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Special Event
"Hope Dream Try Everything" Handbell concert
The Rainier Ringers handbell ensemble's Spring concert "Hope Dream Try Everything" features songs that inspire you to follow your dreams, try everything and be filled with hope and happiness.
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Special Event
"Hope Dream Try Everything" Handbell concert
The Rainier Ringers handbell ensemble's Spring concert "Hope Dream Try Everything" features songs that inspire you to follow your dreams, try everything and be filled with hope and happiness.
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Art Talk
"Meta-Tinations" an art presentation by Brett Carlson at Rainier League of Arts Meeting
At the Rainier League of Arts Meeting, Tuesday, May 21st at 7pm, Brett Carlson will talk about his contemporary collage work - “Meta-Tinations”: “The creative reformation of American icon symbols mass printed primarily on decorative tin vessels. The recycled material is cut, reshaped and secured onto a wood base creating a contemporary style collage.” Brett won the Juror’s Choice Award at the Sun Valley Wine Auction, at Tacoma Community College, and an Honorable Mention. He has exhibited his work throughout the Pacific Northwest and California. Location: Mid-County Community Center, 10205 44th Ave. East, Tacoma, WA 98446 (Behind Central Avenue Elementary on 104th St. East) - 44th Ave East is off of 104th between Waller and Canyon Road. Art pictured is “Bi-polar Disorder”, A collage by Brett Carlson.
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Signing/Readings
"Section 130" Book Launch
Tacoma author Katrinka Mannelly reads from her new book, "Section 130." Find out what supernatural beings--mermaids, zombies, genies and more have to teach us about being human. Enjoy refreshments and get your copy signed.
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Rap/Hip Hop
$uicideboy$
The rap duo consists of cousins from New Orleans, described by one fan on the Web as "maniacal, lo-fi weirdos [who] have been creating futuristic glitch trap with enough bass to kickstart the apocalypse." Their notoriety, such as it is, stems from graphic descriptions of drug use and violence in their lyrics.
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Nature, Children, For the Family, Craft Show, Fair/Festival
10th Annual Rock Tailgate and Swap
10th annual rock tailgate and swap. 30 vendors sell or trade rocks, minerals, fossils, and lapidary equipment. Display, door prizes, raffle, demonstrations, and children activity. Food vendor and restrooms. Fun for the whole family. For more information email: SRMS@yahoo.com. Visit us on Facebook: Shelton Rock and Mineral Society.
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Blues, Jazz, Live Music in Bar/Club, Special Event
12th Annual Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival
The Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival returns for the 12th year. The Festival will showcase top regional jazz and blues musicians alongside all-star middle and high school jazz artists in over 40 performances throughout Downtown Bellevue. Featured artists Davina and The Vagabonds and The Bad Plus will perform at the Meydenbauer Centre Theatre and other top talent will be showcased at various venues across Downtown Bellevue. Davina and The Vagabonds: 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 31 | Meydenbauer Center Theatre | $35 (Students $20). Since exploding onto the scene in 2005, Davina and The Vagabonds have grown from a down-and-dirty blues band into one of the most exciting acoustic ensembles on the international stage. This high-energy quintet has established itself with a stellar live show, a professional look, and good old-fashioned hard work. In recent years they have performed in 45 states, 2 Canadian provinces and 12 European countries. The Bad Plus: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1 | Meydenbauer Center Theatre | $35 (Students $20) The Bad Plus came together at the end of the 20th century and has avoided easy categorization ever since, winning critical hosannas and a legion of fans worldwide with their creativity, unique sound and flair for live performance. The intensely collaborative trio has constantly searched for rules to break and boundaries to cross, bridging genres and techniques while exploring the infinite possibilities of three exceptional musicians working in perfect sync. Schedule of Events: http://www.bellevuedowntown.com/events/jazz-and-blues-festival/schedule. For more information or to buy tickets, visit bellevuedowntown.com.
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Choral
2019 Celebration in Song
Tacoma Youth Chorus’s final choral presentation of the season, will feature all choirs with a variety of literature. Text is always critical to the choral experience and becomes even more poignant as we celebrate our seniors as they move into their next life chapter. Performed in Tacoma’s beautiful and historic First Presbyterian Church (Division/St. Helens) on Monday evening, June 17, 7:00 pm, we will celebrate all of our youth, their great work this season, and the pure joy of singing! Tickets are available through Brown Paper Tickets, with special pricing for students, seniors and military families; tickets will be available at the door, as well.
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Benefit/Fundraiser
2019 Tears Foundation Rock & Walk
The heart of our Rock and Walk is to let bereaved families know they are not alone. We strive to build awareness about pregnancy and infant loss by bringing the community together to support these families. As we rock in chairs or walk laps together, we honor the children whose names appear on butterflies lining the path and are reminded that we can find hope. We celebrate their lives by rallying the community around these families and coming together for an uplifting gathering. We hope you will join us in supporting these families and honoring their children. www.thetearsfoundation.org
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Rap/Hip Hop
21 Savage
21 Savage is a street/urban rapper out of Atlanta.
www.21savage.com
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