Arts & Entertainment

Arts in brief: Vagabond trailer exhibit opens today at CREHST

An exhibition of tiny Vagabond trailers opens today at the CREHST museum in Richland.

The small silver trailers, which were popular during and after World War II, offered less than 150 square feet of living space to accommodate an average of 3.7 people.

Many people who came to work at Hanford during the 1940s brought these trailers to live in at the Hanford construction camp, which housed about 3,600 trailers along with barracks.

During the peak of construction back then, the camp had about 51,000 people in residence.

The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Admission is $3.50 for ages 17-61, $2.75 for ages 62 and older and $2.50 for ages 7-16.

Summer solstice concert set today in Kennewick

Dan Myers performs his annual summer solstice concert from 7 to 10 p.m. today at The Roxy Wine Bar, 101 W. Kennewick Ave.

Myers performs a mix of New Age and environmental music he creates on piano, bamboo flutes and guitar. No cover.

Prosser group plans theater classes for kids

The Prosser Conservatory of Theatre for Children will hold summer programs for kids ages 8 through 14 starting in July.

Children will learn the educational aspects of theater, the art of acting, how to develop a character on stage as well as vocal performance skills and stage movement.

There will be four separate four-day weeks of workshops starting July 14.

There will be a session from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 14-17 at Prosser High School on Sixth Street, which will cover the educational aspects of theater and performance skills.

Other sessions are from 1 to 5 p.m. July 14-17, 21-24 and 28-31. These sessions will cover rehearsal and performance and conclude with an actual performance of The Trial of Goldilocks.

Cost is $95 for all sessions or $50 for the first session. Deadline to register is June 30.

Call Carol Goth at 509-786-4468 or e-mail theatre-for-kids@att.net.

PrideFest set June 29 at Seattle Center

SEATTLE -- Seattle PrideFest is from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 29 at Fisher Green in Seattle Center.

The event features live musical entertainment, political speakers, comedy shows and a large mix of local business and nonprofit advocacy organizations.

Headlining the musical entertainment will be Tri-City native and Las Vegas entertainer of the year Kristine W, along with Seeing Blind, comedians Matt Bragg and Barbara Sehr and others.

Admission is free. For more information, go to www.pridefest.org.

Order pop to support Try-City gymnastics

The Mid-Columbia Gymnastics Academy presents its annual Pop Fundraiser.

One case of 20-ounce pop is $18.

Pop includes Coke, Pepsi, Vault and more. Money will help local gymnasts compete in local, state and national gymnastics events.

Anyone interested in placing an order can call 543-9701.

Caliendo to perform Sept. 19 in Spokane

SPOKANE -- Comedian/impressionist Frank Caliendo perform a comedy show at 8 p.m. Sept. 19 at the INB Performing Arts Center in Spokane.

Tickets for the show go on sale June 27.

Cost is $40.75 plus service charges.

Tickets are available at www.ticketswest.com or call 800-325-SEAT.

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