June 17, 2010 in Washington Voices

In brief: Auditions for ‘Story’ set for June 26

The Spokesman-Review

RIVERSIDE – The Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St., will hold auditions for “West Side Story,” the Civic Theatre’s sixth In Concert fundraiser, on June 26 at 6:30 p.m.

The performance needs 12 to 15 women appearing to be age 16 and older, and 12 to 15 men appearing to be age 16 and older. The lead roles of Maria and Tony have already been filled.

Interested women will be expected to perform “America,” “Somewhere” and “I Feel Pretty.” Interested men will be expected to perform “Jet Song” and “Cool.” Audition packets are available at the box office. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Rehearsals will begin Oct. 3, and the show will be Oct. 29 and Oct. 30.

For more information, call (509) 325-1413.

U-Hi choir part of ‘Star Wars’ concert

RIVERSIDE – The University High School combined choir will perform Saturday at the Spokane Arena with members of the Boston Pops and Boston Symphony Orchestra at “Star Wars in Concert,” at 2 and 7 p.m.

The 65 members of the choir will perform two songs by composer John Williams while footage from the Star Wars films plays on a three-story, high-definition LED screen. Footage from all six of the motion pictures will run in sync with the live music.

Tickets are available at the Arena box office, at ticketswest.com or by calling (800) 325-SEAT.

EWU walking tour

will focus on library

CHENEY – The Eastern Washington University Friends of the Library will host the annual walking tour of EWU’s campus on June 28, beginning at 6 p.m.

Charles Mutschler, EWU’s archivist, conducts the tour, which will focus on the restoration of Hargreaves Hall, EWU’s library from 1940 to 1967, as well as a history of the people for whom EWU’s buildings are named.

Comfortable walking shoes are encouraged. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information call (509) 359-2306 or visit www.ewu.edu/friends ofthelibrary.

Green Bluff monthly breakfast June 27

GREEN BLUFF – The Green Bluff Grange, 18825 N. Dunn Road, will host a pancake breakfast on June 27 from 8 to 11 a.m. An all-you-can-eat breakfast is served on the last Sunday of each month.

Cost is $5 for adults and $4 for children.

For more information, call (509) 238-6252.

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