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Puget Sound Book Artists 2024 13th Annual Member Exhibit Call For Entry

Collins Library University of Puget Sound 1500 N Warner St, Tacoma, WA 98416, Tacoma WA

The 13th Annual Puget Sound Book Artists members' exhibit is currently accepting book and postcard art submissions. This year’s suggested theme is Time Travel. You’re free to travel backwards or forwards or even sideways in time. This can be a personal journey to the past or you can envision a whole world of the future. ...

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Ten Acrobats in an Amazing Leap of Faith

Centerstage Theatre 3200 SW Dash Point Rd, Federal Way, WA, United States

Ten Acrobats in an Amazing Leap of Faith by Yussef El Guindi Directed by Agastya Kohli May 24 – June 16, 2024 Multi-award-winning playwright Yussef El Guindi’s humorous and surprising family comedy brings just the right amount of chaos and poignancy as it depicts universal themes of belonging, desire, culture, and faith. This show will ...

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$18 – $38

Lantern Lights the Library: The Ape and Bundt Cake

Olympia Timberland Library 313 8th Ave SE, Olympia, WA, United States

Lantern Records and Friends of the Olympia Library present live music from The Ape (Oly dad punk) and Bundt Cake (Oly granny punk)! This series of events makes local music accessible to people of all ages in a safe, fun environment. We'll have light snacks and earplugs available. Come experience local music and get loud ...

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Free

Rose’s Dilemma – Written by Neil Simon

Olympia Little Theatre 1925 Miller Ave NE, Olympia

Directed by Jeremy Holien, "Rose's Dilemma" tells the story of Rose, a celebrated author facing the daunting challenge of writer's block. As the pressure to produce her next great work mounts, Rose finds herself grappling with personal demons, and the unexpected arrival of her former lover and literary rival. What ensues is an exploration of ...

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$12 – $16

Studio Group

This is a studio group designed for the student who wants a fun, easy-going environment to work on their creative projects. Making time for creating artwork is a challenge in our busy lives.  Working in Kathy's studio,  students can follow their own muse and explore materials while pursuing their individual art practice. I will offer ...

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$150

Last of the Dragons

Centerstage Theatre 3200 SW Dash Point Rd, Federal Way, WA, United States

Last of the Dragons A TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences) Show Adapted by Kristin Walter Directed by Tori Dewar February 17 – 25, 2024 In the kingdom of Middlefield, there is a tradition. On a princess’ sixteenth birthday, she is tied to a rock, kidnapped by a dragon, rescued by a prince and lives happily ever after. ...

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$15

Last of the Dragons

Centerstage Theatre 3200 SW Dash Point Rd, Federal Way, WA, United States

Last of the Dragons A TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences) Show Adapted by Kristin Walter Directed by Tori Dewar February 17 – 25, 2024 In the kingdom of Middlefield, there is a tradition. On a princess’ sixteenth birthday, she is tied to a rock, kidnapped by a dragon, rescued by a prince and lives happily ever after. ...

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$15

History, Trauma, & Graphic Novels

Blue Cactus Press 1901 Jefferson Ave, Office 105, Tacoma

Join Blue Cactus Press, local author Tamiko Nimura and Destiny City Comics owner Ethan HD for a literary discussion about historical narratives, trauma, and storytelling in graphic novels. We'll dive into the importance of presenting cultural and historical narratives of people from historically marginalized groups; and explore the ethical implications of writing, selling, and engaging with media ...

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Free

Landscape and Floral painter Josi Callan demonstrates her magic at Ebb Tide Gallery Saturday, June 1, 1:00-3:00 pm

Ebb Tide Gallery 8706 92ND ST NW, Gig Harbor, WA, United States

Josi Callan's career trajectory is truly remarkable, spanning various influential roles within the art world. Her experience as the founding director of the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, director of the San Jose Museum of Art, and director of the Experience Music Project (MoPop) in Seattle, has provided her with a wealth of knowledge and insight into ...

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Free

Nunsense – (Options for Dinner and Non Dinner Locations)

The Outpost Church 102 E. Yelm Ave, Yelm, WA, United States

Nunsense is a hilarious spoof about the misadventures of five nuns trying to manage a fundraiser. Sadly, the rest of the sisterhood died from botulism after eating vichyssoise prepared by Sister Julia Child of God. We have two different versions of this production to choose from: On June 1st (2 shows to pick from that day ...

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$10 – $25

Nunsense – (Options for Dinner and Non Dinner Locations)

The Outpost Church 102 E. Yelm Ave, Yelm, WA, United States

Nunsense is a hilarious spoof about the misadventures of five nuns trying to manage a fundraiser. Sadly, the rest of the sisterhood died from botulism after eating vichyssoise prepared by Sister Julia Child of God. We have two different versions of this production to choose from: On June 1st (2 shows to pick from that day ...

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$10 – $25
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