Arts and Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment


Golden Dragon Acrobats: Chinese group performs March 24-25 at 8 p.m. at Emerald Queen Casino I-5 Showroom in Tacoma. Tickets $20, $30, $40. Information at 1-888-831-7655,


“Offbeat America:” Series on Home & Garden Television is looking for unusual houses and yards to feature. Contact or (303) 712-3272. High Noon Entertainment of Centennial, Colo., produces the show and other series, including “Designer Finals,” “Generation Renovation” and “If Walls Could Talk.”


"Jack and the Beanstalk:" Missoula Children's Theatre will conduct an open audition and rehearsals beginning April 3, followed by performances April 7-8 at 7 p.m. at Knutzen Family Theatre, 3200 SW. Dash Point Road in Federal Way. Tickets cost $6. Information at 835-2025.

"The Big Time:" Musical production by Theater Simple April 1 at 2 p.m. at Auburn Riverside Theater, 501 Oravetz Road in Auburn. Information at tickets from Auburn Parks Department at 931-3043.


The Young Continental Singers: Christian music group that tours nationally will perform at 7 p.m. March 27 at New Heart Worship Center, 33415 Military Road S.

Chamber music: Presented by Federal Way Symphony April 2 at 2 p.m. at St. Luke’s Church, 515 South 312th St. in Federal Way. Tickets ($25 for adults, $20 for seniors 65 and older) are available in advance from the symphony at 529-9857 and at the door the day of the show. Admission is free for anyone 18 and under.

Puget Sound Youth Wind Ensemble: Spring concert March 26 at 7 p.m. at Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St. in Auburn. Members are 14 to 21 years old and from south King County (including Federal Way, Auburn and Kent) and Pierce County. Tickets ($8) at the door. Information at, and (253) 709-0420.

Kenny Rogers, Oak Ridge Boys: Sept. 11 at the Puyallup Fair. Tickets ($39.50-$34.50) on sale at all Ticketmaster ticket centers, include fair admission.

Luther College Symphony Orchestra: April 1 at 8 p.m. at Lagerquist Concert Hall at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma. Tickets ($10 for adults, $5 for students) at (253) 535-7411, and the door.


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: March 17-18 at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle. Part of a 24-city national tour. Tickets ($19-$45) at, (206) 292-2787, Paramount and Moore Theatre box offices and Ticketmaster outlets.

Tacoma City Ballet in concert with the Lake Union Civic Orchestra, are proud to present Cinderella, the classic fairytale filled with the magic of romance with music by Prokofiev. Cinderella, the full-length classic ballet featuring gorgeous sets and costumes will enchant you and your little princesses! Tacoma City Ballet is proud to perform Cinderella with the Lake Union Civic Orchestra under the direction of Christophe Chagnard. Escape to fairyland with the entire family!

"Cinderella:" Tacoma City Ballet production March 18 (2 and 7:30 p.m.) and 19 (2 p.m.) at Pantages Theater in Tacoma. Tickets ($28-$40) at, (253) 591-5894 or Ticketmaster.


Crossroads Doll and Teddy Bear Show: March 18 (10 a.m. 4:30 p.m.) and 19 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) at Puyallup Fair. Admission costs $6. Information at contact:


Highline Community College: An art gallery is located on the fourth floor of HCC’s library (Building 25) at the Des Moines campus.

Federal Way City Hall: Second floor, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Seahurst Art Gallery: Open from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays at 15210 10th Ave. SW, Olde Burien. Information at (206) 244-7844.

Art Concepts On Broadway: Exhibits at Art Concepts On Broadway, 924 Broadway, Tacoma. Information at (253) 272-2202.

Freighthouse Art Gallery: At Freighthouse Square in Tacoma (by the Tacoma Dome), 605 E. 25th. Information at (253) 383-9765.

Tacoma Art Museum: 1701 Pacific Ave. in Tacoma, next to Union Station/federal courthouse. Admission $6.50-$5.50, free on third Thursday of each month. Information at (253) 272-4258.


White River Valley Museum: 918 H St. SE. in Auburn. Admission $2-$1, free each Wednesday. Information: 288-7433.

Karpeles Manuscript Museum: 407 S. G St. in Tacoma, across from Wright Park. Free admission. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Information: (253) 383-2575.

Washington State History Museum: A nationally-touring Civil War exhibit, "Liberty on the Border," is on display through Sept. 10. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission costs $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $6 for students and military. Children 5 and under are admitted free. Information at 1-888-238-4373) and

Burke Museum: At the University of Washington campus in Seattle. Admission $8-$5; free for children 4 and under and free for everyone the first Thursday of each month. Infornmation: (206) 543-5590.

Children's Museum: In the Center House at Seattle Center. Admission $7.50-$6.50. Information: (206) 441-1768.


Emerald Queen Casino I-5: Just Dirt plays top-40 dance music at 9 p.m. March 24-25 at the Bridge Nightclub. Information at 1-888-831-7655,

Kings of Swing: Big band plays that style of music for a dance March 28 from 7:45 to 9:30 p.m. March 28 and every other last Tuesday of the month at 600 E. Smith Street in Kent. Sponsored by Kent Parks Department. Information at (253) 856-5164.

"Ralph's World:" Seattle Theatre Group presents Grammy-nominated show March 25 at 11 a.m. at Experience Music Project’s Sky Church in Seattle. Tickets at, (206) 292-ARTS, the Paramount and Moore theater box offices and Ticketmaster outlets.

Experience Music Project: Information is available at


Federal Way Junior Miss: March 25 at 7 p.m. at Knutzen Family Theater, 3200 SW. Dash Point Road. Tickets are $10 per person, $40 for a family. Information at 838-4521. Fifteen high school students will compete. The winner will advance to the state pageant. The scholarship program, sponsored by Federal Way Sunrise Rotary Club, is in its eighth year.


“Some Enchanted Evening:” Decatur High School’s concert choir will perform March 17 in its annual cabaret fund-raiser. Musical theater show includes silent and live auctions and a dinner catered by Outback Steakhouse.

Dinner at 6 p.m., followed by the show at 7. Admission is $25 per person.

A show-only event is scheduled for March 16, costing $5 per person and starting at 7 p.m. Proceeds will support choir's trips outside Washington.


"The Devil and Daniel Webster:" Seattle Children’s Theatre presents adaptation of short story by Stephen Vincent Benét about materialism and young love, through April 1. Features puppetry, music and magic. Tickets and additional information available at (206) 441-3322 and

"Angry Housewives:" Burien Little Theatre presents musical comedy through April 2 at Burien Community Center, located at Southwest 146th Street and Fourth Avenue Southwest. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. Not suitable for children younger than 13. Ticket information, reservations at (206) 242-5180.

"9 Parts of Desire:" Seattle Repertory Theatre production in the Leo K Theatre through April 15. Tickets at Seattle Repertory Theatre box office, (206) 443-2222, toll-free at (877) 900-9285 and

"Cyrano de Bergerac:" Seattle Shakespeare Company production March 16-April 9 at Center House Theatre at Seattle Center. Pay-what-you-will preview  March 15 at 7:30 p.m. Showtimes and tickets ($18-$30) at (206) 733-8222 and

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