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Tag: Woolworth Windows

Jan.
24th

Free Arts Month: the Woolworth Windows, always on display

The Woolworth Windows downtown has morphed over the years as an art venue. Once run by the City of Tacoma, then by Tacoma Contemporary, and now by the City again as part of the Spaceworks temporary-art-in-empty-spaces program, the space has also been on-again-off-again in terms of the art quality. I’ve seen brilliant installations by renowned artists, but I’ve also seen completely lame student exhibits that make no use of the big, shallow space whatsoever.

But the big bonus of the Windows is that it’s always free, 24/7. Occupying the street frontage of this former department store, the art space

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Jan.
29th

Critic’s Picks: “I Love You” at Encore, new Woolworths Windows, Barefoot Dance “On the Margin,” and wooden sculpture at Kittredge

“I Love You, You’re Perfect…” at Encore

Encore! Theater Company in Gig Harbor presents the hilarious off-Broadway musical revue “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” a series of scenes with four actors exploring relationship quirks. Opens 7:30 p.m. tonight, then 7:30 p.m. Fri-Sat-Sun through Jan. 14. $18/$14. 6615 38th Ave. NW, Gig Harbor. 253-858-2282, www.encoretheater.org

Korean art in the Woolworth Windows

Just up in the Woolworth Windows downtown: a collection of work by Korean artists organized by Art Connection Korea, and sponsored by Tacoma Contemporary. 24/7 through Apr. 25. Free. Corner Broadway, Commerce and South 11th Streets, Tacoma. www.tacomacontemporary.org

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Dec.
25th

Critic’s Picks: Janet Marcavage prints, Woolworth Windows, sculpted willow at Fulcrum and First Night

Janet Marcavage’s print portraits at TUUC

In “Likenesses,” Tacoma print artist Janet Marcavage shows her skill in integrating lithography, intaglio embossment, photography and relief to create portraits of family and friends. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday-Friday through Dec. 29. Free. Mary Boze Gallery, Tahoma Unitarian Universalist Church, 1115 S. 56th St., Tacoma (ring the bell). www.janetmarcavage.com

Last weekend for Woolworth Windows

If you haven’t seen the fall installations in the Woolworth Windows downtown, you’ve only got two more days. Joseph Penrod’s blue-tape chair shadows, Beautiful Angle’s stacked chair sculptures, Zachary Marvick’s weirdly human giant drawings and Robert Evans paintings warm up

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