Out & About in Bellevue | August 6

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Events

Art at Marymoor Park: Noon-6 p.m. Aug. 15; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 16-17. Show features the works of more than 100 artists in glass, jewelry, fine art, clothing, soap, dolls, mixed media and more. Admission: Free. Parking: $1. Marymoor Park, 6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond. 206-525-5926 or www.nwartalliance.com.

Movies

Movies @ Marymoor: 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 27. Seating opens at 7 p.m.; movies start at dusk. Next up: Aug. 6, “Singin’ in the Rain”; Aug. 13, “Hairspray.” Cost: $5 donation per person; $15 for families. Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond. 206-296-4999.

Carillon Point Outdoor Movie Nights: Dusk Saturdays through Aug. 16. Plaza opens one hour before dusk. Next up: Aug. 9, “Flushed Away.” Cost: $5 donation for Hopelink. 4100 Carillon Point, Kirkland. www.carillon-point.com or www.hope-link.org.

Music

Concerts at Marymoor

Marymoor Amphitheatre, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond. 206-628-0888, www.ticketmaster.com or www.concertsatmarymoor.com.

• Slightly Stoopid, Pepper, and Sly & Robbie: 6 p.m. Aug. 7. Cost: $29. 50.

• The Doobie Brothers: 7 p.m. Aug. 9. Cost: $39.50-$59.50.

More music:

Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival: Aug. 6-15. 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. 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. Overlake School, 20301 N.E. 108th St., Redmond. 206-283-8808 or www.seattlechambermusic.org.

Woodinville Music in the Park: 7 p.m. Aug. 7, Not Easily Broken. Cost: Free. Cottage Lake Park, 18831 N.E. Woodinville-Duvall Road, Woodinville.

Kenmore’s Summer Concert Series: 6-8 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 21. Performers: Aug. 7, Carlos Cascante y Su Tumbao; Aug. 14, Pearl Django; Aug. 21, Big World Breaks. Cost: Free. Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore.

Redmond Summer Concert Series: 7-9 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 28. Free live music series includes: Aug. 7, Michael Powers; Aug. 14, Raucous; Aug. 21, The Daily Flash; Aug. 28, Eduardo Mendonca and Show Brazil. Center Street Plaza at Redmond Town Center, 7525 166th Ave. N.E., Redmond. www.redmondtowncenter.com/events.

Bothell Music in the Park: 6:30 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 22. Performances are rain or shine. Bring blankets or chairs. Performers: Aug. 8, Timeless Soul; Aug. 15, 3 Generations; Aug. 22, Magic Bus. Cost: Free. Bothell Landing Amphitheater, 9919 N.E. 180th St. 425-486-7430 or www.ci.bothell.wa.us.

Glenn Miller Orchestra: 2 and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9. Cost: $15-$35. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.

“Blast! The Power of Brass” Family Concert: 7 p.m. Aug. 12. Fun-filled introduction to brass instruments geared toward ages 6-10 and families. Come at 6 p.m. for free hotdogs and lemonade on the lawn. Presented as part of the Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival. Cost: $8. Overlake School, 20301 N.E. 108th St., Redmond. 206-283-8808 or www.seattlechambermusic.org.

Kirkland Summer Performing Arts Concerts: 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 10 a.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 21. Series features live evening concerts and morning kids’ shows. Cost: $2 donation. Marina Park, 25 Lakeshore Plaza Drive, Kirkland. 425-587-3352.

India Children’s Choir Concert: 5 p.m. Aug. 23. Cost: Free. Mountain Ridge Community Church, 18133 N.E. 68th St., Suite D-100, Redmond. 425-558-2265 or www.mountain-ridge.org.

Eastside Jazz— Greg Williamson and the Pony Boy Quartet: Sept. 9. Call for cost. Sherman Clay Pianos, 1000 Bellevue Way, Bellevue. 425-828-9104, 425-454-0633 or www.eastsidejazzclub.com.

Michael Franti and Spearhead: 6 p.m. Sept. 12. Cost: $26.50 in advance; $31.50 on the day. Marymoor Amphitheatre, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond. www.ticketmaster.com.

The Capitol Steps: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22. Political musical revue presented by a troupe of former Congressional staffers. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.

Tom Rush: 8 p.m. Oct. 3. Guitarist Rush to perform. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.

Natalie MacMaster: 3 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5. Fiddler MacMaster to perform. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.

Eastside Jazz Club Jazz Extravaganza: Oct. 26. See Web site for details. Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue. www.eastsidejazzclub.com.

Theater

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

• “Jungle Book”: Aug. 15-17. Presented by Bellevue Youth Theatre.

• “The Wizard of Oz”: Sept. 5-28. Presented by The Attic Theatre. Cost: $20-$25.

• “Private Lives”: Oct. 17-25. Noel Coward comedy presented by Bellevue Civic Theatre. Call for cost.

More theater:

“Charlotte’s Web”: Aug. 7-10. Cost: $13. Youth Theatre Northwest, 8805 S.E. 40th St., Mercer Island. 206-232-4145, ext. 109, or www.youththeatre.org.

“It’s a Mystery”: 6 p.m. Aug. 8 and Nov. 5. Dinner-theater show is different every time, but always ends up with an audience member being led away in handcuffs. Cost: $65, includes three-course dinner. Reservations required. Maggiano’s Little Italy, 10455 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue. 425-519-6490 or www.maggianos.com.

“The Secret Garden”: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Aug. 10. Features a cast of more than 40 young people, ages 8-18, in a full-scale musical. Presented by Village Theatre’s KIDSTAGE program. Cost: $12-$14. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre, 303 Front St. N., Issaquah. 425-392-2202 or www.villagetheatre.org.

“Annie Get Your Gun”: Aug. 15-24. Youth musical presented by Village Theatre’s KIDSTAGE program. Cost: $10-$12. Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. 425-257-8600 or www.villagetheatre.org.

“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.

“Cinderella”: 7 p.m. Fridays, and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Aug. 22-31. Also 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28. Cost: $13-$15. Youth Theatre Northwest, 8805 S.E. 40th St., Mercer Island. 206-232-4145, ext. 109, or www.youththeatre.org.

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”: Sept. 19-28. Presented by Lyric Light Opera of the Northwest. Cost: $24-$29. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.

“Caffeine! An Addictive Musical”: 6 p.m. Sept. 20. Cost: $65, includes three-course dinner. Reservations required. Maggiano’s Little Italy, 10455 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue. 425-519-6490 or www.maggianos.com.

“Night Must Fall”: 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 10-25. Presented by Redwood Theatre. Fred W. Meitzer Theatre, 8703 160th Ave. N.E., Redmond. www.redwoodtheatre.org.

“Fuh-Geddaboudit! An Interactive Mafia Musical”: 6 p.m. Oct. 25. Dinner-theater show presented by Events On The Edge Productions. Cost: $65, includes three-course dinner. Reservations required. Maggiano’s Little Italy, 10455 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue. 425-519-6490 or www.maggianos.com.

Comedy

Roy Zimmerman and Betsy Salkind: 8 p.m. Sept. 5. Two political satirists team up for a night of bipartisan laughs. Cost: $10-$25. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.

Ray Jessel and Annie Korzen: 8 p.m. Sept. 6. An evening of wickedly-funny comedy by two brilliant solo performers. Cost: $10-$25. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. 425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org.

Auditions

Bellevue Chamber Chorus: 7-9 p.m. Aug. 11. Open auditions for experienced singers in all voice parts. Call for appointments. Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, 411 156th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-881-0445 or www.bellevuechamberchorus.net.

Youth Theatre Northwest: Sept. 8-10. Open auditions for ages 6-18 to perform in 2008-2009 season plays. Audition workshops, Sept. 4; Meet-the-Director Open House, 1-4 p.m. Sept. 6. Call for appointments and details. Youth Theatre Northwest, 8805 S.E. 40th St., Mercer Island. 206-232-4145, ext. 100, or www.youththeatre.org.

Evergreen City Ballet—Accompanist: Ballet 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.

Sammamish Symphony: Symphony has openings in all string sections. Call and leave name and contact information, and you will be contacted for an audition. Sammamish Symphony meets Thursday evenings in Sammamish. 206-517-7777 or www.sammamishsymphony.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: Aug. 16, Little Bill and the Bluenotes; Aug. 22, Kristi King Quartet; Aug. 23, Amandah Jantzen Quartet; Aug. 29-30, Crossing Borders featuring Jennifer Scott and Kristen Strom; Sept. 6, Jeanie Bryson Quartet; Sept. 13, Karin Plato Quartet; Sept. 20, Kelley Johnson Quartet; Sept. 27, Jovino Santos Neto Quarteto. 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. Wednesdays-Thursdays, and 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Performers: Aug. 6, Chilidog and Friends; Aug. 7-9, Duane Goad; Aug. 13, Geoff Brouseau; Aug. 14, Truly Impossible Magic; Aug. 15-16, Claude Stewart and Geoff Brousseau; Aug. 19, Standup and Deliver; Aug. 21-23, Andrew Overdahl and Owen Straw; Aug. 27, Chilidog and Friends; Aug. 28, PJ Walsh; Aug. 29-30, PJ Walsh and Spencer King; Sept. 5-6, Brian Dunkleman and Joe Larson; Sept. 11-13, Andrew Norelli; Sept. 18-20, Lamont Ferguson; Sept. 25-27, Matt Kirshen. 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.

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: Sept. 6, Brooke Pennock Band; Sept. 13, Paul Green; Oct. 4, Ravinwolf; Oct. 11, Panama; Oct. 25, Ricky Venture Revue. 120 N.W. Gilman Blvd., Issaquah. 425-455-5550 or www.pogacha.com.

Rock Bottom Brewery: Live music 9:30 p.m. Saturdays. Performers: Aug. 9, Dan Purser Band; Aug. 16, Off Suit Blues Band; Aug. 23, Pop-Offs; Aug. 30, Revolver. 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 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: Aug. 15, Brynn Berger. 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. Ongoing: Mondays, Geoffrey Castle, Dan Connolly and friends; Tuesdays, Jam Dawgs open mic nights; Thursdays, Dan Purser Trio. 111 Central Way, Kirkland. 425-822-8940 or www.wilderover.com.

Dance

Hula-Belly Dance Extravaganza: 1:30-5 p.m. Aug. 16. Free performances. Dance workshop available 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $30. Country Village Center Stage, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. 425-368-0369 or info@ottomantradingco.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. 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 Dancing Basics: 5:30-6:20 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 6, and Sept. 3-Oct. 1. Advanced levels also available. Cost: $60 per month for residents; $72 for nonresidents. South Bellevue Community Center, 14509 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue. www.MyParksandRecreation.com.

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: 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. 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.

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.

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. 425-452-7681.

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.

Readings/Books

An Evening with Alexander McCall Smith: 7 p.m. Sept. 28. Scottish author to discuss and sign his latest book, “The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday.” Cost: Free; registration recommended. Theater at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue. 206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com.

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: Aug. 26-Nov. 30, “John Grade: Disintegration–Sculpture Through Landscape”; through Sept. 7, “Sherry Markovitz: Shimmer, Paintings and Sculptures 1979-2007”; through Sept. 21, “Anna Skibska: Follow the Line: The Path to Form”; Sept. 23-Feb. 8, “Tip Toland: Melt, The Figure in Clay.” 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 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

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 Aug. 10, “A Pleasant Deception” trompe l’oeil paintings by Bill Braun. 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 Aug. 9, “Cut and Paste”; Aug. 15-Sept. 6, KAC Members’ Exhibit, with reception 6-8 p.m. Aug. 14. 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: Exhibits: Through Aug. 31, watercolors by Mary Gibbs. 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 lakegalkirkland@comcast.net.

Parklane Gallery: Exhibits: Through Aug. 31, paintings and photographs by Jerry Baldwin and Chuck Johnson, with artists’ reception 6-9 p.m. Aug. 14. 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 Sept. 13, “Unalaska”; Sept. 14-Oct. 25, ““Elements of Nature” paintings by Christina Strigenz. 119 106th Ave. N.E. 425-455-5670 or www.pogacha.com.

Pogacha of Issaquah: Exhibits: Through Sept. 13, “Elements of Nature” paintings by Christina Strigenz. 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: Aug. 8-24, KidsQuest Olympics; Aug. 13, Go Fishing Day; Aug. 21, Cardboard Box Day; Aug. 26, Doggone Good Day. 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

“Medieval Farces” and “High School Hamlet”: 7 and 8:15 p.m. respectively Aug. 7-9. “Medieval Farces” offers a trio of short tales from the Middle Ages, while “High School Hamlet” puts a modern-day twist on Shakespeare’s classic. Cost: $6 for single tickets; $10 for double feature. Seattle Children’s Theatre’s Charlotte Martin Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

“Fame the Musical”: Aug. 8-17. Presented by Broadway Bound Children’s Theatre, with the Seattle Theatre Group. Cost: $10-$12. Rainier Beach High School, 8815 Seward Park Ave. S., Seattle. www.ticketwindow.com.

“Adventures in Mating”: Through Aug. 9. 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.

“Big River”: Through Aug. 9. Musical is an adaptation of Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” Cost: $26-$33. Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St., Seattle. www.taproottheatre.org.

“The Wind in the Willows”: 5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through Aug. 10. Cost: Free. Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle. 206-324-5801 or www.schmeater.org.

“A Chorus Line”: Through Aug. 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.

13th annual Sunset Supper at the Market: 7:30-11 p.m. Aug. 15. Come celebrate the Pike Place Market’s 101st birthday with 70 of the Pacific Northwest’s finest restaurants, wineries, breweries and spirits companies. Pike Place Market, 1501 Pike Place, Seattle. 206-774-5300.

“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.

“Urinetown, The Musical”: Aug. 15-23. Presented by Seattle Children’s Theatre. Cost: $8. Center House Theatre, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

“Intimate Exchanges”: Aug. 21-Sept. 14. Call for cost. ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. 206-292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.

“Aida”: Through Aug. 23. Opera tells the story of forbidden love between a general and a slave girl in ancient Egypt. Presented by Seattle Opera. Call for cost. McCaw Hall, 305 Harrison St., Seattle Center. www.seattleopera.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.

“Eurydice”: Sept. 5-Oct. 5. Play puts a contemporary spin on the classic Orpheus myth. Call for cost. ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. 206-292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.

Patton Oswalt: 8 p.m. Sept. 6. Comedia Oswalt to perform. Cost: $23. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. www.themoore.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

Hanson: 7 p.m. Sept. 8. Cost: $23-$33. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

Sister Hazel: 9 p.m. Sept. 9. Open to ages 21 and older. Cost: $18-$20. Showbox at the Market, 1426 First Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888, www.ticketmaster.com or www.showboxonline.com.

“The Vertical Hour”: Sept. 10-Oct. 4. Call for details, cost. ArtsWest Playhouse, 4711 California Ave. S.W., Seattle. 206-938-0339 or www.artswest.org.

“The Phantom of the Opera”: Sept. 10-Oct. 4. Call for cost. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.

Jewel: 8 p.m. Sept. 11. Cost: $47.50-$57.50. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. www.themoore.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

“The White Devil”: Sept. 12-Oct. 11. Play offers deceit, intrigue and plenty of Act 5 corpses. Call for cost. Theater Schmeater, 1500 Summit Ave., Seattle. 206-324-5801 or www.schmeater.org.

2008 Pacific Northwest Memory Walk: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 14. All ages welcome to participate in 1-mile or 3-mile fundraising walk along Lake Washington. Event will also feature a live band, food, prizes and more. Proceeds benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Sand Point Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle. www.alzwa.org or www.2008PacificNorthwest.kintera.org/alzwa.

“Even Cowgirls Get the Blues”: Sept. 16-Oct. 12. Presented by Book-It Repertory Theatre. Call for cost. Center House Theatre, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. 206-216-0833 or www.book-it.org.

Okkervil River: 9 p.m. Sept. 17. Cost: $16-$18. Showbox at the Market, 1426 First Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.showboxonline.com.

Lila Downs: 8 p.m. Sept. 25. Cost: $27.50. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

UW World Series—Jade Simmons: 8 p.m. Sept. 25. Simmons to perform as part of the President’s Piano Series. Cost: $34. Meany Hall at the University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org.

Calexico with The Cave Singers: 8 p.m. Sept. 26. Call for cost, details. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

“The War Party”: Sept. 26-Oct. 19. Political drama follows Senator Laura Smith on the night of her failed reelection bid. Bathhouse Theatre, 7312 W. Green Lake Drive N., Seattle. 206-524-1300 or www.seattlepublictheater.org.

“All the King’s Men”: Sept. 26-Nov. 8. Play is an adaptation of the novel about a Louisiana governor facing complexities and temptations of power. Call for cost. Intiman Theatre, 201 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-269-1900 or www.intiman.org.

“Whose Live Anyway”: 7 p.m. Sept. 27. Improv comedy show features the cast of hit TV series “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” Cost: $35-$60. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.themoore.com.

My Morning Jacket: 8 p.m. Sept. 28. Cost: $34. McCaw Hall, 305 Harrison St., Seattle Center. 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com.

UW World Series—Di Madre in Figlia: 7 p.m. Sept. 28. An Italian female chorus teams up with an Italian/Celtic folk band. Cost: $33. Meany Hall at the University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org.

Cold War Kids: 9 p.m. Sept. 29. Cost: $17. Showbox at the Market, 1426 First Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888, www.ticketmaster.com or www.showboxonline.com.

“The Green Sheep”: Oct. 1-Nov. 2. Interactive play aimed at ages 1-4 with parents. Cost: $13. Seattle Children’s Theatre’s Charlotte Martin Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

The Comedy Addiction Tour: Oct. 3. Features four comedians who reveal their stories of excess and addiction. Call for cost. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.themoore.com.

Ensemble La Rota: 8 p.m. Oct. 4; 1 p.m. Oct. 5. Ensemble plays music from the time of Philip the Fair. Presented by the Early Music Guild. Cost: $20-$38 for Oct. 4 performance; $5-$10 for Oct. 5 family concert. Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle. 206-325-7066 or www.earlymusicguild.org.

Cie Heddy Maalem: Oct. 11. Fourteen international dancers interpret Stravinsky’s “Le Sacre Du Printemps.” Call for cost. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.themoore.com.

“Spring Awakening”: Oct. 14-19. Musical described as “a fusion of morality, sexuality and rock ’n roll.” Call for cost. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.

UW World Series—MOMIX: 8 p.m. Oct. 16-18. Presented as part of the University’s 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.

“Elektra”: Oct. 16-Nov. 1. Agamemnon’s daughter seeks revenge for her father’s murder. Presented by Seattle Opera. Call for cost. McCaw Hall, 305 Harrison St., Seattle Center. www.seattleopera.org.

Seattle Baroque Orchestra “Portrait of a Baroque Diva—Francesca Cuzzoni”: 8 p.m. Oct. 18; 3 p.m. Oct 19. Call for cost. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-322-3118 or www.seattlebaroque.org.

“Quest for a Queendom”: Through 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.

UW World Series—Emerson String Quartet: 8 p.m. Oct. 21. Cost: $35. Meany Hall at the University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org.

“Black Gold”: Oct. 22-Nov. 15. An African-American man strikes it rich with an oil rig he purchases on eBay in this vaudevillian satire of class, race and greed. ArtsWest Playhouse, 4711 California Ave. S.W., Seattle. 206-938-0339 or www.artswest.org.

“Becky’s New Car”: Oct. 23-Nov. 16. Comedy depicts what happens when a middle-class housewife gets a taste of life with a billionaire. Cost: $37.50-$55. ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., Seattle. 206-292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.

“The Backyardigans Live! Tale of the Mighty Knights”: Oct. 25-26. Play is based on the Nickelodeon TV special. Cost: $17-$41. Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.

“The Drowsy Chaperone”: Oct. 28-Nov. 16. Call for cost. The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle. 206-625-1900, 888-584-4849 or www.5thavenue.org.

UW World Series—Gabriela Montero: 8 p.m. Oct. 29. Venezuelan pianist to perform. Cost: $34. Meany Hall at the University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org.

The Sonics with Special Guests: 8 p.m. Oct. 31. Cost: $26.50-$62. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-628-0888, www.ticketmaster.com or www.theparamount.com.


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