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Tag: Click Family Flick

June
14th

Critic’s picks: Tacoma art mingle, Click Flick at The Grand Cinema, jazz at Tacoma Musical Playhouse and the Tacoma Singing Society

Walk the art at Third Thursday Art Mingle

Next Thursday is the monthly art walk around Tacoma, where museums are free and galleries open late with special events. Take the Art Bus to unexpected art spaces (tacomaartbus.com), see Kathy Gore Fuss’ Northwest landscape oils at Gallery 301 (301 Puyallup Ave., only open during this event), see new work at galleries like Fulcrum (1308 Martin Luther King Jr. Way) and visit Tacoma Art Museum (1701 Pacific Ave.), the Museum of Glass (1801 Dock St) and the Washington State History Museum (1911 Pacific Ave.) for free. 5-8 p.m. June 20. Free. tacomaartgroup.com

See “The Lorax” free at the Click Family Flick

This month’s free Click Family Flick at the Grand Cinema is “The Lorax,” last year’s sweet animated version of the Dr. Seuss classic with feathery orange trees and a deep environmental message. Doors open 9:30 a.m., screening 10 a.m. June 15. Free to first 100 people. The Grand Cinema, 606 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma. 253-593-4474, www.grandcinema.com

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July
20th

Critic’s Picks: Gig Harbor Art Festival, Click Flick at the Grand, Tacoma Musical Playhouse and Choir of the West at PLU

Gig Harbor arts fest

Gig Harbor arts it up this weekend with the 28th annual Summer Art Festival. More than 130 artists and artisans will show their wares along Judson Street in the historic waterfront district, plus live music, food and chalk art on Saturday. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. July 21-22. Free. Judson Street, Gig Harbor. Free shuttle service from Gig Harbor Medical Center, 6401 Kimball Drive. peninsulaartleague.com/artFest.html

Click Flick: “Nanny McPhee”

This months’ free Click Family Flick at the Grand Cinema in downtown Tacoma is “Nanny McPhee,” the 2005 comedy starring Emma Thompson as a quirky,

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April
20th

Critic’s Picks: Illumni Mens Choral at PLU, Harriet Tubman song at B2 gallery, Click Flick at The Grand and Metropolitan Ballet Theatre of Tacoma

Illumni Mens Chorale sing basso profundo at PLU

It isn’t often you get to hear real basso profundo singing in Tacoma, but this weekend you can: the Illumni Mens Chorale will be joined by Glenn Miller to sing an evening of Russian folk, sacred and soldier songs, including Chesnokov’s Memorial Service, Kalinka and Song of the Volga Boatmen. 8 p.m. April 22. $10. Lagerquist Hall, Pacific Lutheran University, 868 Wheeler St. S., Parkland. 206-659-5894,  illumnimenschorale.com

Harriet Tubman and freedom songs at B2 Gallery

Karol Brown plays a 92-year-old Harriet Tubman in “Sweet Freedom’s Jubilee,” a performance of Negro spirituals and stories to celebrate the 99th anniversary of this famous abolitionist’s death. Art includes quilts based on the underground railroad by Mary Johnson and sculpture by Mar’zil Davis. 7 p.m. April 21. $15. B2 Gallery, 711 Saint Helens Avenue, Suite 100, Tacoma. 253.238.5065, b2finearts.com

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Dec.
16th

Critic’s Picks: Flamenco at New Frontier, the Tacoma Symphony Chorus’ “Messiah,” Click Flick at the Grand Cinema and three “Nutcrackers”

Tacoma Symphony Chorus sings “Messiah”

Hear the arias and choruses of Handel’s famous oratorio, sung by the Tacoma Symphony Chorus with Tacoma Symphony accompanying, and with soloists Denise Lees, Melissa Plagemann, James Brown and Benjamin Harris. 7:30 p.m. tonight. $25. St. Charles Borromeo Church, 7112 S. 12th St., Tacoma. 253-272-7264, www.tacomasymphony.org

Flamenco at New Frontier

The 3 Glorias: Flamenco en Vivo performs at the New Frontier tonight, featuring sultry Seattle dancer Savannah Fuentes, singer Jesus Montoya and Pedro Cortez on guitar. 9 p.m. tonight. 21 and over. $20. New Frontier Lounge,

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Sep.
16th

Critic’s Picks: Gig Harbor Studio Tour, Park(ing) Day in Tacoma, Click Flick at the Grand and Art Chantry at Fulcrum and

Gig Harbor studio tour

Gig Harbor’s annual self-guided Open Studio Tour is on again this weekend, with 28 artists in 25 studios in a variety of media. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept 17-18. Free. Various locations; get map online. 253-549-7551
www.gigharboropenstudiotour.org

Temporary street art on Park(ing) Day

Walk around downtown today and check out the temporary art literally on the street for Park(ing) Day, a one-day global event when artists, activist and regular citizens transform city parking spots into temporary public parks. Last year saw parking spots become tropical zones, picnic areas, art installations and even a tiny farm.

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Aug.
19th

Critic’s Picks: Click Flick at the Grand Cinema, quilt art at American Art Co and “Words” on Tollefson Plaza, Tacoma

Click Flick: “Horton Hears a Who”

This month’s free Click Family Flick at the Grand Cinema is the animated, Dr. Seuss-based “Horton Hears a Who.” Doors open 9:30 a.m., screening 10 a.m. Aug. 20. Free to first 100 people. The Grand Cinema, 606 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma. 253-593-4474, www.grandcinema.com

Quilt Invitational at American Art Company

The American Art Company’s 11th Northwest Contemporary Art Quilt Invitational is always a chance to see the latest trends in quilt art – new fibers, new techniques, new views. Open 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. third Thursdays

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May
20th

Critic’s Picks: “Stick Soup” at Pierce College, Click Flick at the Grand Cinema, Tacoma Art Place’s free Community Day and new glass art at Fulcrum

“Stick Soup” debuts at Pierce College

Pierce College Pierce College’s spring theater production features “Stick Soup, A Steilacoom Indian Story.” Written by Danny K. Marshall and his daughter Lacie. B. Deck, both leaders in the Steilacoom Indian tribe, “Stick Soup” tells the story of a girl struggling to find her place in the local community. 7 p.m. May 20, 21, 27, and 28; 2 p.m. May 22 and 29. $3/ $2 students. Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, 9401 Farwest Drive SW, Lakewood. 253-964-6710, www.pierce.ctc.edu

Click Flick: “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs”

This month’s free Click Family Flick

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Jan.
15th

Free Arts Month: Tom Hanks, for free, at the Click Flick

If you want free, you gotta plan. Today my idea was to catch the monthly Click Family Flick at the Grand Cinema – but about 100 people had the same idea as I did, and sooner. The Flick is a free kid-friendly film every third Saturday, usually something adults like as well, but it’s pretty popular, and it’s worth planning out the morning. Today’s screening was the 1988 classic “Big,” about a boy who wishes he was bigger – and has it granted, by about six years in one night.

Doors open at 10 a.m. for the 10:30 a.m. screening,

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