Northwest NEWS

November 15, 1999


'Once in a Lifetime' continues run at WHS

Once in a Lifetime

Photo by Jim Sipes.

   The WHS Drama Department's presentation of Once in a Lifetime continues on Nov. 19 and 20 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Woodinville High School theatre. Cast members include (left to right) Weston Davis, Cary Palmer, and Kacy Knowles. For information, call 489-6700.

'A Christmas Carol' returns to ACT for holiday season

   A Christmas Carol

   Tickets are now on sale for this year's version of Dickens' classic, A Christmas Carol. Directed by Richard E.T. White, it runs from Nov. 28 through Dec. 26 (with low-priced previews Nov. 26 and 27) at A Contemporary Theatre's (ACT) Allen Theatre. Tickets are available through the ACT Box Office (206-292-7676) or from Ticketmaster (206-292-ARTS). A Contempory Theatre is located at the corner of 7th Avenue and Union Steet in downtown Seattle.

Kingdome group tours

   The Kingdome is offering groups of 25 or more a last-look tour of the stadium for the flat rate of $1.75 per person. Pre-schoolers through seniors can see the facility on the excursion that will take them from the 300 level to field level. The private tours include complimentary admission for chaperones.

   Several new stops have been added to the tour route. Since the Mariners left for Safeco Field in mid-July, the tour now includes a visit to the former M's Clubhouse. From the 300 level ramp, tour takers can view Safeco Field and the exhibition center under construction. A new souvenir gift shop, featuring Kingdome items only, will be open at the end of each tour. To view gift shop items, check

   The Kingdome tour also includes a stop on the field, a visit to the press box, and to the Kingdome Sports Museum, featuring the Royal Brougham Collection. A video is shown which highlights the sports and entertainment of the Kingdome's 23-year history.
   To schedule a tour, call the Kingdome Tours Office at 206-296-3128. The tour accommodates wheelchairs and strollers. Cameras are encouraged.

Tingstad and Rumbel

   Bastyr University is presenting Eric Tingstad and Nancy Rumbel in their third annual holiday concert, Acoustic Offerings for the Holiday Season, to be held Thursday, December 2nd, at 7:30 p.m. This concert, which musically portrays natural American landscapes, benefits Bastyr's educational programs in natural health sciences.

   The duo's acoustic guitar and oboe compositions invite listeners to slow down, pay homage to nature and, by attending, make a contribution to Bastyr University's healing mission. The concert will be held in the school's chapel.

   Tickets are $12 in advance at the Bastyr University Book Store, and $15 at the door or by calling 425-602-3051. Bastyr University Chapel is located at 14500 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore, WA 98028.