Fun for all ages with amplified sound. Charlie Williams is the Noise Guy! Vocal sound impressionist, kids’ comedian and author. [Read more...]
LAKEWOOD, WA – On September 20th, Lakewold Gardens will welcome children and their families for a special day devoted to inspiring and teaching kids about gardens, nature and the community in which we live, work and play. We bring back this popular event as part of Lakewold’s 25th Anniversary celebration. Admission is just $1 per person or donation of a non-perishable food item, to benefit the Emergency Food Network which serves Pierce County families in need, distributing food and other essentials to 60 local food banks, shelters and hot meal sites.
That’s about all one needs say to pique the appetite of an audience to call for tickets to a play.
Agatha Christie is the world’s most prolific crime writer. The sale of her books is in the billions; they have been translated to more than a hundred languages.
TACOMA, Wash. – The 2014 Youth Summit at University of Puget Sound will offer something unusual to the young people of Pierce County this time around—the minds and ears of local “elders.”
In the day-long whirl of educational youth activities—that are part of the 2014 Race & Pedagogy National Conference—hundreds of high school students will share experiences with Tacoma community leaders who were “in the trenches” during some of America’s most racially divided times. [Read more...]
“Downton Abbey” fans and history buffs will explore the complexities of the formal dinner table—Downton Abbey style. Food historian Tames Alan will demystify the manners, menu and accoutrements of a formal 12-course dinner as would have been eaten upstairs at Downton Abbey. [Read more...]
Enjoy a story about a great artist. Be inspired and create your own art work in that style! Creating great art can be messy.
Ages 6 – 10 [Read more...]
Seattle’s opera expert Norm Hollingshead shares an entertaining and enthusiastic free preview of the Seattle Opera production.
Man, myth or monster? Mozart’s multifaceted portrait of an unrepentant Casanova has fascinated audiences since its 1787 premiere. To this day it endures as opera’s ultimate cautionary tale about the human cost of unbridled lust. Featuring varied, evocative, and absolutely glorious music from overture to epilogue, a dynamic set of distinctively drawn characters, and a shocking, unforgettable finale, “the Don” stands apart as Mozart’s boldest masterpiece. [Read more...]
Location: The Gallery at Tacoma Community College
Dates: Sept. 15 – Oct. 24, 2014
Hours: Monday – Friday, noon- 5 p.m.
Reception: Sept. 18, 4-7 p.m. [Read more...]
“Clang, clang, clang” went the trolley as it rumbled down the track from Tacoma’s Freight House Square to “the end of the line” on Commerce Street in the city’s Theatre District, where, on a recent Saturday afternoon, I belatedly spotted a new tea shop in Tacoma. [Read more...]
Acclaimed Seattle Opera singer Karen Early Evans will perform selections from Mozart, Bernstein, Copland, Gershwin and more at a benefit concert on Saturday, Sept. 13, in University Place.
The concert will begin at 8pm, and will be followed by a reception. All proceeds go towards the purchase of a grand piano for the UP Civic/Library building atrium.