In 1935, Alfred Hitchcock made a movie called “The 39 Steps,” loosely based on a 1915 novel by John Buchan. It was an excellent film – one of the Master of the Macabre’s best. [Read more…]
During the mid-1950’s singer Mel Tormé–known as “The Velvet Fog”–and arranger Marty Paich made a series of legendary and consummate recordings of great American songs.
Two local musicians share a passion for the music of Tormé and Paich. [Read more…]
TACOMA – University of Puget Sound’s 2015 Senior Show features artwork by 12 seniors who are graduating with their bachelor’s degrees in studio art. This group exhibition showcases a diverse range of subjects and media, and includes paintings, prints, mixed-media works, sculpture, and ceramics. The artworks on view offer a lively and engaging opportunity to see a variety of work by these emerging young talents. [Read more…]
Many years ago, in the great land far south of this country, a young, would-be actress from the pampas used her wiles to become the most powerful and beloved women in Argentina’s history.
Raised in poverty with her siblings by her single mother, Eva Duarte determined to become an actress, moved to Buenos Aires at age 15 where she worked her way from man to important man to gain radio and modeling and eventually movie jobs. Eva reached her pinnacle when, after a mammoth earthquake, she met Juan Perón, the soon-to-be president of the vast country. [Read more…]
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. [Read more…]
Seattle’s opera expert Norm Hollingshead shares an entertaining and enthusiastic free preview of the Seattle Opera production of Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss. [Read more…]
A world’s worth of stories is coming to The Grand Cinema. TCC’s Diversity Film Festival (April 12-29) gives students and community members a window into life experiences and points of view not often explored in mainstream cinema. TCC instructor-led discussions follow film screenings. [Read more…]
TACOMA, Wash. – Sarah Ioannides, the new music director at Tacoma Symphony Orchestra (TSO), will raise her baton to lead the University of Puget Sound Symphony Orchestra at a free April 24 concert. [Read more…]
The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present the fifth show of our 76th seaon: the fast-paced four-person comedy The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow and John Buchan, based on the film by Alfred Hitchock. The play will be performed on Fridays, Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm. Performances will be April 17th through May 10th, 2015 with special showings at 8:00pm on Thursday, April 23rd (Pay What You Can Night) and 8:00pm on Thursday, April 30th (Pay What You Can Actor’s Benefit). Our Ticket Prices are $25.00 (general admission), $22.00 (military), $21.00 (seniors) and $19.00 (students/educators). [Read more…]