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Sonic Escape to end concert season

Tickets on sale for 2017-2018 season

“Celtic with a twist” is how Sonic Escape, the next group in the Lower Valley Community Concert series, has been described.

The mystery is afoot

Girl detective Nancy Drew is the center piece of a play being staged Saturday and Sunday at the Academy of Childrens Theatre, 213 Wellsian Way.

Paint some spring

An opportunity to “Paint a Spring Garden” with artist Rachel Lucas Bertsch is from 1:30-3:30 p.m. April 23.

Renewal retreat set

A three-day renewal retreat is planned along the shores of Lake Chelan.

Food rally at the loft set

The Winemakers Loft Food Truck Rally is coming to Vintner’s Village as a fundraiser to benefit Heartlinks Hospice and Palliative Care.

‘Let’s Party’ is fair’s theme

The Central Washington State Fair is celebrating its 125th birthday.

Audition for ‘the Shrew’

Auditions for William Shakespeare’s comedy The Taming of the Shrew. Auditions will be at 5 p.m., April 3, and 4, 2017 at in Kendall Hall, Building 12, Auditorium.

Joan Jett to play at fair

So, country singer Trace Akins and 70s rock band War will be at the Benton-Franklin Fair and Rodeo - Aug 22-26.

Easter Bunny gets early start

Families with special needs children can visit the Caring Bunny on April 2.

Curriculum going to the movies

Two award-winning books — Ready Player One and Spare Parts — are now part of the 2017-18 common readings for thousands of students in first-year courses at Washington State University.

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Trophies are in a class of their own

Pistons, rockers, carburetors and assorted other automotive parts have been transformed into shining works of art by the welding students at YV-Tech.

Latino film series opens Tuesday in Yakima

‘Hands of Stone’ first flick to air

Cinema Latino: 2017 Latino Film Series kicks off Tuesday at Capitol Theatre, 19 S. Third St.

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Yakama Nation art show kicks off

Spilyay-Mi set for Saturday and Sunday

Art will take center stage this weekend at the 53rd annual Spilyay-Mi Native American and Western Art Show.

Shakespeare coming

Seattle Shakespeare Co. will perform a “The Taming of the Shrew” at Heritage University at 6:30 p.m. March 29 in Smith Family Hall on the university campus, 3240 Fort Road.