International Guitar Night: February 27 at Tacoma’s Historic Rialto Theater

Tacoma – Four acoustic guitar masters hailing from Iran to Brazil will unite for International Guitar Night at Tacoma’s historic Rialto Theater on February 27, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $32 and are on sale now.

Founder of International Guitar Night Brian Gore will be joined onstage by classical innovator and fellow Californian Andrew York, Brazilian jazz master Diego Figuierido, and Iranian acoustic guitarist and composer Maneli Jamal. [Read more…]

An evening of baroque music and song, Feb. 6

TACOMA, Wash. – Music faculty members and students at University of Puget Sound will perform works from some of history’s most influential baroque composers at a public concert in February.

From a Bach work centered on the biblical story of Cain and Abel, to a Nicola Porpora piece written for the convent choirs at Venice orphanages, the concert will provide a rich night of vocal and instrumental music. [Read more…]

Pierce College Theatre presents ‘5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche’

It’s 1956, and the widows of the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are holding their annual breakfast meeting, where the highly anticipated prize-winning quiche will be declared.

The unexpected threat of an atomic bomb, however, forces the women to reevaluate and share their darkest secrets before making some not-so-shocking confessions. [Read more…]

Tacoma Musical Playhouse spells ‘Bee’ Q-U-I-R-K-Y F-U-N

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The current production at Tacoma Musical Playhouse is “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” conceived by Rebecca Feldman, with book by Rachel Sheinkin and music and lyrics by William Finn.

Jon Douglas Rake directs and choreographs the production in his own inimitable way, which includes an eye-catching first act cheerleader quasi-pyramid. [Read more…]