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Critic’s Picks This Week

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on June 26, 2009 at 6:00 am |
June 26, 2009 6:00 am

Edmonds’ Driftwood Players perform “Minnesota Moon” at 7:30 p.m. tonight for AACTFest. Image courtesy Judy Cullen.

AACTFest: the best of community theater

Community theater groups from around the country gathered this week in Tacoma for the biennial AACTFest; there are three public performances left. 1:30 p.m. today: "Nine" and "Catfish Moon." 7:30 p.m. today: "Minnesota Moon" and "Intimate Apparel." 7:30 p.m. tomorrow: "John and Jen" and "Hold Me." $7. Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway, Tacoma. 253-591-5894, www.broadwaycenter.org, www.aactfest09.org

Nancy Worden’s "Loud Bones" at TAM

The work of Seattle jewelry artist Nancy Worden makes a good complement to the Drutt collection now on display at Tacoma Art Museum. Opens today. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. third Thursdays, noon-5 p.m. Sunday through Sept. 20. $7.50/$6.50/five and under free, third Thursdays free. 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. 253-272-4258, www.tacomaartmuseum.org

"Buddy" closes at TLT

"Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story," a musical on the life of the rocker legend, closes this weekend at Tacoma Little Theatre. 8 p.m. tonight and tomorrow, 2 p.m. Sunday. $18-$22. 210 N. I St., Tacoma. 253-272-2281, www.tacomalittletheatre.com

Bags and cans at Envirohouse

At the latest Envirohouse recycled art show, Lucy Carpenter sculpts a human organ from plastic bags and Lorna Scruggs takes African inspiration for tin can art. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday. Free. Tacoma Landfill, 3510 S. Mullen St., Tacoma. 253-573-2426, www.cityoftacoma.org/EnviroHouse

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