Arts & Entertainment

Around Town: Friday, June 13, 2008

Mid-Columbia happenings for the week of Friday, June 13, 2008

Friday, June 13

Comedy

BJ Johnson and Carl Lee Moore, 8:30 p.m., Jokers Comedy Club, 624 Wellsian Way, Richland. Cover: $5. 21 and older.

Dances

Our New York Way, a performance by The Dance Class, 7 p.m., Richland High auditorium. Admission: $11 adults, $9 seniors and students.

Festivals

Sacajawea Bluegrass Festival, 3-10 p.m., Sacajawea State Park, off Highway 12 at the mouth of the Snake River. Cost: $20 weekend pass in advance, $25 at the gate or $10 for single day. Tickets: Tri-City Ranch & Home stores or www.sacajaweabluegrass.org.

Films

The Game Plan, outdoors on a 30-foot inflatable screen, begins at sundown, about 8:30 p.m., Smoovies, 1950 Keene Road #L, Richland. Rated PG. Free.

Music

Jazz in June, 5-9 p.m., John Dam Plaza, Richland.

Ron Overman plays a mix of music, 6 p.m. , Sapolil Cellars, 15 E. Main St., Walla Walla. Free.

Steve Haberman and Mary Lou Gnoza perform for Vino Notte, 7 p.m., Preston Premium Wines, off Highway 395 north of Pasco. No cover.

Nightlife

Chase Thompson, 6 p.m., Bookwalter Winery, off Tulip Lane, Richland. No cover. All ages.

DJ Reverb Remix, 7 p.m., Stomp! Lounge at Tagaris Winery, off Tulip Lane, Richland.

Freddie Pink rock band, 7 p.m., Tony Roma's parking lot, off Gage Boulevard behind Columbia Center mall, Kennewick. Admission: $15. $5 from each ticket sold will be donated to The Arc of Tri-Cities.

Blynd Spot, 8 p.m., Dax's, off Lee Boulevard, Richland. No cover. 21 and older.

Amarillo Band, 9 p.m., King of Clubs at Classic Island Casino, off Gage Boulevard, Kennewick. 21 and older.

Trespasser, 9 p.m., The Branding Iron, downtown Kennewick. 21 and older.

Sin City Jump Off, a triple album release party featuring Cool Nutz, Certified Outfit and Black Rhino Camp, 9 p.m., Club Paradise, 2588 N. Columbia Center Blvd., Richland. Cost: $10 or $20 VIP presale. Advance tickets: Cat Walk in Pasco or Club Paradise.

Stupid In Stereo and Random Noise, 9:30 p.m., Parkade Bar & Grill, 207 W. Kennewick Ave. 21 and older.

Young Ridaz, 11 p.m., The Beach, downtown Kennewick. No cover before 10 p.m. 21 and older.

Saturday, June 14

Comedy

BJ Johnson and Carl Lee Moore, 8:30 p.m., Jokers Comedy Club, 624 Wellsian Way, Richland. Cover: $5. 21 and older.

Dances

Carnival of the Animals and Peter and the Wolf, performed by The Dance Class, 2 p.m., Richland High auditorium. Admission: $8 adults, $6 seniors and students.

Festivals

Chalk Art Festival, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Uptown Shopping Center, off George Washington Way, Richland. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Cost: $12 for 18 and older, $7 for kids age 10-17, $5 for kids 9 and under.

Sacajawea Bluegrass Festival, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Sacajawea State Park, off Highway 12 at the mouth of the Snake River. Cost: $15.

Benton City Jamboree music festival, 2-10 p.m., City Park, 806 Dale St. Admission: $5 after 5 p.m. plus a can of nonperishable food for the Benton City Food Bank. The event also includes a giant yard sale 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the park. Info: www.bentoncitychamber.org or call 947-4550.

Films

Jumper, outdoors on a 30-foot inflatable screen, begins at sundown, about 8:30 p.m., Smoovies, 1950 Keene Road #L, Richland. Rated PG-13. Free.

Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who starts at dusk, Columbia Park, near the Playground of Dreams, Kennewick. Rated G. Free.

Fundraisers

Yard sale and car wash, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Moose Lodge, West Richland, 5828 W. Van Giesen St. There also will be a dunk tank with members of the Roller Girls team and a bounce house for kids. Proceeds to benefit Habitat for Humanity.

Misc

The Secret Garden Tour, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at various Tri-City locations. Cost: $12. Tickets: Buds & Blossoms Too, the River House and Nest Feathers. Maps will be provided with ticket purchase. Call 943-6027.

Museums

Fort Walla Walla Days and Western Art Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fort Walla Walla Museum at 755 Myra Road. Admission: $7 adults, $6 students and seniors, $3 kids 6-12.

Nightlife

Kurt Gustafson, 6-10 p.m., DJ KRITIK4L M4SS, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Bookwalter Winery, off Tulip Lane, Richland. No cover. All ages.

Skillet Lickers blues band, 7 p.m. June 14, Stomp! Lounge at Tagaris Winery, off Tulip Lane, Richland.

Columbia Jazz Trio, 7:30 p.m., Cynergy Cafe, corner of 27th Avenue and Union Street, Kennewick. No cover.

IV, 45th Parallel and Kite, 8 p.m., The Pub, off Clearwater Avenue, Kennewick. 21 and older.

Fourth & Forever and Folding In, 9 p.m., Dax's, off Lee Boulevard, Richland. No cover. 21 and older.

The Jonny Forest, 9 p.m., Kimo's 2696 N. Columbia Center Blvd. Cover: $5. All ages until 11 p.m.

Greywolf, 9 p.m., The Palm, Benton City. No cover. 21 and older.

Tejano Skyz, 9 p.m., King of Clubs at Classic Island Casino, off Gage Boulevard, Kennewick. 21 and older.

Blue Tattoo, 9 p.m., The Pub, off Clearwater Avenue, Kennewick. 21 and older.

The Shades rock band, 9 p.m., Jack-son's in Kennewick. Cover: $5.

Trespasser, 9 p.m., The Branding Iron, downtown Kennewick. 21 and older.

Sports

Richland Regatta American power boat racing, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Howard Amon Park, Richland. Free.

Tri-Cities Fever vs. Spokane Shock, 7 p.m., Toyota Center, Kennewick. Cost: $15-$45. Tickets: Box office or www.ticketmaster.com.

Trade shows

Wild mustang adoption at TRAC in Pasco. Preview of horses starts at 8 a.m. with adoptions starting at 9:30 a.m.

Sunday, June 15

Festivals

Sacajawea Bluegrass Festival, 9:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Sacajawea State Park, off Highway 12 at the mouth of the Snake River. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

Misc

The Secret Garden Tour, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at various Tri-City locations. Cost: $12. Tickets: Buds & Blossoms Too, the River House and Nest Feathers. Maps will be provided with ticket purchase. Call 943-6027.

Museums

Fort Walla Walla Days and Western Art Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fort Walla Walla Museum at 755 Myra Road. Admission: $7 adults, $6 students and seniors, $3 kids 6-12.

Nightlife

Mary Lou Gnoza and Steve Haberman, 2 p.m., Bookwalter Winery, off Tulip Lane, Richland. No cover. All ages.

Sports

Richland Regatta American power boat racing, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Howard Amon Park, Richland. Free.

Trade shows

Wild mustang adoption at TRAC in Pasco. Preview of horses starts at 8 a.m. with adoptions starting at 9:30 a.m.

Monday, June 16

Book groups

Dracula by Bram Stoker is featured at A Shadow on the Shelf, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Columbia Center mall, Kennewick. Call Michelle Price, 736-1414.

Lottery by Patricia Wood is featured at the Richland Public Library group, 7 p.m., Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Park Drive. Call Jeanette Mercier, 942-7456.

Misc

Jordan World Circus, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., TRAC in Pasco. Admission: $10.

Nightlife

J Minus, 9 p.m., Kimo's, 2696 N. Columbia Center Blvd., Richland. Cover: $5. All ages until 11 p.m.

Tuesday, June 17

Book groups

The Children's Blizzard by David Laskin, 7 p.m., Burbank branch of the Walla Walla County Rural Library District, 875 S. Lake Road. Call: 545-6549.

Wednesday, June 18

Book groups

Cage of Stars by Jacquelyn Mitchard, 7 p.m., Pasco branch of the Mid-Columbia Library System, 1320 W. Hopkins, adult book area. Call Susan Koenig, 545-6936.

Concerts

A tribute to Jim Pepper music, 7 p.m., Center for the Arts, Pendleton. Admission: $12. Featured musicians include Barry Bergstrom on sax, Doug Rice on guitar, Kurt Gustafson on bass and Matt Larsen on drums.

Nightlife

ETC: Entertainment Tri-Cities, 6 p.m., Bookwalter Winery, off Tulip Lane, Richland. No cover. All ages.

The Millionaires Club, 9 p.m., Jack-son's, Kennewick. No cover. 21 and older.

Thursday, June 19

Comedy

Ron Osbourne and Leil Cardoza, 8:30 p.m., Jokers Comedy Club, 624 Wellsian Way, Richland. Cover: $5. 21 and older.

Music

Cronkites play for the Live @ 5 Concert series, 5 p.m., John Dam Plaza, Richland. Free.

Nightlife

Norm Karin, 6 p.m., Bookwalter Winery, off Tulip Lane, Richland. No cover. All ages.

Jam night, 8 p.m. every Thursday, Dax's, off Lee Boulevard, Richland. No cover. 21 and older.

Good Bad Habit, 9 p.m., The Branding Iron, downtown Kennewick. 21 and older.

Nasty Jack, 9 p.m., Jack-son's in Richland. Cover: $7. 21 and older.

Friday, June 20

Comedy

Ron Osbourne and Leil Cardoza, 8:30 p.m., Jokers Comedy Club, 624 Wellsian Way, Richland. Cover: $5. 21 and older.

Concerts

Ben Macy Trio, a Portland-based jazz group, 8 p.m., Princess Theatre, Prosser. Doors open at 7:30. Cost: $12 premiere seating, $8 general.

Concert to benefit the African Mission Alliance, 6:30 p.m., The Living Room Community Church, Kennewick. Monte Ingersoll and Mel Haug, Frank and Debi Eng, Doug Norman, Bobbie Keefe, Al Brower and the JC Vocal Band will perform. A silent auction starts at 6:30 p.m. A dessert also will be available. Admission: $15. Tickets: Ted Brown Music in Richland, The Living Room or at the door.

Festivals

Cool Desert Nights at various locations in Richland. Street dance at 9 p.m. featuring The Kingsmen.

Films

Cars, outdoors on a 30-foot inflatable screen, begins at sundown, about 8:30 p.m., Smoovies, 1950 Keene Road #L, Richland. Free.

Music

Cindy and Bill McKay and Doug Rice perform for Vino Notte, 7 p.m., Preston Premium Wines, off Highway 395 north of Pasco. No cover.

Jazz in June, 5-9 p.m., John Dam Plaza, Richland.

Bram Brata and OK2Botay steel drum bands perform for the Concerts at the Pavilion music series, 7 p.m., Flat Top Park, West Richland. Following the concerts, a family-friendly movie will be shown on the outdoor screen at the park. Free. Call 967-3431 for movie titles.

Nightlife

Eddie Manzaneres & Cafe Blanco, 6 p.m., Bookwalter Winery, off Tulip Lane, Richland. No cover. All ages.

DJ Reverb Remix, 7 p.m., Stomp! Lounge at Tagaris Winery, off Tulip Lane, Richland.

Brick, 8 p.m., Dax's, off Lee Boulevard, Richland. No cover. 21 and older.

Junkyard Jane blues band, 9 p.m. Jack-son's in Kennewick. Cover: $7.

Wet Betty classic rock band, 9 p.m., Tumbleweed Cafe, Benton City. No cover.

Good Bad Habit, 9 p.m., The Branding Iron, downtown Kennewick. 21 and older.

Colorblind and Roger Enders perform at a street dance, 9 p.m., Jack-son's in Richland. 21 and older. Cover: $7.

Blameshift and Illusion33, 9:30 p.m., Parkade Bar & Grill, 207 W. Kennewick Ave. 21 and older.

Firing Squad and Ave Assassins, 11 p.m., The Beach, downtown Kennewick. No cover before 10 p.m. 21 and older.

Saturday, June 21

Comedy

Ron Osbourne and Leil Cardoza, 8:30 p.m., Jokers Comedy Club, 624 Wellsian Way, Richland. Cover: $5. 21 and older.

Festivals

Scottish Fest 2008 starts at 8:30 a.m., Port of Benton Wine and Food Park on Benitz Road, Prosser. Admission: $7 adults, $4 seniors and kids 6-12, kids 5 and under free.

Cool Desert Nights at various locations in Richland. Street dance at 9 p.m. featuring Mike Harvey from radio's Super Gold Show.

Films

Transformers, outdoors on a 30-foot inflatable screen, begins at sundown, about 8:30 p.m., Smoovies, 1950 Keene Road #L, Richland. Free.

Alvin and the Chipmunks starts at dusk, Columbia Park, near the Playground of Dreams, Kennewick. Rated PG. Free.

Fundraisers

East Benton County Historical Museum silent auction, 8 p.m. at the Kennewick museum. Up for bid will be a smoker barbecue in the shape of a tractor that is painted in Kennewick High School colors (orange and black). Call 582-7704.

Museums

Living History Series features the life of James McAuliff, merchant, musician and mayor, Fort Walla Walla Museum, 755 Myra Road, Walla Walla. Admission: $7 adults, $6 students and seniors, $3 kids 6-12.

Nightlife

Outdoor live MMA fight featuring the music of Blue Tattoo, 5-11 p.m., Kimo's, 2696 N. Columbia Center Blvd., Richland. Cover: $25. All ages, but there will be a beer garden for those 21 and older.

Eddie Manzaneres & Cafe Blanco, 6 p.m., Bookwalter Winery, off Tulip Lane, Richland. No cover. All ages.

DJ Reverb Remix, 7 p.m., Stomp! Lounge at Tagaris Winery, off Tulip Lane, Richland.

Oldschool, a Pink Floyd tribute, 8 p.m., Dax's in Richland. Cover: $7. 21 and older.

Good Bad Habit, 9 p.m., The Branding Iron, downtown Kennewick. 21 and older.

Amarillo Band, 9 p.m., The Palm, Benton City. No cover. 21 and older.

Sports

Tri-Cities Fever vs. Arkansas Twisters, 7 p.m., Toyota Center, Kennewick. Cost: $15-$45. Tickets: Box office or www.ticketmaster.com.

Trade shows

Country Nesters Marketplace Antiques & Collections show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Howard Amon Park, Richland. Admission is free.

Sunday, June 22

Museums

Living History Series features the life of Nancy Wiseman, pioneer woman, Fort Walla Walla Museum, 755 Myra Road, Walla Walla. Admission: $7 adults, $6 students and seniors, $3 kids 6-12.

Nightlife

Mary Lou Gnoza and Steve Haberman, 2 p.m., Bookwalter Winery, off Tulip Lane, Richland. No cover. All ages.

Sports

Dust Devils vs. Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, 7:15 p.m., Gesa Stadium, off Burden Boulevard, Pasco. Cost: $5 general admission. Tickets: Box office.


Tickets on sale

Toyota Center, Kennewick

Prices vary. Tickets: Box office or www.ticketmaster.com

Tri-Cities Fever, Toyota Center

Prices vary. Tickets: Box office or www.ticketmaster.com.

June 14 vs. Spokane Shock, 7 p.m.

June 21 vs. Arkansas Twisters, 7 p.m.

July 14 vs. Amarillo Dusters, 7 p.m.

TRAC, Pasco

Prices vary. Tickets: , TRAC box office or www.traconline.com


Beyond the Mid-Columbia

Spokane

The Big Easy Concert House, 919 W. Sprague Ave. Info: bigeasyconcerts.com or call 509-244-3279

INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Info: inbpac.com or call 509-279-7000

June 26: Jerry Seinfeld

Aug. 21: Wilco

Oct. 8-25: The Phantom of the Opera

Nov. 8: Bob and Tom Comedy All Stars Tour

Nov. 29-30: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Dec. 10-14: The Color Purple

Spokane Symphony events. Info: spokanesymphony.org

Spokane Arena events. Info: spokanearena.com. Info: ticketswest.com or call 800-325-SEAT.

Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, W. 1001 Sprague Ave. Info: foxtheaterspokane.com

June 28: The 5 Browns

July 17: Pure Piaf

Boz Scaggs with David Jacobs-Strain

Aug. 12: Shelby Lynne

Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. Info: interplayers.com or call 509-455-PLAY

Connoisseur Concert Series, St. John's Cathedral, at Grand Boulevard and 12th Avenue, downtown.

Yakima

Sundome. Info: ticketswest.com

The Seasons historic theater. Info: seasonsmusicfestival.com

Capitol Theatre. Info: ticketswest.com, capitoltheatre.org

Wenatchee

Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Info: wvmcc.org

Seattle

The Paramount Theatre. Info: theparamount.com

June 10-22: Avenue Q

July 1: Billy Idol

July 11-12: Eddie Izzard

Aug. 24: Melissa Etheridge

Aug. 27-28: Chris Rock

Sept. 10-Oct. 5: The Phantom of the Opera

Oct. 23: Linda Ronstadt

Dec. 16-28: The Color Purple

The Moore Theatre. Info: themoore.com

Aug. 2: Kidz Bop

Aug. 29: Boyz II Men

Nov. 15: Paula Poundstone

The Showbox. Info: showboxonline.com. Tickets: www.ticketmaster.com

Jazz Alley, 2033 Sixth Ave., downtown. Info: jazzalley.com or call 206-441-9729

June 10-16: Stanley Jordan

June 17-18: Esperanza Spalding

KeyArena events. Info: seattlecenter.com. Tickets: ticketmaster.com

July 2: George Michael

July 9: Foo Fighters

July 11: Bill Maher

July 26: Nine Inch Nails

Sept. 24: Neil Diamond

Sept. 28: My Morning Jacket

Seattle Symphony, 200 University St. Info: seattlesymphony.org

5th Avenue Theater, on 5th Avenue, downtown. Info: 5thavenuetheater.org or call 888-584-4849

Aug. 14-Sept. 21: Shrek the Musical

Oct. 29-Nov. 16: The Drowsy Chaperone

Dec. 3-Dec. 28: 7 Brides for 7 Brothers

Seattle Opera House, 1020 John St., downtown. Info: seattleopera.org or call 206-389-7676.

Aug. 2-23: Aida

Oct. 19-Nov. 1: Richard Strauss' Elektra

Jan. 10-24, 2009: The Pearl Fishers

Feb. 21-March 7, 2009: Bluebeard's Castle and Erwartung

May 2-16, 2009: The Marriage of Figaro

Tacoma

Tacoma Dome events. Info: tacomadome.org

Museum of Glass events. Info: museumofglass.org

Convention & Trade Center events. Info: cityoftacoma.org

Portland

Rose Quarter in Portland. Info: rosequarter.com

July 10: Foo Fighters

Oct. 16: Celine Dion

Outdoor concert venues

Gorge Amphitheater events. Info: www.livenation.com/venue/getVenue/venueId/460

July 12: The Police with Elvis Costello & The Imposters

Aug. 2: Steve Miller Band

Aug. 9: Warped Tour

Aug. 15-16: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers with Steve Winwood

Aug. 22: Jack Johnson

Aug. 29-31: Dave Matthews Band with O.A.R.

Amphitheater at Clark County events. Info: www.ampatclarkcounty.com

June 25: Tim McGraw

June 27: Earth, Wind and Fire

July 11: The Police with Elvis Costello & The Imposters

July 24: James Taylor

Sept. 21: Journey with Heart and Cheap Trick

White River Amphitheater events. Info: www.livenation.com/venue/getVenue/venueId/1224

June 24: Tim McGraw with Jason Aldean

June 29: Rock 'N' Ride for Children featuring The Marshall Tucker Band with Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Starship with Mickey Thomas, Foghat and Spike and the Impalers

July 9: Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival featuring Slipknot and Disturbed

July 11: Stevie Wonder

July 19: Toby Keith with Montgomery Gentry

Aug. 8: Cr&uulm;e Fest featuring Mötley Crüe, Buckcherry, Papa Roach, Sixx:A.M. and Trapt.

Aug. 9: Brooks & Dunn, ZZ Top and Rodney Atkins

Aug. 20: Radiohead with Liars

Aug. 30: Sheryl Crow with James Blunt

Sept. 6: Santana with Salvador Santana Band

Sept. 19: Journey with Heart and Cheap Trick

Puyallup Fair concert series. Info: www.thefair.com/concerts

Sept. 5: Chris Cagle

Sept. 6: Bucky Covington

Sept. 8: The Black Crowes

Sept. 9: Casting Crowns

Sept. 10: Kid Rock

Sept. 11: Sara Evans and Josh Gracin

Sept. 16: Fergie

Sept. 17: Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Sept. 18: Al Jarreau/Manhattan Transfer

Sept. 19: Carrie Underwood

Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery. Info: www.stemichelle.com/Sub_Concerts.cfm

June 28: Earth, Wind & Fire

July 3: B.B. King

July 12: Hippiefest featuring Jack Bruce of Cream, Eric Burdon and the Animals, the Turtles, Badfinger and Janis Ian

July 19: Ringo Starr performs with his All-Starr Band

July 24: Chris Isaak

July 25-26: Lyle Lovett

Aug. 1: Smokey Robinson

Aug. 2-3: KWJZ Music Festival featuring the Crusaders, Wayman Tisdale, Marion Meadows, Nils, Chris Botti, Boney James, Janita and Aaron Brooks

Aug. 22: Gipsy Kings

Aug. 23-24: Chicago

Aug. 29: Michael McDonald

NW museums

Maryhill Museum overlooks the Columbia River across from Biggs on Highway 14. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. every day, including holidays. Cost: $7 adults, $6 seniors and students, $2 kids 6-12. Info: 509-773-3733.

Jundt Art Museum, at Gonzaga University, E. 502 Boone Ave., Spokane. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Info: 509-323-6611.

Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way South, Seattle. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Cost: $11 adults, $10 seniors, $6.50 kids ages 5-17. Info: 206-764-5720.

Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock St., Tacoma. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. every third Thursday of the month. Cost: $10 adults, $8 students, seniors, military personnel, $4 kids, 6-12. Info: 1-866-4MUSEUM.

Portland Art Museum exhibits. Museum hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Cost: $10 adults, $9 seniors and students, $6 kids 5-18. Info: www.portlandartmuseum.com or 503-276-4370.

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), 1945 S.E. Water Ave., Portland. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Admission: $8.50 adults, $6.50 seniors and kids ages 3-13. Call 503-797-4537.

Ongoing: Daytime laser show takes the audience on a musical Colors of the World tour.

Boise Art Museum, 670 Julia Davis Drive in downtown. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $5 adults, $3 seniors and students. Info: www.boiseartmuseum.org

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