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Tag: Brick House gallery


Critic’s picks: Cathedrals at Immanuel Presbyterian, Adams at Seattle Symphony and Art Museum, organ at Christ Episcopal and Tapestry in Tacoma

Christ Church noon organ recital

The Third Fridays at Noon recital series at Christ Episcopal continues today with Dana Robinson, organist and pianist from the University of Illinois, playing Bach, Buxtehude and Beethoven. 12:10 p.m. today. Entry by donation. Christ Episcopal Church, 310 North K St., Tacoma. 253-383-1569, ccptacoma.org

“Cathedrals” series rocks Immanuel Presbyterian

The next in Tacoma’s “Cathedrals” series of indie rock in acoustic venues features Denver folk group Paper Bird, Seattle singer Shenandoah Davis and Tacoma duo Elk and Boar (Travis Barker and Kirsten Wenlock), in the warm intimacy of Immanuel Presbyterian. 8 p.m. tonight. $16. Immanuel Presbyterian,

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Best of Brick House: a whimsical group show from familiar faces at the Tacoma hilltop gallery

Brick House Gallery, despite opening only on third Thursday ArtWalks, has been steadily making a name in the Tacoma art scene for a year now. And this month, doubly so: The red brick house on South Fawcett is one of two local venues hosting superb tapestry work by Washington artists (the other is the library’s Handforth gallery – watch this blog for an upcoming review), and right next door is a white wooden house still under renovation by gallerist Peter MacDonald, who has hung an invitational show made up of the best of Brick House’s artists.

As with

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Nancy Johnson, past and present, at Brick House

If you haven’t stopped into Brick House yet, that’s understandable. Tucked away on a rather abandoned section of South Fawcett Street, neither downtown nor Hilltop, this residence-cum-gallery looks just like the other old houses on the block. But inside it’s different, and totally worth a stop.

Peter MacDonald, along with his wife Sandy, is the man behind the living-room gallery. A painter in Tacoma for many years, he in fact used to live in the Brick House before renovating it. Now he’s turned the front two rooms (former living and dining) into gallery space, renting the upstairs to artist Zachary

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