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Critic’s Picks: Gig Harbor Art Festival, Click Flick at the Grand, Tacoma Musical Playhouse and Choir of the West at PLU

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on July 20, 2012 at 5:05 am |
July 16, 2012 10:08 am

Gig Harbor arts fest

Gig Harbor arts it up this weekend with the 28th annual Summer Art Festival. More than 130 artists and artisans will show their wares along Judson Street in the historic waterfront district, plus live music, food and chalk art on Saturday. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. July 21-22. Free. Judson Street, Gig Harbor. Free shuttle service from Gig Harbor Medical Center, 6401 Kimball Drive. peninsulaartleague.com/artFest.html

Click Flick: “Nanny McPhee”

This months’ free Click Family Flick at the Grand Cinema in downtown Tacoma is “Nanny McPhee,” the 2005 comedy starring Emma Thompson as a quirky, magical governess. Doors open 9:30 a.m., screening 10 a.m. Free to first 100 people. The Grand Cinema, 606 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma. 253-593-4474, grandcinema.com

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at Tacoma Musical Playhouse

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s score tells the biblical story in styles from calypso to rock in this 10th-anniversary revival at TMP. 8 p.m. July 20, 21, 27, 28; 2 p.m. July 21, 22, 28, 29. $27/$25/$20. 7116 6th Ave., Tacoma. 253-565-6867, tmp.org

Choir of the West

Choir of the West, touring a cappella choral group and Pacific Lutheran University’s top choir, holds a reunion concert after their spring tour. 3 p.m. July 22. $15 donation. Lagerquist Hall, Pacific Lutheran University, 12180 Park Ave. S., Tacoma. plu.edu/choir

 

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