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Arts in brief

Arts in brief for Friday, October 17.

Folk concert on tap Oct. 18 at Pasco church

Linda Allen performs a folk concert starting at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Community Unitarian Universalist Church, 2819 W. Sylvester St., Pasco.

Allen is a singer-songwriter from Bellingham who performs all over the country and is known for her blend of music and storytelling.

The Tri-City concert also will honor the memory of folk singer and songwriter Bruce "Utah" Phillips, who died earlier this year.

Cost for the concert is $11 for adults and $9 for students and seniors. Cost is $1 more at the door.

Tickets are available at the Octopus' Garden in the Uptown Shopping Center off George Washington Way in Richland or Tri-City Bookworm stores.

'Carmen' opera showing Oct. 19 at Carmike

Carmike Cinemas will show the opera Carmen at 1 p.m. Oct. 19 at the movie plex behind Columbia Center.

The opera will be performed by the Royal Opera of Covent Garden in London. Cost is $15. For tickets, go to

Walla Walla museum features life of sheriff

WALLA WALLA -- The Fort Walla Walla Museum will feature the life of pioneer sheriff, merchant, musician and mayor James McAuliff starting at 2 p.m. Oct. 19 at the historic museum at 755 Myra Road.

When McAuliff was sheriff of Walla Walla in the mid-1800s, the town was plagued by troublemakers like Ferd Patterson, who showed no respect for the law.

The Living History Series depicts McAuliff's desperate attempt to keep Patterson from a lynch mob after he was arrested for killing the sheriff of Idaho City.

Admission to the re-enactment comes with admission to the museum, which is $7 for adults, $6 for students and seniors and $3 for ages 6-12. Museum hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day through Oct. 31.

Get your Halloween events published

If you have a Halloween event that is open to the public, then send your information to the Herald to be included in a Halloween roundup of events running throughout this month.

Send the name of the event, time, date, cost, ticket outlet, what age group it's open to, contact name and phone number, and a brief description of what's planned to: Dori O'Neal, c/o Tri-City Herald, 333 W. Canal Drive, Kennewick, WA 99336. Or e-mail

Kennewick museum celebrating 25 years

The East Benton County Historical Museum celebrates its 25th anniversary with an open house form 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 21 at the museum, 205 Keewaydin Drive, Kennewick.

There will be a silent auction and refreshments will be served. Admission is free.

Dutch Swing Fever Band plays Oct. 23

PROSSER -- The Dutch Swing Fever Band performs an evening of Big Band music starting at 8 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Princess Theatre in downtown Prosser.

Big Bands started to evolve as early as the 1920s but didn't become popular until the 1930s and 1940s.

The Dutch Swing Fever Band is made up of musicians from the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, with each one adding their own big band experience to the group.

The band features classic arrangements and two female vocalists who add some snappy rhythm to the jazzy sounds of Big Band music.

Admission to the show is $12 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Tickets are available at the Sixth Street Art Gallery in downtown Prosser or at the Princess Theatre box office.

Student art on display at WSU Tri-Cities

A selection of art by Mid-Columbia students in grades K-12 is on exhibition through Oct. 30 at WSU Tri-Cities in Richland.

The art exhibit coincided with the Washington Art Education Associations conference, which was held earlier this month at Hanford High School in Richland.

The WSU Tri-Cities art center is open from noon to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Admission is free.

CREHST to present 'Tombstone Tales'

The Columbia River Exhibition of History, Science and Technology will present "Tombstone Tales," a historically accurate and educational tour that combines the history of the pioneers and the oldest cemetery in Richland.

The tour will be at the Resthaven Cemetery, 700 Williams Blvd., from 6:30 to 7:50 p.m. Oct. 24 and from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 25 with tours running every 20 minutes.

Admission is $7 per person or $5 if purchased in advance at CREHST. For more information, call 943-9000.