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Tag: Gig Harbor Studio Tour

Sep.
14th

Critic’s Picks: Spaceworks’ Cakewalk, Seattle Symphony opening, Gig Harbor Open Studio Tour and juried art show at The Gallery at TCC

Spaceworks Cakewalk

Join Spaceworks Tacoma for an arts fundraising cakewalk party this weekend. The City of Tacoma’s program that matches artists with vacant commercial spaces is raising money via a new-fashioned cakewalk, where prizes include locally-made art as well as cakes, DJs include Mr. Melanin and DJ Broam, and there’ll be dance from the Barefoot Collective and a video installation by Kris Crews. 6-9 p.m. Sept. 15. Free, cakewalk tickets $5, artwalk tickets $20. 311 S. 7th St., Tacoma. spaceworkstacoma.org

Seattle Symphony opening night

Ludovic Morlot opens the Seattle Symphony’s new season with an all-American

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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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Sep.
17th

Critic’s Picks: Click Flick, Welcome Figure, Traver Gallery and Gig Harbor Studio Tour

Click Flick: “Annie”

This Saturday’s Click Family Flick is that childhood classic “Annie,” about the little girl with the big heart and the super-cute dog. Doors open 10 a.m., screening 10:30 a.m. Sept. 18. Free, first 100 people only. The Grand Cinema, 608 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma. 253-572-6062, www.grandcinema.com

Welcome Figure blessing ceremony

A 20-foot-high traditional carved Coast Salish figure by Shaun Peterson (Qwalsius) will finally, after many years in the making, be installed by Tacoma Art Museum, City of Tacoma and the Puyallup Tribe in Tollefson Plaza this Saturday. 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 18. Free. Tollefson Plaza, South 17th Street

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