Living & Entertainment

7 Days Out: Your guide to fun in the South Sound

First hitting the national scene as a contestant in the 2003 season of “Nashville Star” Miranda Lambert has gone on to be a multiple CMA Award-winner and Grammy Award-winner. Some of her hits include “The House That Built Me,” “Over You,” “Mama’s Broken Heart,” “Automatic” and “Somethin’ Bad” featuring Carrie Underwood. On her Certified Platinum Tour, she will stop at the Tacoma Dome for a 7:30 p.m. concert Friday. Tickets are $36.75-$51.75 and are available through Ticketmaster.

Friday (Feb. 13)

Love ballads

Back for another Valentine’s Day concert, Air Supply will be performing at 8:30 p.m. Friday. Performing and writing since 1975, the British/Austrailian duo continue to rock the house with hits such as “All Out of Love,” “Lost in Love,” “The One That You Love,” “Here I Am” and “The Power of Love.” Their show is at Emerald Queen Casino, 2024 E. 29th St., Tacoma. Tickets are $30-$65 through Ticketmaster.


Tea time

Take a step back in time to enjoy a classic tea service at the Friendship Valentine’s Tea at Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup. Enjoy English-style refreshments and tea served in English bone china cups and then enjoy a tour of the mansion. It’s at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, and the cost is $12. Reservations are required; call 253-848-1770.


Killin’ time with Clint

Known for his classic country music, Clint Black has been performing for more than 30 years. He has been recognized with numerous awards by the Academy of County Music, the American Music Awards and the Country Music Association. He will play an 8 p.m. concert Thursday at the Admiral Theatre, 515 Pacific Ave., Bremerton. Tickets are $25-$80 and are available online at


Seeing stars

If you’re a fan of TV’s “Dancing with the Stars” and want to support local theater, make plans to join Tacoma Musical Playhouse’s annual fundraiser “Dancing with the Tacoma Stars” Valentine’s Day championship competition. See community members dance with professionals as well as professional demonstrationsand the amateur couple’s competition. It’s all taking place at the Landmark Convention Center, Temple Theater Ballroom, 47 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma, on Saturday. The dinner and show start at 5:30 p.m. or dessert and show start at 6 p.m. Tickets are $35-$85 and reservations are required. For more information, call 253-565-6867 or go online to


Reserve your pew

Hitting the charts with the mega-hit “Take Me to Church,” Hozier is an Irish musician and singer-songwriter who released his self-titled debut album last fall. Touring in support of the album, he will perform in an 8:30 p.m. concert Saturday at The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. Tickets are $21.25 and are available by phone at 877-784-4849.


Comedic and athletic

Starting in 1926 as the Savoy Big Five, the Harlem Globetrotters went on to be featured on the cover of Life magazine, tour the Soviet Union in 1959, and showcase their talents in 120 countries and territories on six continents. Still entertaining and delighting audiences of all ages, the Globetrotters will be coming to KeyArena, 305 Harrison Ave., Seattle, for a 2 p.m. show Sunday. Tickets are $34-$78 and you can get yours through Ticketmaster.