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Barry Manilow to melt ice queens
Barry Manilow, known for crooning hits such as “Could It Be Magic” and “Mandy,” performs Friday in Kent with the show “Pandora Love on ice,” singing with a skating show choreographed to his hits.
Could it be magic, Mandy? Well, maybe. Mellow crooner Barry Manilow, resident of Las Vegas the past seven years, and now Broadway-bound, performs live in Kent with an ice-skating show choreographed to his songs. Skaters Nancy Kerrigan, Ben Agosto, Liz Manley and Elvis Stojko will be nailing it in “Barry Manilow with Pandora Love on Ice.” 7 p.m. Friday at the ShoWare Center, 625 W. James St., Kent; $49.50-$125 (253-856-6999 or tickets.showarecenter.com). High-end tickets include 6-7 p.m. dinner.
Paul de Barros, Seattle Times arts writer