Dance Theatre Northwest holding auditions for holiday performances


By B. J. Coleman

Experienced dancers with classical training are needed for upcoming performances of The Nutcracker, Community Holiday, and  “Arts Are Education” performances. Positions are open for company members, Junior Dance Ensemble members and guest performers. Auditions are being held September 19, at 9:00 AM for junior and advanced Junior Dance Ensemble members. [Read more…]

‘Painted Veil’ and ‘The Sapphires’ featured at Lakewood Asian Film Fest, Sep 5, 6, 7

The Painted Veil

The stunning film “The Painted Veil” will be showcased at the 3rd Annual Lakewood Asian Film Fest on Saturday evening, Sep 5 at 7:00 p.m.

This film is rated PG-13 and stars Edward Norton, Naomi Watts and Toby Jones.  Film is based on Somerset Maugham’s classic 1925 novel…”any sin but this one could be forgiven….Lift not the painted veil.”  [Read more…]

Award-winning Beatles musical comes to Tacoma, Oct. 16

Beatles 1

In My Life – A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles is the nationally touring musical biography of the Beatles through the eyes of manager Brian Epstein, featuring the live music of renowned tribute band, Abbey Road. The show is widely considered by industry insiders to be the most unique Beatles show in decades. In My Life performs at the Rialto Theatre at the Broadway Center in Tacoma on Friday, October 16 at 7:30 pm. The show is appropriate for all ages. [Read more…]

TAM looking for volunteer tour guides


Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Art Museum is accepting applications for outgoing, art-loving volunteers to train as tour guides (docents). Share your passion for arts education with students and adults in this interesting, vital role. Docents lead conversation-based tours to inspire creative thinking and empower visitors to draw personal meaning from original works of art. New docent orientation will be held the second week of September; applications are due by August 31. [Read more…]

‘A Few Good Men’ opens Sep. 11 at Lakewood Playhouse

A FEW GOOD MEN at LP (Art by James Stowe)

The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present the opening show of our 77th season: A Few Good Men by Aaron Sorkin! This production will also mark the beginning of our year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the very building we do all of our productions in – The Lakewood Playhouse Theatre! From Taming of the Shrew in its first year to Avenue Q at the end of this season, we will have presented over 300 productions at this venue that was first built for us in 1965 by the Lakewood Arts Foundation. [Read more…]