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Tag: Speakeasy Arts Cooperative


Critic’s Picks: Cirque Mechanics, Speakeasy circus, MOVE dance and Stadium Art and Wine Walk

Cirque Mechanics at the Pantages

Cirque Mechanics of “Birdhouse Factory” fame are back in town with a world premiere opening tonight: “Boomtown,” circus set in the Gold Rush era. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 and 2. $28/$38/$48/$64. Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway, Tacoma. 253-591-5894, www.broadwaycenter.org

Speakeasy circus

Circus gets kooky at the Speakeasy Arts Cooperative late tonight, with local bands and DJs, performers from Seattle’s SANCA circus school and guest artists unleashing the dark side of circus. 9 p.m.-3 a.m. tonight. $10 (ages 21+). Speakeasy Arts Cooperative, 543 Broadway, Tacoma. 253-426-5704, www.speakeasyartscooperative.com

MOVE! dance show #17

The dancers at MLKBallet bring the

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Speakeasy Arts Cooperative owes $600 for utility deposit – and might close down temporarily

The Speakeasy Arts Cooperative, a 16-member artist-run collective in downtown Tacoma, has announced that it is lacking $500 to pay a $600 utility deposit. If it can’t pay, it will have its power turned off tomorrow.

The deposit was required as a result of a six-month trial period after the Speakeasy’s November opening, in which Tacoma Public Utilities assesses commercial properties for their risk of bill default. Since the Speakeasy had paid several late bills, its risk was high and a $900 deposit required. Speakeasy founder Angela Jossy says she got the deposit notice in the mail a

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Art at midnight? Miko Kuro’s Midnight Tea comes to T-town

If you haven’t heard of Miko Kuro’s Midnight Tea, don’t worry – you’re not alone. An underground art event started several years ago in Vancouver, B.C., MKMT is a midnight get-together inspired by culturally intelligent Japanese tea ceremonies, and features local visual and performance artists entertaining folk as they drink tea. MKMT events are spreading around the world, from Portland to Paris and Tokyo, and each event is filmed and photographed for a documentary and book.

Intrigued? Then you’re in luck. The very first Tacoma MKMT is happening this Saturday night at the Speakeasy Arts Cooperative, beginning – yes

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