Get a bellyful of art – final week of Art at Work Month

25 Nov

Photo: Chip Van Gilder

As we enter the final week of Art at Work Month, there is no shortage of things for you to do. Below are suggestions of 37 arts, cultural, and community events for you to participate in this week. Get out and see how the arts are at work in Tacoma!

Here’s What’s Happening Nov 26 – 30  
 
NOVEMBER 26

Chambers Music Studio presents Blast Off with Piano! | Manitou Community Center, 4806 S. 66th Street | 6:30 – 7:30 PM | Free

Multicultural Tales of Light- Story and Craft Class | Live Paint Studio, 1314 MLK Jr. Way | 4 – 5:15 PM | $55 including supplies | http://www.livepaint.biz

Zoolights | Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl Street | 5 – 9 PM | $7.25 online and at Fred Meyer, $8.50 at the gate, Free for kids 2 and under | http://www.pdza.org

James Talley in Concert | Tacoma Public Library, Main Library, Olympic Room, 1102 Tacoma Avenue S. | 7 PM | Free | http://www.tpl.lib.wa.us

NOVEMBER 27

TUBACHRISTMAS 2012 | UPS, Wheelock Student Center, Marshall Hall, 1500 N. Warner | 5:30 – 8:30 PM | Free | http://www.pugetsound.edu/calendar

Victory Music presents The Antique Sandwich Acoustic Open Mic | The Antique Sandwich Co., 5102 N. Pearl Street | 7 – 10 PM | $3 adults, $1 children, $2 member, Free for performers | http://www.victorymusic.org

Jazz Series: Jazz Combos in the Cave | PLU, Anderson Center, the Cave, 12180 Park Avenue S. | 5:30 – 7 PM | Free | http://www.plul.edu/music

Chambers Music Studio presents Chamber Musicians | Manitou Community Center, 4806 S. 66th Street | 6:30 – 7:30 PM | Small charge for music

Tuesday Film Series | The Grand Cinema, 606 S. Fawcett | Approximately 2 PM & 6:30 PM | $9 general, $7 matinee/senior/student/military, children 12 and under | http://www.grandcinema.com

Holiday Glass Fusing | Manitou Art Center, 4806 S. 66th Street | 6:30 – 8:30 PM | $15 – $45, based on size of project | http://www.manitouartcenter.com

Zoolights | Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl Street | 5 – 9 PM | $7.25 online and at Fred Meyer, $8.50 at the gate, Free for kids 2 and under | http://www.pdza.org


NOVEMBER 28

Museum of Glass presents Visiting Artist Dante Marioni. Photo by Ken Emly.

Tacoma Arts Leadership Lab presents Artist Live/Work Space: Can It Work in Tacoma? | The New Frontier Lounge, 301 E. 25th Street | 6 – 8 PM | Free | http://www.facebook.com/ALLTacoma

Tacoma Academy of Fine Art presents Life Drawing Open Studio | Merlino Art Center, 508 6th Avenue, Loft #4 | 6:30 – 9:30 PM | $15 | http://www.tacomaacademyoffineart.com

Visiting Artist Dante Marioni | Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock Street | 10 AM – 5 PM | $5 – $12 | http://www.museumofglass.org

Zoolights | Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl Street | 5 – 9 PM | $7.25 online and at Fred Meyer, $8.50 at the gate, Free for kids 2 and under | http://www.pdza.org

NOVEMBER 29

Elliott Press presents Pressing On – Opening Reception | PLU, Mortvedt Library, 121 Street S. & Park Avenue | 6 – 7:30 PM | Free | http://www.sites.google.com/a/plu.edu/ppa-program

Miracle on 34th Street | Tacoma Little Theatre, 210 N. I Street | 7:30 PM | Free | http://www.tacomalittletheatre.com

Poetry Reading with Kevin Miller & Alice Derry | King’s Books, 218 St. Helens Avenue | 7 PM | Free | http://www.kingsbookstore.com

Choral Series: Sounds of Christmas | PLU, Lagerquist Concert Hall, Wheeler Street & 8th Avenue Court S. | 8 PM | $8 general, $5 senior, $3 alumni, Free PLU community and 18 and under | http://www.plu.edu/music

Visiting Artist Dante Marioni | Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock Street | 10 AM – 5 PM | $5 – $12 | http://www.museumofglass.org

Zoolights | Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl Street | 5 – 9 PM | $7.25 online and at Fred Meyer, $8.50 at the gate, Free for kids 2 and under | http://www.pdza.org

Tommy Johnagin | Tacoma Comedy Club, 933 Market Street | 8 PM | $10 | http://www.tacomacomedyclub.com

NOVEMBER 30

Beautiful Angle Holiday Party and Show Opening | Fulcrum Gallery, 1308 MLK Jr. Way | 7 PM | Free | http://www.beautifulangle.homestead.com

Broadway Center presents Christine Lavin & Uncle Bonsai | Theatre on the Square, 901 Broadway | 7:30 PM | $42 | http://www.broadwaycenter.org

Spoken Word hosted by Antonio Edwards | Colored Women’s Club, 2316 S. Yakima | 7 PM | $5 donation

D.A.S.H. Center for the Arts presents DREAMGIRLS | Charles Wright Academy, LAPAC Theatre, 7723 Chambers Creek Road W. | 7:30 PM | $15 advance tickets, $20 adults at the door, $15 under 21 | http://www.thedashcenter.org

TCC Symphonic Band Concert | TCC, Building 2 Auditorium, 6501 S. 19th Street | 7:30 PM | Free, donations accepted

Miracle on 34th Street | Tacoma Little Theatre, 210 N. I Street | 7:30 PM | $15 – $25 | http://www.tacomalittletheatre.com

The Sound of Music | Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 6th Avenue | 8 PM | $29 adult, $27 senior/student/military, $20 children | http://www.tmp.org

Band and Wind Ensemble | UPS, Schneebeck Concert Hall, N. 14th and Union Avenue | 7:30 PM | Free | http://www.pugetsound.edu/calendar

Studio Series: Steel Pan and Percussion Ensemble | PLU, Lagerquist Concert Hall, Wheeler Street & 8th Avenue Court S. | 8 PM | Free | http://www.plu.edu/music

Hot Lunch | Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock Street | 12 – 1 PM | $14.95 plus Museum admission | http://www.museumofglass.org

Visiting Artist Dante Marioni | Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock Street | 10 AM – 5 PM | $5 – $12 | http://www.museumofglass.org

Holiday Glass Fusing | Manitou Art Center, 4806 S. 66th Street | 6:30 – 8:30 PM | $15 – $45, based on size of project | http://www.manitouartcenter.com

WOW: Wee Ones Weekly | Children’s Museum of Tacoma, 1501 Pacific Avenue | 9:30 – 11 AM | $15 family of 4, $5 each additional sibling, Free for members | http://www.playtacoma.org

Zoolights | Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl Street | 5 – 9 PM | $7.25 online and at Fred Meyer, $8.50 at the gate, Free for kids 2 and under | http://www.pdza.org

Tommy Johnagin | Tacoma Comedy Club, 933 Market Street | 8 PM & 10:30 PM | $15 | http://www.tacomacomedyclub.com

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