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Arts in brief for Friday, April 24.

Motorcycle poker run set April 25 in Pasco

The Shine 'Em Up II motorcycle poker run is April 25 starting at the American Legion building at 1029 W. Sylvester St. in Pasco.

Check-in starts at 10 a.m. with bikes leaving at 11 a.m. Cost is $20 per rider or $25 a couple. For more information, call 521-6915 or e-mail

Proceeds from the event go toward scholarships for the children of soldiers killed in action.

Pioneer doctor subject of Living History Series

WALLA WALLA -- Fort Walla Walla Museum's Living History Series will feature the life of pioneer Dr. Dorsey Syng Baker starting at 2 p.m. April 26 at the museum.

Baker arrived in Walla Walla in 1860 to take over a store with his brother-in-law John Boyer. The two ended up selling supplies to miners and eventually opened the first Baker-Boyer bank in 1869.

The re-enactment comes with admission to the museum, which is $7 adults, $6 students and seniors, $3 kids 6-12. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Oct. 31. For more, go to

Artist reception set May 7 at CBC gallery

There will be a closing artist reception for Lea Zoltowski, an assistant professor of ceramics at Montana State University, at 6 p.m. May 7 in the Fred Esvelt Gallery at Columbia Basin College in Pasco.

Zoltowski will be on hand to talk about her work and answer questions at the reception. Admission is free.

Elite, cheer dance plans its spring show May 2

Elite Cheer and Dance Center plans its annual Spring Show starting at 7 p.m. May 2 in the Art Fuller Auditorium at Kennewick High.

The show features the Elite Dance team that won the 2009 national championship in cheer competition.

The show features a mix of jazz, hip-hop, jazz funk, break dancing, ballet and cheer routines by dancers age 3 to 18. Admission is $10 at the door.

CREHST fundraiser set April 25 in Pasco

The CREHST museum's annual Spring Swing fundraiser starts at 6:15 p.m. April 25 in the main ballroom at the Red Lion Hotel in Pasco.

Featured entertainment will be the Lionel Hampton School of Music Jazz Band. Local actor Porky Thomsen will emcee the event.

Admission is $65. Tickets are available at the museum, 95 Lee Blvd., in Richland. For more information, call 943-9000.

Wiggles create website just for preschoolers

The Wiggles, a group of wacky and silly guys who sing kids songs, have launched a website,, where preschoolers can go online (with permission, of course) to learn and play. debuts April 24. With the sole purpose of allowing parents a safe and fun way to introduce their little ones to the internet.

Accessing the site is free but visitors will have to register first. Of course, for an enhanced visit there is a $6 a month access fee, which includes four children on one account.

WSU Tri-Cities to put on 'Vagina Monologues'

The one-woman stage show, The Vagina Monologues, will be presented starting at 7 p.m. in the theater at Washington State University Tri-Cities in Richland.

Admission is $5 at the door. Proceeds will be donated to a local domestic violence prevention organization.

Brian Holbrook to play in Kennewick on April 24

Brian Holbrook performs a mix of music starting at 9 p.m. April 24 at the Roxy Wine Bar, 101 W. Kennewick Ave.

There is no cover charge.

Maryhill Winery releases summer concert lineup

GOLDENDALE -- Tickets go on sale April 25 for the Counting Crows, Jackson Browne and John Legend concert scheduled this summer at Maryhill Winery's amphitheater near Goldendale.

Tickets are $40 to $65 and are available online at or call 735-0500.

Dates for the shows are July 17, Counting Crows; Aug. 17, Jackson Browne; Aug. 29, John Legend.

For more information, go to

Aerosmith tickets go on sale April 25

AUBURN -- Tickets go on sale April 25 for the Aerosmith concert, with special guests ZZ Top, scheduled for Aug. 17 at the White River Amphitheater in Auburn.

Tickets are from $35 to $199 plus service charges. Tickets are online at or call 877-598-6659.

Marilyn Manson heads bill at Mayhem Festival

AUBURN -- Tickets go on sale April 24 for the Mayhem Festival, featuring Marilyn Manson and Slayer scheduled for July 14 at the White River Amphitheater in Auburn.

Tickets are from $25 to $99. Get tickets at or call 877-598-6659.

— Herald staff and news services