Arts and Entertainment

Auburn-area entertainment calendar | May 12

Entertainment

A Little Wine, A Lot of Music: 6:30 p.m., May 15, Meridian Valley Country Club, 24830 136th Ave. SE, Kent. Wine tasting, silent auction, a variety of music by the Auburn Symphony Orchestra. Cost:$60 per person. Country club attire, please. To purchase tickets, call 253-887-7777 or visit www.auburnsymphony.org.

Comedy at the Ave: 7:30 p.m., May 15, Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave. Three stand up comedians, led by Cash Levy, will keep you laughing all night long. Comedy at The Ave is not recommended for children under 18 years. Tickets are $17, $15 college students. Tickets available through Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation, 253-931-3043, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., or online at www.brownpapertickets.com.

Into the Woods: 7:30 p.m., June 10, 11, 12. Additional 2 p.m. matinee on June 12. Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave. Presented by Auburn Community Players. An ambivalent Cinderella? A blood-thirsty Little Red Ridinghood? A Prince Charming with a roving eye? A Witch ... who raps? They’re all among the cockeyed characters in James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s fractured fairy tale. What begins a lively irreverent fantasy in the style of “The Princess Bride” becomes a moving lesson about community responsibility and the stories we tell our children. Tickets are $15, $12 students and seniors. Tickets available through Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation, 253-931-3043, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., or online at www.brownpapertickets.com.

Comedy at the Ave: 7:30 p.m., June 19, Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave. Three stand up comedians keep you laughing all night long. Comedy at The Ave is not recommended for children under 18 years. Tickets are $17, $15 college students. Tickets available through Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation, 253-931-3043, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., or online at www.brownpapertickets.com.

Zola’s Cafe: Live music every Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 402 E. Main St., Suite 120. Also looking for talented musicians, singers or comedians to perform. Please contact Sonia Kessler at the cafe at 253-333-9652.

Calling all musicians: The Auburn Senior Activity Center will be hosting jam sessions for musicians on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Musicians who play acoustic and electric instruments are invited to play. Jam sessions will be conducted from 10-11:30 a.m. at the center, 808 9th St. SE. For more information, please call 253 931-3016.

That 80’s Show: 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., every Tuesday, Muckleshoot Casino, 2402 Auburn Way S., Club Galaxy, 21-and-over. No cover. 253-939-7484, www.muckleshootcasino.com.

Sunday night jazz: 8 p.m., every Sunday, Muckleshoot Casino, 2402 Auburn Way S., Club Galaxy. Darren Motamedy and guests. 21-and-over. No cover. 253-939-7484, www.muckleshootcasino.com.

Gateway Concert Band rehearsals: 7-9 p.m., Mondays, Enumclaw Middle School, 550 Semanski St. S. Welcomes new members of all ages and abilities. The band, led by Jack Prindle, will perform “Name those Tunes XII” concerts on June 21 at Rotary Park in Enumclaw and June 28 at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Sumner. Please join a fun summer program of familiar medleys from the Beatles to Disney to Sinatra. For more information, visit www.gatewayconcertband.org or contact Jack Prindle at 360-825-5369 or jfprindle@comcast.net.

Nightlife

Baker Street Books: 7-10 p.m. various Fridays and Saturdays, live jazz. Baker Street Books, 32709 Railroad Ave., Black Diamond. 360-886-2131. All events are free, no cover.

The Royal Bear Pub and Eatery: 35731 W. Valley Highway, Algona. 253-833-6686.

Open mic night: Second Friday of the month, Kona Kai Coffee Co., 124 4th Ave. S, Kent. Public invited to perform and share talent with the community. Or come and enjoy listening to the local undiscovered talent perform. The event is regularly recorded and with permission, portions are aired on local Public Access Television. 253- 859-5662.

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