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Arts in brief for Friday, February 5.

Players to present 'Medal of Honor Rag'

The Richland Players will present its annual postscript production Medal of Honor Rag starting at 8 p.m. Feb. 5-6 at The Players Theatre.

The story is a one-act tale about a Vietnam-era Medal of Honor recipient who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. Parents are advised against allowing children to attend the show because of the adult situations and strong language.

Admission is $5.

Radcon kicks off Feb. 12 at Red Lion in Pasco

The annual Radcon Convention is Feb. 12-14 at the Red Lion Hotel in Pasco.

Admission is a flat rate of $35 for all three days. There is no individual day admission price. Any sci-fi fan groups, book clubs, etc., are eligible for discounts.

The convention opens at noon Feb. 12 and runs until 6 p.m. Feb. 14.

The convention features gaming, cosplay events, lectures and dances for kids. More information is at www.radcon.org, or call Bob Brown at 509-438-1286.

Mardi Gras dance set Feb. 6 in Richland

The Easy Swing Band provides the music for the annual Mardi Gras all-ages dance from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Park Drive.

Admission is $5 at the door. Prizes awarded for best costumes. For more information, call 946-5385.

Superbowl festivities on tap at The Pub

IV rock band provides the tunes for the pre-Superbowl bash Feb. 6 at The Pub on Clearwater Avenue in Kennewick. Showtime is 9 p.m.

Other events happening throughout the evening include any woman who shows up in a cheerleader outfit wins a $10 gift certificate to be redeemed at The Pub; Cheer off and best fan contests with the winners earning $50 Pub certificates that will be awarded through the evening.

Cover charge is $5.

'Fiddler on the Roof' auditions on Feb. 14, 15

Auditions for Fiddler on the Roof, a Columbia Basin College summer showcase production, are at 5 p.m. Feb. 14 and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15 in the CBC theater. Come prepared to sing a show tune; bring sheet music or CD and an accompanist will be provided.

Grammy winner to conduct guitar clinic

Grammy-winning musician Eric Tingstad will conduct a guitar clinic Feb. 6 at Ted Brown Music in Columbia Center North shopping center. Cost is $10 and tickets available at the music store, 2600 N. Columbia Center Blvd., No. 102, Richland. Call 783-3481 for times.

Rock concert to benefit children's theatre group

Rock the ACT starts at 7 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Academy of Children's Theatre, 213 Wellsian Way in Richland.

The benefit rock concert features the music of Pigeon Fist, Come to Shore and Barley. The event is open to all ages. Proceeds go to ACT.

Admission is $5.

Pasco museum plans black history exhibit

The Franklin County Historical Museum will feature an exhibit themed for Black History Month through February.

The museum, 305 N. Fourth Ave., Pasco, is open from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. There is no admission charge. For more information, call 547-3714.

Walla Walla theater puts on 'Exit the Body'

Exit the Body, presented by the Little Theatre of Walla Walla, is at 8 p.m. Feb. 12-13, 19-20, 26-27 at the theater at 1130 Sumach St., off Highway 12 in Walla Walla.

There also will be a 2 p.m. matinee Feb. 21. Tickets are $12 adults, $9 kids 13 and younger. The story follows a mystery writer who rents a house in New England that, unbeknownst to the renter, is the rendezvous point for a band of jewel thieves.

Colorblind to rock out Feb. 5-6 in Pendleton

Tri-City rock band Colorblind will perform starting 8 p.m. on Feb. 5-6 in the Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Casino in Pendleton.

There is no cover charge. For 21 and older crowd only.

Admission to boat show free with food donation

Winter Boat Expo is from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 5 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 6 at TRAC in Pasco.

Admission is free with donation of food that will be given to area food banks.

'Don't Dress for Dinner' on stage in Prosser

Valley Theater Company will present Don't Dress For Dinner, an adult comedy by Marc Camoletti and adapted by Robin Hawdon, starting at 7:30 p.m. Feb.12-13, 19-20 at the Princess Theatre in downtown Prosser.

There also will be a matinee at 3 p.m. Feb. 14 preceded by lunch and dessert at 1 p.m. in the Green Room at the theater.

The play is a fast-paced bedroom farce, spiced up with a dash of hilarious mistaken identities, a pinch of undercover romance, and mixed with quick-witted cover-ups.

The play is not suitable for children due to adult content and sexuality. Admission is $10 adults, $8 students, seniors, military.

The Valentine's Day lunch is $25 each, or $40 for couples, and includes tickets to the matinee performance.

Tickets available at Sixth Street Art Gallery in Prosser, Grandview Safeway, Sunnyside Daily News, Adventures Underground in Richland or at the Princess Theatre Box Office 30 minutes prior to showtimes. For more information or reservations, call the Princess Theatre at 509-786-2180.

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