The Grand Cinema rolls out the red carpet and invites local community members to participate in an interactive celebration of 2014’s best in film at a live viewing party of the 87th annual Academy Awards on Sunday, February 22 at the Theatre on the Square in Tacoma, WA. [Read more…]
Tacoma – Four acoustic guitar masters hailing from Iran to Brazil will unite for International Guitar Night at Tacoma’s historic Rialto Theater on February 27, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $32 and are on sale now.
Founder of International Guitar Night Brian Gore will be joined onstage by classical innovator and fellow Californian Andrew York, Brazilian jazz master Diego Figuierido, and Iranian acoustic guitarist and composer Maneli Jamal. [Read more…]
TACOMA, Wash. – Music faculty members and students at University of Puget Sound will perform works from some of history’s most influential baroque composers at a public concert in February.
From a Bach work centered on the biblical story of Cain and Abel, to a Nicola Porpora piece written for the convent choirs at Venice orphanages, the concert will provide a rich night of vocal and instrumental music. [Read more…]
TACOMA, Wash. – Two new exhibitions opened at Kittredge Gallery on January 20 that center on drawing, the creation of imagined or ideal spaces, and the act of perception. [Read more…]
Seattle’s opera expert Norm Hollingshead shares an entertaining and enthusiastic free preview of the Seattle Opera production of “Semele” by George Frideric Handel at the Lakewood Pierce County Library (6300 Wildaire Road S.W.) on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2 p.m. Sponsored by Friends of the Libraries.
Tacoma’s Museum of Glass will host a pair of upcoming events at the University Place Library. Bonnie Wright, the Museum’s Curator of Education will lead “Kids Design Glass Too” and “Chihuly Drawings.” [Read more…]
The War to End All Wars was over. The dough-boys had been to France and brought it home with them. The States went dry but the privileged’s homecoming party never stopped. The market, like women’s hem-lines was up; the impending Great Depression was too far over the horizon to even spark a concern. [Read more…]
In keeping with the 12th Man spirit which has engulfed the Puget Sound area in the past weeks, Lakewood Playhouse, Tacoma Little Theatre and Tacoma Musical Playhouse announce special starting times for their matinee performances Super Bowl Sunday, February 1. [Read more…]
It’s 1956, and the widows of the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are holding their annual breakfast meeting, where the highly anticipated prize-winning quiche will be declared.
The unexpected threat of an atomic bomb, however, forces the women to reevaluate and share their darkest secrets before making some not-so-shocking confessions. [Read more…]
The current production at Tacoma Musical Playhouse is “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” conceived by Rebecca Feldman, with book by Rachel Sheinkin and music and lyrics by William Finn.
Jon Douglas Rake directs and choreographs the production in his own inimitable way, which includes an eye-catching first act cheerleader quasi-pyramid. [Read more…]