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Tag: Sandpiper Gallery


Woven vessels, cross-hatched people at Sandpiper

In the rush of traffic on North 30th Street the small Sandpiper Gallery tends to get swept by. And being in Old Town, it doesn’t have the same lure as all the downtown venues on ArtWalk night (this Thursday, BTW.) But when it’s not showing generic misty Puget Sound photographs or watercolors, Sandpiper has some good stuff. This month it’s “Vessels,” mother-daughter pair Jill Nordfors Clark and Erica Nordfors Applewhite combining the sculptural and the flat, the abstract and the figurative in a really pleasing way.

Clark is a weaver. Recently featured in a prestigious collection show at

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Critic’s Picks: Tacoma Opera, TMP’s “Junie B. Jones,” baskets at Sandpiper and clay at the Art Stop

Tacoma Opera gets silly with Donizetti

Boy meets girl, they sing a lot of high notes and everyone leaves happy. Donizetti’s “Daughter of the Regiment” isn’t big on plot but it sure sounds good, and this weekend Tacoma Opera opens their season with two performances. 8 p.m. Nov. 6, 2 p.m. Nov. 8. $25-$62. Rialto Theater, 310 S. 9th St., Tacoma. 253-627-7789, www.tacomaopera.com
“Junie B. Jones” comes to TMP

If you’ve ever had a messy kindergartener, a well-meaning first grader or a sassy second grader, you’ll know about Junie B. Jones. Tacoma Musical Playhouse brings the kids’ book character

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