Entertainment briefs

Prince and princess parties for 'Beauty & the Beast, Jr.'

The Wild Horse Children's Theater will host special Prince & Princess parties at 2:30 p.m. April 25 and May 2 at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada, 813 N. Carson St. The parties celebrate the Northern Nevada premiere of "Disney's Beauty & The Beast, Jr."

Children are invited to dress up. Tickets are $20 per child and include a ticket to the 4 p.m. matinee performance with priority seating on the day of the party, a tea party with Belle and Mrs. Potts, a picture with Belle, a craft activity and a special prize.

Performances are 7 p.m. April 24- 25, May 1-2, and 8; and 4 p.m. April 25-26, May 2-3 and 9 at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada.

Show tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, $5 for ages 12 and under; children 3 and under are free. Call 887-0438 for tickets or information or go to at www.wild horsetheater.com.

Learn to swing dance

High Sierra Swing Dance Club with Brewery Arts Center, will present six weeks of dance lessons taught by Ken Bowers, on Thursdays starting April 23. Partners are not required.

The classes are:

West Coast Swing Basics, 6 p.m. For dancers with little or no experience. Learn the fundamentals of footwork, counting and building block patterns, such as sugar-push, passes, turns and whips.

- West Coast Swing Techniques, 7 p.m. Benefits all levels of dancers. Techniques include leverage and compression, tone, lead /follow, spins and turns, balancing and contra balance, and extending the count.

- West Coast Swing Beyond Basics, 8 p.m. For dancers with six-plus months experience. Build on the fundamentals and focus on the three Ts (timing, teamwork and technique). Learn stylish moves and syncopation, and improve partnership and musicality.

All classes will be at BAC's Grand Ballroom, 449 W. King St. Cost is $45 for BAC members, $50 nonmembers, with a $10 discount if you take two or more classes. Preregister at BAC or go to www.brewery arts.org or call 883-1976; or at www.highsierrasdc.org, 775-629-9369.

Comedienne's story in 'Hollywood Arms'

The Carson Valley Community Theatre Group is proud to present "Hollywood Arms," a play about comedienne Carol Burnett, the world famous comedienne who made comedy out of life and gave way to a rising star. The comedy and drama continues April 17, 18, 19 at the CVIC Hall on Esmeralda in Minden.

"Hollywood Arms" is the true story Burnett and her humble beginnings in Hollywood.

Show times are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday. Ticket prices are general, $15. Students and seniors, $12. Group sales, $10.

Call 265-6964 or 775-843-3493 for information.

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