Arts and Entertainment Briefs


Grays Harbor Symphony Orchestra concert

Two talented musicians will solo with the Grays Harbor Symphony Orchestra for the annual Spring Concert on Sunday evening, June 1. Focusing on well-known British composers, the program begins at 7 p.m. at the Bishop Center on the Grays Harbor College campus.

Featured soloists, selected by area music teachers, will be Sadie Smith, 18, on trombone, and Micah Hollen, 16, on piano. William Dyer conducts the community orchestra and Westport Winery sponsors the group.

Tickets for the orchestra performance are on sale now at and by calling 360-538-4066.

The daughter of Mark and Cindy Smith of Cosmopolis, Sadie graduates from both Aberdeen High School and Grays Harbor College as a Running Start student in June. She will play “Morceau Symphonique” by Guillmant and will be a trombone performance major at Brigham Young University in the fall. She also placed in the top three at the State Solo competition, and has studied trombone with Steven Fissel and Bill Dyer for the past 9 years.

Micah is the son of Erica and Sean Hollen of Hoquiam and has studied piano with his mother for the past 10 years. He is home-schooled, plays the drums and is a member of the Hoquiam High School baseball team. He will perform Kabalevsky’s “Youth Concerto #1. “


First Friday

Visit downtown Aberdeen from 5-8pm. Visit participating businesses staying open late to host local artists and their work. For more information contact or find “First Friday June 6” on Facebook.

Participating businsesses include Wiitamaki Jewelry Store Boomtown Records, Eternal Love Tattoos, Rediviva, Pirate’s Treasure, Julie Rajcich Photography, Moo Moo Oink Oink Cluk Cluk, GH Wine Sellars, Quilt Harbor, Harbor Shoes, Past and Present Mercantile and Flowers by Pollen.


7th St. Kids auditions

Auditions for the 7th St. Kids production of “Honk!,” a musical rendition of “The Ugly Duckling,” are Saturday, June 7 at 9 a.m., at the theater.

Kids must have a parent or guardian with them at check-in. Rehearsals begin June 23 and show dates are August 1, 2 and 3.

See for further info and updates.


High school student show

Winners in the Grays Harbor College’s annual juried high school art show will be on display in the College’s Spellman Library gallery through early June.


Young Artists Show

The Harbor Art Guild presents the Sixth Annual Young Artists Show at Six Rivers Gallery, at 210 6th St., until June 1, featuring work by artists under 21.


Sunday Afternoon Live

Tom Rigney &Flambeau, their music ranging from blues to funk to classical, will be playing at the Raymond Theatre at 323 Third St. on Father’s Day, June 15.

Tickets are $12 in advance at Sagen’s in Raymond, South Bend Pharmacy, and the Raymond Theatre at 323 Third St. Tickets also can be ordered by phone, 360-875-5831, by email at, or online at Tickets on the day of performance are $15.

The Daily World


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