Arts and Entertainment

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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. Information 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.

CONCERTS

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. Director Don Barrows' final concert with the chorale. Tickets $15 and $12, at the door.

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.

Rainier Symphony: May 20, 7:30 p.m. at IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. Second in Renton, and May 21, 3 p.m. at Foster High School, 4242 S. 144th in Tukwila. Tickets available at the door www.rainiersymphony.org. Information at (206) 781-5618.

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

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 www.ticketmaster.com.

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.

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

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.

Tacoma Art Museum: Through Sept. 4, "Roy Lichtenstein: American Indian Encounters" explores lesser-known periods of the pop artist's career. Information at (253) 272-4258, www.TacomaArtMuseum.org or info@TacomaArtMuseum.org.

GARDEN TOURS

PowellsWood: 430 S. Dash Point Road in Federal Way. Regular 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 www.powellswood.org.

MUSEUMS

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 www.washingtonhistory.org.

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.

MUSIC/DANCING/NIGHTLIFE

Experience Music Project: Information is available at www.emplive.com

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 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.

"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown:" Production by Todd Beamer High School at 7 p.m. May 12-13 and 2 p.m. May 13. Tickets ($10 for adults, $5 for students) available in advance at 945-2572.

STAGE

"Nicholas Nickleby:" Centerstage Theatre production through May 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 www.auburnavenuetheater.com

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

"Ragtime:" Through May 21, Narrows Theater, 7116 Sixth Ave. in Tacoma.  Tickets and information at (253) 565-6867 and www.tmp.org.

Theatre continues its 42nd season with

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

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