Arts & Entertainment

Arts in brief: Herald's A&E section deadlines changing

Deadlines to submit information for the A&E section are changing because of a new format that will soon take effect in the Herald's reporting of arts and entertainment in the Tri-Cities.

Information must be submitted at least 10 days in advance of the publication date. Story ideas on events should be directed to Dori O'Neal ( at least a month before the event takes place.

The public also can now input their own events on the Herald's website at

Tickets on sale for Jeff Dunham comedy

Tickets go on sale today for Jeff Dunham's Spark of Insanity comedy show, which comes to Toyota Center in Kennewick on Nov. 14.

Dunham, a favorite Comedy Central performer, blends 21st century comedy with ventriloquism.

His latest platinum-selling CD -- Spark of Insanity -- hit the top of the bestseller list on earlier this year.

Tickets cost $45 for all seats plus a service charge, which means the sooner you buy a ticket, the better your seat will be.

Tickets are available at or call 735-0500.

Tickets also can be purchased at the coliseum box office.

Swing Classic planned June 28 in Kennewick

Tri-Cities West Coast Swing Classic is June 28 at the Red Lion Hotel next to Columbia Center mall in Kennewick.

Featured instructors are Jim Minty and Katie McCaslin from Seattle. Cost is from $35 to $85, depending on the number of dance workshops you sign up for.

For more information, call Beth Trost at 586-7609.

Walla Walla Art Walk today in downtown

WALLA WALLA -- Walla Walla will hold its first Art Walk from 5 to 8 p.m. today downtown.

The Walla Walla University Band will entertain visitors from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Land Title Plaza. About 30 businesses are taking part in the Art Walk, which features an eclectic mix of local, national and regional artists.

Our New York Way dance show June 13

The Dance Class will hold an Our New York Way dance performance starting at 7 p.m. June 13 in the auditorium at Richland High School.

The show includes tap, jazz, hip-hop and lyrical dance moves.

Admission is $11 for adults and $9 for seniors and students.

On June 14, the dance troupe performs Carnival of the Animals and Peter and the Wolf starting at 2 p.m. at Richland High.

Admission is $8 for adults and $6 students and seniors.

Tickets at the door.