Arts & Entertainment

Art in briefs

Arts in brief for Friday, July 3.

Tickets now on sale for Miss Tri-Cities pageant

Tickets are now on sale for the Miss Tri-Cities scholarship pageant, which is July 18 in the Art Fuller Auditorium at Kennewick High School.

Showtime is 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 and are available in advance at JD's Time Center, 105 W. Kennewick Ave., or call 547-0495.

Barry Manilow concert in Spokane canceled

SPOKANE -- The Barry Manilow concert scheduled for Oct. 23 in Spokane has been canceled. Ticket refunds can be made through TicketsWest at or call 800-325-SEAT.

West Richland concert series kicks off July 3

The West Richland Outdoor Summer Concert Series begins July 3 with a concert by the Mid-Columbia Symphony, under the direction of maestro Nick Wallin.

The concert series is at Flat Top Park off Bombing Range Road in West Richland. Showtimes are 7 p.m. and admission is free.

The symphony will play a mix of music from pop to patriotic tunes at the July 3 event.

On July 24, it'll be Wylie and the Wild West Band providing the entertainment. Then on Aug. 7, Ockham's Razor will bring the soulful sounds of Celtic music to the park.

On Aug. 21, the steeldrum sounds of Bram Brata and OK 2 Botay will play at the park.

Living History program features brewmasters

WALLA WALLA -- The Living History Series will re-enact the lives of pioneer brewmasters John and Catherine Stahl starting at 2 p.m. July 5 at the Fort Walla Walla Museum, 755 Myra Road.

The Stahls were born in Germany, met in California during the Gold Rush and after they married moved to Walla Walla in 1870.

They bought the City Brewery on Second Street, which is now the Stardust Lanes bowling alley.

Admission to the museum is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, $3 for kids 6-12. Museum regular hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily from April through October.

Gay PRIDE events set July 18-19 in Pasco

The third annual Mid-Columbia Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual-Transgender PRIDE days will be July 18-19 in Pasco.

The schedule is as follows:

July 18

◗ 11 a.m. - Women's Softball Expo at Memorial Park, Pasco.

◗ 4 p.m. - Woman 4 Woman Social at Out & About, Pasco.

◗ 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. - Miss Gay Columbia Basin Pageant 2009 at Out & About, Pasco. Cost is $10.

July 19

◗ 10 a.m. - Mid-Columbia "Coming Home with PRIDE" Parade 2009 beginning at Out & About in Pasco.

◗ 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. - "Coming Home with PRIDE" Celebration at Memorial Park, Pasco.

◗ 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. - The Pink Party at Out & About, Pasco.

For more information, call Mark Lee at Vista Youth Center, 396-5198.

Kennewick seniors seek picnic sponsors

The Kennewick Senior Center is seeking sponsors for its 16th annual All Seniors Picnic on Sept. 17 in Keewaydin Park.

Organizers said the event has attracted more than 1,000 adults ages "50 and better" in previous years.

Sponsorships must be confirmed by Aug. 7. To make a donation or become a sponsor, call Tiffney Hill at 585-4475.

PBS 'Lions' characters coming to zoo July 15-18

Characters from the award-winning PBS Kids TV series, Between the Lions, will make appearances in July in Portland and Seattle during their national tour.

Lioness Cleo Lion and her cub Lionel will visit the Oregon Zoo in Portland on July 15, and then visit the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle on July 18.

For more information about each event, visit the zoos' websites, or for the Woodland Park Zoo.