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THE ISSAQUAH PRESS B6 WEDNESDAY~ SEPTEMBER 97 2009 11B SUBMITAN ARTS CALENDAR rnEM: Call 392-6434, ext. 237, or newscle~sspress.com. Submit A&E tory Ideas to isspress@isspress.com. 4, 4, SEPTEMBER Kds Orlowskl, 6 p.m. Pedestrian Park, corner of Front Street and Sunset Way Michael Goetz, 6:30-10:30 p.m., Vino Bella, 99 Front St. N., 391-1424 Butch Hardson CD release party for =What It Is" with opening act comedian Rod Long, 7:30-10 p.m., Bake's Place, 4135 Providence Point Dr. S.E., $26 Half Pack Uve, 7:30-11:30 p.m., Vino Bella Old Dog&The New Tricks, 6 p.m., Padestnan Park Free Movie on the Green "Hotel For Dogs" 8:30 p.m. on the Issaquah Community Center lawn Stephanle Porter Quartet, 7:45-10 p.m., Bake's Place, $20 Scott Undurmuth, 7:30- 11:30 p.m., Vino Bella Eric Fdddch, 3 p.m. Pedestrian Park Nelly Phillips, 6 p.m. Pedestrian Park Fabulous Roof Shakers, 8-11 p.m. Pogecha, 120 N.W. Gilman Blvd., 392-5550 Third annual All- Ford Car Show, 8 a.m. XXX Rootbeer Drive-in, 98 N.E. Gilman Blvd., 392-1266 The Sammamlsh Arts Commission presents "The Art of the Sad + A Photo Journey of Indian Artists and Textiles" through Dec. 4 in the Sammamish City Hall Commons Gallery, 228th Ave. S.E. and S.E. Eighth Street. An opening reception is from 6-8 p.m. Comedy Night, 6 p.m., Vine Bella, for reser- vations, call 391-1424 Paulo Vlacava, 7-10:30 p.m. Vino Bella Dogmatdx, 6 p.m., Pedestrian Park Pdmo KIm, 7:45- 10 p.m., Bake's Place, $20 Black Velvet 4, 7:30-11:30 p.m., Vino Bella Sam Marshall, 6 p.m., Pedestrian Park OPPORTUNITIES I, Rehearsals for the Issaquah Singers 2009-2010 concert season begin at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Community Church of Issaquah, 205 Mountain Park Blvd. S.W. Issaquah Singers is a four-part choir that sings popular music at senior living centers and civic events on Saturdays every six weeks between October and June. Although no auditions are required, the ability to match and pitch is essential and previous choral experience is helpful. Members pay a small amount in dues to off set the cost of music. For more information, go to www.issaquahsingers.com. FILE Zaphara's Middle Eastern Dance Troupe uses swords and belly dancers to mesmerize the audience on the Newcastle Days Main Stage. The city of Newcastle marks its 15th birthday during Newcastle Days at Lake Boron Park on Sept. 12 and 13. The two-day celebration is free to the public and showcases art, service and the com- munity spirit of the city. Lance Lambert, of the "Vintage Vehicle Show," returns to emcee the festival, which includes live bands, dance per- formances, arts and crafts activities, and be given to the first 100 entries. Tro- phies and prizes will also be awarded. Parking near Lake Boron Park will be extremely challenging, and no one wants to get caught up in traffic in the sur- rounding neighborhood. The easiest way to get around during Newcastle Days is to take the free shuttle. Park at Newcastle Elementary School (8400 136th Ave. S.C.) and ride the shut- plenty of food. tle to Lake Boron Park. The shuttle runs In addition to old entertainment fa- continuously fl:om 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sat- vorites from 2008, you ll find many new- urday, and from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday. comers. The lineup includes Gin Betty! The free shuttle service is provided by (country/rock), Union Jack (Rolling Stones First Student Inc. tribute band), the Fabulous Roof Shakers (blues, R&B, classic soul) and the Freckles Brown Band (country/rock/Americana, R&B, Motown). Children will be enter- mined by Cowboy Buck and Elizabeth, and Ronald McDonald. Zaphara's Middle Eastern Dance Troupe and magician Kevin Wolfe make return appearances this year. Lang's Pony Rides will once again be on hand, as well as inflatable toys, and arts and crafts activities. Lambert will also preside over the an- nual Custom & Classic Car Show from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sept. 13. Registration opens at 10 a.m. that day and is free. It will be "first come, first park," so be sure to get there early. Dash plaques will 9 2008 & 2009 (Redmond Reporter "Best of") Great Value n Generous Portions Fresh baked in-house desserts senior discounts Mudows g, opping &Bur Where It's Neve__z Too Late For Breakfast! Note that Lake Boron Park's main parking lot will be reserved for disabled drivers and service vehicles during New- castle Days. As if festival activities weren't enough, the city of Newcastle is home to some beautiful trails. During New- castle Days, the Newcastle Trails group will be leading some hikes. It'll also have a booth you can stop by to learn more about the extensive network of free recreation located right outside your door. You can pick up a trails map and brochures, and look over photos of work parties. The first hike is at 1 p.m. Sept. 12 along May Creek Trail. The second is 1 p.m. Sept. 13 on the West CrossTown Trail. Quinn Spencer, of Newcastle (left), gets to handle marionette bird puppets at the 2008 Newcastle Days with Joy Docter, owner of Uncle Stlnky's Magic & Novelties. FILE ENERTAINMENT SCHEDULE Sept. 12 Main Stage Noon ~ 1p.m. 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 3 p,m. ~ 4 p.m. 2112 BlueDog Dance Gin Betty! Cowboy Buck & Elizabeth Crescendo Zaphara's Middle Eastern Dance Troupe 5 p.m. Freckles Brown Band 6 p.m. Kevin Wolfe, magician 6:45 p.m. Take One Around the park Noon - 5 p.m. Inflatable toys Noon - 5 p.m. YMCA arts & crafts 2:15 p.m. ~ 1- 6p.m. Sept. 13 Main Stage 11:30 a.m. lp.m. 1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 3:15 p.m. ~ 4 p.m. Around the park Noon - 5 p.m. Noon-- 5 p:m. Noon - 5 p.m. Cowboy Buck & Elizabeth Lang's Pony Rides Union Jack Ronald McDonald Fabulous Roof Shakers Cornerstone Studio Custom and Classic Car Show Awards Bad Habit Inflatable toys YMCA arts & crafts Lang's Pony Rides Open Mon. - Sat. 6am-3pm Sun. 7anv3pm (next to QFC) 425.391.9690 1580 N.W. Gilman Blvd. 6 The Village Theatre Original smash hit "Million Dollar Quartet" is hitting the road again. This time, the cast and crew are packing up their guitars and piano, destined to take Broadway by storm this spring. The musical is an account of the night four of rock 'n' roll's greatest leg- ends -- Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash -- per- formed together Dec. 4, 1956, for the first and only time. "Million Dollar Quartet, written by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux, was presented to local audiences in 2006 during the sixth annual Festival of New Musicals in 2006. In 2007, the show returned as a full-scale produc- tion on Village Theatre's Mainstage. The show was so popular that Village Theatre directors extended its run to 10 weeks. It wasn't a wonder, either. During the first performances in Issaquah, Levi Kreis, who played Lewis, took to launching himself over the piano as an act of bravado during the recording session at Sun Studios while working with the "father of rock 'n' roll" Sam Phillips. During one such performance, Kreis tore several muscles in his knee, but never missed a show. Part jam session, part bull session and chock full classic smoldering rock BY JAY KOH / VILLAGE THEATRE Starting In the 2007 Village Theatre production of 'Million Dollar Quartet' are (from left) Rob Lyons (Carl Perkins), Levi Kreis (Jerry Lee Lewis), Dane Stokinger (Elvis Presley), Jessica Skerdtt (Dyanne) and Lance Guest (Johnny Cash). tunes from the 1950s' era, like "Blue Suede Shoes," "Peace in the Valley," "Sixteen Tons," "Ghost Riders in The Sky" and "Great Balls of Fire," the show spurred local audiences to dance in the aisles and sing along with the phenomenal cast. Afterward, the show moved to the Goodman Theatre and the Apollo, in Chicago, where it has been playing since. Audiences can see the produc- tion in Chicago through Oct. 26. Having sufficiently rocked the west- ern seaboard and Midwest, the cast- Lance Guestas Cash, Levi Kreis as Lewis, Rob Lyons as Perkins and Dane Stokinger as Presley -- is setting out to rock Broadway this spring. A theater hasn't been determined yet. RainCity Coach TOWN CAR SERVICE airport rate lmm Issaquah to the airport (ea way) Based near Newcastle (425) 277-3223 Toll Free: (866) 985-5585 Fax: (425) 277-3221 raincity@live.com www.rcctowncar.com ~)~ii~!~~~i:~:~.~!~~~;~;:~ ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: - ": ~ " u~ ~;::~%~. : ;~ ~ ~ ~, ~ 1; ......... ~ ~ ~@~,~-~ :~ ~v~.:~.'~ .~'~ Assists clients with wills, trusts and estate transfer planning Counsels family members regarding estate settlement and probate Structures complex estate planning strategies involving trusts, tax planning and charitable giving Nancy S. 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