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The Mid-Columbia Mastersingers will kick off their 2018-19 season by celebrating the centenary of the great Leonard Bernstein with a performance of his one-act opera “Trouble in Tahiti” and other solo vocal works. The concerts will take place October 19 and 20 at the Uptown Theatre in Richland.
Bernstein was on his honeymoon when he began his first one-act opera, a candid portrait of the troubled marriage of a young suburban couple. Written in 1951 between his biggest Broadway successes — On the Town in 1944 and Candide and West Side Story in 1956/1957 — Trouble in Tahiti draws upon popular songs styles to deliver an uncompromising critique of post-war American materialism. Beneath the couple's marital
discord is a longing for love and intimacy.
Their spiritual emptiness, in contrast to a veneer of happy consumerism, creates the heart of the drama and is emphasized by sudden stylistic shifts in the music. The opera will be performed with chamber orchestra comprised of members of the Mid-Columbia Symphony, with singers Erin Patterson, Jeremy Irland, Patrick Killoran, Karl Hedlund, and Karen Walley. The second half of the concert will also feature members of the Mid-Columbia Mastersingers - including Paige English, Mitzi Holmes, Kimber Keel, Kelli Kruse, Greg Levy, Paris Rodgers, Cynthia Vaughn and Weston Walker - performing some of Bernstein’s delightful lesser-known solo songs.
The three performances will take place at the Uptown Theatre in Richland on Friday, October 19 at 7:30pm; and Saturday, October 20 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm. A “Behind the Music” talk with the Artistic Director Justin Raffa will take place 30 minutes before each concert. Tickets are $25 for adults, free for K-12 students. Season passes are still available for a discount on each concert. Visit www.mcmastersingers.org for more information.
This production is part of the Mid-Columbia Mastersingers 2018-19 season, and tickets can be purchased online at www.mcmastersingers.org or by calling 509-460-1766. To receive free notifications about Mastersingers concerts and events, join our text club by texting the word “choir” to 78816.
This Saturday, October 13, the golf course at Wildhorse Resort & Casino will begin reducing inventory to prepare for construction of a new club house and pro shop.
The pro shop’s Pre-Construction Sale will include golf clubs, pull carts, clothing, shoes, and other golf accessories, up to 60% off original prices.
Wildhorse Resort & Casino expects to begin construction at the golf course in early November. All services will be housed in temporary facilities until the new 9000 square foot club house is completed.
Once completed, the new clubhouse will include a restaurant and banquet room overlooking the 18th hole to the west, a full bar, patio dining, and locker rooms.
The pro shop is open from 8 am-5 pm and carries quality merchandise from makers such as Callaway, Under Armor, Nike, FootJoy and more.
Clubhouse Grill serves from 8am to closing and will continue to operate as long as the construction plan allows.
Beautiful and transient, clouds are one of the most dynamic and complex elements of the atmosphere. Their formation and lifetime depend on processes that happen at the microscopic and global level and everything in between. The U.S. Department of Energy Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) User Facility makes measurements to better understand those complex processes. This talk will describe what we are learning about clouds and how it will help us make better predictions of weather and climate.
October 16, 2018
Richland Public Library
955 Northgate Dr., Richland, WA 99352
About Laura Riihimaki:
Laura Riihimaki is an atmospheric scientist in the Atmospheric Sciences and Global Change Division at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Her research interests focus on characterizing the properties and radiative impacts of clouds through remote sensing measurements. She is passionate about science education and the need to communicate scientific research to the public to help inform decision-making and share the joy of scientific discovery.
Better Business Bureau Northwest + Pacific and partners are hosting a free document shredding event, Friday, Oct. 19, to help the community safely dispose of personal documents and prevent identity theft. This event gives community members the opportunity to secure their identities by properly disposing of unneeded and unwanted documents while receiving identity protection and cyber security tips.
Join Better Business Bureau Northwest + Pacific as they partner with NBC Right Now Tri-Cities, Numerica Credit Union – Tri-Cities, and several other local entities from 5 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19, at Southridge Numerica Credit Union, 4898 W. Hildebrand Blvd., Ste. 120, Kennewick.
"BBB Shred Day is a time for the community to take a proactive step in keeping their personal information safe,” said Tyler Andrew, BBB Northwest + Pacific CEO. “The threat of identity theft is real. Properly disposing of confidential documents is a great step toward being protected."
Each person can bring up to two bags or boxes of personal documents to be disposed.
Here’s a reminder of what’s recommended to keep and what to shred throughout the years:
BBB staff will be on site offering tips on how consumers can protect themselves from identity theft. This includes information about how consumers can protect their digital identity, and how understanding cyber security threats help to keep all personally identifiable information safe.
More details can be found at trust-bbb.org/syid.
The REACH Interpretive Center is collaborating with local energy partners to host the third annual Energy Experience, a STEM-focused energy and environmental summit for 8th grade students in the Mid-Columbia region on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 8:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Partners of the event include the Benton Conservation District, Benton PUD, Benton REA, Bonneville Power Administration, Cascade Natural Gas, City of Richland Energy Services, Energy Northwest and Franklin PUD. An estimated 584 students and their teachers from the Tri-Cities and surrounding areas will be attending.
The objective of the event is to create awareness and understanding of energy generation, safety, energy efficiency and public power. The day’s events will focus on the Common Core and Next-Generation science standards for 8th grade. The primary focus will be on educating students on various forms of energy including hydropower, nuclear, wind, solar, natural gas and how they power the region as well as the benefits and challenges of each form and the role of energy efficiency.
Each of the supporting partners will have interactive hands-on booth displays for the students to experience the benefits of our region’s energy resources. There will be outdoor safety demonstrations to teach students about electrical and natural gas safety. Students will also be introduced to careers in the energy industry through equipment displays and discussions with local energy professionals.
Previous events were held in 2015 and 2017.
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