Arts & Entertainment


‘Weird Al’ on his weirdly successful week

LOS ANGELES — Attention pop stars: If “Weird Al” Yankovic shows up at your concert or has tracked down your personal email address, you’re likely his next parody conquest.

Pete Seeger tribute at Newport honors traditional folk

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — There are few musicians as inextricably linked to the Newport Folk Festival as the late Pete Seeger.

Harmonica Pocket appeals to youngsters at Power House

WALLA WALLA — The Harmonica Pocket will perform at 2 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Gesa Power House Theatre, 111 N. Sixth Ave.

Concert slated for Saturday at Power House

WALLA WALLA — Medium Troy and the Bohemian Dub Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Gesa Power House Theatre, 111 N. Sixth Ave.

New at the Walla Walla Public Library - 7/24/14

Featured books will be available for the public today.

Sapolil to host three musical performances

WALLA WALLA — Three varied musical acts are on tap this weekend at Sapolil Cellars, 15 E. Main St.

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Summer Dance Lab a rare incubator for the profession

WALLA WALLA — Students in the Summer Dance Lab are hard to miss walking around Whitman College. Clad in tights, their hair in buns, they work at least six hours a day in Walla Walla’s pre-professional program during the summer.

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Jimmy Lloyd Rea and the Switchmasters bring blues to Dayton

DAYTON — It’ll be nothing but blues at Mace Mead Works Friday night when “American Boogie Man” Jimmy Lloyd Rea and the Switchmasters take the stage.

Museum highlights pioneers’ lives

WALLA WALLA — Living History portrayals will be given at 2 p.m. this weekend in the pioneer settlement at Fort Walla Walla Museum, 755 Myra Road.

Three shows planned at Main Street Studios

WALLA WALLA — Main Street Studios, 207 W. Main St., has three nights of music coming up.

‘Sex Tape’ an X-rated tale with a PG plot

The high-concept comedies spawned by “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” need to start using birth control.

German, French Canadian pioneers’ lives shared at museum

WALLA WALLA — The lives of an early trader and brewery owners will be given at Fort Walla Walla Museum, 755 Myra Road, during Living History portrayals this weekend at 2 p.m. in the pioneer village.

UK museum looks at epic, intimate sides of WWI

LONDON (AP) — It’s an iconic scene of Britain at war: Thousands of Londoners huddled in Underground stations as German bombs rained down.

WWU Summer Serenade set for Monday

COLLEGE PLACE — The Walla Walla University Music Department will present Summer Serenade, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Monday at the Melvin K. West Fine Arts Center Auditorium, Walla Walla University campus, 204 S. College Ave.

‘Wish I Was Here’: Zach Braff grows up

Some people just want to dislike Zach Braff. The actor once known as the charmingly goofy Golden Globe nominee from “Scrubs” has since become that guy, who’s overly earnest and lends his voice to toilet paper commercials, who uses Kickstarter to partially fund a film and evocative indie music to do the hard work of rousing a moviegoer’s emotions.