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Tag: Eric Carle


Instagram your close-ups of the gritty city in Tacoma Art Museum’s #253 StreetArt Photo Contest

Think you take pretty good photos? Then get up real close to Tacoma’s gritty streets and enter some of your shots via Instagram in the Tacoma Art Museum’s #253 StreetArt Photo Contest. You might even win a museum membership for the year.

Inspired by Eric Carle, who, aside from his winsome tissue-paper collages of rubber ducks and brown bears for kids likes to shoot extreme close-ups of streetscapes, the contest is open to anyone with a photo device and internet access. Like Carle, cruise your neighborhood and find the abstract beauty in parking lot lines, drain grates, sidewalk cracks

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Critic’s Picks: Poetry launch and reading at Anthem, songs of love at UPS, Gig Harbor Art Walk and Eric Carle at Tacoma Art Museum


Gig Harbor Art Walk

Check out art in the harbor at Gig Harbor’s first Saturday Art Walk, voted one of the five top Art Walks. Venues include Ebb Tide Gallery, Gallery Row, Kit Kuhn jewelry, Water’s Edge Gallery, Peacock Hill Gallery, Full Moon Art Gallery, the Gig Harbor BoatShop and the Harbor History Museum. 1-5 p.m. April 6. Free. Various locations along Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor. 253-851-8136, gigharborguide.com

Wrist poetry reading

April is National Poetry Month, and to kick it off local poets Tammy Robacker and Maria Gudaitis are teaming up with new literary mag Wrist to produce the

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