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April
15th

Critic’s Picks: TSO Chorus sing Mozart Requiem, Click Flick at the Grand, Sumi-e at Sandpiper Gallery, Tacoma Third Thursday ArtWalk

TSO chorus sings Mozart’s Requiem

The Tacoma Symphony Orchestra and Chorus perform Mozart’s famous last work and memorial to the dead, the Requiem, in a resonant church setting. 7:30 p.m. tonight. $20. Christ Episcopal Church, 310 N. K St., Tacoma. 253-591-5894, www.tacomasymphony.org

Click Flick: “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”

This month’s free Click Family Flick at the Grand follows Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) as he’s pulled out of adventuring retirement to solve a scary Inca mystery involving quicksand, evil talking skulls and more. Doors open 10 a.m., screening 10:30 a.m. Free to first 100 people. The

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April
13th

“Pictures at an Exhibition” and more from Northwest Sinfonietta at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall, Tacoma’s Rialto Theater and Puyallup’s Pioneer Pavilion

If you know Mussorgsky, Debussy or Gershwin, you’d normally think of their music as piano pieces, or the big orchestral versions with clanging bells, blasting brass and more. But for its concerts this weekend in Seattle, Tacoma and Puyallup, the Northwest Sinfonietta will play chamber-orchestra arrangements of all three composers: 20th-century masterpieces with an unusual twist.

Arrangers don’t normally get star treatment – these hard-working folk who take someone else’s music and score it for a completely different set of instruments are billed underneath the composer, and often ignored. But each piece in the Sinfonietta’s upcoming concert relies on

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April
12th

War Experience Project Open House and final days as part of Spaceworks Tacoma

The War Experience Project is in downtown Tacoma for only two more weeks, and you’re invited to check it out or even participate.

As I wrote when WEP arrived for some workshops last July, the Project is all about veterans and active duty military making art on military jackets as a way of expressing what they’ve gone through. Conceived by Bellingham vet and self-taught artist Rick Lawson, the Project has traveled the country and Europe, holding workshops for military and displaying the art as a way of educating the public.

Says Dr. Sarah Maltby, of City University

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