Here are a few of the many events going on around our region in the next week.Oct. 9
MOSCOW — Pianist and singer Brady Goss of Wallowa, Ore., will perform at 8 tonight at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre here, 508 S. Main St. Doors will open at 7.
Goss is recognized as an electrifying entertainer, according to a news release, and his live shows are highlighted by his formidable keyboard speed and soulful vocals. Bart Budwig of Moscow also will play.
Admission is $10.
PULLMAN — The Pullman Civic Theatre will stage “The Mousetrap” beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
The production also will be staged at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and next Thursday through Oct. 18, and 2 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 19.
“The Mousetrap” is a murder mystery written by Agatha Christie, which first opened in London in 1952. It is considered the world’s longest-running play since it has run continuously since then.
The cast includes Lindsay Weldon as Mollie Ralston, Derek Held as Giles Ralston, Brandon Dudley as Christopher Wren, Shannon McGowan as Mrs. Boyle, David Hutton as Major Metcalf, Jessica Cross as Miss Casewell, Lynn Flaherty as Signora Paravicini and Chris Cox as Detective Sgt. Trotter.
Tickets are $10 for matinees and $12 for the evening performances. They are available at the theater box office, 1220 N.W. Nye St., by calling (509) 332-8406 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLARKSTON — Three acts will play a benefit concert at 10 p.m. Friday at Hogan’s Pub here, 906 Sixth St.
The benefit will feature music by Clayne Zollinger, Struggle Club and the Hitmen.
Money raised from the event will go toward medical expenses of Brian Schneider, a Lewiston man who is being treated for leukemia. He is a graduate of Asotin High School and Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston.
Organizers are asking for a donation of $5 at the door. All proceeds from the door as well as any other donations received during the evening will go to Schneider.
UNIONTOWN — Artisans at the Dahmen Barn here will be the site for the Palouse Country Cowboy Poets and Musicians annual Fall Roundup, which begins at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Performers include poets Orvil Sears, Darleane Norskog, J.B. Barber and Dave Nordquist along with musicians Dave Fulfs, Lee Hadwiger, Donna Gwinn and Bodie Dominguez.
Admission is $8 at the door.
The barn is at 419 N. Park Way.
PULLMAN — Literary and cinematic representations of sexual assault, especially on college campuses, will be examined in a free lecture at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Washington State University here.
The event will be in Room 21 of Goertzen Hall.
Donna Potts, professor of English, will present “ ‘Readings Will Grow Erratic’: Reading Rape in the Humanities.”
According to Potts, the bodies of women and violation of them historically in literature has essentially been conceived of only in symbolic terms, as transgressions against a family name, a city, or the state. The female body was not valued for its intrinsic worth.
This is the first of three lectures on a diverse range of topics to be delivered this fall and next spring by the inaugural cohort of humanities fellows at WSU and the first in the 2014-15 WSU Honors College Distinguished Lectures Series.
PULLMAN — A free screening of the Emmy Award-winning documentary, “Witness: The Legacy of Heart Mountain,” a panel discussion and reception will be held Wednesday at Washington State University here.
The reception will be at 6 p.m. in the Museum of Art. The film will show at in the Compton Union Building auditorium, followed by a discussion with producers David Ono and Jeff MacIntyre and others.
The event is in conjunction with the WSU art exhibition, “Roger Shimomura: An American Knockoff.”
The film tells the story of the Heart Mountain internment camp in Wyoming, where more than 10,000 Japanese and Japanese-Americans were held behind barbed wire and guard towers during World War II.
Inside the camp, George and Frank Hirahara, father and son, had a secret darkroom under their barracks where they developed film and made photographic prints. They took thousands of photos in the camp, each a portrait of the daily struggle to make camp life bearable.
The documentary won three Emmy Awards in July. Ono won for outstanding writer – programming. MacIntyre won for outstanding editor – programming and outstanding videographer – single-camera programming.
The production also won an Edward R. Murrow Award from the worldwide Radio Television Digital News Association and a Unity Award for diversity programming from the association.
The George and Frank C. Hirahara Photograph Collection is housed in Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections at the WSU Libraries, donated by Patti Hirahara to her father’s alma mater in honor of her father and grandfather.
Patti Hirahara, WSU professor John Streamas and others will join Ono and MacIntyre on the discussion panel.
Since 1996, Ono has been co-anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News in Los Angeles. MacIntyre is TV producer and owner of Content Media Group, a Los Angeles-based production company.