Fort Nisqually virtual live program lineup for May and early June

Photo credit: Fort Nisqually/Metro Parks Tacoma Fort from Home, a series hosted by Fort Nisqually and Metro Parks Tacoma, focuses on a range of topics about the history and culture of Puget Sound. This month's lineup covers maritime and natural history, Victorian cooking, and 19th Century cosmetics. Here's the schedule: Saturday, May 15, 1 p.m. … Continue reading Fort Nisqually virtual live program lineup for May and early June

Whistle Stop Tour video series from the Washington State Historical Society celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

Photo by Cheryl Landes In August 2020, 100 years after women permanently won the right to vote in the U.S., the Washington State Histoical Society hosted a video series called the Suffrage Special Whistle Stop Tour. The videos are based on the real-life "Suffrage Special" train that carried Washington State and national suffragists across the … Continue reading Whistle Stop Tour video series from the Washington State Historical Society celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Movement

Sparking Curiosity guide the place to find intriguing exhibits in Seattle and Tacoma

The Museum of Flight in Tukwila, Washington, is one of the attractions listed in the new Sparking Curiosity guide from the Seattle Times. (photo by Cheryl Landes) Are you looking for place where you can learn about new and upcoming museum exhibits in the Seattle and Tacoma metro areas without hopping from site to site? … Continue reading Sparking Curiosity guide the place to find intriguing exhibits in Seattle and Tacoma

The Tacoma Museum District starts reopening in April 2021

The Museum of Glass, part of Tacoma's Museum District (photo by Cheryl Landes) After approximately a year of closures due to COVID, Tacoma's Museum District is springing to life again starting in early April, when the museums gradually reopen at limited capacity and safety measures in place. The Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Avenue, … Continue reading The Tacoma Museum District starts reopening in April 2021

30th annual Northwest Sinfonietta streaming March 6-7

Photo by Cheryl Landes The 2021 Northwest Sinfonietta performances will stream Saturday-Sunday, March 6-7. This year, David Lockington conducts an uplifting program that includes these works: Starburst by Jessica MontgomeryBrandenburg Concerto No. 1 by Johann Sebastian BachSymphony No. 5 by Franz Schubert Single tickets are $22.50, and subscriptions are $60. Buy tickets at Tacoma Arts … Continue reading 30th annual Northwest Sinfonietta streaming March 6-7

Brew Five Three, Tacoma’s beer and music festival, goes virtual in 2021

Update, February 12, 2021: The pickup for Brew Five Three has been postponed because of the weather. Updated will be announced soon. If you have questions, call the Tacoma Arts Live box office at (253) 591-5894. Join Tacoma Arts Live with some of the top local breweries and cideries for the pandemic edition of Brew … Continue reading Brew Five Three, Tacoma’s beer and music festival, goes virtual in 2021

Zoolights returns to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium November 27

The entrance to Zoolights at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) One of the Pacific Northwest's longest running holiday light displays returns to the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma Friday, November 27, through Sunday, January 3. This year's Zoolights features more than 700,000 LED lights. Favorite … Continue reading Zoolights returns to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium November 27