Pierce College Puyallup presents ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’

yellow_wallpaperPierce College Puyallup presents The Yellow Wallpaper, by Charlotte Perkins Gillman, opening Nov. 6 in the Black Box Theater. The performances will take place at 7 p.m. on Nov. 6-8.

Diagnosed with temporary nervous depression with a slight hysterical tendency, the play’s main character, Jan, is confined to an upstairs bedroom to rest. With nothing but the wallpaper to keep her company, she becomes obsessed and soon descends into madness. This classic short story highlights the ills in women’s healthcare. [Read more...]

Tacoma Art Museum holds ‘Día de los Muertos’ festival, Nov. 2

Tacoma Art Museum announces its 10th annual Día de los Muertos Free Community Festival, taking place Sunday, November 2, 10 am-4 pm. This day-long celebration is TAM’s largest annual free community event, welcoming almost 4,000 visitors. Admission is free and all ages are welcome. Activities run all day with events and performances scheduled to begin at noon. [Read more...]

Bourbon, beer, and Bierstadt at Tacoma Art Museum

TAM staff working with Heritage Distilling Co.’s crew in Gig Harbor to bottle Tacoma New West Bourbon Whiskey in honor of the  grand opening of TAM’s Haub Family Collection and museum expansion. Photo by Myles Lasco, TAM.

Tacoma, WA –Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) is celebrating the largest gift in the museum’s 79 year history with a limited edition spirit and a signature ale. In honor of the Haub Family Collection of Western American Art and the museum expansion, TAM partnered with Tacoma’s Harmon Brewing Company and Gig Harbor’s Heritage Distilling Company to craft these two special beverages in time for the grand opening in November. [Read more...]

‘Little Women’ at Lakewood Playhouse in November

The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present the second show of our 76th season: Little Women, by Lousia May Alcott. The play will be performed on Fridays, Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm. Performances will be November 7th–November 30th, 2014 with special showings at 8:00pm on Thursday, November 13th (Pay What You Can Night) and 8:00pm on Thursday, November 20th (Pay What You Can Actors’ Benefit). Our ticket prices are $25.00 (General Admission), $22.00 (Military), $21.00 (Seniors) and $19.00 (Students/Educators). [Read more...]

Auditions add members to Dance Theatre Northwest

DTNW Jr Dance Ensemble as of Oct 2014 photo by MAKS ZAKHAROV

Auditions were recently held at Dance Theatre Northwest for DTNW’s Junior and Advanced Junior Dance Ensemble. Congratulations to our newest members Emma Young, Nadia Niva, and Fancy Williamson. With auditions consisting of classical ballet barre, center and Pointe work, dancers who auditioned won roles in upcoming holiday and 2014-2015 season community outreach performances. [Read more...]