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Music

Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.

• “Highlights from Stage and Screen”: 3 p.m. April 13. Presented by Washington Wind Symphony. Cost: $5-$13.

Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue. 206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com.

• Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra—“Cirque de Classic: Hi-Low Big Top Circus”: 2 and 3:30 p.m. April 12. Presented as part of the orchestra’s Little Maestro series for children. Cost: $10.

• Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra—“Around the World”: 7:30 p.m. April 12; 2 p.m. April 13. Features soloist Kyung Sun Lee. Presented as part of the Masterworks@Medenbauer series. Cost: $12.25-$36.

• “The Poet Sings”: 7:30 p.m. April 19. Presented by Bellevue Chamber Chorus. Cost: $9-$18.

• Branford Marsalis Quartet: 8 p.m. May 23. Presented as part of the Bellevue Jazz Festival. www.bellevuejazz.com.

• Spanish Harlem Orchestra—Latin Jazz Dance Party: 9 p.m. May 24. Presented as part of the Bellevue Jazz Festival. www.bellevuejazz.com.

Bellevue Jazz Festival—Jovino Santos Neto: 5 p.m. April 9. Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way N.E. 800-992-8499, 206-632-8499 or www.ticketswest.com or www.bellevuejazz.com.

Bellevue Jazz Festival—Gail Pettis: 5 p.m. April 16. Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way N.E. 800-992-8499, 206-632-8499, www.ticketswest.com or www.bellevuejazz.com.

Music Works Northwest—Executive Series: 7:30 p.m. April 19. Top student musicians to perform. Cost: Free; donations welcome. Music Works Northwest, 14360 S.E. Eastgate Way, Suite 102, Bellevue. 425-644-0988 or www.musicworksnw.org.

Bellevue Community Band Spring Concert: 2:30 p.m. April 20. Program theme is “Music Around the World.” Cost: Free. Newport High School Theater, 4333 128th Ave., Bellevue. 425-747-3017.

Bellevue Jazz Festival—Pearl Django: 5 p.m. April 23. Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way N.E. 800-992-8499, 206-632-8499, www.ticketswest.com or www.bellevuejazz.com.

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.

Theater

Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.

• Diane Ferlatte: 2 p.m. April 12. Storyteller-songstress to perform. Cost: $10-$19.

Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue. 206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com.

• “If You Give a Pig a Party”: 10 a.m. and noon April 16-17. Presented by Village Theatre’s Pied Piper program.

• “Giselle”: May 16-18. Presented by International Ballet Theatre.

“Shakespeare Brewed and Skewed”: 8 p.m. April 9-12; also 3 p.m. April 12. Original play based on Shakespeare’s works features an interview with King Richard III, Queen Titania and Feste, and a surprise appearance by Puck. Cost: $5-$8. Millard Hall, Northwest University Campus, 5520 108th Ave. N.E., Kirkland. 425-889-5257.

“You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown”: April 10-20. Presented by Village Theatre’s KIDSTAGE Ensemble. Cost: $9-$11. Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. 425-257-8600 or www.villagetheatre.org.

“The Golden Age of Radio”: 8 p.m. Fridays and 4:30 p.m. Sundays April 11-25; also 7:30 p.m. April 24. Features stage versions of “The Life of Riley,” “Sorry, Wrong Number,” “Casablanca,” “Ozzie and Harriet” and “Abbott and Costello.” Presented by Curtain Call Theatre. Cost: $9-$11. Northshore Senior Center auditorium, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell. 425-487-2441 (individuals) or 425-337-1015 (groups).

Disney’s “Aladdin Jr.”: April 17-20. Presented by Village Theatre’s KIDSTAGE Ensemble. Cost: $10-$12. First Stage Theatre, 120 Front St. N., Issaquah. 425-257-8600 or www.villagetheatre.org.

Spencer’s Theatre of Illusion: 7:30 p.m. April 19. Cost: $25-$30. Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd St. N.E., Bothell. www.npacf.org.

Cirque du Soleil—“Corteo”: April 24-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.

“Urinetown, the Musical”: Through April 26. Play offers a darkly humorous tale of greed, revolution and love, in a world where water is worth its weight in gold. Cost: $20-$26. SecondStory Repertory, 16587 N.E. 74th St., Redmond. 425-881-6777 or www.secondstoryrep.org.

“Little Women”: Through April 27. Cost: $20-$55. Village Theatre’s Francis J. Gaudette Theatre, 303 Front St. N., Issaquah. 425-392-2202, 866-688-8049 or www.villagetheatre.org. Also: May 2-18 at Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Cost: $15-$49. 425-257-8600.

“St. Joan”: 7 p.m. April 29 and May 1-3. Outdoor adaptation of Bernard Shaw’s play presented by Cedar Park Christian School’s Drama Department. Cost: $5-$7; reservations recommended. Cedar Park Christian School, 16300 112th Ave. N.E., Bothell. 425-488-9778, ext. 1641, or john.shorb@cedarpark.org.

“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.

“AIDA”: May 14-July 6. Cost: $20-$55. Village Theatre’s Francis J. Gaudette Theatre, 303 Front St. N., Issaquah. 425-392-2202, 866-688-8049 or www.villagetheatre.org. Also: July 11-27 at Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Cost: $15-$49. 425-257-8600 or 888-257-3722.

“The Three Billy Goats Gruff”: 2 and 4 p.m. May 24-25 and May 31-June1. Puppet show presented by Thistle Theatre. Bellevue Youth Theatre, 16661 Northrup Way, Bellevue. 206-524-3388 or www.thistletheatre.org.

“The Wizard of Oz”: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, May 30-June 22. Cost: $10-$12. StudioEast, 402 Sixth St. S., Kirkland. 425-827-3123 or www.studio-east.org.

Auditions

Evergreen City Ballet—Accompanist: Ballet currently auditioning for experienced ballet accompanists. Call for appointments, details. 425-228-6800 or andi@evergreencityballet.org.

Master Chorus Eastside: Auditions open for all sections to perform in winter and spring concerts. All interested singers must have choral music experience and basic music reading ability. Appointments: 425-392-8530 or 425-392-8446. Details: www.masterchoruseastside.org.

Pontiac Bay Symphony Orchestra: Auditions for ages 12 to 18. Group performs music from film, theater and television in large public concerts. Auditions: 206-364-0907 or www.pontiacbay.org.

Nightlife

Bake’s Place: All performances 8-10:30 p.m. unless noted. Cost: $22 for show; $47.50 for show and dinner. Performers: April 11-12, Jackie Ryan Quartet; April 18-19, Linda Ciofalo Trio; April 26, Greta Matassa Trio; May 9-10, Nancy Kelly Quartet; May 24, Nancy King. 4135 Providence Point Drive S.E., Issaquah. 425-391-3335, www.bakesplace.org or Events@bakesplace.org.

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: April 10-12, James P. Connolly; April 18-19, Jimmy Pardo; April 23, HypnoBob’s Hypnosis Show; April 25-26, Kermit Apio; 9 p.m. May 3, Doug Stanhope.Ongoing: 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, open mic comedy; 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Hump Night Kirkland’s Bluest Comedy. 12099 124th Ave. N.E., Kirkland. 425-823-6306, www.ticketweb.com or www.laughscomedy.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: 8-11 p.m. Saturdays. Live music, no cover. Performers: April 19, The Paul Hanover Band. 120 N.W. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah. 425-455-5550 or www.pogacha.com.

Trader Vic’s Bellevue: 6-8 p.m. most Tuesdays-Thursdays and Sundays. Live music, no cover. Performers: April 10, Half Pack Live; April 16, Cynthia Mullis; April 17, 20 and 22-23, Arturo Rodriquez; April 24, 27 and 29, Two Buck Chuck. 700 Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue. 425-455-4483, www.tradervicsbellevue.com or eric@tradervicsbellevue.com.

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 9, Good Company; April 10, Double 0/8; April 11, Take 1; April 12, R. Curtis and Soul Stay Shun; April 13, Nikko Frietas and Friends; April 16, Good Company; 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m. April 17, Mambo Cadillac; April 18, Triple Treat Band; April 19, R. Curtis and Soul Stay Shun; April 20, Angelo Pizarro Project; April 23, Michael Hersman; April 24, Double 0/8; April 25, Take 1; April 26, R. Curtis and Soul Stay Shun; April 27, Tor Dietrichson/Leif Totusek; 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. Performers: April 11-12, Midnight Walk. Ongoing: 8-10 p.m. Wednesdays, comedy nights. 99 Front St. N., Issaquah. 425-391-1424 or www.vinobella.com.

Wilde Rover: 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Pub Quiz. Cost: $10 per team. 9 p.m.-closing Tuesdays and Thursdays-Saturdays, live music. Performers: April 11, Fiasco; April 12, The Pop Offs; April 18, Kennedy Brothers; April 19, Soul Proprietors; April 25, Fiasco; April 26, Robin Moxey. Ongoing: Tuesdays, Jam Dawgs open mic nights; Thursdays, Dan Purser Trio. 111 Central Way, Kirkland. 425-822-8940 or www.wilderover.com.

Dance

“Shut Up & Dance!”: 7 p.m. April 11-12. Features Kirkland Dance Center students, faculty and guest performers showcasing dance styles ranging from jazz to tap to lyrical. Cost: $12. Cadle Theatre at Lake Washington High School, 12033 N.E. 80th St., Kirkland. 425-828-6362 or www.kirklanddance.org.

Bala Music & Dance: 8 p.m. April 25. Aniruddha Knight and ensemble to perform. Cost: $10-$26. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.

Amazingly Easy Swing Dance Lessons: Mondays-Fridays. Lessons for all ages offered in small group classes and private lessons. Cost: $65 for six weeks. 425-891-1443 or www.alleycatsswing.com/calendar.

Belly dance at the YMCA: 7:30-8:45 p.m. Tuesdays through April 22. Cost: $20-$40. Bellevue Family YMCA, 14230 Bellevue-Redmond Road, Bellevue. 425-746-9077, ext. 3206, or kstout@seattleymca.org.

Belly dance basics: 8-9 p.m. Mondays through May 5. Cost: $60 for residents; $66 for non-residents; $15 for drop-ins. Lytle House, 9929 N.E. 180th St., Bothell. 425-486-7430 or www.ci.bothell.wa.us.

Belly dance classes: 7:10 p.m. Thursdays, beginners; 8:15 p.m. Thursdays, intermediates. Bally Total Fitness, 6601 132nd Ave. N.E., Kirkland. www.iteachebellydance.com.

Belly dance classes: Beginners: 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Intermediates: 7:30-9 p.m. Thursdays. Wednesday location: Dance Academy of Bellevue, 626 120th Ave. N.E., Suite B-102. Thursday location: Bally Total Fitness, 6601 132nd Ave. N.E., Kirkland. 425-649-2058 or www.pcauch.com.

Cameo/Carrabba dance: Classes available in tap dancing, dance exercise, jazz, hip hop and ballet. Cameo/Carrabba Dance, 18104 102nd Ave. N.E., Suite 104, Bothell. 425-483-4272 or www.cameodance.com.

Clogging: 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Fast and fun; no partner needed. ClogJam Clogging Club. Redmond Senior Center, 8703 160th. Ave. N.E., Redmond. www.clogjam-Washington.com.

North Bellevue line dance: 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Mondays; 11 a.m.-noon Fridays. Cost: $6-7. North Bellevue Community & Senior Center, 4063 148th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. www.ci.bellevue.wa.us/north_bellevue_senior_center.htm.

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, 425-747-2433, DoTheDanceOMT@yahoo.com or www.dothedanceomt.com.

Kirkland line dance: 10-11 a.m. Thursdays, beginners; 11 a.m.-noon Thursdays, intermediates. Drop-ins welcome. Peter Kirk Community Center, 352 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland. 425-587-3360, 425-747-2433, DoTheDanceOMT@yahoo.com or www.dothedanceomt.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, 425-747-2433, DoTheDanceOMT@yahoo.com or www.dothedanceomt.com.

Scottish country dancing: 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Kirkland Woman’s Club, 407 First St. 425-488-7643.

Square dancing: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays through May 27. Cost: $4 per lesson. Sammamish Valley Grange, 14654 148th Ave. N.E., Woodinville. 425-385-2191 or 360-863-8112.

Swing 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. 325-452-7681.

Tango nights: 8:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month. Performance: 8:30 p.m.; open dancing: 9 p.m. Cost: Free. Restaurant, 148 Lake St. S., Kirkland. 425-803-3310 or www.mixtura.biz.

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: Through April 20, “Eden Revisited: The Ceramic Art of Kurt Weiser”; through May 4, “Material Terrain: A Sculptural Exploration of Landscape and Place”; through Sept. 21, “Follow the Line: The Path to Form.” Ongoing events include monthly Tea and Tour, 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.

Rosalie Whyel Museum of Doll Art: Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $8 for adults; $7 for seniors; $5 for children 5-17; free for ages 4 and younger. 1116 108th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-455-1116 or www.dollart.com.

Galleries/Exhibits

“Beyond Angkor Wat—The Children of Cambodia”: Through April 15. Exhibit features photography by Kirkland artist Jeff Speigner. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Omega Photo, 1100 Bellevue Way N.E., Suite 6, Bellevue.

ArtEAST: Exhibits: Through April 28, juried exhibit of the Contemporary QuiltArt Association. Ongoing: 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.

City of Bellevue: Cost: Free. Bellevue Downtown Park, 10201 N.E. Fourth St., and Bellevue City Hall, 450 110th Ave. N.E. 425-452-4852 or www.cityofbellevue.org/arts.asp.

East Shore Gallery: Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays. 12700 S.E. 32nd St., Bellevue. 425-747-3780.

Gallery Space: Hours: 11 a.m.-2:50 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Room 271 in Building D, Bellevue Community College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue.

Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery: Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. 127 Lake St. S., Kirkland. 425-827-2822, www.gunnarnordstromgallery.com.

Howard/Mandville Gallery: Exhibits: Through April 30, plein air paintings by Teresa Saia. 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: Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. Main Street and 101st Avenue Northeast, Bothell. 425-483-7385 or www.kaewyngallery.com.

Kirkland Arts Center: Exhibits: April 11-May 3, “Weldon Butler: Visual Abstractions,” with artist’s reception 6-8 p.m. April 10, and artist’s lecture 7 p.m. April 14; May 9-July 3, “Heads (dis) Embodied,” with reception 6-8 p.m. May 8; July 11-Aug. 9, “Cut and Paste.” 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: Hours: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays; 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays; 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays; 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. 107 Park Lane, Kirkland. 425-827-0606 or www.lakeshoregallerykirkland@yahoo.com.

Mercer Island Gallery and Arts Council: Hours: 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Mondays-Fridays; 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturdays; 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sundays. Cost: Free. 8236 S.E. 24th St., Mercer Island. 206-236-3545.

Ming’s Asian Gallery: Ongoing exhibits representing 5,000 years of Asian art and furnishings. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays. 10217 Main Street, Bellevue. 425-462-4008, www.mingsgallery.com.

Parklane Gallery: Exhibits: Through May 4, paintings by Tom Traeger and Nadia Kasko, with reception 6-9 p.m. April 10. Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. daily. 130 Park Lane, Kirkland. 425-827-1462 or www.parklanegallery.com.

Patricia Rovzar Gallery: Hours: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. 118 Central Way, Kirkland. 800-889-4278 or www.rovzargallery.com.

Pogacha of Bellevue: Exhibits: Through May 10, “Impressions of Italy.” 119 106th Ave. N.E. 425-455-5670 or www.pogacha.com.

Pogacha of Issaquah: Exhibits: Through May 10, “A Splash of the Caribbean!” 120 N.W. Gilman Blvd. 425-392-5550 or www.pogacha.com.

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

Sammamish City Hall: Exhibits: April 11-May 16, King County Public Art Collection, with reception 6-8 p.m. April 11. 801 228th Ave. S.E. www.4culture.org.

University House in Issaquah: Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Cost: Free. 22975 S.E. Black Nugget Road. 425-557-4200.

Family

Cougar Mountain Zoological Park: Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. 19525 S.E. 54th St., Issaquah. www.cougarmountainzoo.org.

KidsQuest Children’s Museum: Events: Through April 12, Spring Break Nano Days; April 11, Arbor Day events; April 17, Frog Day; April 22, Earth Day activities. 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, www.kidsquestmuseum.org.

Seattle Events

Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley: Performers: April 9, Sophie Milman; April 10-13, Diane Schuur; April 17-20, John Densmore’s Tribal Jazz; April 22-23, OREGON; April 24-27, Billy Cobham Spectrum Band; April 29-30, 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.

Czech and Slovak Genealogy Symposium: April 11-12. Features lectures on genealogy, history, language and folk art, as well as tours of the Seattle area. Presented by Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International. Doubletree Guest Suites Seattle-Southcenter, 16500 Southcenter Parkway, Seattle. www.cgsi.org.

Luis Bravo’s “Forever Tango”: April 11-13. Argentine dance troupe to perform. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.themoore.com.

“Blessed are the Peacemakers”: 8 p.m. April 12. Cost: $20 for adults; pay-as-you-can for students and seniors. St. James Cathedral, 804 Ninth Ave., Seattle. 206-782-2899 or www.opus7.org.

“La Serva Padrona”: 8 p.m. April 12; 3 p.m. April 13. Presented by the Seattle Baroque Orchestra. Cost: $10-$35. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-322-3118 or www.seattlebaroque.org.

Seattle Women’s Chorus—“Vixen Fiction/Siren Song”: April 12-13. Meany Hall for the Performing Arts at University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-388-1400 or www.flyinghouse.org.

“Bridge To Bosnia—a Musical Journey”: 3 p.m. April 13. Multi-cultural concert to benefit the people of Bosnia. Cost: $5-$10 donation per person; $20 per family. Temple Beth Am, 2632 N.E. 80th St., Seattle. 206-789-7643 or www.bridgetobosnia.com.

Ilkhom Theatre Festival: Through April 13. Uzbekistan theater company to perform mini-festival of plays. Cost: $10-$55. ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. 206-292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.

“Cabaret”: Through April 13. Musical brings to life the decadent world of 1930s Berlin. Call for cost. 206-625-1900 or www.5thavenue.org.

DXARTS Annual Spring Concert: 7:30 p.m. April 15. An evening of music, video and dance works presented by the Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media at the University of Washington. Cost: $5-$10. Meany Hall for the Performing Arts at University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880.

Katherine Jacobson Fleisher: 7:30 p.m. April 16. University House at Wallingford, 4400 Stone Way N., Seattle. 206-545-8400.

“The Mysteries of Life” dance performance: 7 p.m. April 17; 8 p.m. April 18-19. Presented by Next Stage Dance Theatre. Cost: $15-$20. Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway, Seattle. www.brownpapertickets.com or www.nextstagedance.org.

“The Highest Tide”: April 18-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.

Seattle Choral Company—“Fauré Requiem”: 2 p.m. April 19. Cost: $15-$40. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 800-838-3006 or www.seattlechoralcompany.org.

Judicaël Perroy: 7:30 p.m. April 19. French guitarist to perform. Presented by the Seattle Classic Guitar Society. Cost: $24-$30. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-297-8788.

Seventh annual Diabetes Expo: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 19. Features free health screenings, cooking and exercise demonstrations, vendors and more. Presented by the American Diabetes Association. Admission: Free. Qwest Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle. 888-342-2383 or www.diabetes.org/SeattleExpo.

Pearl Django and Combo de Luxe: 12:30-5 p.m. April 20. Presented by the 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.

Dave Brubeck and Ramsey Lewis: 8 p.m. April 25. Jazz musicians to perform. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.theparamount.com.

“The American Pilot”: April 25-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.

Mehr and Sher Ali: 8 p.m. April 26. Palestinian-born musicians perform qawwali music. Cost: $20-$32. Meany Hall for the Performing Arts at University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org.

Dan Zanes and Friends: 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. April 26. Children’s folk musician Zanes to perform. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

Charlie Murphy: 9 p.m. April 26. Stand-up comedian to entertain. Cost: $31.50. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Capitol Steps: 8 p.m. April 26. Political satire group to perform. Cost: $22.50-$65. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.

Spotlight Night—“Shrek the Musical”: 3-4:30 p.m. April 27. Cast and crew offer a behind-the-scenes peek at new musical, opening Aug. 14 in Seattle. Cost: Free; reservations recommended. The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle. www.5thavenue.org/spotlight.

American Roots Series—Horizon and Cabin Fever NW: 2 p.m. April 27. Two Northwest folk groups to perform. Cost: $20-$25. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 800-838-3006, www.brownpapertickets.com or www.rainierconcerts.com.

“My Fair Lady”: April 29-May 4. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-467-5510, www.theparamount.com.

“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.

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.

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.

“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.

“More Music @ The Moore”: 7:30 p.m. May 9. Seventh annual student music night features exceptional local talent. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.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.

Mark Morris Dance Group: 8 p.m. May 16-17; 2 p.m. May 18. Dance troupe will perform with the Seattle Symphony. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-467-5510, 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, www.theparamount.com.

“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.

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.

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