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Diamond Jim’s: Andy Burnett Feb. 6-7, 1616 S. 325th St. 838-1440.

Emerald Queen Casino: Soulfish Feb. 6-7, 3rd Deck, 2102 Alexander Ave., Tacoma; (888) 831-ROLL.

Jazzbones: Darren Motamedy Feb. 7. Carrie Akre with Holly Figueroa and Kim Virant Feb. 8 (call Ticketmaster), 2803 Sixth Ave., Tacoma.; (253) 396-9169.

Muckleshoot Casino: Notorious 253 through Feb. 7. Patton Leather through Feb. 8, 2402 Auburn Way S.; 1-800-804-4944.

PJ Pockets: Aqua Vinyl Feb. 5-7, 1320 S. 324th St; 839-9922.

Salty’s at Redondo: Jeff Fielder Feb. 6. Shain Bloom Feb. 7, 28201 Redondo Beach Drive S., 946-0636.

The Fabulous Firwood: Boinkers Feb. 6-7, 8014 Valley Ave. E., Puyallup; (253) 926-0476.

Tropical Tides: Tri Power Feb. 6-7, 1941 Marine View Drive; (253) 383-1144.

‘Red & White Ball’: Singles Valentine’s Red & White Ball from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Feb. 13 at the Bellevue DoubleTree Hotel Grand Ballroom, 300 112th Ave. SE, Bellevue. Dress to impress. Must be 21. Admission $22 by Feb. 11, $30 at the door. Call Active Singles Life, (206) 824-8900.

DINNER THEATER

‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’: Auburn Avenue Theater presents “Seven Brides For Seven Brothers” Feb. 6-March 13 at 10 Auburn Ave. Tickets $12-$43.95. Call (253) 833-5678.

COMEDY

‘Uncensored Comedy’: Kermet Apio, Troy Thirdgill (appeared on In Living Color, and Martin) and Daniel Tosh (Comedy Central and David Letterman) headline a night of “Uncensored Comedy” at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at Green River Community College, LSC, Main Dining area. Tickets $10-$12. Call Student Programs, (253) 833-9111, Ext. 2400. GRCC is at 12401 SE 320th St., Auburn.

Taproot Improv Comedy: Comedy show follows performances of “Arthur: The Begetting” on Friday and Saturday nights, Feb. 7-March 5, at 10:15 p.m. Tickets $5 or $4 with a ticket for the mainstage performance. Call Taproot Theatre Company box office at (206) 781-9707.

CONCERTS

Paramount Theatre: Dance Theatre of Harlem Feb. 6-7; Deep Purple Feb. 9; and Showtime at the Apollo Feb. 14; and jazz vocalist Nancy Wilson and pianist and composer Ramsey Lewis Feb. 20, at the Paramount Theatre, downtown Seattle. Call (206) 292-ARTS.

Emerald Queen Casino: John Kay & Steppenwolf Feb. 7; Freddie Jackson Feb. 14 in the Showroom at 2102 Alexander Ave., Tacoma. Tickets, call (206) 628-0888.

Maroon5: Maroon5 in concert at 8 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Puget Sound Memorial Fieldhouse on campus at University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma. Call (253) 879-3419 or Ticketmaster.

‘Zing Go The Strings Fantastic Fiddling’: Northwest folk fiddlers and guest musicians in concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at Town Hall, downtown Seattle. Tickets $18-$15. Call (206) 652-4255.

Vienna Choir Boys: For five centuries a new choir of boys sing of Vienna’s musical life, which includes music by Mozart, Haydn and Schubert. Vienna Choir Boys perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at Pantages Theater in Tacoma. Tickets $45-$30. Call (253) 591-5894.

CLASSICAL

Federal Way Symphony: Music of Ravel and Prokofiever, and a performance by oboist Fred Fox will be on the winter concert program, titled “A February Winterlude,” at 8 p.m. Feb. 7 and 2 p.m. Feb. 8 at St. Luke’s Church, 515 S. 312th St. Tickets $20-$16. Call (253) 529-9857.

Tacoma Symphony Orchestra: Piano virtuoso Leon Bates performs Schumann’s “Piano Concerto in A Minor” during TSO’s Classics II concerts at 8 p.m. Feb. 7 and 2:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at Pantages Theater, downtown Tacoma. Tickets $75-$22. Call (253) 272-7264.

Northwest Symphony Orchestra: Valentine’s concert at 8 p.m. Feb. 7 at Highline Performing Arts Center, 401 S. 152nd St., Burien. Tickets $13-$10. Call (206) 292-ARTS.

Valentine’s Day Concert: The duo of soprano Janet Chvatal and classical guitarist Scott Kritzer will perform classic love songs at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Knutzen Family Theatre, 3200 SW Dash Point Road. Tickets $20-$16, include desserts by Cafe Pacific Catering. Call (253) 835-2020.

Tacoma Philharmonic: A Valentine’s Day program featuring the Tacoma Philharmonic and special guests, French pianist Jean-Philippe Collard and American cellist James Kreger, begins at 8 p.m. Feb. 14 at Pantages Theater in downtown Tacoma. Tickets $55-$25. Call (253) 272-0809.

FUNDRAISERS

Tacoma Old Town Jazz & Wine Festival: Jazz performances by Greta Matassa, Deems Tsutakawa, Bill Ramsay, and the Kareem Kandi Band and wine tasting from 2 to 10 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Slavonian Hall, 2306 N. 30th St., Old Town, Tacoma. Tickets $25. Proceeds benefit the area’s stage project. Call The Spar, (253) 627-8215 or Ted Brown Music, (253) 272-3211.

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