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Critic’s Picks: Traver Gallery, NWRS/Rainier Opera, Seattle Symphony and ArtWalk

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on March 12, 2010 at 6:32 am |
March 8, 2010 11:36 am

Mary Josephson at Traver

The opening this month at Traver Gallery is for Portland-based Mary Josephson, who creates expressive portraits in glass, textile and monotypes. Opening 2-5 p.m. March 13, then 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tue-Sat, noon-5 p.m. Sun. through April 4. Free. 1821 E Dock St. Ste 100, Tacoma. 253-383-3685, www.travergallery.com

Opera Night with chorus and opera companies

The Northwest Repertory Singers and Rainier Family Opera collaborate this Saturday night in “A Night at the Opera,” combining their chorus and solo strengths to present favorite staged scenes from “Lucia di Lammermoor,” “Cavalleria Rusticana” and “La Traviata.” 7:30 p.m. March 13. $18/$15/under-12 free. Mason United Methodist Church, 2710 N. Madison St., Tacoma. 800-838-8006, www.nwrs.org, rainierfamilyopera.blogspot.com, www.brownpapertickets.com

Teenagers lead Seattle Symphony concert

This weekend’s Seattle Symphony children’s concert will be led by teenagers, including new British associate conductor Alexander Prior, 17, and Tacoma bassoon soloist Benjamin Roidl-Ward, also 17. Program includes Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf.” 11 a.m. March 13. $20/$15. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. 206-215-4747, www.seattlesymphony.org


This week’s ArtWalk night of free museums and late-opening galleries includes Cara Hudson-Schingeck’s Four Points project at McCarver Park on view at the Washington State History Museum and Tacoma Art Place, and Edward Matlock’s “Loteria” at Fulcrum. 5-8 p.m. March 18. Free. WSHM: 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma; 253-272-3500, www.washingtonhistory.org. TAP: 1116 S. 11th St., Tacoma; 253-238-1006, www.tacomaartplace.org. Fulcrum: 1308 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Tacoma; 253-250-0520, www.fulcrumtacoma.com; also www.artwalktacoma.com

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