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C4 o:o The Arlington Times/The Marysville Globe The Weekender WednesdaY, O PLAN AHEAD . . . Fiddle festival MOUNT VERNON -- Lincoln The- atre's annual Celtic Fiddle Festival on Fri., March 10 features Kevin Burke, Johnny Cunningham, Christian LeMaitre, an acclaimed trio of Celtic fiddle players, special for St. Patrick's Day. Uncoln Theatre is located at 712 S. First St., three blocks west of I-5 at exit 226. For information call 360.336.2858. To order tickets by phone call 888.336.1161 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tales of the THIS WEEK... EVERETT -- In its Explore Music! series 11, Everett Symphony presents "Legends and Tales of the Pacific North- west," with guest conductor Ron Friesen Fri., March 10 at the Everett Civic Audi- torium, 2415 Colby in Everett. The program includes works by Dvo- rak, Beethoven, Copland and others along with powwow dancers, musicians and storytellers from the Tulalips and other tribes. Also on the program, the 1999 SCMTA Piano Concerto Competion Win- ner 17-year-old Amanda Harris will per- form the third movement of Rachmani- noff's second Piano Concerto. "13ckets, $8 for adults, $5 for chil- dren and seniors, and $25 for families of five, are available at 425.257.8382 or at the symphony office, 1507 Wall St. in Everett. Afro Celt Sound SEATTLE -- An epochal mix of the ancient and the modern, a cultural mix of African and Gaelic -- music by British, Irish and African musicians of the Afro Celt Sound System will fill the Para- mount Theatre 8 p.m. Thurs., March 16. Tickets are $19.50 at Ticketmas- ter 206.628.0888. The Nylons EVERETT -- A talented a cappella group of four guys, The Nylons will sing at the Everett Civic Auditorium Fri., March 17. Tickets are $30, $25 and $22 for adults and $28, $23 and $20 for stu- dents at 425.257.8600. Swedish folk SEATTLE -- A concert of Swedish folk music by Jenny Soling and Kalle Almlof begins at 7 p.m. tonight (March 1) at the Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th St. in the Ballard community of Seattle. 206.789.5707. A Winter Concert SNOHOMISH -- Singers Northwest and the Snohomish High School Women's Ensemble, directed by Patrick Castro, will present their winter concert at 7 p.m. Sun., March 5 in the sanctuary of Snohomish United Methodist Church, at 6202 99th Ave. S.E. in Snohomish. The program includes mostly 20th century repertoire including Samuel Bar- ber's "Let Down the Bars, O Death," John Carter's "War is Kind" and "Geo- graphical Fugue," by Ernst Toch. In the second half of the program Singers Northwest will be joined by the Women's Ensemble performing "Shenandoah" by Emily Crocker, "Mary Speaks" by Daniel Gawthrop and "Jamaican Market Women" by Larry Far- row, among others. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for seniors and students, and $20 for fami- lies. 360.568.1068. Youth S' EVERETT -- Young musicians from around the county will perform in the Everett Youth Symphony's winter con- cert at 7 p.m. Men., March 6 at the Everett Civic Auditorium. Three orchestras are on the program, the Everett Youth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jim Rice, the Everett Junior Symphony Orchestra, with direc- tor Patric Pulliam and the Prelude Strings Orchestra, conducted by Cheryl Harris, will perform works by Handel/Isaac, Glidre/Allen, Elgar, Brahms/M011er and Mendelssohn. Admission is free. ~1~ 425.347.4678. Songs for the Sea SEATTLE -- The City Cantable Choir presents an evening of fun, music, a silent auction, a live auction, hors d'oeuvres, and a no-host bar at the Seattle Aquarium Sat., March 4 from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Admission is $12 in advance and $15 at the door. '~ To purchase tickets in advance, call 206.623.8632. R. Carlos Nakai SEATTLE -- The R. Carlos Nakai Quartet is a diverse ensemble that fea- tures the haunting sounds of Nakai's Navajo-Ute heritage alongside eco-spiri- tual jazz vocalizations of bassist Mary Redhouse, the sun-fired sax and keys of Amo Chip Dabney and the pan-global percussive pulse of Will Clipman, at the UW Meany Theater at 8 p.m. March 4. Tickets are $24. 206.543.4880. Andr6 Watts SEATTLE -- The Saint Paul Cham- ber Orchestra, conducted by Hugh Wolff, and featuring pianist Andr6 Watts will perform Sat., March 4 in the Seattle Symphony's Visiting Orchestras series. The program includes Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1 and Symphony No. 1, composer Michael Daugherty's "Sunset Strip," and a special piece com- missioned by the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra in 1999. '~ Tickets, $15 to $67, are avail- able at the Seattle Symphony ticket office, 206.215.4747. Reconciliation for the Balkans SEATTLE -- Seattle Pro Musical will present a concert, "Reconciliation for the Balkans: A concert for Peace in the New Millennium" at 8 p.m. Fri., March 3 at the Chapel at Bastyr University in Bothell and at 3 p.m. Sat., March 4 at the Ply- mouth Congregational Church in Seattle. The concert features traditional and contemporary music from the Balkan countries, as well as new music by American composers, written in response to the ethnic conflicts there. Tickets, $16 in advance and $18 at the door for adults and $12 and $14 for students and seniors, can be ordered at 206.781.2766. For HIVIAIDS BELLINGHAM -- Members of the Seattle Men's Chorus, the Elektra Wom- ens Choir and the Northwest Girlchoir will present a concert Sat., March 4 at the Mt. Baker Theatre in Bellingham to benefit HIV/AIDS outreach, education and care services of Evergreen AIDS Foundation in Bellingham. Reserved seats are $20 and $16 at the Mt. Baker Theater, 360.734.6080. Mystical Chant SEATTLE -- Celebrate the World Day of Prayer by chanting in various tra- ditions at St. Mark's Cathedral, 1245 Tenth Ave. E. on Capitol Hill in Seattle from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., March 4. The audience will join in the commu- nal art of chant in Sufism, Judaism, Zen Buddhism and Christianity. A suggested donation of $10 will be 'collected at the door, but no one will be turned away because of the inability to pay. Register by phone at 206.323.0300 ext. 325. For information email to www.mysticalchant.com SEATTLE -- In the Nordic Heritage Museum's annual Mostly Nordic Cham- ber Music concert series a Norwegian piano duo, Annabel Balean and Marko Nouwens, is featured at 4 p.m. March 5. Later concerts feature Iceland April 9 and Denmark May 21. The concerts are held 4 p.m. Sun- days at the museum, 3014 N.W. 67th St. in Seattle. Preconcert lectures enhance the understanding and enjoyment of the unique repertoire. To round out the of the five concerts sm6rg the featured country. admission to the For three more 3 and Sat., March 4s h5. Middle School Thrashers will tainment as the Tickets, $15, ly at Flowers Ave. in Arlington. 1 ner and the shoW. come, school i $ "Lakm~" through Saturday, The priestess and a British officer I amidst a tier Sets and an culture and the beautifully melloW, For tickets box office 800.426 WWW,~ CLASSES SEATTLE -- Auditions will be held March 9 through April at University Heights Center for the Young Shake- speare Workshop's free seven-week summer session beginning July 10. The summer session is a crash course in text, acting, voice, fencing, music and dance for students ages 14 to 18. Auditions will also be held for New Wodd Children, ages 9 to 16. To schedule call 206.517.8384. MARYSVILLE -- Learn to spin Nava- ho ply at Spinster's Cottage, 1702 Third St. in Marysville at 9 a.m. Sat., March 4. 360.651.8639 or toll free at 877.783.1311. On perennials MOUNT VERNON -- Pat Roome will teach a class on eady flowedng perenni- als fr~ I to 2 p.fn~ S~t:; March zl ~T ~ performance violin at the Califor- nia Institute of Arts on a full continued from page C l scholarship. Upon graduation from the program, she got herself performing for others in 1993, stuck in a bad marriage and so her soon after his first wife died of music was put on hold for many cancer. He likes most old time years. Now, along with country country music. His favorites are music, she plays classical music George Strait, Freddy Fender, once a month at her church, St. Merle Haggard, Hank Williams, Mary's Catholic Church, in Ernest Tub, Hank Thompson... Marysville. "Oh yea, and Box Car Willie" he While converting to old-time added, country music has been easy for His wife, on the other hand, has Laris, Calling her violin a fiddle a classical background. She hasn't come so easily. It's still a prefers Itzak Perlman, but also violin to her. Her husband jokes likes John Denver and Elvis. that he's trying to find a gunny "Of course, we all like Elvis," sack in which to carry the fiddle, agreed Tony. instead of her fancy case to help Having studied violin as a child, her make the transition. Laris played with the Seattle Youth Tony and Laris will be joined at Symphony and graduated from the senior center Friday by their high school at age 16. She studied musidan friends Joe Rosson, who Christianson's Nursery, 15806 Best Rd., in Mount Vernon. Class fee is $5 and reservations are required. 360.466.3821. Lilies and alliums EVERETT -- Jan Detwiler of the Lily Pad in Olympia and Jan Roozen of Choice Bulbs in Mount Vernon will speak about lilies and allium in the Fndays in the Park speaker series at WSU Cooper- ative Extension, 600 128th St. S.E., in Everett from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, MarCh 10. also lives at the senior center, his vocalist partner Fern Benoit and another friend, Johnny O'Keefe, on steel guitar. Rosson plays guitar, bass, fiddle, banjo and drums. "Johnny is a great yodeler," said Tony, who claims to be able to yodel a bit himself. They all perform together regu- larly at Old Time Country Music Association jam nights on the sec- ond and fourth Fridays at Baker View Apartments in Everett. Laris and Tony also play at the Regency Care Center on the second Wednesday every month and at other assisted living centers peri- odically. Everyone is welcome to come and hear Tony and Laris' music at the Stillaguamish Senior Center Friday. Cost is $2 which includes lunch. Y-O Cost is $15 for public and $10 for Master Gardeners. ~J~ 425.338.2400. Cook Italian ARLINGTON -- The menu for next Tuesday's class (March 7) at Little Italy Cooking School is La Festa Romana, with vegetables alia marsala, risotta al salto, involtini at miali (rolled pork roast) and gnocchi de prugne (plum dumplings). The following Tuesday, March 14, the menu is II Notte Verdure. Cost is $23. Now included with the cooking class- es is wine tasting for an extra charge. 360.435.3133. THIS WEEK . . . White Horse Gallery opens ARLINGTON -- A new art gallery in downtown Arlington, White Horse Gallery at 315 A N. Olympic Ave., is now showing "The Visions of Red Wolf: Tales of the Sauk-Suiattle and others. The gallery will hold its grand open- ing March 18 with an artists reception March 17 from 7 to 9 p.m. That exhibit will feature Everett Community College students. The gallery is open noon to 4 Call for garden art Fairgrounds. EVERETT -- Everett Parks and Recreation Department is seeking artists for its second annual garden art show, "Sorticulture." Artists specializing in hand-craffed, locally made garden orna- ments only. Deadline to apply is March 15. The show is June 24 at the Ever- SNOQUALMIE green Area Arboretum in Everett. trains, people and For a prospectus, call be a docent on 425.257.8380. Valley Vendors wanted way uired sO a STANWOOD -- Organizers of "A Farmers' Market Springtime" fourth weekends annual indoor plant and craft sale are ber of hours. seeking vendors for the March 18 event ~ Fo to be held at the Stanwood/Camano 425.888.3030. p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. The public is il 360.435.0799. center, Art lecture EVERETT -- The Arts Council of Snohomish County and Everett Public Schools will present a lecture on art in traditional cultures at 6 p.m. Thurs., March 2 at the Monte Cristo Hotel in Everett. 425.257.8380. COUPEVILLE -- The Coupeville Arts Center will hold its annual spring open house from 6 to 9 p.m. Fri., March 3 to showcase a number of the classes avail- able at the arts center during the year. media illustrati0g offered at the house include by Deborah Johnson block DeVere, beading spinning by Nita Bart Rulon, Weber and more, activities. 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