Arts and Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment


Red Star hs Model Call: Open to teens, closes May 15. Submit a headshot and appropriately clothed body shot, along with name, age and contact information to Winners’ parents are required to sign a release and can attend the photo shoot, which will be in May or June. Pictures from the photo shoot will be used in marketing and advertising for Red Star, a Web site for teens created by Kelly Maloney of Federal Way for her marketing communications agency, kmConsulting.


Auburn Symphony Orchestra: Also featuring Federal Way Chorale, 7:30 p.m. April 29 and 2:30 p.m. April 30 at Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St. in Auburn. Tickets (prices range from $25 to $20) available at 939-8509 and Auburn Symphony, P.O. Box 2186, Auburn, WA 98071. Information at

Federal Way Symphony: Classical, May 6 (8 p.m.) and May 7 (2 p.m..) at St. Luke’s Churuch, 515 S. 312th St. in Federal Way. Tickets and information at 529-9857.

Harmony Kings: Barbershop chorus presents its annual show May 5 (8 p.m.) and May 6 (2 and 8 p.m.) at Auburn Performing Arts Center. Also featuring the Heebee-jeebees. Ticket prices range from $12 to $20. Information at 941-5228 and

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.

Third Day: Grammy-winning contemporary Christian band,is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Puyallup Fair. Tickets are on sale at all Ticketmaster locations and (206) 628-0888 in Seattle and

Tacoma Concert Band: 25th anniversary concert at 8 p.m. April 28 at Pantages Theater in Tacoma. Tickets and information at, Broadway Center box office at 901 Broadway in Tacoma, and (253) 591-5804 and 1-800-291-7593.

David Grisman: Mandolin player, The Moore Theatre April 28. Information at and

Montgomery Gentry: 7 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Puyallup Fair. Tickets ($46.50 reserved infield, $41.50 reserved grandstand) at all Ticketmaster locations.

Beach Boys: 7 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Puyallup Fair. Tickets ($15 reserved, free grandstand) at all Ticketmaster locations.


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.


PowellsWood: 430 S. Dash Point Road in Federal Way. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Self-guided tours cost $5, guided tours by appointment. Information at 529-1620 and


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.


Experience Music Project: Information is available at


Sibyl James: Adjunct faculty member at Highline Community College will read from her new book, “China Beats,” a collection of poems based on her experiences teaching and traveling in China, May 1 from 6 to 7 p.m. in Mount Olympus Room at Student Union building. Free.


Illahee jazz dinner: May 5, 7 p.m. at Illahee Middle School in Federal Way. School's jazz band performs in fund-raiser benefitting Illahee band program. Tickets $20 per person, advance purchase only (deadline is 3 p.m. April 28). Information at (253) 945-4649 or

Todd Beamer Jazz Night: April 28, 7 p.m. at Todd Beamer High School in Federal Way. Jazz band and choir performance benefits school's music programs. Tickets $20 per person, advance purchase only (deadline is 3 p.m. April 21). Information at (253) 945-2972 or


"Nicholas Nickleby:" Centerstage Theatre production May 5-28 at Knutzen Family Theater in Federal Way. Tickets and information at (253) 661-1444.

“Once Upon a Mattress:” Auburn Avenue Theater production, through May 14 at the theater, which is located at 10 Auburn Ave. in Auburn. Dinner and/or show. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. and show at 8 on Fridays and Saturdays, and at 2:30 and 4 on Sundays. Tickets $17.50-$46.95. Additional information at 833-5678 and

"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

"Tuesdays With Morrie:" Seattle Repertory Theatre production in the Bagley Wright Theater April 12-May 7. Tickets at (206) 443-2222, 1-877-900-9285 and

"The Woman:" Tacoma Little Theater production of Clare Boothe Luce's satirical comedy through April 30. Tickets and information at (253) 272-2281 extension 14, 210 N. I St. in Tacoma and

Dinner train: Spirit of Washington's Murder Mystery Train, based in Renton, is scheduled for Fridays and Saturdays in April and May. Reservations at 1-800-876-7245 or

"Ragtime:" April 28 through May 21, Narrows Theater, 7116 Sixth Ave. in Tacoma.  Tickets and information at (253) 565-6867 and

Theatre continues its 42nd season with

"Miss Witherspoon:" May 4-28 at ACT Theatre in Seattle. Tickets and information at, (206) 292-7676 and ACT ticket office, 700 Union St. in Seattle.

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