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Feb.
3rd

It’s not just books anymore at the UPS Collins Library

When you think Tacoma art, you maybe don’t think of the Collins Memorial Library in the heart of the University of Puget Sound campus. But since Jane Carlin took over as director last year, the library has started to offer some really interesting art, connecting to the community and broadening the idea of what a library is.

Up right now is an exhibition of book art by Shereen LaPlantz. The California artist, who died in 2003, was known both for her unique handmade books and her teaching on how to make them, including her 1995 bok “Cover to Cover.” The

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Jan.
22nd

Critic’s Picks: “Animals” at Tacoma Art Museum, kids concerts with Tacoma Philharmonic, “Peter and the Wolf” at UPS and TAM, Iskandar at Traver Gallery

 

 

Animals on the walls at TAM

As well as an animal-themed concert, Tacoma Art Museum opens an animal-themed art exhibit tomorrow, “The Secret Language of Animals.” Opens 5:30-8 p.m. Jan. 23, then Sundays noon-5 p.m., Wed-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., third Thursdays 10 a.m.-8 p.m. through June 27. $9/$8/free for five and under and third Thursdays. 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. 253-272-4258, www.tacomaartmuseum.org

Teddy Bears’ Concert

Kids under seven will enjoy singing along with Lisa and Linda at “The Teddy Bears’ Musical Picnic,” a classical kids’ concert presented by Tacoma Philharmonic. Bring your own stuffed animal, too. 10 a.m. and

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Jan.
15th

Critic’s Picks: Second City’s “Trout,” Sinfonietta’s “Golden Trumpet,” Messiaen’s “Quartet” and ArtWalk

Second Series offers “Trout” songs and quintet

Hear Schubert’s famous “Trout” quintet, along with the song that inspired it and other 19th-century lieder and chamber music from the Second City Chamber Series. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15. $35/$30/$15. Great Hall at Annie Wright School, 827 N. Tacoma Ave., Tacoma. 253-572-TUNE, www.scchamberseries.org

Sinfonietta’s “The Golden Trumpet” at TAM

The Northwest Sinfonietta’s principal trumpet Judson Scott plays solos by Enesco, Hutchinson, Debussy and more with pianist Cristina Valdes in the second concert in the “Music Off the Walls” chamber series at Tacoma Art Museum. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16. $28/$23. TAM, 1701 Pacific Ave.,

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