Sunday: Karamazov Brothers perform dazzling feats
Olympia is hosting a rare performance by the nationally acclaimed off Broadway high-flying/juggling/comedy act of the Flying Karamazov Brothers, including Olympians Harry Levine and Amiel Martin. The group will perform at 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday at the Minneart Center for the Arts at South Puget Sound Community College, 2011 Mottman Road S.W., Olympia. Tickets are $16.50-$24.50. Call 360-753-8586 or go to www.olytix.org.
Sunday: Mmmmmmmmm, blintzes
Blintzapalooza is South Sound’s annual blintz, bagel and book sale at Temple Beth Hatfiloh, 201 E. Eighth Ave. S.E., Olympia. Visitors can chow down on blintzes and bagels from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The event also includes a challah-making competition. Money raised will go to six charities: Out of the Woods Shelter, Pizza Klatch, Dispute Resolution Center of Thurston County, Olympia Free Clinic, Rosie’s Place and Interfaith Works. For more information, go to www.bethhatfiloh.org.
Today: Gamble on Dennis Miller's standup
Known originally as a stand-up comedian and “Saturday Night Live” cast member, Dennis Miller has expanded his career to include political commentator, actor in movies such as “The Net” and “Bordello of Blood,” sports commentator and television and radio personality. He will perform at 7 tonight at Little Creek Casino Resort, 91 W. Highway 108, Shelton. Tickets are $30-$50 at 360-427-7711.
Saturday: Eat, drink, raise money
The Capital Food and Wine Festival offers a cornucopia of regional vintners and microbrewers and South Sound restaurants and food vendors as well as entertainment on two stages. Sponsored by the Saint Martin’s Alumni Association as a fundraiser, the festival runs from noon-9 p.m. Saturday at the Marcus Pavilion and Norman Worthington Conference Center on Saint Martin’s campus. Tickets are $15-$20 and are available at Ralph’s Thriftway, Bayview Thriftway, Twinstar Credit Union and Marcus Pavilion at Saint Martin’s University. For more information, go to www. capitalfoodandwinefestival.com.
Saturday: Pirouetting for charity
Enjoy an evening of dance to support aid relief efforts in Japan as well as Northwest Harvest at Dance to Make a Difference sponsored by Studio West Dance Theatre. There will be appetizers and wine and jazz music, followed by performances by Ballet Bellevue, Washington Contemporary Ballet, Southwest Washington Dance Center and Studio West Dance Theatre at the Minnaert Center for the Arts at South Puget Sound Community College, 2011 Mottman Road S.W., Olympia. Tickets are $32-$40; all net proceeds will be donated to relief efforts. Call 360-753-8586 or go to www.olytix.org .
Today - April 3: Laugh out loud
“Love, Sex and the IRS” is a bedroom farce on steroids with crossdressing, cover-ups, half lies, outright lies and chuckles. The Olympia Little Theater production runs through April 3. Showtimes are 7:55 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 1:55 p.m. Sundays at 725 Miller Ave. N.E., Olympia. Tickets are $10 for Thursday shows, $12 for shows Friday-Sunday. Get them at Yenney Music, 1404 Harrison Ave., Olympia, by calling 800-838-3006 or at www.brownpapertickets.com .
Today - April 9: Shhhh, it's a 'Secret'
“The SecretGarden,” long an enchanting children’s book, is now a musical by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman. Capital Playhouse’s production runs through April 9 at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $22.40-$39. Call 360-943-2744 or go to www.capitalplayhouse.com .