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Critic’s Picks This Week

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on Aug. 29, 2009 at 6:00 am |
August 29, 2009 6:00 am

Catherine Swanson, “Thunder.” Photo courtesy of the artist.

Local painters define space at the Washington Convention Center

"Definitions of space" features local painters David N. Goldberg, C.J. Swanson, Patrice Tullai, and Alec Clayton on the middle floor of the Washington State Convention and Trade Center. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday through September 24. Artist talk at noon Sept. 20. Free. South Galleria, level 2, 800 Convention Place, Seattle. 253-752-1673, www.definitionsofspace.com

Abby Williams on Vashon

The Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Association hosts artwork by 19th-century Northwest landscape painter Abby Williams, who spent much of her time on the island. 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 27. Free. 10105 SW Bank Rd., Vashon. 206-463-7808, www.vashonhistory.org

Community free day at Tacoma Art Place

The non-profit community art center is offering a day of free art making, classes and supplies. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 29: 10 a.m. jewelry making, 1 p.m. fashion design, 2 p.m. origami, 2 p.m. glass fusing and slumping, 3 p.m. decorate shopping bags. Free. 1116 S. 11th St., Tacoma. 253-238-1006, www.tacomaartplace.org

BareFoot Collective’s 8@8

Eight performances, eight minutes each, at 8 p.m. Dancers, musicians and other artists show work in progress, audience can give feedback. 8 p.m. Aug. 31. $5. Studio B, Merlino Building, 508 6th Ave., Tacoma. 253-627-2273, www.barefootcollective.org

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