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Critic’s Picks: B2 Gallery, Cathedrals rock at Immanuel Presbyterian, Java Tacoma and late-night Thursdays at Tacoma Att Museum

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on July 27, 2012 at 5:15 am |
July 20, 2012 11:18 am

“Vice and Virtue” at B2 Gallery

Pastel artists and 30-year collaborators Ric Hall and Ron Schmitt create canvases together. Their current show at B2 gallery explores the seven deadly sins in “Vice and Virtue,” closing this weekend. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. third Thursdays through July 28. Free. 711 St. Helens Ave. Suite 100, Tacoma. 253-238-5065, b2finearts.com

Indie rock in second “Cathedrals” concert at Immanuel Presbyterian

Immanuel Presbyterian and the Broadway Center for Performing Arts team up for the second incarnation of the “Cathedrals” series, indie and new rock played in acoustically reverberant venues. This time it’s David Bazan, Kevin Sur and Pretty Broken Things with the Passenger String Quartet. 8 p.m. tonight. $16. Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 901 S. J St., Tacoma. 253-591-5894, broadwaycenter.org, ipctacoma.org

Java Tacoma brings new live sit-com to downtown

Dukesbay Productions, who’ve converted a basement room at First Congregational Church into a cozy, practical theatre space, bring on the third installment of the Java Tacoma series: comic soap opera set in a coffee shop. “The Mocchaccino Candidate” mixes an unsuccessful candidate for the Tacoma City Council with a theater diva and a police conspiracy. 7:30 p.m. tonight and tomorrow, Aug. 3, 4, 10 and 11. $5 ticket includes coffe, tea and baked goods. First Congregational Church, 918 Division Ave., Tacoma. 253-267-0869, dukesbay.org

See TAM late every Thursday

Tacoma Art Museum is now open until 8 p.m. every Thursday, thanks to a generous sponsorship. The third Thursday is still the only free one, but now you can check out the soft sculptural poetry of Marie Watt’s blanket towers and felt igloo, or the inventive glass of the Marioni family late into the evening. Regular hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays. $10/$8/free third Thursdays 5-8 p.m. 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. 253-272-4258, tacomaartmuseum.org

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