suite D, Kirkland. 425-889-8212 or www.howardmandville.com.

Kaewyn Gallery: Exhibits: Through Feb. 24, “Northwest People and Places.” Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. 10101 Main St., Bothell. 425-483-7385 or www.kaewyngallery.com.

Kirkland Arts Center: Exhibits: Feb. 13-March 7, “The Form of Function,” with reception 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 12. Events: 6:30 p.m. the last Friday of the month, “ArtLuck” for artists to share food, show artwork and network. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. Cost: Free. 620 Market St., Kirkland. 425-822-7161 or www.kirklandartscenter.org.

Kirkland Second Thursday: 6-8 p.m. the second Thursday of the month. Downtown galleries host receptions and feature new artists’ work. Downtown Kirkland. 425-889-8212 or 800-544-4712.

Lakeshore Gallery: Events: 6-8 p.m. Feb. 12, Second Thursday artwalk featuring pastels by Karen Schroeder and Batik on paper by Sue Orlaske. Gallery showcases American-made art, with new featured artist each month. Hours: Open daily. Admission: Free. 107 Park Lane, Kirkland. 425-827-0606 or lakegalkirkland@comcast.net.

Open Satellite: Hours: Noon-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; noon-8 p.m. the second Thursday of the month. 989 112th Ave. N.E., Suite 102, Bellevue. 425-454-7355 or www.opensatellite.org.

Parklane Gallery: Exhibits: Through March 1, artwork by Nicki Smith and Cheryl Waale. Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. the second Thursday of the month. 130 Park Lane, Kirkland. 425-827-1462 or www.parklanegallery.com.

Pogacha of Bellevue: Exhibits: Through Feb. 28, “Thirst” acrylic paintings by David Repyak. 119 106th Ave. N.E. 425-455-5670 or www.pogacha.com.

Pogacha of Issaquah: Exhibits: Through Feb. 28, wildflower and nature photography by Emily LaCroix-Axinte. 120 N.W. Gilman Blvd. 425-392-5550 or www.pogacha.com.

Rhino Studios & Gallery: Hours: Noon-6 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays; noon-7 p.m. Fridays; noon-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. 195 Front St. N., Studio B, Issaquah. 425-392-5040 or www.rhinostudios.net.

Family

Cougar Mountain Zoological Park: Zoo is home to cougars, reindeer, cranes, macaws, emu, lemurs, alpaca, wallabies and tigers. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Admission: $8-$10.50; free for children 1 and younger and members. 19525 S.E. 54th St., Issaquah. 425-392-6278 or www.cougarmountainzoo.org.

KidsQuest Children’s Museum: Events: 6 p.m. Feb. 11, “Get Moving, Go Healthy” seminar for parents; 2:30-4 p.m. Feb. 11 and 25, QuestClub science program ($5-$8); 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12, “Family Adventures in Science” ($10-$15 per family); noon-2 p.m. Feb. 13, Go Healthy Play Day; 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13, Mandarin story time; Feb. 18, Moon Cake-making workshop ($3). Ongoing attractions include “The Backyard,” a large-scale replica of backyard nature; “The PACCAR Garage,” a workshop for art, music and more; and “Waterways,” an area for building bridges, racing boats and more. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays and Saturdays; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $7 for ages 1 and older; free for all 5-8 p.m. Fridays. Factoria Mall, 4091 Factoria Blvd. S.E., Bellevue. 425-637-8100 or www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

Seattle Events

Disney’s “The Lion King”: Feb. 11-March 15. Cost: $19.50-$130. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.

“Always…Patsy Cline”: Feb. 12-March 8. Cost: $25-$35. ACT’s Bullitt Cabaret, 700 Union St., Seattle. 206-292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.

Seattle Symphony—“Ravel, Rachmaninov and Romance”: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12; 8 p.m. Feb. 14; 2 p.m. Feb. 15. Cost: $17-$107. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.

Louis C.K. with Maria Bamford: 8 p.m. Feb. 13. Stand-up comics to perform. Cost: $27.50. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

Shoshinz—“We Love You Too”: 8 p.m. Feb. 13-14. SketchFest Seattle presents Shoshinz on a triple-bill with Seattle’s Ubiquitous They and The People’s Republic of Komedy Sketch Troupe. Cost: $12. The Rendezvous/JewelBox Theatre, 2322 Second Ave., Seattle. www.sketchfest.org.

“Act a Lady”: Through Feb. 14. Cost: $15-$21. Theater Schmeater, 1500 Summit Ave., Seattle. 206-324-5801 or www.brownpapertickets.com.

“The Road to Mecca”: Through Feb. 14. Play tells the story of an elderly woman’s struggle to maintain her independence. Cost: $10-$59. Seattle Repertory Theatre, 155 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-443-2222, 877-900-9285 or www.seattlerep.org.

David Crowe’s Laugh Lovers Ball: Feb. 14. Valentine’s Day comedy show features stand-up, sketch, music, audience participation and more. Call for cost. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

“Verbruggen Plays Vivaldi”: Feb. 14-15. Seattle Baroque Orchestra to perform with recorder virtuoso Marion Verbruggen. Cost: $10-$35. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-322-3118 or www.seattlebaroque.org.

Holotradband: 12:30-4:30 p.m. Feb. 15. Presented by Puget Sound Traditional Jazz Society. Cost: $8-$11. Ballard Elks Lodge, 6411 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle. 425-776-5072 or www.pstjs.org.

“Monkey Goes Fishing” Chinese hand-puppet play: Through Feb. 15. Call for cost. Northwest Puppet Center, 9123 15th Ave. N.E., Seattle. 800-838-3006 or www.brownpapertickets.com.

“Memphis”: Through Feb. 15. New musical about the birth of rock ‘n’ roll. Cost: $22-$81. The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle. 206-625-1900, 888-584-4849 or www.5thavenue.org.

“A Rosa de Rio – The Rose of Rio”: Through Feb. 15. Features acrobatics, vaudevillian humor, contortionist tricks and cabaret music under the spiegeltent. Cost: $104-$170; includes five-course dinner. Teatro ZinZanni, 222 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-802-0015 or www.zinzanni.org.

“Well”: Through Feb. 15. One-woman show tells the story of a woman’s ability to heal a neighborhood, despite her inability to heal herself. ArtsWest Playhouse, 4711 California Ave. S.W., Seattle. 206-938-0339 or www.artswest.org.

Pianist Angela Hewitt: 8 p.m. Feb. 17. Cost: $20-$34. Meany Hall at University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org.

David Byrne: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18. Musician Byrne to perform. Cost: $45. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Northwest Flower and Garden Show: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 18-21; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 22. Theme is “Sustainable Spaces. Beautiful Places.” See Web site for details, cost. Washington State Convention and Trade Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle. www.gardenshow.com.

“Betrayal”: Feb. 19-March 22. Seattle Repertory Theatre to perform this love-triangle-with-a-twist drama. Cost: $29-$55. Seattle Repertory Theatre, 155 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-443-2222, 877-900-9285 or www.seattlerep.org.

The Blind Boys of Alabama: 8 p.m. Feb. 20. Gospel music group to perform. Cost: $25-$35. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

“Winter Nights”: 7:30 p.m. Feb.20. Concert presented by Russian Chamber Music Foundation of Seattle. Cost: $20-$25. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 800-838-3006 or www.brownpapertickets.com.

Best of SketchFest: 8 p.m. Feb. 21. Features sketch comedy hits from the past several years of Sketchfest Seattle. Cost: $15. Annex Theatre, 1100 E. Pike St., Seattle. 800-838-3006 or www.brownpapertickets.com.

“Chicken Sunday”: 11 a.m. Feb. 21. Play tells the story of three best friends from different cultures. Presented by Book-It Repertory Theatre. Cost: $10-$12. Center House Theatre, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. 206-216-0833 or www.book-it.org.

Discover Music! series—“Beethoven Lives Upstairs”: 10 and 11:30 a.m. Feb. 21. Seattle Symphony’s Discover Music concerts are designed for children ages 5-12 and their families. Cost: $15-$20. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. www.seattlesymphony.org.

Susan Tedeschi with James Hunter: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22. Cost: $25-$50. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

UW World Series­—Jupiter String Quartet: 8 p.m. Feb. 25. Cost: $33. Meany Hall at the University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org.

“The Seafarer”: Feb. 26-March 28. Four friends in Dublin get into a game of cards, and when a stranger joins in, the stakes grow devilishly high. Cost: $10-$59. Seattle Repertory Theatre, 155 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-443-2222, 877-900-9285 or www.seattlerep.org.

Locust and Cruz Control: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27. Seattle-based dance crews perform hip hop and modern dance. Cost: $18-$20. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

Antony and the Johnsons: 8 p.m. Feb. 28. Cost: $27.50. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

“Gee’s Bend”: Through Feb. 28. Play tells the story of African-American women in Gee’s Bend, Alabama, who piece rags, scraps and bits of thread into works of art. Cost: $10-$33. Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St., Seattle. 206-781-9707.

Piffaro: 8 p.m. Feb. 28. Renaissance band Piffaro to perform as part of Early Music Guild’s International Series. Cost: $20-$38. Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave. 206-325-7066 or www.earlymusicguild.org.

“Tomás and the Library Lady”: Through March 1. An illiterate migrant boy learns about the magic of words with the help of the Library Lady. Recommended for ages 7 and older. Cost: $13-$33. Seattle Children’s Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

“Gracieusette”: 7:30 p.m. March 3. Medieval and traditional French fiddles and song, presented by Early Music Guild. Cost: $10-$25. Trinity Parish Church, 609 Eighth Ave., Seattle. 206-325-7066 or www.earlymusicguild.org.

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet with Seattle Symphony: 7:30 p.m. March 3. Cost: $17-$63. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. www.seattlesymphony.org.

“The History Boys”: March 4-28. Call for cost. ArtsWest Playhouse, 4711 California Ave. S.W., Seattle. 206-938-0339 or www.artswest.org.

UW World Series­—Compagnie La Calebasse: 8 p.m. March 5-7. French-African dance troupe to perform. Cost: $38. Meany Hall at the University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org.

“Magnify”: 8:15 p.m. March 6; 8 p.m. March 7. Seattle Pro Musica performs English sacred music for the cathedral. Cost: $22-$25. St. James Cathedral, 804 Ninth Ave., Seattle. 206-781-2766 or www.seattlepromusica.org.

Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra—Jazz4Kids: 4 p.m. March 7. Free concert; tickets required. Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-523-6159 or nicolebarnes@srjo.org.

“Hello, Dolly!”: March 7-29. Cost: $22-$81. The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle. 206-625-1900 or www.5thavenue.org.

Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra with Toshiko Akiyoshi: 7:30 p.m. March 7. Cost: $15-$38. Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-523-6159 or www.srjo.org.

“Pharaoh Serket and the Lost Stone of Fire”: Through March 7. Adventure tale set in ancient Egypt recommended for ages 8 and older. Cost: $13-$33. Seattle Children’s Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

Pontiac Bay Symphony Orchestra—“How the West Was Won”: 6-7:30 p.m. March 8. Concert includes music from classic Western films and television shows. Cost: $15-$17. Museum of History and Industry, 2700 24th Ave. E., Seattle. 206-364-0907, www.pontiacbay.org or www.brownpapertickets.com.

Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra: 3 p.m. March 8. Cost: $8-$40. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-362-2300 or www.syso.org.

“Moby Dick, or The Whale”: Through March 8. Presented by Book-It Repertory Theatre. Cost: $15-$35. Center House Theatre, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. 206-216-0833 or www.book-it.org.

The Bad Plus and Wendy Lewis: March 12-15. Call for cost. Jazz Alley, 2033 Sixth Ave., Seattle. 206-441-9729.

“When the Messenger Is Hot”: March 13-April 11. Play presents an ensemble portrayal of a single woman’s inner life. Call for cost. Theater Schmeater, 1500 Summit Ave., Seattle. 206-324-5801 or www.brownpapertickets.com.

UW World Series­—Maskanda: 8 p.m. March 14. South African music ensemble to perform. Cost: $33. Meany Hall at the University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org.

Brett Dennen: 8 p.m. March 14. Cost: $22.50-$25. Showbox at the Market, 1426 First Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Black Label Society: 8 p.m. March 14. Cost: $32. Showbox SoDo, 1700 First Ave. S., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com.

“A Tale of Two Cities”: March 20-April 12. Recommended for ages 11 and older. Cost: $17-$34. Seattle Children’s Theatre’s Charlotte Martin Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

Big Head Todd and the Monsters: 9 p.m. March 20. Cost: $27-$30. Showbox at the Market, 1426 First Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Paul Galbraith: 7:30 p.m. March 21. Presented by Seattle Classic Guitar Society. Cost: $24-$30. Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-297-8788.

Bonnie “Prince” Billy: 7:30 p.m. March 26. Cost: $20. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 877-784-4849 or www.STGPresents.org.

Blue October: 9 p.m. March 27. Cost: $30. Showbox at the Market, 1426 First Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Seattle Baroque Orchestra—“Fantastic Style – Virtuoso Violin and Cornetto”: March 28-29. Call for cost. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-322-3118 or www.seattlebaroque.org.

The Tallis Scholars: 8 p.m. March 29. Preconcert lecture at 7 p.m. Performance sponsored by Early Music Guild. Cost: $25-$42. Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle. 206-325-7066 or www.earlymusicguild.org.

UW World Series­—Grupo Corpo: 8 p.m. April 2-4. Presented as part of the World Dance Series. Cost: $42. Meany Hall at the University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org.

Seattle Symphony—Brahms’ Violin Concerto: April 2, 4-5. Cost: $17-$102. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.

“Ten Grands”: 7 p.m. April 3. Second annual musical extravaganza features 10 grand pianos and 10 concert pianists. Proceeds benefit The Snowman Foundation, which funds music education for youth throughout Washington and Oregon. Cost: $40-$120. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson: 8 p.m. April 3. Cost: $45-$65. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 877-784-4849 or www.stgpresents.org.

Travis: 8:30 p.m. April 5. Cost: $25-$28. Showbox at the Market, 1426 First Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com.

“Goodnight Moon”: April 10-June 14. Play follows Little Bunny’s imagination as he prepares for bedtime. Recommended for ages 4 and older. Cost: $17-$34. Seattle Children’s Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

“The Ultimate Doo Wop Show”: 8 p.m. April 11. Cost: $45-$65. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 877-784-4849 or www.STGPresents.org.

UW World Series­—Claremont Trio: 8 p.m. April 14. Part of the International Chamber Music Series. Cost: $33. Meany Hall at the University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org.

“The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears”: April 14-May 9. Presented by Book-It Repertory Theatre. Call for cost. Center House Theatre, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. 206-216-0833 or www.book-it.org.

“Gutenberg! The Musical!”: April 15-May 17. Spoof depicts two aspiring playwrights performing a backers’ audition of their new project: a musical about the inventor of the printing press. Call for cost. ArtsWest Playhouse, 4711 California Ave. S.W., Seattle. 206-938-0339 or www.artswest.org.

Seattle Symphony—“The Miraculous Mandarin”: 7:30 p.m. April 16; 8 p.m. April 18. Cost: $17-$97. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.

Yonder Mountain String Band: 9 p.m. April 18. Cost: $22.50-$25. Showbox at the Market, 1426 First Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Seattle Baroque Orchestra—“Back to Bach”: April 18-19. Call for cost. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-322-3118 or www.seattlebaroque.org.

Ingrid Matthews—Baroque Violin: 1 p.m. April 19. Baroque violinist Matthews to perform in Early Music Guild Discovery Concert series. Cost: $5-$10. Downstairs at Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave. 206-325-7066 or www.earlymusicguild.org.

“Sunday in the Park with George”: April 21-May 10. The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle. 206-625-1900 or www.5thavenue.org.

Cold War Kids: 9 p.m. April 22. Cost: $20. Showbox at the Market, 1426 First Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com.

UW World Series­—Ballet Preljocaj: 8 p.m. April 23-25. Part of the World Dance Series. Cost: $42. Meany Hall at the University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org.

Seattle Symphony—“An Evening of Schubert and Liszt”: 7:30 p.m. April 23; 8 p.m. April 25; 2 p.m. April 26. Cost: $17-$97. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.

“The Jungle Books”: 11 a.m. April 25. Presented by Book-It Repertory Theatre. Cost: $10-$12. Center House Theatre, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. 206-216-0833 or www.book-it.org.

Ensemble Caprice—“La Follia and the Gypsies”: 8 p.m. April 25. Ensemble to perform as part of Early Music Guild’s International Series. Cost: $20-$38. Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave. 206-325-7066 or www.earlymusicguild.org.

David Burgess: 7:30 p.m. April 25. Presented by Seattle Classic Guitar Society. Cost: $24-$30. Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-297-8788.