Silent movie showing at Steilacoom Historical Museum, Mar. 27

The Steilacoom Historical Museum is showing the Silent Movie The Kid on March 27 at 7 p.m in the lower level of the museum. The museum is located on the corner of Rainier and Main Streets. The Kid is a 1921 American silent comedy-drama film written by, produced by, directed by and starring Charlie Chaplin, and features Jackie Coogan as his adopted son and sidekick. [Read more…]

Lakewood Playhouse announces 77th Season line-up

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The Lakewood Playhouse’s 77th season will be filled with laughter, mystery, literature, and heart-touching stories. This year includes five premieres that have never been seen at the Lakewood Playhouse. Lakewood Playhouse will also celebrate John Munn’s 5th season as Managing Artistic Director and the 50th Anniversary of their building. The Lakewood Playhouse Theatre turns 50 this year. [Read more…]

Rare screening of ‘Triumph of the Will’ during Pierce County READS 2015

Attend a free one-time screening of the controversial German propaganda film Triumph of the Will at 6 p.m. on March 26 at The Grand Cinema, 606 S. Fawcett, Tacoma 98402. Expert commentary follows with University of Washington Tacoma’s retired Distinguished Professor Claudia Gorbman, Ph.D., who taught classes in film, media and culture for 24 years. Bring a non-perishable food donation for the Emergency Food Network. No tickets required. [Read more…]

Tacoma Opera presents Gounod’s Romantic Masterpiece, Romeo Et Juliette

Tacoma Opera’s final performance for the 2014-15 Season will be Charles Gounod’s achingly romantic and classic tale of star-crossed lovers, Roméo et Juliette, sung in French with supertitles projected above the stage. Performances are at Tacoma’s historic Pantages Theater on Friday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 12, at 2:00 p.m. There will be a free, pre-show lecture one hour before each performance. Tickets start at $29 and are on sale now.
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‘The Jewish Journey: America,’ PBS special March 16

The Jewish Journey: America traces Jewish immigration to America through the centuries. The one-hour documentary, the latest PBS commission from Emmy award-winning director Andrew Goldberg (A Yiddish World Remembered, The Armenian Genocide), premieres on March 16th at 7:30pm on KBTC. The film is narrated by Emmy Award-winning journalist Martha Teichner of CBS News. [Read more…]

Pierce College choirs take the stage for upcoming winter concerts

Choir_WebTalented singers at Pierce College have been working hard on a variety of complex choral pieces in preparation for upcoming winter quarter performances.

The Pierce College Puyallup Chamber Choir, Concert Choir and Canto Children’s Choir will perform March 13 at 7 p.m. in the Arts and Allied Health Building Theater. The concert will also feature a special performance by the University of Puget Sound Adelphians. “This concert will feature a variety of music, from intense sounding Russian pieces to fun musical theater pieces,” said Choir Director Ken Owen. [Read more…]