The Lakewood Arts Commission has announced the 4th Annual Asian Film Fest is set for this coming July 30, 31 and Aug 1. The three day event will be held again this year at the Lakewood Elks and will once again feature five award winning Asian films. The films are presented free to the public. Opening film is the internationally acclaimed Australian – Laotian film “The Rocket”.
You can play golf with some of your favorite sports figures this coming Friday, October 9th at JBLM’s Eagles Pride golf course.
Tournament guests include former Seahawks standouts Nesby Glasgow, Edwin Bailey and Charles Young. Former Seattle SuperSonics great Slick Watts and Oakland Raiders Super Bowl champ Otis Sistrunk will also be on hand.
Don’t miss the fun. Play golf with Oakland Raider Super Bowl Champion Otis Sistrunk and Seattle Super Sonics legend Slick Watts at one of the best courses in Western Washington. Tournament is being sponsored by the Tacoma Buffalo Soldiers Museum to help raise funds for educational development program, Museum improvements and community outreach.
Winner of the coveted Oscar for “Best Foreign Film” the acclaimed Japanese film “Departures” packs a tremendous emotional impact. This powerfully moving film features a young cello player who moves back to his small hometown when his orchestra suddenly disbands.
The stunning film “The Painted Veil” will be showcased at the 3rd Annual Lakewood Asian Film Fest on Saturday evening, Sep 5 at 7:00 p.m.
This film is rated PG-13 and stars Edward Norton, Naomi Watts and Toby Jones. Film is based on Somerset Maugham’s classic 1925 novel…”any sin but this one could be forgiven….Lift not the painted veil.”
The acclaimed and emotionally charged Indian film “Water” is the opening selection for the third annual Lakewood Asian Film Fest set for Sep 5, 6, 7 at the Lakewood Elks.
by Phil Raschke
This coming weekend (May 2-3) is the annual Sister Cities – ArtsFest Celebration at Pierce College in Steilacoom and you’re invited to attend this free, fun filled event.
Lakewood Sister Cities and Lakewood ArtsFest Committee will host a two day celebration of art and entertainment May 2-3 at Pierce College, Fort Steilacoom Campus. This colorful, fun filled, family friendly event is free to all attendees.
Acclaimed Hollywood actor Danny Glover will be the featured speaker at the January 25 tribute to the famous “Buffalo Soldiers” who served on the American frontier in the late 1800’s.
Glover has starred in dozens of films over a three decade career to include all four “Lethal Weapon” movies, “Grand Canyon”, “Color Purple”, “Witness”, “Bat 21” and many more. Glover also produced and starred in the acclaimed cavalry epic “Buffalo Soldiers”.
Lakewood’s 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration will be held on Saturday, January 17 at the Sharon McGavick Conference Center from 10 am to noon. The theme for this year’s event is “The Dream in Action”.