Art and Entertainment Briefs for April 17, 2014


Aberdeen

Anne Feeney and Evan Greer “Carry it On Tour”

Join folk singers Anne Feeney and Evan Greer tonight at 7 in the Polish Club Hall as they commemorate the legacy of Pete Seeger. Greer and Feeney have both shared stages multiple times with Seeger. They are now traveling around the Northwest performing folk songs. This all-ages show has a suggested donation of $10.

For more information visit www.ghinstitute.org.

Hoquiam

Dance Club of Grays Harbor

On Saturday, April 19 join the Dance Club of Grays Harbor for refreshments, mixers, dance demos and a raffle from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Free tango lesson from 7 to 8 p.m. It will be held at the Hoquiam Masonic Temple on the corner of 8th and K Street on the second floor. An elevator is at K street’s entrance.

Admission is $9 for members and $12 for non-members.

For more information, please call Arlene Hoiland at 360-533-1412.

Hoquiam

Upcoming shows at Six Rivers Gallery

To celebrate spring, Harbor Art Guild presents an Awakenings Art Show at Six Rivers Gallery, March 28 to April 27. Gary Douglas Lennon is curating this show which features the work of HAG members.

The next show is the 6th Annual Young Artists Show, May 2 to June 1, and Harbor Art Guild continues to feature the work of young artists in this show. See the website for details and a registration form. Deadline for submitting art to this show is April 18.

Six Rivers Gallery is at 210 6th Street in Hoquiam. Open hours are Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. To 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m. Visit our website for more information, harborartguild.com, or call 532-9979.

Aberdeen

Bronkar: the Circus of Sound

Bronkar, the world’s only rhythmic juggling beat-boxer, comes to the Bishop Center stage on Tuesday, April 22, for an energetic family show starting at 7 p.m. This one-man “Circus of Sound” interactive performance blends music, comedy and raw skill to captivate all ages.

Tickets for this show are on sale now at www.ghc.edu/bishop or by calling (360) 538-4066. The show is sponsored by Lewis and Helen Lord and in memory of Frank Lloyd.

Hoquiam

“Top Gun” at 7th St.

The 7th St. Theatre’s Classic Film Series presents “Top Gun,” starring Tom Cruise and Kelly McGillis on April 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Set in the milieu of the Navy’s elite “Top Gun” jet fighter pilot training program, the Tony Scott-directed film features a star-studded supporting cast including Val Kilmer, Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, Tom Skerritt, Anthony Edwards, and Michael Ironside.

The 7th St. Theatre is located at 313 7th St. in Hoquiam. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door. Advance tickets are available at Harbor Drug in Hoquiam, City Drug in Aberdeen, and at www.brownpapertickets.com. For more information call 360-537-7400 or check the website, www.7thstreettheatre.com.

Aberdeen

Dancing with Your Stars

Grays Harbor College Foundation hosts the lively Dancing with Your stars competition on Saturday evening, April 26, at the Bishop Center. A fundraising event for the Foundation’s World Class Scholars program, six community “stars” will be paired with professional dancers from the Utah Ballroom Dance Company. The couples will compete for “Best Dancer” honors while raising money for the local scholarship program.

Because this is a fundraising event, ticket prices vary, starting at $25 per person; $50 per person which includes pre-show champagne toast; and $100 per person which includes the pre-show reception plus a backstage post-show dessert celebration with the local and professional dancers. Tickets are on sale now at www.ghc.edu/bishop and by calling (360) 538-4066.

Anyone who has always wanted to be in a Dancing with Your Stars production can pay an additional $50 for private lessons and the opportunity to dance in the opening number at the April 26 show. For more information about this feature, contact the Grays Harbor College Foundation (360) 538-4243.

Olympia

Revisit the Golden Age of Radio

The Puget Sounders barbershop chorus presents “The Golden Age of Radio” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, at the Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St., NW in Olympia. Listen to songs from the days before television, when family entertainment consisted of listening to Major Bowes Amateur Hour, mysteries solved by The Shadow and the comedy of Fibber McGee and Molly.

In addition to the Puget Sounders chorus and local quartets, the program will feature a quartet called Momma’s Boys from the Seattle area and four gospel singers from the South Sound region, a quartet called Livin’ Harmony.

Tickets for The Golden Age of Radio are $15 for general admission; $10 for seniors, students and military, and will be available at the door.

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