Occuring every few months, the open-house gallery evenings are held in the lavish, gilt-tipped ballroom at the Merlino Building, which TCB and other dance groups use for rehearsals, classes and shows. Work from local artists is displayed round the walls and in the side studios, there’s live music and refreshments, and TCB assistant director Joel Myers will show new choreography performed by TCB dancers.
7-10 p.m. July 30. $5 includes glass of wine and dessert. 21+. Jan Collum Ballroom, Merlino Arts Center, 502 6th Ave., Tacoma. 253-272-4219, www.tacomacityballet.com