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Critic’s Picks: Click Flick, Welcome Figure, Traver Gallery and Gig Harbor Studio Tour

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on Sep. 17, 2010 at 6:23 am |
September 9, 2010 9:25 pm

Click Flick: “Annie”

This Saturday’s Click Family Flick is that childhood classic “Annie,” about the little girl with the big heart and the super-cute dog. Doors open 10 a.m., screening 10:30 a.m. Sept. 18. Free, first 100 people only. The Grand Cinema, 608 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma. 253-572-6062, www.grandcinema.com

Welcome Figure blessing ceremony

A 20-foot-high traditional carved Coast Salish figure by Shaun Peterson (Qwalsius) will finally, after many years in the making, be installed by Tacoma Art Museum, City of Tacoma and the Puyallup Tribe in Tollefson Plaza this Saturday. 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 18. Free. Tollefson Plaza, South 17th Street and Pacific Avenue, Tacoma. www.cityoftacoma.org

Collaborative print/glass art at Traver

New exhibition “She said, she said” by Seattle glass artist Nancy Callan and Seattle printmaker Julia Rickett opens Saturday at Traver Gallery, with artists present.

Opens 5-8 p.m. Sept. 18, then 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 11. Free. Traver Gallery, 1821 Dock St #100, Tacoma. 253-383-3685, www.travergallery.com

Gig Harbor Studio tours

This weekend sees 32 artists open their doors for the annual Greater Gig Harbor Open Studio Tour. The free self-drive tour takes in 28 studios in Gig Harbor, Fox Island, the Key Peninsula and South Kitsap, including fish replica sculptor Luke Filmer, jewelry artist Paulette Holfin, metal sculptor Gary Jackson and more. Get your tour passport stamped at as many studios as you can for a chance at the art-filled gift basket drawing. Sept. 18-19. Free. Details: www.gigharboropenstudiotour.org

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