This weekend on the Rock | Arts & Entertainment Briefs
March 5, 2013 · Updated 11:20 AM
Rock ‘n’ roll at the Bike
The Keaton Collective, a musical ensemble from Bellingham, will play a free show at 9 p.m. Friday at the Red Bicycle. The band plays rock ‘n’ roll, country and other dance music. They have released four recordings that showcase their approach to harmonies, melodies and instrumentation across the spectrum of popular music and played on stages across the Northwest.
The show is for all ages until 11 p.m. and 21 and older after that.
Folk music by Free Rangers
Vashon’s Free Range Folk Choir will present a concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Vashon Methodist Church. The local choir, led by Shane Jewell, will sing folk music from Mexico, South Africa, Macedonia, the republic of Georgia, England and the United States. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. For more information, visit www.freerangefolkchoir.blogspot.com.
Talk by news legend at VAA
Lester Crystal, a veteran newsman, will share his perspectives about how technological changes have affected the media in a talk at Vashon Allied Arts at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Blue Heron. The talk is part of VAA’s Arts & Humanities Lecture Series. Steve Scher, host of KUOW’s “Weekday,” will moderate the evening, as Crystal brings to the talk decades of experience as the producer of the Huntley-Brinkley Report, president of NBC News and executive producer of the PBS NewsHour. Tickets are $18 and $22. Call 463-5131 to check availability.