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Pastiche: Senior Capstone Exhibition

12180 Park Ave S, Parkland , WA 98447 12180 Park Ave S, Tacoma, WA, United States

Please join the Department of Communication, Media & Design Arts to celebrate the accomplishments of graduating artists in the culmination of their degree program in an exhibition entitled Pastiche. Opening Reception: April 17, 5-7pm April 17, 2024 – May 24, 2024 The University Gallery is open Monday-Friday, 8 am-4 pm or by appointment

Free

Virtual Author Talk Watch Party: Rebecca F. Kuang

Lacey Timberland Library 500 College St SE, Lacey, WA, United States

Join us at the Lacey library as we watch a live interview with Rebecca F. Kuang (R.F. Kuang) in conversation with a moderator from the Library Speaker’s Consortium about her New York Times bestselling novel, Yellowface. Yellowface grapples with questions of diversity, racism, and cultural appropriation, as well as the terrifying alienation of social media. This virtual event will ...

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Free

Pastiche: Senior Capstone Exhibition

12180 Park Ave S, Parkland , WA 98447 12180 Park Ave S, Tacoma, WA, United States

Please join the Department of Communication, Media & Design Arts to celebrate the accomplishments of graduating artists in the culmination of their degree program in an exhibition entitled Pastiche. Opening Reception: April 17, 5-7pm April 17, 2024 – May 24, 2024 The University Gallery is open Monday-Friday, 8 am-4 pm or by appointment

Free

Pastiche: Senior Capstone Exhibition

12180 Park Ave S, Parkland , WA 98447 12180 Park Ave S, Tacoma, WA, United States

Please join the Department of Communication, Media & Design Arts to celebrate the accomplishments of graduating artists in the culmination of their degree program in an exhibition entitled Pastiche. Opening Reception: April 17, 5-7pm April 17, 2024 – May 24, 2024 The University Gallery is open Monday-Friday, 8 am-4 pm or by appointment

Free

Orca Books Co-op Author Talk: TREES ARE BRIDGES TO THE SKY by Frederick Livingston

Orca Books Co-op 315 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA, United States

Join us Thursday, May 23rd at 6:00 p.m. to discuss Frederick Livingston's new poetry collection "Trees are Bridges to the Sky". About the book:Beyond the numerous material benefits trees offer is another resource less prominent in environmental literature, but even more essential to our survival as a species: metaphor. Industrial culture casts humans as parasites: ...

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Free

Pastiche: Senior Capstone Exhibition

12180 Park Ave S, Parkland , WA 98447 12180 Park Ave S, Tacoma, WA, United States

Please join the Department of Communication, Media & Design Arts to celebrate the accomplishments of graduating artists in the culmination of their degree program in an exhibition entitled Pastiche. Opening Reception: April 17, 5-7pm April 17, 2024 – May 24, 2024 The University Gallery is open Monday-Friday, 8 am-4 pm or by appointment

Free

Teen Creative Club

Lacey Timberland Library 500 College St SE, Lacey, WA, United States

Join us in the library meeting room while we hang out and create together! Each month we will have different supplies to use, with input from attendees. For teens ages 13-18 Sponsored by the Friends of the Lacey Library.

Free

South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers Group-Critique

https://join.slack.com/t/olympiaspecul-bkw3602/shared_invite/zt-dfophn9s-cKIx5FYTabK1Km6FDuzuyw

We’re the South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers’ Group. We’re a mixed group of writers just starting out and writers who have been writing for years. Our aim is to get better at our writing and advance our careers through honest and knowledgeable feedback, deliberate practice, and community building. We meet every Friday online through Slack (no ...

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Free

Women of Note presents Origins Concert

Bridge Community Church 500 E North Island Drive, Harstine Island, Shelton

Shelton Women’s Choir Presents “Origins” Shelton, WA:  Music can be interpreted very differently from age to age as well as from person to person. Gabriel Faure and Andrew Lloyd Weber have a similar concept for “Pie Jesu” but Michael Engelhardt’s interpretation of "O Antique Sancti” is quite different from Hildegard von Bingen’s. Brahms and Billings ...

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Free

Movie Music

Koval Center for the Performing Arts 4155 6th Ave NE, Lacey, WA, United States

Come hear the award-winning Timberline HS Choirs perform their final concert of the year, "Movie Music" Friday, May 24 at 7pm at the Koval Center for Performing Arts (located at NTHS).  Admission is FREE, donations gratefully accepted.  Contact Terry Shaw for more info- tshaw@nthurston.k12.wa.us.

Free

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
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