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Tag: ArtWalk Tacoma

May
11th

Critic’s Picks: The Barefoot Dance Collective, Tacoma Youth Symphony at Rialto, bike art at Tacoma Art Museum and ArtWalk

Barefoot Dance Collective in “Ides of May”

Join the Barefoot Dance Collective and three local choreographers in an evening of modern dance in a brand new venue: the newly-renovated Studio 3 at the Broadway Center for Performing Arts downtown. Seats, curtains and a black-box atmosphere transform a rehearsal space into a dance theater for tBFC’s annual “Ides of May” show. 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. May 12, 3 p.m. May 13. $15/$18. Studio 3, 915 Broadway, Tacoma (third floor, enter via silver elevator on street level) 253-591-5894, brownpapertickets.com, barefootcollective.org, broadwaycenter.org

Tacoma Youth Symphony plays gypsy music

The Tacoma Youth Symphony, the highest orchestra of seven in the TYSA, plays its final concert this Sunday at the Rialto, featuring gypsy-themed music by George Enescu, Schumann, Saint-Saëns, Romberg and Brahms. 3 p.m. May 13. $7 main floor/$17 balcony. Rialto Theater, 310 S. 9th St., Tacoma. 253-627-2792, tysamusic.org Read more »

May
13th

Critic’s Picks: “Something Good” at Centerstage Theatre, Vashon Opera, Tacoma ArtWalk and ZeitBike at Tacoma Art Museum

Vashon Opera does “Madam Butterfly”

Vashon Opera presents Puccini’s famous “Madam Butterfly,” a tale of love between East and West. It’ll be sung in Italian with English subtitles, featuring Jennifer Krikawa as Cio-Cio San. 8 p.m. May 13, 2:30 p.m. May 15. $32 from Vashon bookstores or online. Bethel Church, 14736 Bethel Lane SW, Vashon. 206-388-2936, www.vashonopera.org

 

Get into “Something Good” at Centerstage

“I’m into Something Good,” opening tonight at Centerstage Theatre, is a musical mélange of 1960s British hits by Centerstage’s director Alan Bryce and composer David Duvall: a trip down memory lane with everything from the

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May
14th

Critic’s Picks: Second City chamber and jazz, father-son poetry duo at King’s, Ten Tiny Dances and ArtWalk

Second City plays Soirée chamber music

Local musicians mix up Haydn chamber trios with Claude Bolling’s jazz trios for violin and flute combinations in this last season concert for Second City Chamber Series. 7:30 p.m. May 14. $35/$30/$15. Great Hall, Annie Wright School, 827 N. Tacoma Ave., Tacoma. 253-572-TUNE, www.scchamberseries.org

Father-son poetry duo read at King’s

The Puget Sound Poetry Connection presents father-son poet team Willis and Tony Barnstone at a reading for its Distinguished Writers Series. Both highly published, the Barnstones are also academics: Willis at Indiana University and Tony at Whittier College. 7 p.m. May 14. Free.

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March
12th

Critic’s Picks: Traver Gallery, NWRS/Rainier Opera, Seattle Symphony and ArtWalk

Mary Josephson at Traver

The opening this month at Traver Gallery is for Portland-based Mary Josephson, who creates expressive portraits in glass, textile and monotypes. Opening 2-5 p.m. March 13, then 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tue-Sat, noon-5 p.m. Sun. through April 4. Free. 1821 E Dock St. Ste 100, Tacoma. 253-383-3685, www.travergallery.com

Opera Night with chorus and opera companies

The Northwest Repertory Singers and Rainier Family Opera collaborate this Saturday night in “A Night at the Opera,” combining their chorus and solo strengths to present favorite staged scenes from “Lucia di Lammermoor,” “Cavalleria Rusticana” and “La Traviata.” 7:30 p.m. March

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