Arts & Entertainment


Tickets sales for 'MumFoo' slow down after opening burst

As of last Wednesday, just over 13,000 tickets had been sold, according to numbers shared by the Downtown Walla Walla Foundation via Madison House Presents.

Analysis: ‘The X-Files’ returns to a ‘stranger’ world

The truth is out there: Network executives always need a hit. They’ll come right out and say so in a major American newspaper.

Classical cocktail: Mix 18th-century with modern, shake well

Like Newton and Einstein, Sergei Prokofiev made his most original contribution to the world when he was 26.

For teen ballet sensation Paloma Herrera, the thrill never diminished

NEW YORK — She blazed onto the stage like a miracle, a teenager with the power of a racehorse and the joy of a bride half tipsy on Champagne. It was 1993, and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Opera House in Washington, D.C., had never seen anyone like Paloma Herrera, the 17-year-old unknown from Argentina whose flight through the devilish “Don Quixote” pas de deux was exhilarating.

Polish movie featured in Jewish film series

The Memory and the Mensch Jewish Film Series will present “Aftermath” from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Congregation Beth Israel, 1202 E. Alder St.

Journey to the cross leads to Jesus Christ’s resurrection

“The Judge” will be presented by the Village Players at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Walla Walla High School auditorium, 800 Abbott Road.

Northwest Booking Conference performer applications accepted

Applications to showcase at the Arts Northwest annual Northwest Booking Conference in Boise Oct. 12-15 are now being accepted from performing artists, their mangers and agents. Online applications can be found at, and the deadline to apply is April 6.

Trio to perform April 2

The Columbia Trio, comprised of Lisa Robertson on violin, Edward Dixon on cello and James Cook on piano, will perform for the First Thursday Concert at 12:15 p.m. April 2 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 323 Catherine St. Admission is free. Donations are accepted and will be given to the Walla Walla Youth Symphony, the charity of the performers’ choice.

Entries sought for regional art exhibit

PENDLETON — Organizers are seeking art entries for the Open Regional Exhibit at the Pendleton Center for the Arts.

Comedy set to unfold at Little Theatre of Walla Walla

“Be My Baby,” a comedy by Ken Ludwig, will open April 3 with curtain at 8 p.m. at Little Theatre of Walla Walla, 1130 Sumach St.

New at the Walla Walla Public Library - 3/26/15

Featured books will be available for the public today.

Estimates given for police, fire for music festival

WALLA WALLA — At their Wednesday night meeting, City Council members were given the projected cost to police for this summer’s four-day Gentlemen of the Road Stopover, Aug. 13-16.

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Colin Hay’s endless highway has Walla Walla stop

Colin Hay is a man at work — on nearly perpetual tour even.

Emergency planners roll up sleeves for ‘MumFoo’

Before a single note is played at this summer’s Gentlemen of the Road Stopover music festival in Walla Walla, an army of local, regional and far-flung providers will have worked for months on event safety.

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Danza Classica Ballet Foundation’s Tutus and Tapas benefit Saturday

Tutus and Tapas, an evening of food, wine and dance to support the Danza Classica Ballet Foundation, will be held 7-9:30 Saturday at Gesa Power House Theatre.