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Art collectors: Be yourself, buy what appeals to you

Dear Art Collector: I am the wife of an artist, and like all artists, we look for you. Many of you find us by our website, Steve Henderson Fine Art, but there are thousands of you out there somewhere that we, and other artists like us, are unable to reach.

Kristen Bell gets back to her ‘Hair’ roots

NEW YORK (AP) — Before she was Princess Anna in “Frozen” or even Veronica Mars, Kristen Bell was a musical theater geek. Now she’s letting her roots show.

Museum brings pioneers to life

WALLA WALLA — There will be Living History portrayals at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, at Fort Walla Walla Museum, 755 Myra Road. The re-enactments will be held in the pioneer settlement.

Review: Chadwick Boseman drips with charisma as James Brown

There’s a delicious moment in “Get On Up,” Tate Taylor’s new James Brown biopic, when Brown — played by Chadwick Boseman, in a thrillingly magnetic performance — is about to appear on the T.A.M.I. Show, a multi-act concert filmed in 1964.

Tamástslikt celebrates 16th year with special events

PENDLETON — Tamástslikt Cultural Institute, 47106 Wildhorse Blvd., will celebrate its 16th anniversary with some events in August.

Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ a gas

The most telling commentary made in anticipation of “Guardians of the Galaxy” came in the form of a tweet: “DC/WB is all like ‘Wonder Woman’s too confusing for a movie!’ and Marvel/Disney is all like ‘Here’s a raccoon with a machine gun.’”

Pop-rock band to hold album release party Aug. 7 (with video)

WALLA WALLA — Seattle-Walla Walla band The Table of Contents will hold an album release party from 6-10 p.m. Aug. 7 at Main Street Studios, 207 W. Main St.

Oldies night in Milton-Freewater to revisit American Top 40 radio

MILTON-FREEWATER — Oldies Night @ The Library, hosted by Bob Jones at the Milton-Freewater Public Library, 8 S.W. Eighth Ave., will take a listen to Top 40s radio from the 1950s and ’60s at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Fort Walla Walla Museum director to talk on city’s connection to Civil War

WALLA WALLA — In connection with the current exhibit, “Walla Walla and the Civil War,” Fort Walla Walla Museum Director James Payne will discuss some of the more than 100 connections between the Walla Walla area and that significant part of our nation’s past. The talk at 5 tonight is part of the Museum After Hours program at the museum, 755 Myra Ave., in the Grand Hall of the new entrance building.

Folk-rocker band to play at Three Rivers (with video)

WALLA WALLA — Three Rivers Winery, 5641 Old Highway 12, will present folk-rock band Witherow at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

New at the Walla Walla Public Library - 7/31/14

Featured books will be available for the public today.

Acoustic, jazz stylings planned for Saturday (with video)

WALLA WALLA — Acoustic songwriting and harmony duo Planes on Paper will be the opening act starting at 8 p.m. Saturday at Main Street Studios, 207 W. Main St.

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Rock Camp rolls out Friday performance

WALLA WALLA — They came, they heard, they practiced.

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Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar’ staged with all-female cast

WALLA WALLA — No, this isn’t “Julia Caesar.”

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Bold, bright pieces are artist’s signature

WALLA WALLA — Heidi Higginbotham’s work days are one straight line after another.