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Critic’s Picks: Summer Sounds at Skansie, Werewolf art at Tacoma Art Place, Virna Haffer at Tacoma Art Museum and Audrey Hepburn festival at Seattle Art Museum

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on July 1, 2011 at 6:39 am |
June 27, 2011 1:43 pm

Summer Sounds at Skansie

Every Tuesday evening Gig Harbor’s Skansie Park lights up with music in the free Summer Sounds at Skansie series. This week: The Army National Guard Band. 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 5, then every Tuesday through summer. Free. Skansie Brothers Park, 3207 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor. 253-857-4842

Werewolf art at Tacoma Art Place

Andrea Trenbeath and James A. Tucker delve into the alter-ego psychology of werewolves with pen, ink and paint in Tacoma Art Place’s new exhibit “Dichotomy,” closing this weekend. 1-5:30 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday through July 2. Free. Tacoma Art Place, 1116 S. 11th St., Tacoma. 253-238-1006, www.tacomaartplace.org

Virna Haffer at TAM

Opening at Tacoma Art Museum this weekend is an exhibit honoring internationally-known, early-20th-century Tacoma photographer Virna Haffer, a self-taught artist who dropped under the art radar. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday July 2-Oct. 16. $10/$8/free for five and under and 5-8 p.m. third Thursdays. 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. 253-272-4258, www.tacomaartmuseum.org

SAM Hepburn films

Beginning next Thursday, the Seattle Art Museum is screening a series of Audrey Hepburn films to commemorate the legendary actress and the 50th anniversary of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” First up this week: “Roman Holiday.” 7:30 p.m. July 7 (and Thursdays through August). $60 series/$ per film. Seattle Art Museum downtown, 1300 1st Ave., Seattle. 206-654-3100, www.seattleartmuseum.org or Scarecrow Video 206-524-8554


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