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Art: Art Show
Zhi LIN: In Search of the Lost History of Chinese Migrants and the Transcontinental Railroads
Tacoma Art Museum is honored to present an exhibition from internationally acclaimed Seattle artist Zhi LIN. His works focus on the experiences of 19th century Chinese laborers, whose vital story is nearly absent from American history books. Lin’s painting...
Tacoma Art Museum
Tacoma, WA

Tue 1/16/18 - Sun 2/18/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show
Mare Made: An exhibit of the work of local artist Mare Blocker
Seattle native Mare Blocker has been making limited edition and unique books since 1979 and established the M Kimberly Press in 1984 when she bought her first Vandercook 219. Her work can be found in over 85 public collections and museums including the Mus...
University of Puget Sound – Collins Memorial Library
Tacoma, WA

Tue 1/16/18 - Fri 1/19/18 at 9am-9pm
Art: History/Science, Museum, Photography, Gallery, Art Show, Installations
Glastnost & Goodwill: Citizen Diplomacy in the Northwest
Glasnost and Goodwill: Citizen Diplomacy in the Northwest is a fascinating, in-depth exploration of how citizen diplomacy in Washington and the greater Northwest contributed to the thawing of the Cold War. Visitors will learn about people from Washington t...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Tue 1/16/18 - Sun 1/21/18 at 10am till 5pm, 10am till 5pm
Art: Gallery, Painting
Tahoma Center Gallery
While K. C. Bacon has shown work at various venues in the Pacific Northwest, his primary outlet is his home gallery, in operation since 2003. K. C. works almost exclusively with oil on board. He generally begins a painting using a foundational image, thoug...
Catholic Community Services
Tacoma, WA

Tue 1/16/18 - Wed 2/28/18 at 8am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Children's Arts/Crafts
Moon Moan: New Works by Raven Juarez & Asia Tail
Exhibition Duration: Through February 17, 2018 every Thursday 1-5pm and by appointment by calling (253) 627-2175 ---- Opening reception: Third Thursday Art Walk January 18th, 6 – 9PM *Live painting by Raven Juarez* Event on Facebook ---- Family Sa...
Spaceworks Gallery
Tacoma, WA

Tue 1/16/18 - Sat 2/17/18
Special Event: Children, For the Family
Family Story Time
Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers. For families with young children.
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Tue 1/16/18 at 6pm
Tue 1/23/18 at 6pm
Tue 1/30/18 at 6pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Holland America Line and Seabourn Month at AAA
Join us to discover the joy of cruising with Holland America Line and Seabourn at this presentation. You're sure to find a vacation that stirs your soul, from the classic, premium adventures offered by Holland - energized with new ideas, to the sumptuous ...
Tacoma AAA Cruise & Travel Store
Tacoma, WA

Tue 1/16/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
Dance: Line Dancing
Line Dancing
Beginners and intermediates can get on the dance floor for fun and exercise in this seven-week program. Beginners meet on Tuesdays, Intermediates on Thursdays.
Asia Pacific Cultural Center
Tacoma, WA

Tue 1/16/18 at 6pm-8pm
Tue 1/23/18 at 6pm-8pm
Tue 1/30/18 at 6pm-8pm
Tue 2/6/18 at 6pm-8pm
Tue 2/13/18 at 6pm-8pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery, Installations, Museum, Painting
The Art of American Framing
Have you ever noticed what a difference a frame can make in how you see an artwork? Since the Renaissance, framing has been an artform in itself. Carved, painted, and gilded frames can not only enhance a painting but also reflect the tastes of their time. ...
Tacoma Art Museum
Tacoma, WA

Tue 1/16/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 1/17/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 1/18/18 at 10am-5pm
Fri 1/19/18 at 10am-5pm
Sat 1/20/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Drawings/Works on Paper, Gallery, Museum, Painting, Prints
The Dynamic American West: Highlights from the Haub Family Collection
Drawing from Tacoma Art Museum’s Haub Family Collection, this exhibition will look at the dynamic forces—both people and land—that shaped the American West. From the rowdy cowboys and unruly outlaws to the arid deserts and jagged peaks, the American West i...
Tacoma Art Museum
Tacoma, WA

Tue 1/16/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 1/17/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 1/18/18 at 10am-5pm
Fri 1/19/18 at 10am-5pm
Sat 1/20/18 at 10am-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Opera
The Remarkable Resurgence of Opera
PLU music professor and composer, Gregory Youtz, Ph.D. will give a talk on how opera has reinvented itself since the 1970's, utilizing techniques borrowed from the film industry. Youtz will share his favorite operas of recent years and describe his own co...
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA

Tue 1/16/18 at 10:30am-12:30pm
Special Event: Religious
Communion and Reflection
Communion service, all are welcome, with brief spiritual reflection on faith and daily living, about 1/2 hour.
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
Tacoma, WA

Wed 1/17/18 at 12pm
Wed 1/24/18 at 12pm
Wed 1/31/18 at 12pm
Wed 2/7/18 at 12pm
Wed 2/14/18 at 12pm
Special Event: Children
Lego Building Madness
Use LEGOs, Straws & Connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions. Creative fun for the whole family!
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Wed 1/17/18 at 5pm-6:30pm
Special Event: Social Event
Teen Art Meetup
Meet up with other creative types and share what you’re working on. Explore various media. Bring your sketchbook.
Summit Library
Tacoma, WA

Wed 1/17/18 at 4pm-6pm
Special Event: Children
Baby Story Time
Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers.
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Thu 1/18/18 at 10:15am
Thu 1/25/18 at 10:15am
Comedy: Stand Up Comedy
Bert Kreischer
Florida native Bert Kreischer is a standup comic who performs to sellout crowds across the country. He also hosted the Travel Channel's "Trip Flip," an upcoming new season of the hit "Bert the Conqueror," and previously hosted "Hurt Bert." He's been a regu...
Tacoma Comedy Club
Tacoma, WA

Thu 1/18/18 - Sat 1/20/18 at 7:30pm till 9pm, 10:30pm till 11:55pm
Special Event: Living History
Great Hall of Washington History Public Opening and Reception
We’re celebrating the opening of our recently renovated galleries in the Great Hall of Washington History and you are invited! Join us for a performance of Northwest Passages by the award-winning Living Voices program at 5:00 PM. Hear from special guest Go...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Thu 1/18/18 at 5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Introduction to Buddhism
“Although Buddism is an ancient religion that first appeared in the East, the practices taught by Buddha are timeless and universally applicable. These days, many people are discovering that Buddhism has answers to questions and solution to problems that c...
Meditate in Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Thu 1/18/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 1/25/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 2/1/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 2/8/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Thu 2/15/18 at 7pm-8:15pm
Special Event: Community Event
Knit Together
Come knit or crochet with us. Supplies provided the first Thursday of the month.
Parkland/Spanaway Library
Tacoma, WA

Thu 1/18/18 at 4pm-5:30pm
Thu 1/25/18 at 4pm-5:30pm
Comedy: Stand Up Comedy
LMAO Stand-Up Comedy w/House of Payne Productions
January 18th we are back at the Swiss! Come out and be prepared to laugh til your stomach hurts. We are ready to give you an experience like no other as we bring you the amazing sounds of our LIVE BAND to accompany our headliner Reedo Brown! Music, Drinks,...
The Swiss Pub
Tacoma, WA

Thu 1/18/18 at 9pm-11pm
    

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