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Critic’s Picks this week

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on Aug. 26, 2008 at 10:51 pm with No Comments »
August 26, 2008 10:51 pm

Jeremiah Maddock’s work at Mineral. Image courtesy Lisa Kinoshita.

It’s Luvverly: "My Fair Lady" at Encore Theater

The classic tale of the crotchety old professor and the beguiling flower girl makes a long but fun night at Encore’s outdoor theater. (Bring a blanket, food and bug spray.) 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. $15/$11/$8/$6. Encore Theater at Impact Church International, 4819 Hunt St, Gig Harbor. 253-858-2282, www.encoretheater.org

Exquisite Drawings at Mineral

From Tacoma to New York and back to Tacoma: Jeremiah Maddock’s work is back in town, thanks to Mineral art space. Maddock’s intensely detailed buildings, patterns and wafer-thin mists entice you deeper and deeper. 12-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, and by appointment, through October 2. 253-250-7745, www.lisakinoshita.com

White River Valley Museum Weaves a Culture

Auburn’s White River Valley Museum is exhibiting "Weaver’s Spirit Power," an exhibit packed full of contemporary and historical Coast Salish weavings. 12-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays, through November 9. $2/$1/free Wednesdays. 918 H St. SE, Auburn at Les Gove Park. 253-288-7433, www.wrvmuseum.org

Last Week for TAM Bible

It’s the last chance to see The Saint John’s Bible—first hand-illuminated Bible in 500 years—before it closes on September 7. Janet Cardiff’s sound installation "Forty Part Motet" is also closing next weekend. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. next Thursday, 12-5 p.m. Sundays. $7.50/$6.50/five and under free. 253-272-4258, www.tacomaartmuseum.org

Catch the Woolworth Windows

If you haven’t really been paying attention, now’s the time to walk down Broadway and around to Commerce downtown, and check out the summer installation in the Woolworth Windows before it closes: mesmerizing patterns, a fake house and more. 24/7, through Sept. 6. Free. Corner Broadway and S. 11th Sts, and corner Commerce and S. 11th Sts, Tacoma. www.tacomacontemporary.org

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