Arts & Culture

Theater events

SOUTH SOUND

- "The Gazebo," 7:55 p.m. Nov. 3-4, 9-11, 16-18, 24-25 and 1:55 p.m. Nov. 5, 12, 19 & 26, Olympia Little Theatre, 1925 Miller Ave. N.E., Olympia. $10. 360-786-9484.

- Prodigal Sun Productions presents "Three Viewings," 8 p.m. Nov. 3-4, 9-12, 16-18, The Midnight Sun Performance Space, 113 Columbia St. N., Olympia. $7-$15 suggested donation. 360-754-7114.

- "Living Out," Nov. 9-11 and 11-17, Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts at South Puget Sound Community College, 2011 Mottman Road, Olympia. $10 adults, $5 students and seniors. 360-596-5501.

- Centralia College Theatre Department presents "Mere Mortals," Nov. 9-11 and 16-18, Corbet Theatre, 600 Locust St., Centralia. 360-753-3433, ext. 525.

- "Audience Up!" a Playback Theatre performance by the Heartsparkle Players: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11, Traditions Cafe & World Folk Art, 300 Fifth Ave. S.W., Olympia. $5 to $10 suggested donation. 360-705-2819.

- "The Zoo Story" and "WASP," two one-act plays, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15-18, Saint Martin's University's Kreielsheimer Arts Building, 5300 Pacific Ave. S.E., Lacey. $10 general, $6 students and seniors. 360-438-4345.

- Harlequin Productions presents "The Twelfth Night of Stardust," opens Nov. 16, State Theater, 202 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia. 360-786-0151 or www.harlequinproductions.org.

- "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play," 7:55 p.m. Dec. 1-2, 7-9, 14-16 and 1:55 p.m. Dec. 10 & 17, Olympia Little Theatre, 1925 Miller Ave. N.E., Olympia. $10. 360-786-9484.

- Theater Artists Olympia presents "Cannibal! The Musical," 8 p.m. Dec. 1-3,

8-10, and 15-17, Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts at South Puget Sound Community College, 2011 Mottman Road, Olympia. $12.50. 360-357-3471 or www.olytheater.com.

OUT OF TOWN

- Seattle Repertory Theatre presents "Thom Pain (based on nothing)," through Nov. 5, Leo K. Theatre, 155 Mercer St., Seattle. 877-900-9285 or www.seattlerep.org.

- "Company," through Nov. 5 The 5th

Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle. $20-$73. 888-5TH-4TIX or www.5thavenue.org.

- Seattle Children's Theatre presents "Harriet's Halloween Candy," through Nov. 12, Charlotte Martin Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle. 206-441-4488 or www.sct.org.

- Seattle Children's Theatre presents "Jason and The Golden Fleece," through

Nov. 26, Eve Alvord Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle. 206-441-4488 or www.sct.org.

- Seattle Shakespeare Company presents "The Winter's Tale," through Nov. 19, Seattle Center House Theatre, 306 Harrison St., Seattle. 206-733-8222.

- Tacoma Actors Guild presents "Ya Got Trouble," Nov. 2-19, Theatre on the Square, 915 Broadway, Tacoma. $28. 253-272-2145.

- Tacoma Opera presents "Beatrice and Benedict," 8 p.m. Nov. 3 and 2 p.m. Nov. 5, Rialto Theater, 310 Ninth St. S., Tacoma. 253-627-7789.

- Seattle Repertory Theatre presents "The Great Gatsby," Nov. 2-Dec. 10, Bagley Wright Theatre, 155 Mercer St., Seattle. 877-900-9285 or www.seattlerep.org.

- Tacoma Children's Musical Theater presents "The Wind in the Willows," Nov. 4-12, Narrows Theatre, 7116 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. $12 adults, $10 seniors and youths. 253-565-6867.

- "The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe," Nov. 17-Dec. 10, Tacoma Little Theatre, 210 I St. N., Tacoma. 253-272-2281, ext. 14.

- "White Christmas," Nov. 25-Dec. 20, The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle. $22-$75. 888-5TH-4TIX or www.5thavenue.org.

youth performances

SOUTH SOUND

- Olympia High School Drama Club presents "Months on End & Life is Short," two one-act comedies by Craig Pospisil, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3-4, Olympia High School Performing Arts Center, 1302 North St., Olympia. $7 adults, $5 students. 360-596-7036.

- Tumwater High School Thunderbird Theatre presents "Murder's in the Heir," 7 p.m. Nov. 2-4, 9-11, Tumwater High School Performing Arts Center, 700 Israel Road S.W., Tumwater. $6 general, $4 students and seniors. 360-709-7655.

- Seattle Opera Young Artists perform "The Maid Becomes the Mrs." 3 p.m. Nov. 5, St. John's Episcopal Church, 114 20th Ave. S.E., Olympia. By donation. 360-352-8527.

- African Children's Choir, 6 p.m. Nov. 5, Westwood Baptist Church, 333 Kaiser Road, Olympia and 7 p.m. Nov. 8, The Church of Living Water, 1615 Chambers St., Olympia. 360-866-6888 or 360-754-5830.

- Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia's Fall Concert, 4 p.m. Nov. 5, The Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. S.E., Olympia. $6-$15 adults, $6-$12 students and seniors, $2 ages 10 and younger. 360-753-8586 or www.studentorchestras.org.

- "Once Upon a Mattress," 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9-11, 16-18, River Ridge Theatre, 350 River Ridge Drive, Lacey. $8 general, $6 students and seniors. 360-412-4837.

- Students on Stage presents "Pinocchio," 7 p.m. Nov. 17-18, South Bay Elementary gym, 3845 Sleater-Kinney Road N.E., Lacey. $5. 360-412-4640.

OUT OF TOWN

- The Tacoma Youth Symphony, 3 p.m. Nov. 12, Rialto Theater, 310 Ninth St. S., Tacoma. $14 balcony; $3 main floor. 253-627-2792.

- The Tacoma Young Artists Orchestra, 7 :30 p.m. Nov. 18, Rialto Theater, 310 Ninth St. S., Tacoma. $13 balcony, $3 main floor. 253-627-2792.

music

SOUTH SOUND

- The Saint Martin's University Chorale's annual Sacred Music Concert, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 4, Saint Martin's Abbey Church, 5300

Pacific Ave. S.E., Lacey. Free. 360-438-4506.

- Olympia Symphony Orchestra presents "Austrian Nights," 7 p.m. Nov. 12, The Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. S.E., Olympia. $17-$45. 360-753-8586.

- Mason County Concert Association presents Time for Three, 3 p.m. Nov. 19, Shelton High School Auditorium, 3737 Shelton Springs Road, Shelton. $20 at the door. 360-426-1842.

- Masterworks Choral Ensemble presents "Here We Come A-Wassailing," 2:30 and

7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, The Washington Center for

the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. S.E., Olympia. $18 adults, $11 students. 360-753- 8586.

- Magical Strings' 28th annual Celtic Yuletide Concert, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9, St. John's Episcopal Church, 114 20th Ave. S.E., Olympia. $16 adults, $10 children. Tickets are available at Traditions Cafe, Rainy Day Records and Olympia Waldorf School; call 253-857-3716; or go to www.magicalstrings.com.

OUT OF TOWN

- The Seattle Choral Company presents "Sing Tango! Songs and dances of Argentina," 8 p. m. Nov. 4, Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle. $25 general, $20 seniors, $10 ages 25 and younger. 2 06-363-1100.

- Tacoma Concert Band presents "Stage, Screen and Classics," 8 p.m. Nov. 10, Pantages T heater, 901 Broadway, Tacoma. $10-$20. 800-291-7593 or www.tacomaconcertband.org.

- The 2006 National Tour of Three Mo' Tenors, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway, Tacoma. $30-$60. 253-591-5894 or www.broadwaycenter.org.

dance

SOUTH SOUND

- American Indian Heritage Month

presents the Wa He Lut Dancing Turtles, noon-1 p.m. Nov. 14, Labor and Industries Headquarters Building, 7273 Linderson Way S.W., Tumwater.

OUT OF TOWN

- Batsheva Dance Company of Israel, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2, The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. $36.50. 206-812-1114 or Ticketmaster.

- Pacific Northwest Ballet presents "All Premier," 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2-4, 9-11 with a 2 p.m. matinee Nov. 4 and a 1 p.m. matinee Nov. 12, McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St., Seattle. $18-$145. 206-441-2424 or www.pnb.org.

- Pacific Northwest Ballet presents "The Nutcracker," Nov. 24-Dec. 28, McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St., Seattle. $18-$108. 206-441-2424 or www.pnb.org.

literary events

SOUTH SOUND

- The Fireside Bookstore Book Group,

7 p.m. Nov. 2, The Olympian Hotel, 116 Legion Way S.E., Olympia. Join in a discussion of "The History of Love" by Nicole Krauss. 360-352-4006.

- "Journeys in Verse: A Night of Sacred Poetry," 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Traditions Cafe & World Folk Art, 300 Fifth Ave. S.W., Olympia. 360-754-1600.

- The M-3 (Murder, Mystery and Mayhem) Book Review Group, 7 p.m. Nov. 14, Whodunit? Books, 119 Fifth Ave. S.E., Olympia. Join in a discussion of "Site Unseen" by Dana Cameron. 360-352-8252.

- The Paul Gillie Poetry Workshop Series , 7-8:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month t hrough May at the Olympia Timberland Regional Library, 313 Eighth Ave. S.E., Olympia. 360-352-0595.

- Hear One, Tell One Story Swap sponsored by The South Sound Storytelling Guild, 7-9 p.m. last Wednesday of every month except July and August, Mud Bay Coffee Co., 1600 Cooper Point Road, Olympia. 360-866-6308.

- Barnes & Noble, 1530 Black Lake Blvd. S.W., Olympia. Events: Great Books Book Group discussion of "The Good Soldier" by Ford Maddox Ford; Book signing by Sean Williams, 2 p.m. Sept. 30. Ongoing: Saturday Storytime, 11 a.m. Saturdays; Juice Writers Workshop, 7 p.m. first and third Wednesday of each month; Writers Roundtable, second and fourth Thursday of each month. Free. 360-534-0388.

- Orca Books, 509 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia. Event: "Becoming What You Want to See in the World: The Art of Joyful Living" by Mary Claire O'Neal, 7 p.m. Nov. 2; Wayne Madsen, "Jaded Tasks: Brass Plates, Black Ops & Big Oil - The Blood Politics of George Bush & Co.," 7 p.m. e_SFlb Nov. 4; "Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace," 7 p.m. Nov. 17; "An Actor Rehearses," by David Hlavsa,

7 p.m. Nov. 18. Ongoing: Children's story time,

1:30 p.m. Sundays, ages 4-10. Free. 360-352-0123.

- T imberland Regional Libraries - Events : Book signing by Laila Lalami, author of "Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits," 2 p.m. Nov. 4;

library monthly book sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. first Saturday of the month, 360-491-3860. Addresses: Lacey, 500 College St. S.E.; Olympia, 313 Eighth Ave. S.E.; Tenino, 172 Central Ave. W.; Tumwater, 7023 New Market St.; Yelm, 210 Prairie Park St. 360-704-4508 or www.trlib.org.

art

SOUTH SOUND

- The Italian Collection: Artist, Thomas Polidori, an art exhibit to release a new original collection with one piece raffled with proceeds benefitting South Puget Sound Habitat for

Humanity, 6-10 p.m. Nov. 3, Olympia Country & Golf Club, 3636 Country Club Drive N.W., Olympia. 3 60-866-7121.

- Seventh annual SPIPA Art Auction & Dinner, doors open at 5:30 p.m. and auction starts at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4, Lucky Eagle Casino, 12888 188th Ave. S.W., Rochester. $50. 360-426-3990.

- Jackson's Studio and Gallery, 800 Lacey St., Lacey. Exhibits: Sculpture, paintings and drawings by Margie Jackson; welded sculpture and other works by Bill Jackson; works by Bev Doolitle and others. Open by appointment through Dec. 31. 360-456-4180.

- Basketry and other classes with Harvest Moon, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. days or 6:30-8:30 p.m. evenings, Weave Walker Studio, 2450 20th Ave. N.W., Olympia. 360-866-2809.

- Art at the Bonsai Teriyaki and Wok Restaurant, 408 Cleveland Ave. S.E., Tumwater. Showing original works by members of the Olympia Art League - Barbara Echols Strophy, Peggy Wilson and Dick Thompson. 360-412- 3152.

- Art at the Gardens, Merrill Gardens, 616 Lilly Road N.E., Olympia. Showing original art by members of the Olympia Art League. 360-956-3715.

- ArtHouse Designs, 420-B Franklin St., Olympia. Exhibits: Work by MalPina Chan, Marcia Van Doren-Graves, Marie Hassett, Mary McCann and Sylvia Nicholas, through Nov. 4. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. 360-943-3377.

- The Artist's Gallery, 113 Legion Way S.W., Olympia. Exhibits: Walt Phillips, acrylics; Pete Bryant, watercolors; and Dick Thompson, watercolors, through Nov. 30. Hours: 10 a.m.-

5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday and 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday. 360-357-6920 or www.theartistsgallery.com.

- Barnes Floral, 209 Fourth Ave. W., Olympia. W atercolors by Judy Morgan in the floral and antique room. Northwest, European and garden designs. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 360-357-3368.

- Capitol Theater Mezzanine Gallery, 206 Fifth Ave. E., Olympia. MemoryMaps, Nov. 3-Dec. 1. 360-943-9299 or 360-754-5378.

- Childhood's End Gallery, 222 Fourth Ave. W., Olympia. Exhibit: 35th anniversary exhibit featuring works by Tom Anderson, Susan Aurand, Su san Christian, Jennifer Combe, Rachael Donaldson, Kristen Etmund, Betty Jo Fitzgerald, Blake Flynn, Marilyn Frasca, Kathy Hughes, Linda Jarvis, June Kerseg-Hinson, Paul Lewing, Nikki McClure, Sequoia Miller, Haruko Moniz, Linda Oestreich, Marianne Partlow, Jiji Saunders, Dave Schweitzer, Lisa Sweet and Helga Winter, through Nov. 12. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. 360-943-3724.

-¿ T he Clay Zone Studio Ceramics Center, 2727 Westmoor Court, Olympia. Featuring Cone 10 reduction firings and Raku. Wheel-throwing classe s : 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and 11 a.m.-

2 p.m. Saturdays; figurative and sculptural ceramics: 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Hours: noon-

7 p.m. Monday-Friday and noon-5 p.m. Saturday. 360-943-7765.

-¿ Eastside Gala–Rie, 1427 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia. Ongoing: Exhibit featuring artist Rie Munoz, limited-edition prints, silk screens, art cards, posters and enamel pins. Hours: 11 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 11 am.-4 p.m.

Saturday. 360-943-3354 or www.gala-rie.com.

- Evergreen Galleries, 2700 Evergreen Parkway N.W., Olympia. Exhibits: "Photography at Evergreen - Celebrating 35 Years," Nov. 3-Dec. 7. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and noon-4 p.m. Wednesday and Friday. 360-867-5125.

- Hexen Glass Studio, 3006 29th Ave. S.W., Tumwater. Exhibit: Fused art by glass

artist Gabriela Cowen, ongoing. 360-705-8758.

- Jackson's Studio and Gallery, 800 Lacey St., Lacey. Exhibits: Sculpture, paintings and drawings by Margie Jackson; welded sculpture and other works by Bill Jackson; works by Bev Doolitle and others. Open by appointment through Dec. 31. 360-456-4180.

- Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Art's gallery space, 2011 Mottman Road, Olympia. Exhibit: Oil paintings by Deon Matzen, through Nov. 30. Hours: Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and during all performances in the theaters. www.spscc.ctc.edu/CFA/.

- Loft Studio and Gallery, 1107 Eastside St. S.E., Olympia. Exhibits: Original art by Chris Brown, Marge Schmidt, Judy Morgan, Molly Penders and Carol Wolfe. Hours: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. T uesday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Th ursday, or by appointment. 360-481-6125.

-¿ Mariah Art Studio, 1403 Garfield Ave. N.W., Olympia. Events: Fall classes for children through adult, including ceramics, animation and Joenastics, start the first week of October. Registration required. Call for information. 360-357-9188.

-¿ SideDoor Studio, 314 Capitol Way N., Olympia. Ongoing: Paintings by Alayne Goodhart, Barbara Strophy, Laura Akhavan, Beth Connolly, Kathy Bethurum, Jim Hazzard, Winnie Lang Anderson and Lori Vermillion. Events: Six-week ceramic workshop, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays Nov. 4-Dec. 12; intensive two-day figure drawing workshop, 1-7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 and 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. N ov. 19, $180 plus $15 models fee. 360-705-1818 or www.sidedoorstudio.net.

- The State of the Arts Gallery, 500 Washington St. S.E., Olympia. Exhibit: Barbara VanDyke Pastels, Oct 3-Nov. 4. 360-705-0317.

- The Treehouse Art Enrichment Center, upstairs in Buck's Fifth Avenue, 209 Fifth Ave., Olympia. A variety of art lessons are available for all ages - including landscape painting, drawing, calligraphy and much more. For information, call 360-705-4269.

OUT OF TOWN

- William Traver Gallery - Tacoma , 1821 East Dock St. No. 100, Tacoma. Exhibits: "Davide Salvadore: Risonanze Tribali," through Nov. 12; " Mel Munsen: Lavoro Vetro," through Nov. 12. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-

5 p.m. Sunday. 253-383-3685.

-¿ Museum of Glass: International Center fo r C ontemporary Art, 1801 Dock St. E., Tacoma. E xhibits: "Fresh! Contemporary Takes on Nature & Allegory," through Dec. 31. 253-396-1768 or www.museumofglass.org.

-¿ Tacoma Art Museum, 1701 Pacific Ave. Exhibits: Symphonic Poem: Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson": through Jan. 28; "The Art of Eric Carle," through Jan. 28; "Telling Stories: Selections from the Permanent Collection,"

ongoing; "Dale Chihuly Collection," ongoing. 253-272-4258 or www.tacomaartmuseum.org.

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