Dance Theatre Northwest’s Nutcracker was designed to offer a warm and inviting community feeling and generous holiday spirit. The company wanted it to be both an excellent first-time dance experience and also one that is different and fresh each year with lots of dynamic dance. The intention is for each audience member to somehow be […]
Whether on screen or stage, “Meet Me in St. Louis” is a wonderful holiday treat for the whole family and it is on stage at Tacoma Musical Playhouse. The movie stole the hearts of the audiences in 1944 when Vincente Minnelli directed the MGM film which starred his very talented, iconic soon-to-be, wife, Judy Garland.
Librarians from Pierce County Library System picked out the best books, movies, music and TV series of 2016 so you can spend your time enjoying them rather than searching. PCLS librarians chose the 10 best in 11 categories. Check out the entire list of 110 titles on Pierce County Library’s Best of 2016 webpage. All […]
Thanksgiving is past, which means that Christmas is on its way. Of course, we’ve known that since before Halloween when the stores started rolling out all the decorations and ads about Black Friday. But, now it’s official! Tacoma Little Theatre has opened its remarkable family holiday program. This year it’s director/writer George Seaton’s “Miracle on 34th […]
It’s always a little tricky to mount a production of an iconic character-driven play which many have seen with actors associated with the roles in the play, i.e., Marlon Brando’s Stanley Kowalski in “Streetcar Named Desire” or Mary Martin as “Peter Pan.” However, when that play had its birth as a film which has been […]
Submitted by Howard Lee Looking for a great stocking stuffer? Long time historian, author, and resident Arne Handeland wrote a book, Images of America University Place. It’s a must purchase for anyone interested in the history of University Place, Wash. and the region.
All concerts are held in the Building 2 Auditorium (near the corner of 12th and Mildred) and start at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public! Donations accepted.
Rescuing an overscheduled, overtested, underestimated generation is the focus of ‘Beyond Measure‘. Presented by Parents and Friends for Tacoma Public Schools and the University of Puget Sound School of Education, ‘Beyond Measure’ can be seen on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 6:30-8:30pm in the Tahoma Room in Thomas Hall on the University of Puget Sound campus.
The Grand Cinema invites family and friends to celebrate the holiday season in community throughout the month of December with an array of film traditions including hosted sing-alongs, a family-friendly film, a Monty-Python comedy, and a foreign adventure fantasy. Ticket prices for all regular screenings are $10 General Admission, $8 matinee.
TACOMA – The classic animated television special, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS special, comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation in which Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts Gang discover the true meaning of Christmas.