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Tag: Jo Emery ballet school

May
1st

Congratulations to local Metropolitan Ballet and Jo Emery School dancers and artist Mark Larson on scholarships, study and international exhibition

Congratulations are in order to local dancers on scholarships and summer school placements won, as well as artist Mark Larson for inclusion in an international exhibition at Chianciano Art Museum in Tuscany, Italy. The dancers come from the Metropolitan Ballet and Jo Emery dance schools in Tacoma

Metropolitan Ballet student Anna Krumpos has won a $100,000 scholarship to study at the Alonzo King Lines Ballet BFA program at the Dominican University, as well as a scholarship for the dance program at the University of Arizona. Student Naquoia Bautista has been offered a full scholarship to the summer intensive

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June
3rd

Critic’s Picks: Maritime Gig Harbor Festival, two Tacoma tapestry shows, “Dances with Dancers” at Pantages and Ten Tiny Dances at Jazzbones

Maritime Gig Festival

Join in the fun, food, festivities and everything watery at the annual Maritime Gig Festival in Gig Harbor this weekend. Events include Fun Run, Pancake Breakfast, Grand Parade and Round Rock Contest, plus this year’s pirate theme. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. June 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 5. Free. Along Harborview Drive (near waterfront, between Pioneer Way and Rosedale Street, park on Pioneer Way), Gig Harbor. 253-851-6865, full schedule at www.maritimegig.com

Two Tacoma Tapestry shows

Tacoma becomes tapestry central this weekend, with two shows in two venues highlighting work from both local and national artists. At the Handforth

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