Out & About in Bellevue | June 11

Community events happening in the Bellevue area.

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Events

Third annual Washington Brewers Festival: 5-9 p.m. June 13; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. June 14-15. Features beer tasting, keg-toss contest, live music, kids’ playground and more. Friday night open to ages 21 and older; Saturday-Sunday open to all. Cost: $15-$20; free for ages 20 and younger with a parent. Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore. 206-447-5649 or www.washingtonbeer.com.

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.

Movies @ Marymoor: 7 p.m. Wednesdays July 16-Aug. 27. Seating opens at 7 p.m.; movies start at dusk. Lineup: July 16, “Anchorman”; July 23, “Juno”; July 30, “Monsoon Wedding”; Aug. 6, “Singin’ in the Rain”; Aug. 13, “Hairspray”; Aug. 20, “The Muppet Movie”; Aug. 27, viewer’s choice. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. Cost: $5 donation per person; $15 for families. Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond. 206-296-4999.

Kirkland Uncorked: 2-9 p.m. July 18; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. July 19; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 20. Festival features wine and food tastings, art exhibits, live music, design lectures, grilling competition and more. Marina Park, 25 Lakeshore Plaza Drive, Kirkland. www.kirklanduncorked.com.

Music

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

• KPLU Listener Request Show: 3 p.m. June 15. Presented by Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra. Cost: $15-$34.

More music:

Music Works Northwest—Executive Series: 7:30 p.m. June 13. Top student musicians to perform. Cost: Free. Music Works Northwest, 14360 S.E. Eastgate Way, Suite 102, Bellevue. 425-644-0988 or www.musicworksnw.org.

Tri-Studio Solo and Chamber Music Concert: 2 p.m. June 15. Cost: Free. Music Works Northwest, 14360 S.E. Eastgate Way, Suite 102, Bellevue. 425-644-0988 or www.musicworksnw.org.

Theater

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

• “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten”: June 13-15 and 18-22. Presented by the Attic Theatre. Cost: $15-$25.

More theater:

“The Iron Curtain”: 8 p.m. June 13-14; 2 p.m. June 15. Workshop presentation of a new musical. Cost: $10-$12; free with Village Originals membership. Village Theatre’s First Stage Theatre, 120 Front St. N., Issaquah. 425-392-2202 or www.villagetheatre.org.

“The Phantom Tollbooth”: Through June 14. Cost: $13. Youth Theatre Northwest, 8805 S.E. 40th St., Mercer Island. 206-232-4145 or www.YouthTheatre.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.

Nightlife

Bake’s Place: All performances 8-10:30 p.m. unless noted. Cost: $22 for show; $47.50 for show and dinner. Performers: 7-11 p.m. June 11, Mary Towne Smith with Kenny Olendorf and Mike Slivka; June 13, Kate McGarry Trio; June 14, Karin Plato 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: June 12-14, Tom Rhodes; June 19, Vancouver Comedy Festival Showcase; June 20-21, Jeff Dye. 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.

The Spot Off Main: Live music Thursdays and most Fridays-Saturdays. Performers: 9 p.m.-midnight June 14, Devereaux and house band CIA Quartet; 9 p.m.-midnight June 20, Kim Archer Band; 9 p.m.-midnight June 21, 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 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: June 14, 21 and 28, R. Curtis and Soul Stay Shun; June 11, Good Company; June 12 and 26, Mambo Cadillac; June 13 and 20, Take One; June 18, Kiko; June 19, Double 0/8; June 25, Jim Basnight Band; June 27, The Pop Tarts. 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 13, Kennedy Brothers; June 14, The Weatherheads; June 20, Robert Stewart Band; June 21, Soul Proprietors; 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

International Ballet Theatre recitals: Noon and 2 p.m. June 14. Noon recital features young performers; 2 p.m. features advanced classes. Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St., Bellevue. 425-822-7694.

Summer Solstice Dance: 7-9 p.m. June 22. Celebrate the solstice with the Big Band music of the Sounds of Swing. Cost: $5. North Bellevue Community Center, 4063 148th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. 425-452-7681.

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.

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 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 15 and younger. Flow Yoga of Redmond, 15744 Redmond Way, Redmond.

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: 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.

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

Caroline Salembier paintings and painted pebbles exhibit: Through June 15. Cost: Free. SoulFoods Books, 15748 Redmond Way, Redmond. www.caropint.over-blog.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: 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 lakegalkirkland@comcast.net.

Parklane Gallery: Exhibits: Through July 6, “Dream Speak” by Valerie Tucker and “Forest and Sound” by Lynn Scott, with artists’ reception 6-9 p.m. June 12. 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 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.

Pogacha of Issaquah: Exhibits: Through June 21, “Spring Flowers and Fallen Leaves.” 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: 6:30-8 p.m. June 11, Parenting Series—Preventing Childhood Obesity; June 15, Father’s Day; 6:30-8 p.m. June 18, Parenting Series—Conflict Resolution; June 25, Parenting Series—Celebrating Diversity. 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

Unexpected Productions 25th Anniversary Events: 6 p.m. June 13-midnight June 15, 54-Hour Improvathon; 8:30 p.m. June 16, Theatresports 25th Anniversary Show; June 17-22, International Festival of Improv. Call for cost. The Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley, Seattle. 206-587-2414 or www.UnexpectedProductions.org.

KPLU Listener Request Show: 7:30 p.m. June 14. Presented by Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra. Cost: $15-$36. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-523-6159 or www.srjo.org.

“Busytown”: Through June 15. Play brings Richard Scarry’s “What do people do all day?” to life with music and puppetry. Recommended for ages 4 and older. Cost: $17-$33. Seattle Children’s Theatre’s Charlotte Martin Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle Center. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

Mighty Aphrodite: 12:30-5 p.m. June 15. Snacks and coffee will be available. Presented by Puget Sound Traditional Jazz Society. Cost: $8-$11. Ballard Elks Lodge, 6411 Seaview Ave. N.W., Seattle. 425-776-5072 or www.pstjs.org.

Theory of a Deadman: 8 p.m. June 17. Canadian band to perform. Cost: $15. Showbox SoDo, 1700 First Ave. S., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.ticketmaster.com.

“Recapturing the Banjo”: 7 p.m. June 17. Otis Taylor and Band to perform songs from their latest album. Cost: $25-$30. The Triple Door, 216 Union St., Seattle. 206-838-4333 or www.thetripledoor.net.

Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley: Performers: June 17-18, Esperanza Spalding; June 23-24, Maceo Parker. Call for cost. 2033 Sixth Ave., Seattle. 206-441-9729 or www.ticketmaster.com.

“A Marvelous Party—The Noel Coward Celebration”: June 19-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.

Discover the Niña: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. June 19-24. Replica of Columbus’ ship will dock in Seattle for self-guided tours. Cost: $3-$5; free for ages 4 and younger. Center for Wooden Boats, 1010 Valley St., Seattle. 787-421-0402 or www.thenina.com.

“Avenue Q”: Through June 22. Call for cost. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.

“Namaste Man”: Through June 22. One-man show explores what it means to be an artist, and what it means to go home. Intiman Theatre, 201 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-269-1900 or www.intiman.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 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-Aug. 9. Play offers a comedic choose-your-own-adventure about a first date. Theater Schmeater, 1500 Summit Ave., Seattle. 206-324-5801 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.

“A Streetcar Named Desire”: July 3-Aug. 2. Cost: $10-$48. Intiman Theatre, 201 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-269-1900 or www.intiman.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.

“Wind in the Willows”: Saturdays-Sundays, July 11-Aug. 9. Cost: Free. Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E., Seattle. 206-324-5801 or www.schmeater.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. 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.


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