Fair mascot hits the road

The Washington State Fair hit the road today for the first-ever, “Big Washington Road Trip!

Tenor at the Gesa House

The Gesa Power House Theatre Royal Opera House cinema series continues with Othello, featuring world famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann at 6 p.m. Aug. 2, at the theatres 111 N. Sixth Ave.

Blues, brews bash on tap

The Annual Yakima Blues and Brews Bash will take place Aug. 19 on Historic North Front Street.

Spy story is summer offering

Enter the world of fairy-tale espionage and intrigue, where top-level spies take on the kingdom’s worst criminal masterminds when the Prosser Conservatory of Theatre for Children presents The Girl with the Golden Locks” July 28 and 29.

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Artist’s work reflects her view of the world

Diana Schmidt ‘el plein air’ at the Clore Center

Artwork by Walla Walla artist Diana Schmidt is now on display at the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center, 2140 Wine County Road, through September 30, 2017.

Heavy metal band off to Wildhorse

Grammy-nominated Dokken will perform in the Rivers Events Center at Wildhorse Resort and Casino at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31.

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‘Little Women’ cast named

Play opens Sept. 30 at high school auditorium

The beloved classic, “Little Women” will be staged for lower valley audiences in September now that a cast has been chosen, Over the Hill Theatricals director Sheila Hazzard announced.

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Chop House becoming music central

Newcomers putting Zillah on the map

The next time you say, “there’s nothing to do around here,” think Zillah. Some newcomers to the community are bringing in top flight entertainment for everyone to enjoy.

BBQ and Beer fest planned

The Great Northwest Barbecue and Beer Festival will be from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 15 at the Old Airport Armory, 1662 W. Wyoming Ave.

Writers’ tunes showcased

Music by local songwriters will be showcases a from 6-9 p.m. tonight at Brewminatti’s 713 Sixth St.

‘My Fair Lady’ on stage

Stay out of the weekend-predicted triple digits temperatures and enjoy a night at the theatre at the Akin Center Theatre.

Festival begins

The 35th annual Folklife Festival opens Friday at six locations – Franklin Park, the Yakima Valley Museum, Sports Center, Gilbert Cellars, Kana Winery and Hop Nation Brewing.

Free teen movie time

The Prosser CIA Coalition is sponsoring a free night at Princess Theatre, 1228 Meade Ave., for teens at 8 p.m. Friday.

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Zillah student wins theater awards

Reigna (pronounced Rayna) Bower gave the role of Aunt Eller in the musical play Oklahoma everything she had, and it was good enough to win a 5th Avenue Award from the Seattle theater company of the same name.

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Ale fest fun