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Tag: Lelavision

Nov.
23rd

Critic’s Picks: “The Sound of Music,” Tacoma’s Gritty City Gift Fair, B2 Gallery and Lelavision at MoG

Sing along with (or just watch) “The Sound of Music”

Sometimes it’s just not enough to watch that family favorite film, “The Sound of Music.” If you love singing along with Julie Andrews to all those fab songs (“Doe a Deer,” “Edelweiss”) then you’ll want to get your costume on and go to the sing-along screenings at either the Pantages or the Washington Center. If you want to see the Von Trapp family come to life, head to a live theater performance at Tacoma Musical Playhouse.

Sing-alongs: 2 p.m. Nov. 24 at Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway, Tacoma. $24. 253-591-5894, broadwaycenter.org. Also 5 p.m. Nov. 25 at Washington Center, 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia. $16/$14/$5. 360-753-8586, washingtoncenter.org

Theater: 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through Dec. 16 at Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 5116 6th Ave., Tacoma. $29/$27/$20. 253-565-6867, tmp.org

Gritty City Gift Fair

Among the many opportunities to buy local, artist-made, one-of-a-kind gifts is the Gritty City Gift Fair, held in conjunction with Tacoma’s annual tree lighting ceremony tomorrow. Find handmade ornaments, letterpress cards, hand-crafted fashion and more. 3-9 p.m. Nov. 24 (tree lighting 6 p.m. across the road). Free. 906 Broadway, Tacoma. facebook.com Read more »

Nov.
25th

Critic’s Picks: Lelavision at MoG, Nate Jackson’s Comedy Show, Sing-a-long “Sound of Music” and Seattle Men’s Chorus

Lelavision at the Museum of Glass

Vashon circus/music duo Lelavision’s annual Thanksgiving performance at the Museum of Glass merges science with musical sculpture and dance in a family-friendly show. 1 p.m., 3 p.m. Nov. 26. Free with admission ($12/$10/$8/free for under-six). Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock St., Tacoma. 866-4-MUSEUM, www.museumofglass.org, www.lelavision.com

Sing-a-long “Sound of Music” and Downtown Treelighting

Join Julie Andrews and all the Von Trapps in a sing-a-long version of “The Sound of Music” – here’s your chance to belt out “Doe, a Deer” and “Climb Every Mountain” in public at the Pantages. Fancy dress competition included. The

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Aug.
27th

Critic’s picks: Maritime Fest, Vashon circus show, Mavi gallery and Claudia Riedener at Mary Boze gallery

Maritime Fest

It’s all about the art of the boat: sleek hydroplanes, chunky tugs, elegant Tall Ships, and a whole bunch of music thrown in, along with some local artists and circus performers. Get the details of Maritime Fest in our cover story. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 28-29. Free. Dock Street, Tacoma. 253-318-2210, www.maritimefest.org

Lelavision and more on Vashon

Two energetic and original circus-based events are happening on Vashon this weekend. On Saturday night human jazz meets physical music as Christian Swenson performs with musical sculpture circus duo Lelavision at their studio. Then on Sunday a Vashon family hosts the

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May
26th

Lelavision performing during Museum of Glass’ “The Science of Art” this Friday

 

My favorite local circus/invented music troupe Lelavision is back in town, and performing at the Museum of  Glass this Friday evening.

Their act is the culmination of the museum’s six-week-long 
program “The Science of Art,” which guides school students through the museum looking at art through a scientific lens (at what temperature does glass melt? what happens if you mix it with other materials?)

Lelavision, the Vason-based husband-and-wife duo of Ela Lamblin and Leah Mann, collaborate their gymnastic, dance, music and engineering skills to create performances integrating movement with invented instruments, often to illustrate a scientific

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Nov.
27th

Critic’s Picks: Lelavision at MoG, artists “On the Verge” at Iron, TLT’s “A Christmas Story” and TMP’s “Guys and Dolls”

Museum of Glass brings Lelavision’s visual music

If your kids (or you) haven’t seen Lelavision, you’re in for a treat: The wacky performance duo plays enormous homemade instruments big enough to dance on, like rotating cones and giant teeter-totters. 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 27. Admission $12/$10/$5 age 6-12/free for under-6. Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock St., Tacoma. 866-4-MUSEUM, www.museumofglass.org

Artists “On the Verge” at Iron Gallery

At UWT’s Iron Gallery, 14 local artists show as graduates of the Artist Trust EDGE granting program for upcoming work. Tacomans include photographers Victoria Bjorklund and Dayton K. Knipher. 10 a.m.-2

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