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Folk Art/Crafts, Art Show
"Picturing the Pandemic" Fine-Art and Craft Exhibition
Picturing the Pandemic marks one year since the first recorded death due to COVID-19 in the United States, located here in Western Washington. Responding to, or escaping from, this exhibition explores the work of five Pacific-Northwest fine-artists during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic shutdown.
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Talks/Lectures, Talks/Lectures
(Virtual) Grit City Think&Drink | Transnational and spatial stories of becoming Nisei in pre-WWII Tacoma
Drawing on their recently published coauthored book, Becoming Nisei: Japanese American Urban Lives in Prewar Tacoma (UW Press), Drs. Hanneman and Hoffman will explore how both Meiji Japanese practices and daily urban lives in prewar Tacoma shaped second generation Japanese American subjectivity. Through stories drawn from the 42 Nisei they interviewed, this talk will discuss, for example, the impact of Japan's Imperial Rescript on Education at Tacoma's Japanese Language School, the importance of alien land laws, and the spatial processes of self-formation as well as community destruction with wartime incarceration. They will also share maps and other ephemera from their archival research. Lisa Hoffman has been faculty in the School of Urban Studies at UW Tacoma since 2002. She has a PhD in cultural anthropology and MA in China Regional Studies. Her scholarship focuses on questions of subject formation, spatiality, and power dynamics in both urban China and the U.S. She is the author of Fostering Talent: Patriotic Professionalism in Urban China (Temple U Press, 2010) and coeditor of Spaces of Danger: Culture and Power in the Everyday (U Georgia Press, 2015). Mary Hanneman teaches in the School of Interdisciplinary arts and Sciences at UWT. She teaches modern East Asian history with a specialization in modern Japanese history. She is the author of Hasegawa Nyozekan and Liberalism in Modern Japan (Global Oriental, 2007) and Japan Faces the World: 1925-1952 (Longman Press, 2001) and lead author of the textbook, Modern East Asia: China, Japan, Korea and Vietnam in the Modern Era (Cognella Press, 2017).
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(Virtual) Grit City Think&Drink: Masculinities after Trump: Power, paradox, and possibilities
This talk will explore the cultural and political histories that have shaped contemporary masculinities, attending specifically to how former President Donald Trump's performance of gender reflects the anxieties catalyzed by the waning legitimacy of misogyny, heterosexism, and white supremacy. Dr. Alex Miller is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Ethnic, Gender, and Labor Studies at the University of Washington Tacoma. His courses embody the interdisciplinary spirit of the university's Tacoma campus. Drawing upon his background in literary studies, his current scholarship seeks to explore how contemporary authors imagine transformations within the gender order resulting from deindustrialization and the concomitant rise of global, neoliberal economic relations.
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Talks/Lectures
10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s
The Alzheimer's Association community education programs are now online! Register today and learn from the comfort and safety of your own home. Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking and behavior that interfere with daily life. Join us to learn about 10 common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others. April 22, 3-4:30 p.m. Learn more and register online at alzwa.org/education or by calling 1.800.272.3900.
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Green/Environmental
2021 Virtual Puget Sound Days on the Hill
Puget Sound Partnership and the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission invite you to participate in the first of this year's virtual Puget Sound Days on the Hill sessions on Friday, April 23, from 1:00–2:30 p.m. Pacific Time. We'll discuss Puget Sound restoration and protection, salmon recovery efforts, climate change adaptation and mitigation, and infrastructure, among other topics, with Rep. Derek Kilmer, Rep. Marilyn Strickland, and Rep. Suzan DelBene. Each member of Congress or special guest will speak for about 25 minutes. We encourage participants to submit questions for our speakers in advance when registering. There will also be an opportunity to post questions during a moderated Q&A session. Advance registration is required and will close at 1 p.m. Pacific Time the day before each session. More details and registration info are available at https://www.psdoth.org
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Community Event
2021 Virtual Race Against Trafficking 5K Run/Walk
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Pop,Punk
Adam Ant
Adam Ant is an English musician who gained popularity as the lead singer of new wave/post-punk group Adam and the Ants and later as a solo artist.
www.adam-ant.net
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Pop,Punk
Adam Ant
Adam Ant is an English musician who gained popularity as the lead singer of new wave/post-punk group Adam and the Ants and later as a solo artist.
www.adam-ant.net
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Classical
American Contemporary Music Ensemble
www.ticketmaster.com/american-contemporary-music-ensemble-seattle-washington-05-17-2021/event/0F0058
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Jazz,Latin/Salsa
Banda MS
This 12-member brass-bassed group brings new energy to traditional Mexican music.
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