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Try This Time short for play with Texas twist

first_imgTime is running out to see “Southern Hospitality,” the latest production from Slocum House Theatre Company. In the play, Honey Raye touts a townwide celebration as part of a pitch to woo a salsa company to move its operations to Fayro, Texas. The celebration, however, doesn’t exist. It’s up to Rhonda Lynn, Honey Raye, Twink and Frankie to put the event together in time for the company’s visit.When: 8 tonight and 2 p.m. Sunday.Where: Slocum House, 605 Esther St., Vancouver.Admission: $13, and $11 for seniors 60 and older.Telephone: 360-696-2427.On the Web: production is one of several weekend entertainment options in Clark County and Portland. Others include a festival devoted to mushrooms and a concert that brings together several area musicians.1. Mushroom festival sprouts in downtown VancouverVisitors can learn about growing, hunting and cooking mushrooms at the Great Downtown Mushroom Hunt. In addition, downtown Vancouver eateries will prepare sample appetizers, and a beer garden will feature drinks from By the Bottle. The event includes live music by There She Goes.When: 3-5:30 p.m. today.Where: Turtle Place, Seventh and Main streets, Vancouver.Admission: Free.Telephone: 360-258-1129.On the Web: Area musicians team up for benefit concertSeveral local musicians will take the stage in a benefit concert for the Columbia Pastoral Counseling Center. The bill includes guitarist Doug Smith, vocalist and flautist Judy Koch, pianist Thomas Rheingans and mezzo soprano Sandra Klemm.When: 4 p.m. Sunday.Where: Trinity Lutheran Church, 309 W. 39th St., Vancouver.Admission: $10.Telephone: 360-696-1615.On the Web: OMSI exhibit focuses on youYou are the subject of the latest exhibit at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. “Identity: An Exhibition of You,” explores the physical, psychological and social elements in people’s lives that make them tick and challenges our notions of personal identity. It uses our body, thoughts and relationships to make connections with scientific aspects such as our genes and brains. “Identity” opens today and continues through Feb. 6.last_img read more

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