Arts in brief for Friday, February 19.
Globetrotters in town for Feb. 21 exhibition
The Harlem Globetrotters exhibition game is Feb. 21 at the Toyota Center in Kennewick. Showtime is 4 p.m. Tickets start at $17 and are available at the box office.
Comedian to perform Feb. 19-20 in Kennewick
Steven Kent McFarlin's comedy show is Feb. 19-20 at Jack Didley's Comedy Club in Kennewick. Showtime is 8:30 p.m. each night. Cover charge is $5 at the door. Open to the 21 and older crowd only.
Grammy-winning composer to lead choir
The Mid-Columbia Mastersingers will perform the music of Grammy-winning composer Libby Larsen at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 in the auditorium at Chief Joseph Middle School in Richland and at 3 p.m. Feb. 21 in the auditorium at Chiawana High School in Pasco.
Admission is $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and college students. Students in grades K-12 are free.
Larsen, who is in the Tri-Cities as part of an artist-in-residence program sponsored by the Mastersingers, also will join a mile fun run and five-mile race starting at 10 a.m. Feb. 20 at Hanford High in Richland. There is no participation fee.
Larsen will conduct master classes with the choral group as well as appear at a number of community events.
Local youth musicians to perform Feb. 20
Catalyst at Gettman Hall, an all-music show performed by young musicians from around the Mid-Columbia, starts at 6 p.m. Feb. 20 at Gettman Hall, 2625 Bruneau St., Kennewick.
There is no admission and all ages are welcome.
CBC switches to 'Rent' over production rights
Columbia Basin College had to switch its outdoor summer showcase musical production from Fiddler on the Roof to Rent because of problems with obtaining the rights to the musical, said Ginny Quinley, CBC's drama director.
"We found out that our rights had been pulled for Fiddler by a touring company that wanted exclusive rights in Washington state," Quinley said. "So, we have changed to Rent and moved the production inside."
Performance dates for Rent are July 23, 24, 29-31, Aug. 5-7. Auditions for Rent will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 27-28 in the CBC theater on the Pasco campus.
Tickets now on sale for 'Cabaret' musical
Tickets go on sale Feb. 19 for the Cabaret touring show that comes to the Toyota Center on April 5.
Tickets start at $29.50 plus service charges and are available at www.ticketmaster.com or at the box office.
Father/Daughter Ball set Feb. 26-27 at TRAC
A Father/Daughter Ball sponsored by Calvary Chapel is from 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 26-27 at TRAC in Pasco. Cost is $20. For tickets or more information, call 586-6275.
Exhibition on display at WSU Tri-Cities
The Chancellor's Art Exhibition continues through May 7 in the East Building at Washington State University Tri-Cities in Richland.
The juried exhibition includes works in ceramics, glass, metal, photography, paintings, collage and sculpture. The building is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. There is no admission fee.
Auditions set Feb. 20 for 'Sleeping Beauty'
Auditions for the ballet Sleeping Beauty start at noon Feb. 20 at The Dance Center, 129 E. Alder St., Suite B, Walla Walla.
The performance by the Eugene Ballet will be March 27-28 in Cordiner Hall on the Whitman College campus.
For more information, call 509-529-8020 or to www.wwsymphony.org.
Folk musicians to play Feb. 20 at Pasco church
Sanger and Didele will perform a folk concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at Community Unitarian Universalist Church, 2819 W. Sylvester St., Pasco.
Admission is $11 for adults, $9 for students and seniors. Tickets are $1 more at the door. Tickets at Octopus' Garden in Richland and all Tri-City Bookworm stores.
Proceeds from the concert will go to the annual Tumbleweed Music Festival.
Bottom Line Duo to play Feb. 20 in Hermiston
The Bottom Line Duo and Inland Northwest Musicians will perform in concert starting at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Performing Arts Center at Hermiston High.
Admission is $19 adults, $9 students. Tickets at the door.
Karaoke contest being held through May 19
Joker's nightclub in Richland and the Red Lion Hotel nightclub in Kennewick will take turns sponsoring a karaoke contest Wednesdays and Sundays through May 19.
Joker's will have the Wednesday night tryouts and the Red Lion will hold the Friday night tryouts. Participants must be 21 or older.
Poet to read selections Feb. 25 in Walla Walla
Award-winning poet Elizabeth Bradfield will read selections of her poetry at 7 p.m. Feb. 25 in Kimball Theater at Whitman College in Walla Walla. Admission is free.
Atomic City Rollergirls plan benefit exhibition
The Atomic City Rollergirls will hold an exhibition derby from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 20 at George's Skate Center, 922 E. Main St., Hermiston.
Admission is free but donations are welcome with proceeds to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.