ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS — 'King Lear' finale added for Sunday in Port Townsend . . . and other things to see and do

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One more 'Lear' show at Key City

PORT TOWNSEND — An extra matinee performance of Shakespeare's “King Lear” has been added at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Key City Playhouse, 419 Washington St.

This is the final show, with tickets at $20, or $10 for students.

Running time for this epic is three hours 15 minutes with two intermissions, and patrons are invited to stay for an “AfterWords” discussion.

For details, see www.KeyCityPublicTheatre.org or phone 360-385-5278.

R Bar tango

PORT ANGELES — “Tango Essentials from the Ground Up,” a new dance class with tango specialists Cliff Coulter and Becky Hall, is set for 7 p.m. Monday at the R Bar, 132 E. Front St.

The cost is $5 per person, including the practice following the lesson from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Dancers who only want the practice pay $3.

For details, email cliffcoulter@msn.com.

Loom change-up

PORT ANGELES — The Loom, the lounge adjacent to Studio Bob upstairs at 118 E. Front St., will soon add hours, games and an open microphone, bar manager Wayne King has announced.

Starting May 7, the venue will host “Recess,” with board games and other interactive games, every Wednesday from 6 p.m. till 10 p.m.

Thursdays will still be Drink & Draw night, with live models, soft drinks and other beverages beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Artists of all levels are encouraged to join the informal get-together.

Beginning May 9, The Loom will host an open-mic night each Friday for poets, musicians and performance artists from 6 p.m. till 10 p.m.

For information and to check on who the Drink & Draw guest model will be next week, see The Loom page on Facebook.

Series finale

PORT ANGELES — Trio Seraphin, with soprano Christina Kowalski, pianist Keith Ward and Jennifer Nelson on clarinet, will give the last performance of the Maier Concert Hall series at Peninsula College next Friday, May 9.

Since events in the series have sold out, classical music lovers are encouraged to purchase tickets, at $15 for the general public and $5 for students, via BrownPaperTickets.com.

Trio Seraphin will take the stage at 7 p.m. next Friday at Maier Hall, on the college's main campus at 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

'Where I Am'

SEQUIM — Singer Jen Haugland will celebrate the release of her album, “Where I Am,” with a concert at Sequim Community Church, 950 N. Fifth Ave., next Friday, May 9.

Another singer-songwriter, Tom Taylor, will open the show at 7 p.m., and then Haugland will step up with her band: Dillan Witherow, Jason Taylor, Jonathan Simonson, Kirk Thomas, Steven Mangiameli and Mike Madison.

Admission is a suggested $5 donation, and more about the artist awaits at www.JenHaugland.com.

Last modified: May 01. 2014 8:09PM
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