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Tag: Rainier Family Opera


Rainier Family Opera does Mostly Mozart

Scared of opera? Can’t afford it? Want to bring your kids or football-mad spouse? Then the Rainier Family Opera is exactly what you need. The Tacoma band of singers have been putting on low-key, partly-staged opera concerts for a couple of years now, and their “Mostly Mozart” show this weekend promises to be just as much family fun as the others.

RFO started in 2008 with a mission to offer sophisticated but family-friendly opera. “Mostly Mozart” links all the faves and some others: the overture from “The Impresario,” the Susanna/Marcellina duet from “Marriage of Figaro,” Papageno’s song from “The

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Critic’s Picks: Traver Gallery, NWRS/Rainier Opera, Seattle Symphony and ArtWalk

Mary Josephson at Traver

The opening this month at Traver Gallery is for Portland-based Mary Josephson, who creates expressive portraits in glass, textile and monotypes. Opening 2-5 p.m. March 13, then 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tue-Sat, noon-5 p.m. Sun. through April 4. Free. 1821 E Dock St. Ste 100, Tacoma. 253-383-3685, www.travergallery.com

Opera Night with chorus and opera companies

The Northwest Repertory Singers and Rainier Family Opera collaborate this Saturday night in “A Night at the Opera,” combining their chorus and solo strengths to present favorite staged scenes from “Lucia di Lammermoor,” “Cavalleria Rusticana” and “La Traviata.” 7:30 p.m. March

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