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Arts in brief

Arts in brief for Friday, January 9.

'Kennewick Man' exhibit on display in Kennewick

The Kennewick Man On Trial exhibition is on display through Nov. 30 at the East Benton County Historical Museum, 205 Keewaydin Drive, Kennewick.

The exhibit uses text, photos, maps and historical illustrations to explore the science as well as the ethical and legal ramifications of the 1996 discovery of Kennewick Man.

Flea Market set Sept. 6 in downtown Kennewick

The Auburn Street Flea Market is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 6 in downtown Kennewick between Kennewick Avenue and Canal Drive.

The open-air market features all kinds of treasures, food booths and live entertainment. There is no admission charge.

Elite Dance exhibition Sept. 6-7 in Kennewick

Elite Dance Teams will hold an open house and dance exhibition Sept. 6-7 at the Elite Center, 8382 W. Gage Blvd., behind Columbia Center. The teams, which feature young dancers from age 10 to 18, will perform jazz, hip-hop and lyrical dance styles.

Showtimes are 1 and 7 p.m. both days. Cost is $10. Tickets are available in advance at the Elite Center or at the door.

For more information, call 783-5700.

Dance Scottish event set Sept. 18 in Spokane

SPOKANE -- A Dance Scottish open house is from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 18 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N. Washington St., Spokane.

The evening includes demonstrations and lessons on the traditional jig, reels and strathspeys of Scottish country dance.

Kilts are optional and comfortable shoes are recommended. For more information about the event, call Debbie McClelland at 509-0456-4899 or go to

Seattle museum taking applications from bands

SEATTLE -- The Experience Music Project Museum is accepting applications for its 2009 battle of the bands competition.

Musicians who are 21 or younger and play rock, hip-hop, electronic, pop or any other kind of music genre are encouraged to enter the Sound Off contest.

Applications are available at or e-mail

A nonreturnable CD with original music must be mailed to EMPS/SFM, Attn: Sound Off!, 330 Sixth Ave. N., Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98109. Deadline to enter is Nov. 10.

Twelve semi-finalists will be chosen to perform in February and of those, three will be chosen to perform at a concert at the museum on March 7. The winner of the contest will perform at the 2009 Bumbershoot Festival.

Harvest Festival planned Sept. 20 in W. Richland

West Richland's annual Harvest Festival is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 20 at Flat Top Park in West Richland.

Festivities include musical entertainment, kids activities, a farmers market, a barbecue and more.

Admission is free.

Fall Harvest Festival planned in Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA -- The Fort Walla Walla Museum's annual Fall Harvest Festival is Sept. 20-21.

The event features traditional crafts and skill demonstrations by the region's Indian, military, agricultural and pioneer heritage.

There also will be a classic truck show, live music, living history theater and a vintage quilt show.

Museum hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and $3 for kids 6 to 12.