Arts and Entertainment

Out & About | May 20

Dance

A Day of Dance: Pacific Northwest Ballet on Saturday, June 18 at McCaw Hall. Featuring the 30th annual PNB school performance at 1:30 p.m., Next Step, (formerly known as “Choreographer’s Showcase) at 7 p.m., and in between performances, the annual PNB School Celebration Dinner. Both performances will also include Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra. Go to pnb.org; 206-441-2424, 301 Mercer Street, Seattle.

 

Music

The 2011 Bellevue Jazz Festival: June 1-5 at Meydenbauer Center (11100 N.E. Sixth St.). Celebrating community and the creative power of music. Explore and share a passion for live jazz at the Eastside’s premier showcase for top national and regional artists. Go to www.bellevuejazz.com; 425-453-1223.

Live piano by Julie Tonkin: At El Gaucho Bellevue., 6-10 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 7-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 6-10 p.m. Sunday- Monday. No cover. Go to www.elgaucho.com; 458 108th Ave. N.E., Bellevue; 425-455-2715

Concerto No. 2: Eastside Symphony’s performance featuring Natalya Ageyeva playing Chopin’s “Concerto No. 2 in F Minor” is at 7:30 p.m., May 21, at the Redmond Performing Arts Center, 1727 NE 104th St. Redmond. Go to www.eastsidesymphony.org for more information.

Jewish music: Temple B’nai Torah will host a night of Jewish music at 7 p.m., May 22. The evening will feature sacred music from ancient to modern, serious to fun. Free. Go to templebnaitorah.org; 15727 N.E. Fourth St., Bellevue. Contact Melissa Bloom, Temple Administrator at 425-603-9677.

Seattle Rock Orchestra performs Queen: At the Moore Theatre, at 8 p.m., May 21. Songs include “You’re My Best Friend,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” and the 8-minute epic “The Prophet’s Song.” Go to stgpresents.org; 1932 Second Ave. Seattle; 1-877-784-4849.

Theater

Jesus Christ: Super Star: Village Theatre. May 11 - July 12. Written by legendary team Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, this extraordinary rock opera highlights the struggles of Jesus of Nazareth and Judas Iscariot during the last week of Jesus’ life. Go to www.villagetheatre.org, 120 Front St N. Issaquah; 425-392-2202.

 

Galleries

“Shhhh – Fairies, Gnomes and Woodland Creatures”: Rosalie Whyel Museum of Doll Art from May 21 to Oct. 16. Go to www.dollart.com; 1116 108th Ave. N.E., Bellevue; 425-455-1116.

The Eastside Association of Fine Arts Members Show opening reception and awards presentation 4-6 p.m., Friday, June 3 at the Seattle Design Center (5701 Sixth Ave. S.,Seattle). The show runs from May 25-June 24. For more information go to www.eafa.org.

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