Jan. 23MOSCOW — The annual auction and dance by the Moscow Sister City Association will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at the 1912 Center here, 412 E. Third St.
Live dance music will be provided by Simba and the Exceptional Africans.
A silent auction will begin at 7 p.m. with a live auction to start at 7:30. Dancing will be from about 8 to 9:30 p.m. Each attendee will get one free dessert, with more available for purchase, and a no-host bar will be available.
All proceeds will benefit Moscow’s sister city, Villa El Carmen in Nicaragua.
Admission cost is $10.
The Moscow Sister City Association has contributed money, expertise and materials to Villa El Carmen, and concentrated its support mainly for schools, according to a news release.
PULLMAN — Pianist Willis Delony will play classical and jazz selections in a free concert at 8 p.m. Friday at Kimbrough Hall on the Washington State University campus here.
Delony will play selections from his latest CD recording, “Out of Character: Classical and Jazz Connections III.” He has performed around the world — including France, Germany, Brazil and Mexico — along with regular performances throughout the U.S., according to a news release.
He is the Virginia Martin Howard Professor of Piano and Professor of Jazz Studies at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.
UNIONTOWN — The Working Poor, led by Daniel Mark Faller of Lewiston, will play a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Artisans at the Dahmen Barn here.
The five-member band features Faller on lead vocals and guitar; Cris Peterson on guitars, mandolin, fiddle and vocals; Mark Snodgrass on bass guitar and vocals; Brian Davies on pedal steel guitar; and Doug Lopes on drums and vocals.
They play mostly covers, but also some originals, of Americana and country. Faller has played in many bands from this region throughout the years, and the Working Poor is his latest.
Admission is $10 at the door and the Dahmen Barn is at 419 N. Park Way.
The Washington Idaho Symphony will stage Peter Brook’s “The Tragedy of Carmen” Saturday in Pullman and Sunday in Clarkston.
The opera is an adaptation of Georges Bizet’s opera and is fully staged with a special English translation.
The production begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Jones Theatre in Daggy Hall on the campus of Washington State University in Pullman, and at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Clarkston High School auditorium, 401 Chestnut St.
Admission is $25 for adults, $15 for students ages 13 and older and $10 for ages 12 and younger. A limited number of free tickets for WSU and University of Idaho students are available on a first come-first served basis.
Tickets are available online at TicketsWest.com or by calling (800) 325-SEAT (7328), and also at all TicketsWest outlets, including Beasley Coliseum and the Lewiston Rosauers.
The symphony, in existence since 1972, is made up of more than 70 instrumentalists, primarily resident music faculty, professional free-lance musicians, and graduate students from WSU and UI.