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Art in briefs for Jan. 22, 2010.

Popular 'In the Mood' musical revue is back

In The Mood musical revue returns to the Tri-Cities on Jan. 31 in the auditorium at Richland High School. Showtime is 3 p.m.

The revue features music from the Big Band era of the 1940s along with a group of singers and dancers.

The last time In The Mood came to town in 2007 the show sold out quickly and another performance was added. But that won't happen this time because the touring show is on a tight schedule, said producer Bud Forrest.

Admission is $29 for adults, $26 for senior citizens and $12.50 for kids age 16 and younger. Tickets available at Tri-City area Bookworm stores or at Tickets purchased at Bookworm avoid service charges. Arts group to honor Richland library artists

The Richland Arts Commission will hold an artists' reception starting at 5 p.m. Jan. 22 at the newly remodeled Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Drive, Richland.

The event pays tribute to nine Tri-City area artists whose paintings and sculptures decorate the facility.

Those artists and works include Kimberly Camp's The Boys painting; Kathryn Kaye's Winding River painting; Judith Loomis's Cocooning Radioactivity painting; LuAnn Ostergaard's Ancient Wisdom painting; Wayne Snyder's Desert Energy painting; Thelma Triplett's Storm at Mesa Verde painting; Tom McClelland's sculpture Dreamer; Harold Balazs's brick wall sculpture; and D. Steve Yerian's Firestones of the Mighty Columbia painting.

For more information, call Linda Young at 942-7795 or e-mail

Icicle Creek Trio to play Jan. 23 in Richland

The Icicle Creek Piano Trio performs a concert at 8 p.m. Jan. 23 in the Battelle Auditorium, on Battelle Boulevard off George Washington Way in Richland.

The trio includes Jennifer Caine, Sally Singer and Oksana Ezhokina. They have performed in concerts in New York City, Washington D.C., London, Austria, Germany, France and Italy.

The Tri-City program includes a mix of 19th-century classical music.

Nashville singer to play at Bookwalter Winery

Country singer Chas Collins of Nashville and his band perform Jan. 27 at Bookwalter Winery, 894 Tulip Lane, Richland.

Showtime is 6 p.m. Admission is $10 at the door. The event is open to all ages.

Pasco's art, music gala features Gershwin tunes

The annual Art and Music Scholarship Gala is Jan. 29-30 at Chiawana High School, 8125 W. Argent Road, Pasco.

The fundraiser features a selection of Gershwin music performed by the faculty and staff from the Pasco School District. Proceeds from the event are used for scholarships. Admission is $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Kids and senior citizens are $6. Tickets at the school district office, on Clark Street in Pasco, or call 528-4144.

Walla Walla film fest kicks off Jan. 26

Banff Mountain Film Festival is Jan. 26 in Cordiner Hall, 46 S. Park St., at Whitman College in Walla Walla.

Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for kids. See the films being shown at or call 509-527-5965.

Walla Walla youth symphony concert set

The Walla Walla Youth Symphony concert is at 5 p.m. Jan. 31 in the Performing Arts Auditorium at Walla Walla Community College off Tausick Way in Walla Walla.

Admission is free. More information is at or call 509-529-8020.

Hundreds of high school musicians to perform

The Choral & Orchestra Festival starts at 4 p.m. Jan. 23 at University Church, 212 S.W. Fourth St., in College Place.

The event features about 200 high school musicians from around the Northwest. Admission is free. For more information, call 509-527-2561.

Gun, antique show coming to TRAC

The Gun and Antique show is from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 23 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 24 at TRAC in Pasco.

Admission is $6 at the door and is good for both days. For more information, go to

Writers' open mic night Jan. 27 in Kennewick

An open mic night for writers starts at 7 p.m. Jan. 27 at Barnes & Noble Booksellers at Columbia Center mall in Kennewick.

Writers will have five minutes to read an except from their work. There is no fee.

'Sense and Sensibility' on stage in Richland

Sense and Sensibility, an ACT Repertory Company production, is at 7 p.m. Jan. 22-23, 29-30 at the ACT studio, 213 Wellsian Way in Richland.

Admission is $13 for adults, $10 for students and senior citizens and $7 for ages 7 and younger. Tickets at the door.

Kiwanis club selling boys choir tickets

The Kiwanis Club of the Horse Heaven Hills is selling tickets to the Vienna Boys Choir concert Feb. 23 in Pasco.

The world-famous choir will perform two concerts at Faith Assembly Christian Center on Road 72. The first show, Feb. 22, sold out quickly, so the group agreed to a second concert the next day at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students 21 years old or younger.

To purchase tickets, call 727-4316.