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GET OUT: Social tango, Mexican music star Juan Gabriel at the Tacoma Dome and other happenings this week

Wednesday (Nov. 18)

Social tango every Wednesday at Social Bar and Grill

Come out for a fun evening of social tango at the Milonga on the Waterfront, held every Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. at the Social Bar and Grill, 1715 Dock St., Tacoma. Enjoy great music and an intimate atmosphere for your tango. Entrance for the event is an order of a meal, appetizer or bar beverage. For more information, call Mark at 253-222-0105

Ralphie May at Neptune in Seattle

Perfecting his comedy routine for more than 20 years, Ralphie May has appeared on the first season of “Last Comic Standing,” finishing second, as well as “The Wayne Brady Show” and “The Tonight Show.” He has recorded four Comedy Central specials as well as two Netflix specials. See him in an 8 p.m. show Wednesday at the Neptune Theatre, 1303 NE 45th St., Seattle. Tickets are $30 and are available by phone or online; 877-784-4849, stgpresents.org

Friday

Juan Gabriel at the Tacoma Dome

Having established himself as Mexico’s leading commercial singer-songwriter, Juan Gabriel pens in diverse styles including rancheras with mariachi, ballads, pop, rock and disco. He has recorded 15 albums and sold 20 million records. See him in a 8 p.m. show Friday at the Tacoma Dome, 2727 E. D St., Tacoma. Tickets start at $78 and are available through Ticketmaster

Comedian Ron White at EQC

Best known at the cigar smoking, scotch drinking comedian, Ron White has three TV specials for Comedy Central under his belt, a best-selling book, Grammy nominations and accolades for his work. See him in an 8:30 p.m. show Friday at the Emerald Queen Casino. Tickets are $40-$95,Ticketmaster.

manderson@thenewstribune.com

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