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Critic’s Picks: Click Flick at the Grand, Gig Harbor Art Fest, chamber music at Lakewold and poetry performance workshop at Urban Grace

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on July 16, 2010 at 6:32 am |
July 8, 2010 10:34 pm

Click Flick: “Ice Age”

This month’s Click Family Flick at the Grand is “Ice Age,” the animated feature set 20,000 years ago about a mammoth, a sloth and a human baby. Doors open 10 a.m., screening 10:30 a.m. July 17. Free, first 100 people only. The Grand Cinema, 608 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma. 253-572-6062, www.grandcinema.com

Gig Harbor Art Fest

The Peninsula Art League’s 26th Annual Gig Harbor Summer Art Festival this weekend features local artists, live music including the Kim Archer Band, roving fiddlers, kids’ activities and sidewalk chalk art. Free shuttle from Pierce Transit Park and Ride lot and the Medical Center parking lot on Kimball Drive.10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 18. Free. Judson Street, Gig Harbor. peninsulaartleague.com/artFest

All-American chamber music at Lakewold

Second City Chamber Series’ second concert at Lakewold Gardens’ historic Wagner House includes American chamber music by Ives, Barber and more, with string quartet and baritone Charles Robert Stephens. Bring a picnic for the patio. 7:30 p.m. July 22. $32/$29/$10. Lakewold Gardens, 12317 Gravelly Lake Dr. SW, Lakewold. 253-572-TUNE, www.scchamberseries.org

Poetry Performance Workshop at Urban Grace

The 2010 Soul of the City Writers Workshop Series kicks off with a poetry performance workshop led by poet laureate Tammy Robacker and teacher/actor/writer Kisha X. Palmer. Guest artists include Josh Rizeberg and Quincy Henry; topics include stage presence and timing. Bring your own poems for activities. 2 p.m. July 18. $10 suggested donation. Urban Grace Church, 902 Market Street, Tacoma. 253-272-2184, RSVP required: tamsugah@aol.com

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