Arts and Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

CONCERTS

Scott Krippayne: Tacoma singer-songwriter, May 21 at 6 p.m. at Christ’s Church in Federal Way. Doors open at 5:30. Advance tickets ($10 per person, $8 each for two or more) available at susanf@ccfw.org or 941-2711. Tickets are $12 at the door.

Federal Way Chorale: May 19 at 8 p.m. and May 20 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 30525 Eighth Ave. S. in Federal Way. They’re director Don Barrows’ final concerts with the chorale. Tickets $15 and $12, at the door.

Northwest Repertory Singers and Tacoma Youth Chorus: May 20, 7:30 p.m. at Mason United Methodist Church, 2710 N. Madison in Tacoma. Repertory Singers includes members from Federal Way. Tickets ($18, $15) available on-line at www.nwrs.org or at the door.

COMEDY

Howie Seago: Deaf actor/comic, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. in theStudent Union Building at Highline Community College in Des Moines. Presented by HCC’s American Sign Language Club. Tickets ($10 general admission, $8 with a student ID card) available at the door or in advance from Highline Student Programs, MS 8-3, Attn: Renee Reiche, P.O. Box 98000, Des Moines, WA 98198-9800. Additional information available at www.highline.edu/howie or (206) 878-3710, extension 3999. For accommodation needs, contact (206) 878-3710 (extension) 3857, TTY (206) 870-4853 or nallen@highline.edu by May 5.

DANCE

Pacific Ballroom Dance Company: May 23, 8:30 p.m., city of Kent Senior Activity Center. Federal Way group will demonstrate swing, cha cha and tango. 

GALLERIES

Dumas Bay Center: Display of photography by students from Federal Way Art and Youth commissions’ 2006 Teen Art Exposition.

Highline Community College: Student Exposition May 15 to June 2 in the gallery located on the fourth floor of HCC’s library (Building 25). Show includes ceramics, drawings, paintings, photography and sculptures. Gallery will be open weekdays 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays 2 to 10 p.m.; closed May 29 for Memorial Day.

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

Seahurst Art Gallery: Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays at 15210 10th Ave. SW. in Burien. More information at (206) 244-7844.

GARDEN TOURS

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 (free for children under 12), guided tours by appointment. Information at 529-1620 and www.powellswood.org.

MUSEUMS

White River Valley Museum: Now through Aug. 20, Depression-era quilts dating to the 1930s. At Les Gove Park, 918 H St. SE. in Auburn. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. Information at 288-7433 and www.wrvmuseum.org.

MUSIC/DANCING/NIGHTLIFE

Verrazano’s Italian Restaurant: Maia Santell and House Blend (jazz, blues, swing), May 24, 7 to 10 p.m., 28835 Pacific Hwy. S. in Federal Way.

Dance music: City of Kent Senior Activity Center, E. Smith St. The Good Times Band, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. second and third Tuesdays of each month; swing music by Kings of Swing the first and last Tuesdays. Admission is $4, all ages. Information at (253) 856-5164.

SCHOOLS

“Beauty and the Beast:” Production by Thomas Jefferson High School’s Musical Theatre, May May 18, 19 and 21. Showtimes are 7:30 evenings and 2 p.m. Sundays at the school. Admission is $9 for adults, $7 for students without an ASB card, seniors and children, and $6 for students with an ASB card.

STAGE

“Nicholas Nickleby:” Centerstage Theatre production continues through May 28 at Knutzen Family Theater in Federal Way. Tickets and additional information are available at (253) 661-1444.

More arts and entertainment listings, including for the Seattle-Tacoma region, are in The Mirror’s on-line edition at www.fedwaymirror.com

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