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April
18th

Flow gallery in Tacoma’s Dome district to close

Sad news – Flow gallery, on Puyallup Avenue in Tacoma’s burgeoning Dome district – is about to close. Owner Andrea Erickson announced the news yesterday, saying she intends to spend more time on her own art.

“I want to thank all of the artists and patrons that have been part of our Flow experience over the last couple years,” said Erickson in a general email. “It has been a lot of fun and we have enjoyed meeting and working with you all.”

The closing is the second in about a year for Tacoma’s gallery scene, which saw Sandpiper close recently

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Jan.
11th

Critic’s Picks: 100 Years of Broadway at the Pantages, “The Children’s Hour” at Lakewood Playhouse, sumi-e at Flow and blue art at B2

Neil Berg’s “100 Years of Broadway”

Love Broadway? Then you’ll want to check out Neil Berg’s latest offering: The award-winning Broadway producer, lyricist and composer has put together a show of best musical theater song and dance from the last 100 years, performed by a nationally touring ensemble of stars from shows like “Phantom of the Opera” and “CATS.” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11. $29/$49$64. Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway, Tacoma. 253-591-5894, broadwaycenter.org

“The Children’s Hour” at Lakewood Playhouse

Mischievous lies get out of control and ruin reputations at a school for girls in Lillian Hellman’s “The Children’s Hour,” an adult-themed play opening tonight at Lakewood Playhouse. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays plus 8 p.m. Jan. 17 and 24 (Pay-What-You-Can) through Feb. 3. $24/$21/$18. Lakewood Playhouse, 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd, Lakewood. 253-588-0042, lakewoodplayhouse.org

Kimura sumi-e still up at Flow Read more »

Dec.
8th

Twelve Tacoma Artist Gifts of Christmas – Day 6

Welcome to the Twelve Tacoma Artist Gifts of Christmas! Inspired by both the “Twelve Days of Christmas” song and fellow features writer Sue Kidd, who’s offering you her own “Twelve Tacoma Foodie Gifts of Christmas” on her TNT Diner blog, I’ve come up with 12 alternative gifts for Christmas: no partridges in pear trees, but something a lot more uniquely local. (See older posts for earlier days.)

So here’s Day 6:

On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me:

Six sumi paintings, five gothic rings…Four pottery bowls, three CDs, two baby heads and a deck

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July
29th

Critic’s Picks: “Porgy” at Seattle Opera, Colby at Flow gallery, Tacoma’s Ethnic Fest and Johnson at Viceroy

“Porgy and Bess” in Seattle

This weekend sees the opening of Seattle Opera’s production of “Porgy and Bess,” the seminal American opera by jazz master George Gershwin that includes favorites like “Summertime” and “It ain’t necessarily so.” Starring Gordon Hawkins as Porgy and Lisa Daltirus as Bess. 6:30 p.m. July 30, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3, 6, 10, 12 and 20; 2 p.m. Aug. 14.

From $25. Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, Seattle Center, Seattle. 800.426.1619, www.seattleopera.org

Colby prints at Flow

Respected printmaker Bill Colby shows new work at Flow: the “Helix” series of intricately blended woodcut patterns in bright watercolors.

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June
24th

Critic’s Picks: Dance Theatre Northwest, werewolf art at Tacoma Art Place, Flow gallery and Roberta Eichenberg at MoG

Dance Theatre Northwest presents “Postcards”

In its annual school recital, Dance Theatre Northwest takes audiences on an imaginary dance and music trip through Europe and America, showcasing dance styles from ballet and jazz to tap and Broadway musical. 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. June 25. $22-$26. Mt. Tahoma High School Auditorium, 4634 S. 74th St., Tacoma. 253-778-6534, www.dancetheatrenorthwest.org

Werewolf art at Tacoma Art Place

Andrea Trenbeath and James A. Tucker delve into the alter-ego psychology of werewolves with pen, ink and paint in Tacoma Art Place’s new exhibit “Dichotomy.” 1-8 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 1-5:30 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and

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April
26th

Mineral gallery closing; Flow opening on Puyallup Avenue, Tacoma

Mineral art space in Tacoma’s Stadium District has closed, and a new gallery will be opening in its place on May 19: Flow. Run by sumi-e and calligraphy artist Andrea Erickson, the gallery and studio will open with the show “Commencement,” featuring work by Erickson, Fumiko Kimura, Selinda Sheridan and Kathryn Whitacre, in a mixture of watercolor, mixed media, jewelry and three-dimensional art.

Andrea Erickson is a local sumi-e and calligraphy artist who has shown at  the Bellevue Art Museum , the Western Washington State Fair, the Handforth Gallery at the Tacoma Public Library, the Kirsten, Sandpiper and White Dove Galleries,

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