Arts and Entertainment Briefs


Hoquiam

“Top Gun” at 7th St. Theatre

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.

Westport

Ocosta PTO presents Bingo Night

On Friday, April 25, the Ocosta PTO is hosting a bingo night in the Ocosta Elementary Multipurpose Room (aka The Round Building), located at 2580 S. Montesano St. in Westport. Doors open at 5:30 and the game begins at 6 p.m.

The entire community is welcome to attend. The event is both kid and family-friendly. It costs $3 per card or $5 for 3 cards to play. There will be 20 games total.

Pizza by-the-slice, popcorn and snacks will also be available for sale during the event.

Prizes include 20 gift baskets with fun themes such as “A day at the beach,” “ice cream party,” “family camping,” “spa day,” “movie night” and more.

The Ocosta PTO exists to bring parents &caregivers, teachers, and the community together to provide support to school programs such as field trips, the annual Ocosta Dance Festival, Missoula Children’s Theater, Family Fun Night and teacher appreciative events. All proceeds generated by this event will benefit Ocosta Schools.

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.

Local dancers include former State Rep. Lynn Kessler, YMCA fitness director Lisa Kless, Grays Harbor Community Hospital Foundation chair Natasha Martens, Harbor Bottling president Tim Martin, Quigg Brothers project manager Charlie Quigg and urologist-surgeon Dr. Steve Reznicek. Kessler and Martin also serve on the GH College Foundation.

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.

An added feature for this show, 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.

Filling out the show bill are four gospel singers from the South Sound region, a quartet called Livin’ Harmony. This group of four Christian men was organized in 2004 and has made numerous appearances from Quinault to Morton. Together, they have more than 100 years of quartet experience.

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.

Aberdeen

Tea and gift shop

St. Andrews Church is hosting their annual Victorian Tea and Gift Shop on Saturday, May 3. The gift shop opens at 1:30 p.m. with tea being served from 2 - 4 p.m. Bring a friend, daughter, granddaughter or neighbor to St. Andrews at First and G St. and enjoy a wonderful English experience of cucumber sandwiches, scones, tea and much more. Tickets are $15 per person. Call the church office at 360-533-2511 to make reservations.

Aberdeen

AHS presents “Aida”

The “timeless love story” with music by Elton John and Tim Rice comes to the Aberdeen High School auditorium next week. The show is located at 410 North G. St.

Showtimes are May 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. and May 3 and 4 at 2 p.m. Tickets available at Rosevears, Harbor Drug and the AHS front office.

Aberdeen

Auditions for “Love, Loss and What I Wore”

Director Julie Skokan is bringing the play of monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes and memory covering all the important subjects; mothers, prom dresses, mothers, buying bras, mothers, hating purses and why we only wear black to life on the Driftwood Players of Aberdeen stage. This is a comedy in two acts containing adult language.

Auditions will be held Monday, May 5 and Tuesday, May 6 at 7 p.m. at the Driftwood Theatre at 120 East Third Street in Aberdeen. The director is looking for five women of various ages.

Rehearsals begin in May and run until the opening of the production in July. For any questions or information, contact the director at jskokan@ghc.edu.

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