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Bellevue Jazz Festival—Thomas Marriott: 5 p.m. April 30. Bellevue City Hall, 450 110th Ave. N.E., Suite 2. 800-992-8499, 206-632-8499, www.ticketswest.com or www.bellevuejazz.com.
Rebecca Riots: 7 p.m. April 30. Acoustic trio to perform. Soulfood Books, 15748 Redmond Way, Redmond. 425-881-5309 or email@example.com.
Music Works Northwest—First Friday Concerts: 7:30 p.m. May 2, featuring Music Works Monday Night Band; 7:30 p.m. June 6, featuring The Freddy Pink Band. Cost: Free; donations welcome. Music Works Northwest, 14360 S.E. Eastgate Way, Suite 102, Bellevue. 425-644-0988 or www.musicworksnw.org.
Bellevue Jazz Festival— Ben Thomas: 5 p.m. May 7. Key Center, 601 108th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 800-992-8499, 206-632-8499, www.ticketswest.com or www.bellevuejazz.com.
“Unexpected Stories”: 8:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays May 2-17. Improv sketches presented by Unexpected Productions and Second Story Repertory. Cost: $10. Second Story Repertory, 16587 N.E. 74th St., Redmond. 425-881-6777 or www.secondstoryrep.org.
“Romeo and Juliet”: May 9-18. Presented by Bellevue Youth Theatre. Cost: $9. 16661 Northup Way, Bellevue. 425-452 -7155.
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.
Crossroads Market Stage: All performances 7:30-10 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Stage is beside the food court in Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue. 425-644-1111.
Laughs Comedy Spot: Live comedy shows 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, and 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Performers: May 3, Doug Stanhope; . 12099 124th Ave. N.E., Kirkland. 425-823-6306, www.ticketweb.com or www.laughscomedy.com.
Pogacha of Issaquah: 8-11 p.m. Saturdays. Live music, no cover. 120 N.W. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah. 425-455-5550 or www.pogacha.com.
Rock Bottom: Live music 10 p.m. Thursdays and 8 p.m. Saturdays. Performers: May 2-3, Groovehouse. 550 106th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-462-9300 or www.rockbottom.com.
The Spot Off Main: Live music Thursdays and most Fridays-Saturdays. Performers: 9 p.m.-midnight May 3, house band CIA Quartet. 20 103rd Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-646-6434.
Trader Vic’s Bellevue: 6-8 p.m. most Tuesdays-Thursdays and Sundays. Live music, no cover. 700 Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue. 425-455-4483, www.tradervicsbellevue.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Twisted Cork Wine Bar: Performances 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays; 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays-Saturdays; 6-9 p.m. Sundays. Performers: April 30, Jim Basnight Band; May 2, The Pop Tarts; May 3, R. Curtis and Soul Stay Shun. 900 Bellevue Way, Bellevue. 425-637-0808.
Vertigo Lounge and Grill: 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, live jazz performances. 989 112th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. www.jazzatvertigo.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: Ongoing: Tuesdays, Jam Dawgs open mic nights; Thursdays, Dan Purser Trio. 111 Central Way, Kirkland. 425-822-8940 or www.wilderover.com.
Zen Asian Bistro: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, jazz singer/pianist David Cooley performs. 989 Elements Building, 989 112th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-453-2999.
Bellevue Arts Museum: Exhibits: Through May 4, “Material Terrain: A Sculptural Exploration of Landscape and Place”; May 6-Aug. 3, “Mandy Greer: Dare alla Luce”; through Sept. 21, “Follow the Line: The Path to Form.” Ongoing events include monthly Tea and Tour, free First Friday Lectures, film screenings, tours and children’s “Drop-in Art” activities. 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: $5-$7; free for ages 5 and younger and for all on the first Friday of the month. 510 Bellevue Way N.E. 425-519-0770 or www.bellevuearts.org.