2 with Texas roots
With careers spanning decades in the folk and Americana music world both Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen have Texas roots in their music. Coming together for a one-night performance at the Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway, Tacoma, the duo will showcase their talent and love of music in a 7:30 p.m. performance Tuesday. Tickets are $39, $59, $89 and $110 and are available at 253-591-5894 or broadwaycenter.org.
Celebrating Scottish heritage the Clan Gordon Pipe Band’s annual Tartan Ball comes to the Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. SW, Puyallup. The fundraiser helps to fund the band’s travels throughout the region. Wear your tartan or come dressed up in semi-formal for a night of music and dancing. It is at 7 p.m. Saturday with tickets costing $25. Go to tinyurl.com/jablh5q for more information.
Join in the celebration of Creative Colloquy’s second birthday celebration with a night of great readings, prizes and fun. Featured readers include Glenn Butkus, Kevin Kniestedt, McKenlee Heath, Lennee Reid and Daniel Person. There will be an open mic following the readings. Space is limited so arrive early. It is 7-10 p.m. Monday at B Sharp Coffee House, 706 Court C., Tacoma. For more information, go to tinyurl.com/hclvx3p.
Bringing together singers and musicians from 10 denominations and 25 churches, the Mosaic Arts Choir and Orchestra will perform a free celebration concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 20 Tacoma Ave., Tacoma,. The performance will be orchestrated by Daniel Perrin, minister of worship at First Presbyterian. A freewill offering will be taken. For more information, go to fpctacoma.org.
Lord of the Dance Dangerous Games brings the music of composer Gerard Fahy and the choreography of Marie Duffy Pask to the stage in a production of classical Irish music and dance. The show features six up-and-coming dancers in a high energy performance. Come out at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. Tickets are $25.25-$55.25 and are available at 877-784-4849 or stgpresents.org.
It’s all about Poland at the 54th Annual Spring Polish Bazaar this weekend. There will be crystal bowls and vases, Boleslawiec pottery, jewelry, crafts, books and more available, plus enjoy traditional Polish food. Try pierogis, sausage, cabbage rolls and more, served by waiters in traditional folk costumes or purchase homemade desserts and pastries. The choir Vivat Musical will perform at 2:30 p.m. It’s all happening at the Polish Home, 1714 18th Ave., Seattle, from noon-6 p.m. Saturday. Admission and parking are free. More at polishhome.org/Default Eng.htm.
Magic up close
Billed as the largest magical touring show in the world, Masters of Illusion brings its big production values and grand illusions to the stage live. Experience magic up close at the touring show coming to The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. The night of magic starts at 8 p.m. Thursday with tickets at $32.50, $42.50 and $62.50. Get yours at 877-784-4849 or stgpresents.org.