2021 Tacoma International Film Festival in person and online October 7-14

Image by MasterTux from Pixabay The 2021 Tacoma International Film Festival is underway, and tickets are still available. Choose from in-person or online activities. The virtual viewings are available through Thursday, October 14. In-person screenings are located at The Grand Cinema, 606 Fawcett Avenue, in downtown Tacoma. They started on Thursday, October 7, and will … Continue reading 2021 Tacoma International Film Festival in person and online October 7-14

Immersive Van Gogh experience coming to Tacoma late 2021-early 2022

Image by David Mark from Pixabay Immersive Van Gogh features 200 of the artist's paintings projected on large panels and walls. From Saturday, December 18, until Sunday, January 30, 2022, the experience will be held at the Tacoma Armory. Hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday-Wednesday and 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. On Christmas Eve, the hours … Continue reading Immersive Van Gogh experience coming to Tacoma late 2021-early 2022

An Evening in Tuscany Under the Tacoma Moon on October 9

Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay The Sons and Daughters of Italy Tacoma Lodge hosts a dinner every year to support its charitable activities. The 2021 theme is "An Evening in Tuscany Under the Tacoma Moon". The evening starts with a four-course Tuscan dinner, followed by a humanitarian awards presentations for members of two local non-profits … Continue reading An Evening in Tuscany Under the Tacoma Moon on October 9

Caravan Chronicles coming to Pierce County parks in August

Image by Christine Cravens from Pixabay Immerse yourself in an intimate, interactive public art event disguised as a family reunion in and around a vintage Airstream trailer at Caravan Chronicles. It's created by theater simple, which is well-known for creating innovative experiences that seem impossible to pull off (but they do successfully and to the … Continue reading Caravan Chronicles coming to Pierce County parks in August

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