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Arts in brief

Arts in brief for Friday, August 13.

Cowboy entertainer to perform in Pendleton

PENDLETON -- Cowboy musician and entertainer Dave Stamey performs a concert starting at 8 p.m. Aug. 15 at Hamley's Slickfork Saloon, 30 S.E. Court St., Pendleton.

Admission is $35 for reserved seats and $25 general admission. Tickets available at the door.

Breakfast is fundraiser for Edith Bishel Center

Edith Bishel Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired will hold a "Short Stack for a Tall Cause" breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Aug. 15 at Applebee's restaurant, 43 Columbia Point Drive in Richland.

Cost is $7 in advance or $8 at the door. For tickets, call 735-0699. Menu includes pancakes, sausage and beverage of choice.

Hudson's Bay trader to be featured in series

WALLA WALLA -- Living History Series presents the life of Hudson's Bay Company trader and adventurer Andrew Dominique Pamrun at 2 p.m. Aug. 15-16 at the Fort Walla Walla Museum, 755 Myra Road in Walla Walla.

The re-enactment comes with admission to the museum, which is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, $3 for kids 6 to 12. Museum opens at 10 a.m. every day through Oct. 31.

Whitstran Art Group's work appearing in show

The Whitstran Art Group will hold its 13th Fine Arts Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 22 at the gallery at 92101 W. Old Inland Empire Highway in Prosser.

Featured artists include Marlene Fournier, Allyson Leonhard, Ruby Seeber, Judy Reiss and Barb Rogers. Admission is free. For more information, call 509-973-2417.

Maryhill Museum offers free admission

The Maryhill Museum will offer free admission to residents of Asotin, Benton, Columbia, Franklin, Garfield, Klickitat and Walla Walla counties Aug. 22-23.

There also will be an arts festival at the museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 15-16. The festival features live music, food and beverage vendors, and more than 50 artists and their work. The festival outside on the museum grounds and there is no admission fee.

The museum overlooks the Columbia River across and features a wide range of historic Indian artifacts. For more information, go to

Sidewalk Stompers to perform in Irrigon

IRRIGON -- The Sidewalk Stompers Dixieland band plays a concert for Music in the Parks starting at 7 p.m. Aug. 17 at Marina Park in Irrigon, Ore. Admission is free.

Columbia Chorale group looking for new singers

The Columbia Chorale seeks new voices for its long-running choral group. All voice ranges are welcome with special emphasis on soprano, alto, tenor and bass.

The group rehearses from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays starting Aug. 25 at the First Presbyterian Church, 2001 W. Kennewick Ave. For more information, call 783-1003.

Hummingbird Garden Party fundraiser set

The annual Hummingbird Garden Party, a fundraiser for Mid-Columbia Mastersingers choral group, is from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 16 at the home of artist Lisa Hill, 619 Tanglewood Drive in Richland.

Visitors can stroll through Hill's lushgardens, enjoy homemade ice cream and listen to live musical entertainment. There is no admission fee but donations are welcome to the Mastersingers, which performs several concerts throughout the year.

Directions to Hill's home are: Take the bypass highway to Duportail and turn left on Duportail toward the Yakima River, then turn right on Riverstone, left on Banyon and right on Tanglewood Drive.

For more information, call Jeanette Mendell at 946-1896 or Hill at 943-2244.

Cummins, McKinney show tickets on sale

SPOKANE -- Tickets go on sale Aug. 15 for the Dan Cummins and Juston McKinney comedy show scheduled for Oct. 17 at the Bing Crosby Theater in Spokane.

Tickets are $15 and are available at or call 800-325-SEAT.

Get your salsa ready for Fiery Foods Festival

Have a tasty fresh salsa recipe or tastebuds of steel? Consider entering one, or both, of the contests planned for Pasco's annual Fiery Foods Festival on Sept. 12-13.

There will be a salsa contest with judging at 11 a.m. Sept. 12, followed by public tasting about 12:30 p.m.

Entry forms for the salsa contest are available at, click on "contests." Entries are due by Aug. 29. For more information, call 545-0738.