Arts & Entertainment

Art in briefs

Art in briefs for Friday, Jan. 29, 2010.

Pasco School District plans arts fundraiser

The Pasco School District Visual and Performing Arts Faculty, in partnership with the Pasco Education Foundation, will hold a fundraising concert, auction and dessert event starting at 7 p.m. Jan. 30 in the theater at Chiawana High School, 8125 Argent Road, Pasco.

Music will be provided by the Pasco School District faculty as well as choirs from McLoughlin Middle School and Chiawana High School.

Admission is $12 for adults, $6 for students and senior citizens. Tickets at Ted Brown Music in Columbia Center North shopping center, Postnet on Road 68 or at the door. For more information, call Russ Newbury at 546-2663 or e-mail

Folk, Celtic concert set Jan. 29 in Pasco

Folk singer Hank Cramer and cellist Michelle Cameron will perform a concert at 7 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Unitarian Church, 2819 W. Sylvester St., Pasco.

Cramer, a national touring folk singer from Winthrop, performs a wide range of songs including Celtic, sea shanties, Appalachian ballads and cowboy songs.

Cameron, a Richland resident, is the principal cellist with the Mid-Columbia Symphony and the music director for the Crossroads Bible Church in Kennewick. She's also performed with folk singers Janet Humphrey and Mary Hartman.

Admission to the show is $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and ages 6-16. Kids 5 and younger are free. Tickets at the door.

WSU Tri-Cities plans open mic poetry night

Poets are invited to share their creative inspirations at an Open Mic Poetry Reading Night on Feb. 4 in the East Building auditorium at Washington State University Tri-Cities, 2710 University Drive, Richland. Admission is free.

Guitar, violin duo to play at Richland restaurant

Cindy McKay and Rob Burroughs perform vocals, 12-string guitar and 7-string electric violin from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Emerald of Siam in the Uptown Shopping Center, off Jadwin Avenue in Richland. There is no cover charge.

The two will play a selection of sings by Stevie Nicks, Sarah McLachlan, The Eagles, James Taylor and other notable musicians.

Tickets go on sale Jan. 29 for 'Camelot'

Tickets go on sale Jan. 29 for Camelot, the next Broadway Series production to be held in the Windermere Theatre at the Toyota Center in Kennewick.

Tickets are from $29.50 to $59.50 plus service charges. They are available online at or the coliseum box office. Tickets purchased at the box office avoid service charges. The show is March 3.

Mid-Columbia Library plans annual book sale

The Mid-Columbia Library will hold its annual book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 29-30 and from 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Kennewick main branch, 1620 S. Union St. Admission is free.

Youth orchestra to play Jan. 31 in Walla Walla

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

The orchestra will play Beethoven's Symphony No. 1, Ron Nelson's Jubilee, Copland's Hoedown, and Gliere's Russian Sailor Dances. Admission is free. For more information, call 509-529-8020.

Mark Twain Tonight! set Jan. 29 in Kennewick

Hal Holbrook's Mark Twain Tonight! show comes to the Windermere Theatre at the Toyota Center at 8 p.m. Jan. 29.

Admission is from $27 to $57 plus service charges. Tickets are available at the coliseum box office or at

Vocal trio, chorusto perform in Prosser

The Rolling Hills Chorus of Sweet Adelines, featuring the Broadway Babes, concert is at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Princess Theatre, 1228 Meade Ave. in downtown Prosser, and at the same time Jan. 30 at Chief Jo Middle School auditorium, 504 Wilson Ave., Richland. Admission is $10 at the door.

French film to screen Jan. 29 in Richland

Rue Du Retrait, a French film, will be shown at 8 p.m. Jan. 29 in the Battelle Auditorium, on Battelle Boulevard off George Washington Way in Richland.

Admission is $3 at the door. The film is about a friendship between a businesswoman in her 40s and a 90-year-old woman.

Dance formal set Feb. 6 in Richland

The Sweet Heart Dance formal event is Feb. 6 at the Red Lion Hotel in Richland.

Cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. followed by dancing at 9 p.m. Cost is $65 with proceeds to benefit the AACCES organization, which provides scholarship money for local students.

Mom-son dinner, dance set Feb. 6 in Kennewick

A Mother-Son Dinner Dance is from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Kennewick Community Center, 500 S. Auburn St. Cost for two is $25 for city residents and $35 for non-residents.

Each additional guest is $12 and $17. For reservations, call 585-4293 or go to