OUT & ABOUT: Entertainment Calendar for Feb. 25

  • BY Wire Service
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2009 5:06pm
  • Life
A LESSON IN FRIENDSHIP: Goldilocks (Nicole Fierstein) and Baby Bear (Amy Jo LaRubbio) share a smile during performance of Storybook Theater’s musical version of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears.” The show runs 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Feb. 28

A LESSON IN FRIENDSHIP: Goldilocks (Nicole Fierstein) and Baby Bear (Amy Jo LaRubbio) share a smile during performance of Storybook Theater’s musical version of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears.” The show runs 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Feb. 28

Calendar submissions:

The free entertainment calendar is published on a space-available basis. Submit items at least a week in advance of publication dates to: calendar@reporternewspapers.com.


Sococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.

32nd annual Green River Glass and Collectible Sale and Show: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 28. Features nearly 200 tables of Depression-era, ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s glass, pottery, china and other collectibles. Special guests Randy and Debbie Coe will identify attendees’ glassware for free (two item limit). Admission: $3. Kent Commons, 525 Fourth Ave. N. 253-852-5250.

Fifth annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival: Noon-7 p.m. Feb. 28; Noon-5 p.m. March 1. Features 20 Northwest wineries, plus entertainment by local musicians. Open to ages 21 and older with photo ID. Sponsored by Des Moines Rotary. Cost: $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Free parking and shuttle from South Marina Park. Landmark On The Sound, 23660 Marine View Drive S. 206-824-9462 or www.dmrotary.org.

Olympic Kennel Club and Eastside Hushpuppies 4H Club All-Breed Fun Match: March 1. Registration opens at 8 a.m. Event is a Sanctioned-B and OC Obedience Fun Match, and includes Conformation, Obedience (including advanced Open and Utility), Rally, Juniors, and CGC testing. Also features drawing, concessions, and bake sale. Call or see Web site for cost. Enumclaw Exposition Center, 45224 284th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw. 425-644-9770 or https://pckc.club.home.comcast.net/~pckc.club/OKC_FunMatch.pdf.


“The Ugly Duckling” auditions: 7-9 p.m. Feb. 25. Open auditions for Renton Civic Theatre’s production of A.A. Milne’s “The Ugly Duckling.” Parts available for four men and three women. Prepare 1-2 minute comedic monologue; bring headshot and resumé. Call backs will be 1:30-3:30 p.m. Feb. 28. Call for details and audition appointments. Renton Civic Theatre, 507 S. Third St. 425-226-5529 and leave a message, or e-mail boxoffice@rentoncivictheater.org.


Chamber music concert: 2 p.m. March 1. Features Fairwood United Methodist Church organist Matt Johnston and other local musicians. Cost: Free; non-perishable food items welcome for Renton Food Bank. Fairwood United Methodist Church, 15255 S.E. Fairwood Blvd., Renton.

“Noises Off”: March 4-7, and 11-14. Cost: $5-$7. Kentlake Performing Arts Center, 21401 S.E. 300th St., Kent. 253-373-4659, www.kentlakedrama.com or www.brownpapertickes.com.


“Annie Jr.”: 2 p.m. Feb. 28. Auburn Parks Theater Camp kids perform short version of the Broadway show. Cost: $6. Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave. 253-931-3043 or www.auburnwa.gov/arts.

“Lost in Yonkers”: Through March 7. Cost: $17-$22. Renton Civic Theatre, 507 S. Third St. 425-226-5529 or boxoffice@rentoncivictheater.org.


Baker Street Books: 7-10 p.m. various Fridays and Saturdays, live jazz. Performers: Feb. 27, Chris Morton Trio. Baker Street Books, 32709 Railroad Ave., Black Diamond. 360-886-2131.

Cascade Lanes, Lounge and Casino: Performers: Feb. 28, Trix; March 7, Thunderhead. No cover. 17034 116th Ave. S.E., Renton. 425-226-2035.

Cutters Point Coffee: Live music various evenings. Times are 6:30 p.m. unless noted. Cost: Free; tips appreciated. 16739 S.E. 272nd St., Covington. 253-639-3458.

DC’s Bar and Grill: Events include: March 6, DJ Benny. Ongoing: 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Triviality Tuesdays. 907 S. Third St., Renton. 425-255-2511 or www.dcsbarandgrill.com.

Firecreek Grill and Raw Bar: 9 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, live music; 8 p.m. Mondays, open mic for all ages. No cover. 2019 W. Meeker St., Kent. 253-856-5170.

Gonzo’s Bar and Grill: Ongoing: 9 p.m. Wednesdays, karaoke. Open to ages 21 and older. 15423 S.E. 272nd St., Suite 101, Kent. www.gonzosbarandgrill.com.

Interchange Bar & Grill: 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, karaoke. Open to ages 21 and older. 8429 S. 228th St., Kent. 253-854-5650 or www.interchangebar-grill.com.

Jack’s Pub and Grill: 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays-Saturdays, live music. 3901 N.E. Fourth St., Renton.

Kona Kai Coffee Company: Performances are 7-10 p.m. unless noted. 124 Fourth Ave. S., Kent. 206-931-6111 or www.konakaicoffee.net.

Pat’s Bar and Grill: All performances 8 p.m.-midnight unless otherwise noted. Performers: Feb. 27, Boneyard. 114 Railroad Ave. N., Kent. 253-852-7287 or www.patsbar.com.

The Royal Bear Pub and Eatery: Performers: March 13-14, Black Dog; March 20, Gunshy. 35731 W. Valley Highway, Algona. 253-833-6686.


Comedy Night at the Castle: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27. Starring Dean Oleson with special guest Adam Norwest. Admission includes comedy show, four wine tastings or one glass of wine, cheese and crackers. Cost: $12 in advance; $15 at the door. Castle Bridge Winery, 7645 S. 180th St., Kent. 425-251-0983 or www.castlebridgewinery.com.


Pi-R Squares Square Dance Club: 7:30-10:30 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Feb. 28, Presidents’ Day Dance. Round dance workshop, 7:30-8 p.m.; dancing, 8-10:30 p.m. Kent-Meridian Grange, 15422 S.E. 272nd St., Kent. fun-squaredancing@pi-r-squares.org or www.pi-r-squares.org.

Dance classes, session 2: Mondays March 2-23. Includes: 6 p.m., intermediate salsa; 7 p.m., intermediate rumba; 8 p.m., beginning East Coast Swing. Classes open to all ages. Cost: $44 per four weeks. Des Moines Activity Center, 2045 S. 216th St. 206-878-1642.


Kent Historical Society Museum: Exhibits: Through April 30, Thunderbird History Exhibit. Hours: Noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Admission: $1. Bereiter House, 855 E. Smith St., Kent. 253-854-4330 or www.kenthistoricalmuseum.org.

Renton History Museum: Free tours: 11 a.m. the third Saturday of the month. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Closed on holidays. Admission: $3 for adults; $1 for children; free for ages 7 and younger and members. 235 Mill Ave. S. 425-255-2330 or www.rentonhistory.org.

White River Valley Museum: Exhibits: Through April 12, “Ilalko, Then Slaughter, Now Auburn: Historic Photographs of Place by Auburn Pioneer Arthur Ballard.” Hours: Noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Admission: $1-$2; free on Wednesdays. 918 H St. S.E., Auburn. 253-288-7433 or www.wrvmuseum.org.

Black Diamond Historical Society Museum: Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays; noon-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 32627 Railroad Ave., Black Diamond. 360-886-2142, museum@blackdiamondmuseum.org or www.blackdiamondmuseum.org.

Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum: Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. Admission: $10 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; free for ages 4 and younger. 5917 S. 196th St., Kent. 206-764-9453.


Auburn City Hall Gallery: Exhibits: Through Feb. 27, acrylics and mixed media by Angel F. Matamoros, and mixed media art by Susanne Werner; March 2-31, acrylics/mixed media artwork by Michelle Knowlen, and encaustic artwork by Tia Matthies. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Admission: Free. Auburn City Hall, 25 W. Main St. 253-931-3043 or www.auburnwa.gov.

Carco Theatre Lobby Gallery: Exhibit: Through March 28, original mixed media artwork by Daniel Wend, with reception 4-7 p.m. Feb. 28. 1717 Maple Valley Highway. 425-430-6589 or www.artscommission.rentonwa.gov.

Cheryl Sallee Gallery: Exhibits: Through Feb. 26, watercolors by Gigi Paranada; March 4-April 24, photography by Mike Dilbeck. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Admission: Free. Auburn Senior Activity Center, 808 Ninth St. S.E. 253-931-5043 or www.auburnwa.gov/arts.

Highline Community College Library Gallery: Exhibits: Through Feb. 28, “Charles Darwin Exhibit.” Admission: Free. Call for hours. 2400 S. 240th St., Des Moines. https://flightline.highline.edu/exhibits.

Kent Centennial Center Gallery: Exhibits: Through Feb. 27, “Sight (Collecting)” by Paul McKee. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. 400 W. Gowe St., Kent. 253-856-5050, www.ci.kent.wa.us/arts.

Maple Valley Creative Arts Center: 7-9 p.m. the second Friday of the month, gallery show. 23220 Maple-Valley Highway S.E., Suite 15.

Tacoma Events

Tacoma Young Artists Orchestra concerts: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28; 3 p.m. March 8. Cost: $4-$14. Rialto Theater, 310 S. Ninth St., Tacoma. 253-627-2792.

Seattle Events

UW World Series­—Jupiter String Quartet: 8 p.m. Feb. 25. Cost: $20-$33. Meany Hall at the University of Washington, 4001 University Way N.E., Seattle. 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org.

“The Seafarer”: Feb. 26-March 28. Four friends in Dublin get into a game of cards, and when a stranger joins in, the stakes grow devilishly high. Cost: $10-$59. Seattle Repertory Theatre, 155 Mercer St., Seattle. 206-443-2222, 877-900-9285 or www.seattlerep.org.

Locust and Cruz Control: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27. Seattle-based dance crews perform hip hop and modern dance. Cost: $18-$20. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

Opus 7 Vocal Ensemble—“Medelssohn, Purcell and Handel Celebrations”: 8 p.m. Feb. 28. Cost: $20-$25. St. James Cathedral, 804 Ninth Ave., Seattle 206-782-2899 or www.opus7.org.

Antony and the Johnsons: 8 p.m. Feb. 28. Cost: $27.50. The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. 206-628-0888 or www.themoore.com.

“Gee’s Bend”: Through Feb. 28. Play tells the story of African-American women in Gee’s Bend, Alabama, who piece rags, scraps and bits of thread into works of art. Cost: $10-$33. Taproot Theatre, 204 N. 85th St., Seattle. 206-781-9707.

Piffaro: 8 p.m. Feb. 28. Renaissance band Piffaro to perform as part of Early Music Guild’s International Series. Cost: $20-$38. Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave. 206-325-7066 or www.earlymusicguild.org.

“Tomás and the Library Lady”: Through March 1. An illiterate migrant boy learns about the magic of words with the help of the Library Lady. Recommended for ages 7 and older. Cost: $13-$33. Seattle Children’s Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

“Gracieusette”: 7:30 p.m. March 3. Medieval and traditional French fiddles and song, presented by Early Music Guild. Cost: $10-$25. Trinity Parish Church, 609 Eighth Ave., Seattle. 206-325-7066 or www.earlymusicguild.org.

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet with Seattle Symphony: 7:30 p.m. March 3. Cost: $17-$63. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. www.seattlesymphony.org.

“The History Boys”: March 4-28. Call for cost. ArtsWest Playhouse, 4711 California Ave. S.W., Seattle. 206-938-0339 or www.artswest.org.

“Pharaoh Serket and the Lost Stone of Fire”: Through March 7. Adventure tale set in ancient Egypt recommended for ages 8 and older. Cost: $13-$33. Seattle Children’s Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle. 206-441-3322 or www.sct.org.

“Always…Patsy Cline”: Through March 8. Cost: $25-$35. ACT’s Bullitt Cabaret, 700 Union St., Seattle. 206-292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org.

“Moby Dick, or The Whale”: Through March 8. Presented by Book-It Repertory Theatre. Cost: $15-$35. Center House Theatre, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. 206-216-0833 or www.book-it.org.

Disney’s “The Lion King”: Through March 15. Cost: $19.50-$130. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. 206-292-2787 or www.theparamount.com.

Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@kentnews.us.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://kentnews.us/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in Life

Ladies Night Out 10th anniversary June 13 at Kent Station

Pampering, wine tastings, light bites part of event

Teddy Bear Clinic a hit in Kent with children, parents

Children receive free teddy bears, check out fire engines, aid cars and fire hoses

Memorial Day ceremony set for Tahoma National Cemetery near Kent

Monday, May 27 event begins at 1 p.m. to honor veterans

Kids learn how to catch fish in Kent at the Old Fishing Hole

Annual event by city of Kent Parks, Rotary Club of Kent provides new experience

A new playground is part of the recently-completed renovations at Morrill Meadows Park on the East Hill in Kent next to the Kent YMCA. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent Parks
Morrill Meadows Park in Kent reopens after $1.59 million renovation

Upgrades include expanded playground, new swings, improved lawn space and a permanent stage

Check out Paw-Fest from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 at Kent Station. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent
Paw-Fest to feature pets for adoption, activities at Kent Station

Event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 1

Mexican group Los Temerarios to perform in Kent Nov. 14-15

Two shows at the accesso ShoWare Center as part of farewell tour

Mark your calendar for the annual Auburn Petpalooza

Event is May 18 at Game Farm Park.

Sikh community celebrates grand opening in Kent of Gurudwara temple | Photos

Local leaders participate in event that drew more than 7,000 people over three days

Voiceover actor Kat Cressida will visit Auburn at Unlock the Con on Feb. 17-18 for meet and greets, an exclusive dinner with a Q&A panel and a Sunday “Brunch with the Bride.” (Courtesy photo)
Disney voice actor Kat Cressida to host meet and greet in Auburn

Tickets are available for this two-day fandom event at the Outlet Collection’s Unlock the Con on Feb. 17 and 18.