in Yakima April 2
YAKIMA - Billed as the Northwest's leader in Cajun music,
"How's Bayou" will appear in concert Friday, April 2, in the Great
Hall of the Yakima Valley Museum.
The performance is part of the Yakima Folklife Concert
Series. Tickets, priced at $16 for adults and $6 for children, will be
available at the door of the museum that evening. The April 2 concert will get
underway at 7:30 p.m.
"How's Bayou" offers an evening of red hot Cajun
music, coupled with the genre of Zydeco and Swamp Pop.
Basket show public reception Sunday, April 4
RICHLAND - A public reception to help kick off the
Invitational Contemporary Baskets Show will be held at Richland's Allied Arts
Association Gallery Sunday, April 4, from 1 to 3 p.m.
The gallery is located at the entrance to Howard Amon Park,
89 Lee Blvd.
The curator of the show is Larry Metcallf, a well known
Pacific Northwest artist, designer and craftsman. The exhibition will feature
18 regional and nationally known artists working in traditional basket
techniques of twining, plating, coiling, lamination and stitching.
Some of the Northwest artists who will have their work
featured in the show include Leon Russell, Jill Nordfors Clark, Sally Metcalf
and C.A. Michel. Also, nationally known artists such as Jackie Abrams, Carla
Filippelli and Helen Frost Way will present their new visions of old crafts.
Basket lovers from the Lower Yakima Valley will be able to
enjoy the art works in their traditional container forms of baskets, along with
more sculptural approaches.
NPR journalist coming to Yakima
YAKIMA - Nationally renowned broadcast journalist Susan
Stamberg will discuss the importance as such legendary artists as Ernest
Hemingway, Elia Kazan and Georgia O'Keefe, when she comes to Yakima in April.
Stamberg, a special correspondent for National Public Radio,
will be the guest speaker in the Yakima Town Hall lecture series to be held
Wednesday, April 14, at 11 a.m. at the Capitol Theatre.
Stamberg, who has been awarded every major honor in
broadcasting, serves as the guest host of National Public Radio's Morning
Edition, Weekend Edition Saturday and the Weekly Edition, specializing in
To purchase Town Hall tickets call Linda Linneweh at (509)
Woodinville wineries host tasting event
The annual "Passport to Woodinville" will be held April 3 and 4 in
Woodinville Wine Country in Western Washington.
The weekend will include tours of the area's 14 wineries
from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., of which many are not normally open to the public.
Passports to attend the event are $25, giving ticket holders
entrance admission, a commemorative glass and a keepsake passport filled with
To purchase passports call (425) 424-2902. For more
information about the April wine tasting tours