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Strawberry Festival in Bellevue: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. June 28; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 29. Features history displays, vendor booths, entertainment, strawberry shortcake-eating contests, food and more. Presented by Eastside Heritage Center. Cost: Free. Crossroads Park, 16000 N.E. 10th St., Bellevue. 425-450-1049 or www.bellevuestrawberryfestival.org.
Symphony of Gardens Tour: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 29. Self-guided tour of five private gardens, with artists painting in each garden. Live music and refreshments 11:30 am.-3:30 p.m. at Bellevue Botanical Gardens. Proceeds benefit the Bellevue Philharmonic League. Cost: $25. Call for details, maps. 425-455-4171.
Rat Pack Party: 6:30-11 p.m. June 28. Dinner show and swing dance featuring Tony La Stella and The Goombas. Call for cost, reservations. Maggiano’s Little Italy, 10455 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue. 425-519-6490.
“All-American Independence Celebration”: 3 p.m. June 29. Concert features lively gospel, rustic fuging tunes, smooth George Gershwin, dancing frontier songs, and quotes from Will Rogers, Mark Twain and other historical personages. Call for cost. Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W., Issaquah. 425-392-8446 or www.masterchoruseastside.org.
“Singin’ Safari”: 10 and 11:30 a.m. July 12, 19 and 26. Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra to present “Little Maestros” concert for ages 6 and younger. Cost: $10. Locations: July 12, Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way N.E.; July 19, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave.; July 26, Mercer Island Presbyterian Church, 3605 84th Ave. S.E. 425-455-4171, www.bellevuephil.org or email@example.com.
Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue. 206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com.
• “I Do! I Do!”: July 11-19. Musical follows Michael and Agnes through 50 years of marriage. Presented by Bellevue Civic Theatre.
“Same Time Next Year”: Through June 28. Comedy follows the course of a love affair through 25 years. Call for cost. SecondStory Repertory, 16587 N.E. 74th St., Redmond. 425-881-6777 or www.SecondStoryRep.org.
“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.
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream”: 6 p.m. Aug. 19-20. Outdoor play presented by St. Edward Environmental Learning Center. Cost: Free. St. Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore. www.seelc.org.
Evergreen City Ballet—Accompanist: Ballet currently auditioning for experienced ballet accompanists. Call for appointments, details. 425-228-6800 or firstname.lastname@example.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.
Bake’s Place: All performances 8-10:30 p.m. unless noted. Cost: $22 for show; $47.50 for show and dinner. Performers: June 27, Greta Matassa Quartet; June 28, Jeni Fleming Ensemble; July 5, Gail Pettis Quartet; July 12, Mary Kadderly Trio; July 18-19, Janis Mann Quartet; July 26-27, Jackie Ryan. 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: June 27-28, Barry Diamond. Ongoing: 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, open mic comedy; 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, comedy show. 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. Ongoing: Fridays, DJ night. 550 106th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-462-9300 or www.rockbottom.com.
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 email@example.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: June 25, Jim Basnight Band; June 26, Mambo Cadillac; June 27, The Pop Tarts; June 28, 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: 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Pub Quiz. Cost: $10 per team. 9 p.m.-closing Tuesdays and Thursdays-Saturdays, live music. Performers: June 27, Kennedy Brothers. Ongoing: Tuesdays, Jam Dawgs open mic nights; Thursdays, Dan Purser Trio. 111 Central Way, Kirkland. 425-822-8940 or www.wilderover.com.
Dance Time Spring Recital: June 28-29. Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue. 425-820-6003.
Project One: July 25-26. Seattle Dance Project to perform. Call for cost, details. Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue. 206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com.
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. 206-232-1048 or www.balletbellevue.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 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 with Zulaika: Beginners: 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 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. It’s like “Riverdance”; fast, fun and 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. Tuesdays, beginners; 11 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, 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.
Silver Foot Seniors: 8:30-9:30 a.m. Mondays and Fridays. Therapeutic dance classes for seniors taught by Terry McKinnon. Cost: $8 drop-in; $56 monthly. Advance registration required. Ballet Arts Center, 204 100th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 206-232-1048.
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.
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.
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.
Bellevue Arts Museum: Events: July 25-27, ArtsFair, featuring artist demonstrations, entertainment, food and children’s activities. Cost: Free. Exhibits: Through Aug. 3, “Mandy Greer: Dare alla Luce”; through Sept. 7, “Sherry Markovitz: Shimmer, Paintings and Sculptures 1979-2006”; 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.
KidsQuest Children’s Museum: Free Friday nights 5-8 p.m. Located in Factoria Mall. www.kidsquestmuseum.org, 425-637-8100.
Rosalie Whyel Museum of Doll Art: Exhibits: Through 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.
ArtEAST: 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.
ArtWalk Issaquah: 5-9 p.m. the first Friday of the month through Sept. 5. Features more than 20 art venues, live music and more. Front Street, Issaquah.
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 July 6, “Following the Light” featuring works by R. John Ichter. 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: 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. 10101 Main St., Bothell. 425-483-7385 or www.kaewyngallery.com.
Kirkland Arts Center: Exhibits: Through July 3, “Heads (dis) Embodied”; July 11-Aug. 9, “Cut and Paste,” with reception 6-8 p.m. July 10. 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: Ongoing: Kirkland Art Walk, 6-9 p.m. the second Thursday of the month. Gallery showcases American-made art, with new featured artist each month. Hours: Open daily. Admission: Free. 107 Park Lane, Kirkland. 425-827-0606 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parklane Gallery: Exhibits: Through July 6, “Dream Speak” by Valerie Tucker and “Forest and Sound” by Lynn Scott; July 8-Aug. 3, “Remnants of New Orleans” by Barbara Grondal and paintings by Lena Leitzke, with reception 6-9 p.m. July 10. 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.
Patricia Rovzar Gallery: Hours: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. 118 Central Way, Kirkland. 425-889-4627 or www.rovzargallery.com.
Pogacha of Bellevue: Exhibits: Through Aug. 2, “Spring Flowers and Fallen Leaves”; Aug. 3-Sept. 13, “Unalaska.” 119 106th Ave. N.E. 425-455-5670 or www.pogacha.com.
Pogacha of Issaquah: Exhibits: Through Aug. 2, “Unalaska” by Kate Kiger. 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.
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: June 25, Parenting Series—Celebrating Diversity; July 1-6, Independence Day Crafts; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July 12, Teddy Bear Clinic; noon-5 p.m. July 15, Cow Appreciation Day; 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. July 19 and 2:30 p.m. July 20, Ice Cream Social; July 29-Aug. 2, Seafair Spirit Week crafts. 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.
“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 Symphony SummerFest—“Wagner and Mahler”: June 26-29. Call for cost. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, 866-833-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.
“Quest for a Queendom”: June 26-Oct. 19. Cabaret dinner-theater show features comedians, acrobats, singers and a clown. Call for cost, details. Teatro ZinZanni, 222 Mercer St., Seattle. www.zinzanni.org.
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-July 26. Play offers a comedic choose-your-own-adventure about a first date. Cost: $12-$15. Theater Schmeater, 1500 Summit Ave., Seattle. 800-838-3006, www.brownpapertickets.com 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.
“All’s Well That Ends Well”: Through June 29. Presented by Seattle Shakespeare Company. Cost: $20-$34. Center House Theatre, 305 Harrison St., Seattle Center. 206-733-8222 or www.seattleshakespeare.org.
Seattle PrideFest: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. June 29. Features music, political speakers, comedians and more. Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St. www.seattlepridefest.org.
Silent Movie Mondays: 7 p.m. Mondays through June 30. 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.
Billy Idol: 7:30 p.m. July 1. Punk rock musician to perform. Cost: $35-$65. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.
Seattle Symphony SummerFest—“Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra”: July 1. Call for cost. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, 866-833-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.
Seattle Symphony SummerFest—“Mark O’Connor’s Own Hot Swing”: July 2. Features Mark O’Connor, the Punch Brothers and Chris Thile. Call for cost. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, 866-833-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.
“A Streetcar Named Desire”: July 3-Aug. 2. Cost: $10-$48. Intiman Theatre, 201 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-269-1900 or www.intiman.org.
WaMu Family Fourth at Lake Union: Noon-11 p.m. July 4. Features children’s activities, games, scavenger hunt, live entertainment, flyover, beer garden and fireworks. Cost: Free. Lake Union’s Gas Works Park, 2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle. www.wamufamily4th.org.
Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 4-7. Features more than 150 classic wooden boats, model boat building, miniature boat races, food, live music and more. Cost: $5 per person; $10 per family suggested donation. South Lake Union Park, 845 Terry Ave. N., Seattle. www.CWB.org.
Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival: July 7-Aug. 1. Main concerts: 8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Preconcert recitals: 7 p.m. Cost: $16-$42 per concert for main series; $10 for emerging artist concert; $8 for family concert. Also features free “Music Under the Stars” for families to bring chair and blankets to sit on the lawn and listen to live concerts via speakers. Lakeside School, 14050 First Ave. N.E., Seattle. 206-283-8808 or www.seattlechambermusic.org.
Seattle Symphony SummerFest—“The Blue Planet Live!”: July 8-9. Watch a natural history presentation with live music by the Seattle Symphony. Call for cost. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, 866-833-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.
Seattle Symphony SummerFest—“Mark O’Connor and Maya Beiser”: July 10. Call for cost. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, 866-833-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.
“The Wind in the Willows”: 5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, July 12-Aug. 10. Cost: Free. Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle. 206-324-5801 or www.schmeater.org.
Seattle Symphony SummerFest—“Cirque de la Symphonie”: July 11-12. Call for cost. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, 866-833-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.
Seattle Symphony SummerFest—“Fiddlin’ Fun”: 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. July 12. Features Mark O’Connor and Studio3Music. Call for cost. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, 866-833-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.
“A Marvelous Party—The Noel Coward Celebration”: Through 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.
Seattle Symphony SummerFest—“The Legendary Earl Scruggs”: July 14. Call for cost. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, 866-833-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org.
David Alan Grier: 8 p.m. July 19. Comic actor to perform. Cost: $27.50. 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. Cost: $12-$26. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.
Matisyahu: 7:30 p.m. July 28. Cost: $32. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.theparamount.com.
“A Chorus Line”: Aug. 5-10. Musical tells the story of dancers competing for spots in a Broadway musical. Call for cost. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.
“Shrek the Musical”: Aug. 14-Sept. 21. World premiere of the musical based on the story of a lovable ogre and his quest to save a beautiful princess. Cost: $25-$90. The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle. 206-625-1900, 888-584-4849 or www.5thavenue.org.
“The Little Dog Laughed”: Aug. 15-Sept. 13. Zinger-filled comedy about deception and double-dealing in Hollywood. Call for cost. Intiman Theatre, 201 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-269-1900 or www.intiman.org.
“Intimate Exchanges”: Aug. 21-Sept. 14. Call for cost. ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. 206-292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.
Boyz II Men: 8 p.m. Aug. 29. Cost: $29.50-$39.50. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-292-2787, www.ticketmaster.com or www.themoore.com.
Bumbershoot—Seattle’s Music and Arts Festival: Aug. 30-Sept. 1. Features live music, book signings, comedy, One Reel Film Festival, dance performances, art and more. Cost: $35-$40 per day; $80-$100 standard pass for weekend. Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St. www.bumbershoot.org.