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Tag: Quilt Invitational


In Tacoma, American Art Company Quilt Invitational quilts both follow and break out of tradition

After a three-year absence, the Quilt Invitational is back at American Art Company in downtown Tacoma, and the 40 quilts that fill the gallery space are a wide variety from traditional to ground-breaking.

The front gallery is full of geometrics: the vivid Mondriaan-ish shapes of Maria Groat, the more muted earthtone “Windows” by Janet Steadman, and in back some more traditional squares by Timothy Leonard and Melody Crust. Also in front is a new work by Toot Reid: This time her three panels are very different, with one traveling from blue to white to green, another moody in

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Critic’s Picks: Click Flick at the Grand Cinema, quilt art at American Art Co and “Words” on Tollefson Plaza, Tacoma

Click Flick: “Horton Hears a Who”

This month’s free Click Family Flick at the Grand Cinema is the animated, Dr. Seuss-based “Horton Hears a Who.” Doors open 9:30 a.m., screening 10 a.m. Aug. 20. Free to first 100 people. The Grand Cinema, 606 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma. 253-593-4474, www.grandcinema.com

Quilt Invitational at American Art Company

The American Art Company’s 11th Northwest Contemporary Art Quilt Invitational is always a chance to see the latest trends in quilt art – new fibers, new techniques, new views. Open 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. third Thursdays

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