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Theater

SOUTH SOUND

"The Gazebo," 7:55 p.m. Nov. 9-11, 16-18, 24-25 and 1:55 p.m. Nov. 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. 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.

"Stories of Strength Through Collaboration," a Playback Theatre performance by the Heartsparkle Players, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, Traditions Cafe & World Folk Art, 300 Fifth Ave. S.W., Olympia. $5 to $10 suggested donation. 360-705-2819.

OUT OF TOWN

Seattle Children's Theatre presents "Harriet's Halloween Candy," through Nov. 12, Charlot te 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," through Nov. 19, Theatre on the Square, 915 Broadway, Tacoma. $28. 253-272-2145 or www.TacomaActorsGuild.org.

Seattle Repertory Theatre presents "The Great Gatsby," through 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," through Nov. 12, Narrows Theatre, 7116 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. $12 adults, $10 seniors and youths. 253-565-6867.

Seattle Repertory Theatre presents "Memory House," Nov. 16-Dec. 17, Leo K Theatre, 155 Mercer St., Seattle. 877-900-9285.

"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

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

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

Music

SOUTH SOUND

Enoch, 8:30 and 11 a.m. Nov. 12, Olympia-Lacey Church of God, 5005 Lacey Blvd. N.E., Lacey. 360-491-0414.

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.

The Count Basie Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27, Olympia High School Performing Arts Center, 1302 North St., Olympia. $20 adults, $15 students. Proceeds benefit the Olympia High School Band Program. 360-596-7309.

Fridays at the First concerts, noon-1 p.m. Dec. 1, 8, 15 & 22, First Christian Church, 701 Franklin St., Olympia. 360-943-8025.

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

Seattle Symphony concerts, Nov. 15-19, 30, Dec. 1-3, 7-10, 12, 14-17, 22-23, 28-30, Jan. 4, 6, 12-13 at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-682-5208, 206-292-ARTS, www.seattlesymphony.org or Ticketmaster.

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.

Opus 7 Vocal Ensemble presents "A Celebration for the Feast of St. Nicholas," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, St. James Cathedral, 804 Ninth Ave., Seattle. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. 206-782-2899 or www.opus7.org.

Dance

SOUTH SOUND

American Indian Heritage Month presents the Wa He Lut Dancing Turtles, noon-1 p.m. Nov. 14, Labor and Industries Headquarter s Building, 7273 Linderson Way S.W., Tumwater.

Ballet Northwest presents "The Nutcracker," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 and 15; 2 and 2 p.m. Dec. 10 and 17, The Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. S.E., Olympia. $28, $24, $22. 360-753-8586.

Literary events

SOUTH SOUND

"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.

Poetry reading by Holly Hughes sponsored by The Olympia Poetry Network, 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 15, Traditions Cafe & World Folk Art, 300 Fifth Ave. S.W., Olympia. 360-705-2819.

The Paul Gillie Poetry Workshop Series, 7-8:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month t hrough May at 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: "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.

Timberland Regional Libraries - Events: 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

Olympia Art League meeting, 7-9 p.m. Nov. 9, Washington State Capital Museum Coach House, 211 22nd St. W., Olympia. 360-459-7383.

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. Exhibit: "Vintage Photos," featuring work by Mammie Joe and Patricia Beatrice. 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. Watercolors 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, through 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, Susan 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.

The Clay Zone Studio Ceramics Center, 2727 Westmoor Court, Olympia. Featuring Co ne 10 reduction firings and Raku. Wheel-throwing classes: 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," through 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. Tuesday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Thursday, 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 through Dec. 12; intensive two-day figure drawing workshop, 1-7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 and 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Nov. 19, $180 plus $15 models fee. 360-705-1818 or www.sidedoorstudio.net.

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.

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