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Critic’s Picks: Tacoma pottery sale, Click Flick at the Grand, hooch at Auburn’s White River Valley Museum and summer sumi-e at B2 Gallery

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on Aug. 17, 2012 at 5:13 am |
August 13, 2012 4:28 pm

6th Annual Pottery Sale

Local potters like Susan Thompson, Charan Sachar and more team up for the annual group sale of seconds, overstock and regular items in the Stadium District. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 18. Free. 717 N. D St., Tacoma. 253-678-9184.

“Alvin and the Chipmunks” free at The Grand

This month’s Click Flick at the Grand Cinema is the 2007 “Alvin and the Chipmunks,” where the trio of high-pitched cuddly critters made their debut for later success. Doors open 9:30 a.m., screening 10 a.m. Aug. 18. Free to first 100 people. The Grand Cinema, 606 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma. 253-593-4474, grandcinema.com

“Stills in the Hills” at White River

Check out the history of moonshine in “Stills in the Hills,” a new exhibit just opened at White River Valley Museum in Auburn. Using confiscated stills, period alcoholic beverage bottles, signage, newspapers and photographs, the show explores home-brewed hooch in the Prohibition Era, and why the 18th Amendment was eventually repealed. Noon-4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday through Nov. 4. $2/$1/free Wednesdays and fourth Sundays. 918 H St. SE, Auburn. 253-288-7433, wrvmuseum.org

Summer Sumi-e at B2 Gallery

Five sumi-e and Chinese brushstroke artists show at Tacoma’s B2 Fine Arts Gallery this month: locals Faye Clerget, Bill Colby, Fumiko Kumura and Sheri Neville, and Shanghai’s Jun Kang Ye. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday through Sept. 2. Free. 711 St. Helens Ave. Suite 100, Tacoma. 253-238-5065, b2finearts.com


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