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Critic’s Picks: Tacoma Opera’s “Figaro,” Northwest Sinfonietta’s “Silver Flute,” Lisa Sweet at Kittredge and Mike Capp at Mineral

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on March 5, 2010 at 9:43 am |
March 5, 2010 9:43 am

Tacoma Opera does “Figaro”

Mozart’s glorious comic opera “The Marriage of Figaro” comes to Tacoma Opera this weekend amid much farce, cross-dressing and jumping out of windows. 8 p.m. tonight, 2 p.m. March 7. $15-$80. Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway, Tacoma. 253-627-7789, www.tacomaopera.com, www.broadwaycenter.org

 Northwest Sinfonietta’s “Silver Flute”

The NWS’ principal flutist Darrin Thaves plays a program of Impressionist music with bassoon and piano in “The Silver Flute.” 7:30 p.m. March 6. $28/$23. Tacoma Art Museum, 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. 800-291-7593, www.nwsinfonietta.org

Lisa Sweet icons at Kittredge

Painter and Evergreen professor Lisa Sweet exhibits her modern take on medieval icons at Kittredge Gallery in conjunction with a medieval conference at University of Puget Sound this weekend. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon-Fri, noon-5 p.m. Sat. through April 10 (closed March 13-21). Free. Kittredge Gallery, North 15th and Lawrence Streets, Tacoma. 253-879-3701, www.pugetsound.edu/kittredge.xml

Mike Capp at Mineral

Mike Capp’s pop-inspired paintings of monsters, superheroes and robots jostle on the walls of Mineral, with a reception for the Everett artist later this month. Noon-5 p.m. Tue, Thur, Sat through April 10. Free. Mineral, 301 Puyallup Ave Ste. A, Tacoma. 253-250-7745, www.lisakinoshita.com

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