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Tag: Fox Island Community Center

March
5th

Magical Strings make musical magic at Fox Island Community Center

Getting a jump on St. Patrick’s Day are the folks over on Fox Island, where the community center renovation is being helped along this weekend by a fundraising concert by Magical Strings.

Begun in 1978 by Olalla’s Philip and Pam Boulding, Magical Strings has grown to include many of the Boulding family playing Celtic harps, hammered dulcimers, concertina, accordion and whistles, many instruments made by Boulding himself. They’ve played on “A Prairie Home Companion” and recorded 18 albums on four labels. Appearing with them this time will be dancers from the Tara Academy of Irish Dance.

The Bouldings will also

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March
9th

Critic’s Picks: Irish music at St. Pat’s and Fox Island, The Bad Plus at the Pantages, ArtWalk in Tacoma and clay art everywhere

Celtic music for early St. Patrick’s Day

Two local fundraisers get the jump on St. Patrick’s Day with Celtic music this weekend. The Magical Strings duo of harp and dulcimer play 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Fox Island Community Center to help support the center. $15 includes refreshments.690 9th Ave., Fox Island. Ficra.org, magicalstrings.org

On Saturday Evolution Dance and Irish band Mooncoyne join forces for the second annual Bia-Ceol-Damhsa fundraiser for St. Leo’s Food Connection, with Irish food, music and dance. 6-10:30 p.m. March 10. $50. St. Patrick’s School, 1112 N. G St., Tacoma. 253-383-5048, foodconnection.org

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