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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.

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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.

Music

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

• Eastside Symphony: 3 p.m. May 18. Concert features guest pianist Holly Herrmann. Cost: $7-$10 in advance; $9-$12 at the door; free for ages 7 and younger. www.brownpapertickets.com.

• Freda Payne—“A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald”: 2 and 8 p.m. May 24. Cost: $15-$34.

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

• 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.

Cascadian Chorale—“Cathedral Jubilee”: 7:30 p.m. May 17. Cost: $12-$17. St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 4228 Factoria Blvd. S.E., Bellevue. 800-838-3006 or www.cascadianchorale.org.

Encores Concert and Hymn Sing: 4 p.m. May 18. Features performances by vocal and bell choirs. Refreshments provided. St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 3030 Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue.

Music Works Year-End Sunday Brunch: 12:30 p.m. June 8. Features performances by student and faculty ensembles, along with buffet brunch. Cost: $10-$15 in advance; $15-$20 at the door. Music Works Northwest, 14360 S.E. Eastgate Way, Suite 102, Bellevue. 425-644-0988.

Theater

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

• “Defending the Caveman”: 5 and 8 p.m. May 17. Solo comedy about the way men and women relate. Cost: $34-$36.

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

• “Giselle”: 2 and 7:30 p.m. May 17; 2 p.m. May 18. Presented by International Ballet Theatre. Cost: $20-$45.

• “Oklahoma!”: 7 p.m. May 23-24; 2 p.m. May 25. Presented by Bellevue Youth Theatre. Cost: $12.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream”: 2 and 7:30 p.m. May 17; 2 p.m. May 18. Presented by the International School Middle School Titan Players. Cost: $5-$10. International School, 445 128th Ave. S.E., Bellevue. 425-456-6555.

“Unexpected Stories”: 8:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays through May 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”: Through May 18. Presented by Bellevue Youth Theatre. Cost: $9. 16661 Northup Way, Bellevue. 425-452 -7155.

“The Last Starfighter”: 8 p.m. May 23-24; 2 p.m. May 25. Sci-fi musical offered as a Village Originals workshop presentation. Cost: $10-$12. Village Theatre’s First Stage Theatre, 120 Front St. N., Issaquah. www.villagetheatre.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.

“The Sound of Music”: 7:30 p.m. May 29-31. Presented by Newport High School Drama Department. Cost: $8 for adults; $6 for students. Newport High School, 4333 Factoria Blvd. S.E., Bellevue.

“AIDA”: Through 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.

Nightlife

Bake’s Place: All performances 8-10:30 p.m. unless noted. Cost: $22 for show; $47.50 for show and dinner. Performers: May 17, Vibist Ben Thomas and Friends; May 24, Butch Harrison Quartet. 4135 Providence Point Drive S.E., Issaquah. 425-391-3335, www.bakesplace.org or Events@bakesplace.org.

Laughs Comedy Spot: Live comedy shows 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, and 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Performers: May 17, Alonzo Bodden; May 22-24, Robert Hawkins. 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. 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 17, Loud Mouth Blonde; May 24, Jazz Jam. 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 17, house band CIA Quartet; 5-8 p.m. May 22, Devereaux. 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.

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: May 17, R. Curtis and Soul Stay Shun; May 18, Angelo Pizarro Project; May 21, Kiko; May 22, Double 0/8; May 23, Bellevue Jazz Festival Jam Session; May 24, 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: 9 p.m.-closing Tuesdays and Thursdays-Saturdays, live music. Performers: May 17, Soul Proprietors; May 23, Fiasco; May 24, Geoffrey Castle. 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.

Museums

Bellevue Arts Museum: Exhibits: May 22-Sept. 7, “Sherry Markovitz: Shimmer, Paintings and Sculptures 1979-2006”; through 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.

Rosalie Whyel Museum of Doll Art: Exhibits: Through May 25, “In Passing: The History and Etiquette of Mourning”; May 31-October, “Pale By Comparison: Untinted Bisque Dolls.” 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

Artist Visit—Felix Mas: 6-8 p.m. May 23. Contemporary Spanish Master to show his acrylic paintings and signed serigraphs. Martin Lawrence Galleries, 1023 Bellevue Square, Bellevue. 425-454-0222.

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 June 8, new paintings by Pat Tolle and Mike Smith. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and Saturdays; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. 127 Lake St. S., Kirkland. 425-827-2822 or www.gunnarnordstromgallery.com.

Howard/Mandville Gallery: Exhibits: Through May 25, new works by Joseph Lorusso. 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.

Pogacha of Bellevue: Exhibits: Through June 21, “A Splash of the Caribbean”; June 22-Aug. 2, “Spring Flowers and Fallen Leaves.” 119 106th Ave. N.E. 425-455-5670 or www.pogacha.com.

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