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Critic’s Picks: Tacoma Park(ing) Day, Revels Bridge Sing, Lakewood Playhouse and Lumins Festival

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on Sep. 21, 2012 at 5:49 am with No Comments »
September 14, 2012 10:53 am

Park(ing) Day

Art takes to the streets today in Park(ing) Day, a global event where citizens and artists take back metered parking spaces and transform them into temporary tiny public parks – everything from a Buddhist shrine to a picnic table to a palm-fringed tropical garden. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today. Free. Downtown Tacoma streets (mostly Pacific Avenue). parkingday.org

Sing with Revels on the Bridge of Glass

The Puget Sound Revels bring music outside tonight for the autumn equinox at Tacoma Sings, an annual sing-along of folk music on the Bridge of Glass in downtown Tacoma. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Begins on Museum of Glass side of the bridge, moves over to Pacific Avenue plaza side. 253-756-1804, pugetsoundrevels.org

Lakewood Playhouse investigates “Sherlock Holmes”

The suave Victorian detective is back at Lakewood Playhouse in “Holmes and Watson,” starring Steve Tarry (last year’s Fagin) as the ineffable Holmes and director John Munn as his bumbling assistant. 8 p.m. tonight, Sept. 22, 27, 28, 29, Oct. 5, 6, 12, 13; 2 p.m. Sept. 23, 30, Oct. 7, 14. $24/$21/$18. Lakewood Playhouse, 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd, Lakewood. 253-588-0042, lakewoodplayhouse.org


Festival of Lights

Tacoma’s first annual Lumins Celebratory Festival of Lights happens tomorrow just after tonight’s autumn equinox and harvest moon. Part of the Broadway Center’s Fall Free for All weekend event, the Lumins Festival involves lantern making and procession down Broadway. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 22. Free. Broadway Plaza between South 9th and South 11th Streets, Tacoma. tacomasoutsidersguide.com/lumins.html


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