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Critic’s Picks: “Too Many Sopranos” at UPS, Cora Voce, Gig Harbor art and Sister Cities Film Fest

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on April 1, 2011 at 6:10 am |
March 25, 2011 12:12 pm

“Too Many Sopranos” at UPS

University of Puget Sound’s student Opera Theatre performs “Too Many Sopranos,” the comic opera by Edwin Penhorwood lampooning traditional opera’s stereotype characters and plot, as four diva sopranos audition to get a place in the heavenly choir. 7:30 p.m. tonight and April 2; 2:30 p.m. April 3. $12.50/$8.50 seniors, students and Puget Sound faculty and staff. Schneebeck Concert Hall, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma. 253-879-3419, www.pugetsound.edu/music

Cora Voce Spring Concert

The Spring Concert Series by local choir Cora Voce is “Your Love is Enough,” ranging from folk songs such as “Tis the Gift to be Simple” and “Loch Lomond” to works by Tharaldson, Long and Stroope. 7:30 p.m. April 2 at First Lutheran Church. 524 S. I St., Tacoma. 3:30 p.m. April 3 at Agnus Dei Lutheran Church, 10511 Peacock Hill Ave. NW, Gig Harbor. $15/$10. www.coravoce.com

Linda Jacobus paintings at Gig Harbor’s Morso

Local painter Linda Jacobus shows “The Light Brings Forth the Seeing,” oils inspired by the unique quality of Northwest light at Morso wine bar. 4-10 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, noon-12 a.m. Friday-Saturday, 2-9 p.m. Sunday through April 24. Free, 21+. 9014 Peacock Hill Ave. NW, Gig Harbor. 253-530-3463, www.morsowinebar.com

Sister Cities Film Festival does Cuba

This week’s film at the ongoing 9th Annual Sister Cities International Film Festival at the Blue Mouse is “Viva Cuba” from Cienfuegos, Cuba, with screening followed by a discussion led by a Cuban university professor about how the film’s issues relate to current life in Cuba. 7 p.m. April 7. $10. 253-752-9500, www.sistercityfilmfest.org; Tickets available online, at Blue Mouse and at the Northwest Shop, 2702 N. Proctor St., 253-752-2242

 

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