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Mount Baker Theatre

104 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, WA

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Website:
mountbakertheatre.com/

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The Lewis & Clark Expedition – A Celebration of American Teamwork

Children's Theatre

Be part of Lewis & Clark’s “Corps of Discovery” to explore the newly-acquired Louisiana Purchase. Witness historic events, hair’s-breadth escapes, chance reunions, ferocious animals, comic mishaps, scenic splendor, newborn babes, and ancient natives in this audience-interactive performance of one of America’s greatest real-life adventures.

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• Mon 4/23/18 - Thu 4/26/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM12:15 PM2:15 PM

Twelfth Night

Children's Theatre, Shakespeare

Introduce students to the live experience of Shakespeare in this treasured comedy brimming with wild infatuations, delightful antics, and beloved comic characters. Love has everyone unglued in Illyria. When a castaway disguises herself as a boy to find work she gets caught in a compromising love triangle. Another household tricks a stuffy steward into believing his mistress has fallen for him.

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• Tue 5/1/18 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

MOUNT BAKER THEATRE PRESENTS: An Evening with David Sedaris

Talks/Lectures, Comedy, Humor, Signing/Readings

David Sedaris, NPR humorist and bestselling writer, applies his unique perspective to everyday events and creates masterful comedic moments. Author of Naked, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, Holidays on Ice, and many more, Sedaris’ pieces appear regularly in The New Yorker and have twice been included in The Best American Essays. There are over 10 million copies of his books in print, and they have been translated into 25 languages. Encounter the sardonic wit and incisive social critiques that have made David Sedaris one of America’s preeminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves him to be a master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today.

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• Fri 5/4/18 at 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Nick Swardson

Stand Up Comedy

Nick Swardson is perhaps best known for his recurring role as Terry Bernadino in the TV series "Reno 911!," but he has also appeared on "The Tonight Show," "Comedy Central Presents" and many more, as well as the film "Bucky Larson: Born to be a Star," which he also wrote and produced.

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• Sat 5/5/18 at - 8:00 PM

MOUNT BAKER THEATRE PRESENTS: Olate Dogs

Animals, For the Family, Variety Show, Stunts, Dogs, Music

The Olate family story is a heartwarming rags-to-riches journey. Richard Olate was 12 years old and extremely poor when he rescued the first of the street dogs who would eventually rescue him. Through hard work and constant struggle, he took his amateur dog show from his home of Chile to the United States at age 33 and found success with his touring dog variety show—all the way to the $1 million America’s Got Talent prize. Son Nicholas and wife Rebecca help deliver this high-energy, fast-paced canine theatrical act filled with amazing dog tricks, human acrobatics, and humor. Find yourself thoroughly enchanted by these fuzzy-faced winners of America’s Got Talent and their hardworking owner-handlers. The Olate Dogs are named for Richard Olate, who has been adopting and training dogs since childhood. Truly a family act for all ages, this show features Richard, his wife, his son, and their ever-growing crew of rescued pooches intent on thrilling audiences and promoting animal welfare.

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• Sat 5/5/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM7:00 PM9:00 PM

Camille Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals

Children's Theatre

A humorous musical suite of fourteen short movements will come to life with special Bellingham student features of poetry, dance, art, and the winner of the high school concerto competition. The music is interspersed with humorous verses written by Ogden Nash. Join Whatcom Symphony Orchestra on a trip to the zoo where you “see” the animals through the hugely expressive sounds.

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• Mon 5/7/18 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Opus Performing Arts Spring Showcase

Classical Dance, Tap/Jazz, Urban/Hip Hop

The emerging artists of Opus proudly display the year’s progress in ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, and more. Opus’ Spring Showcase highlights the instructional aspect of the school from our youngest students to our intermediate/advanced high school students. Building from their classical ballet training, the program will include a contemporary ballet piece from Ballet V students to display their versatility. www.opusbellingham.com.

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• Fri 5/11/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
• Sat 5/12/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

MOUNT BAKER THEATRE PRESENTS: Dailey & Vincent

Acoustic, Americana/Roots, Bluegrass, Country, Special Event

Multi-Grammy nominees and three-time International Bluegrass Music Association Entertainers of the Year Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent are coming to Bellingham backed by one of the best bands on tour today. Expect greatness from two stand-alone artists (five individual Grammys) who are only better together (35 combined IBMA awards). Their 2017 album features collaborations with other “MBT Presents” artists Steve Martin and Bela Fleck. Make tracks to be on site for brilliant bluegrass with this dynamic duo. The newest inductees in the legendary Grand Ole Opry, Daily & Vincent are now part of an elite group of musicians who define country and bluegrass music. Opry GM Sally Williams says, “the best in their field across the board.”

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• Sat 5/19/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

WSO: Carmina Burana

Classical

Carmina Burana is a scenic cantata composed by Carl Orff in 1935 and 1936, based on 24 poems from the medieval collection “Carmina Burana,” covering themes as familiar now as then: the fickleness of fate, the fleeting nature of life, and the joy of Spring’s arrival. We will have a huge orchestra, two pianos and celeste, large percussion section, three outstanding soloists, and over 150 singers from Western Washington University.

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• Sun 5/20/18 at 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

NORTHWEST BALLET THEATER PRESENTS: Cinderella

Ballroom, Classical Dance

Northwest Ballet Theater will be performing this most loved ballet for the third time in NBT’s 19 year history. This ballet offers something special for all ages and tastes. Prokovief’s enchanting score with exciting new choreography by Artistic Director John Bishop will take you on delightful journey where hope becomes magic (which sometimes misfires) and ends with young girl’s dream coming true. Elegant costuming and scenery with eye-opening lighting and special effects will have audiences asking for more.

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• Sat 6/2/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

NORTHWEST BALLET THEATER PRESENTS: Cinderella

Ballroom, Classical Dance

Northwest Ballet Theater will be performing this most loved ballet for the third time in NBT’s 19 year history. This ballet offers something special for all ages and tastes. Prokovief’s enchanting score with exciting new choreography by Artistic Director John Bishop will take you on delightful journey where hope becomes magic (which sometimes misfires) and ends with young girl’s dream coming true. Elegant costuming and scenery with eye-opening lighting and special effects will have audiences asking for more.

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• Sun 6/3/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Mount Baker Theatre Presents: Olate Dogs

Animals

The Olate family story is a heartwarming rags-to-riches journey. Richard Olate was 12 years old and extremely poor when he rescued the first of the street dogs who would eventually rescue him. Through hard work and constant struggle, he took his amateur dog show from his home of Chile to the United States at age 33 and found success with his touring dog variety show—all the way to the $1 million America’s Got Talent prize. Son Nicholas and wife Rebecca help deliver this high-energy, fast-paced canine theatrical act filled with amazing dog tricks, human acrobatics, and humor.

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• Sat 6/9/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM7:00 PM9:00 PM

MOUNT BAKER THEATRE PRESENTS: Seven Things I’ve Learned: An Evening with Ira Glass

Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures

Ira Glass is the creator, producer, and host of This American Life, the iconic, weekly public radio program with millions of listeners around the world. Using audio clips, music, and video, Glass delivers a unique talk, sharing lessons from his life and career in storytelling: what inspires him to create? What drives his passion? How have failures and successes informed his decisions? During his presentation, Ira Glass will mix stories live onstage and help his audience better follow the creative process of one of our foremost storytellers. Dig deep into everyday joy with Ira Glass, whose radio show is enjoyed weekly by 2.2 million people and has won five Peabody Awards. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to witness the storyteller become the story and offer you what he’s picked up in that familiar, friendly voice.

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• Sat 6/23/18 at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM