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festival // Fall Free for All : 2012

festival // Fall Free for All : 2012

This October, Tacoma’s Broadway Center hosted a weekend-long arts and cultural festival in the heart of downtown Tacoma—the 2012 Fall Free For All. We managed to capture a few of the excellent music performances along with several of the other sights and experiences—the wide variety of which represented some of Tacoma’s and the greater Pac NW’s best [...]


art // HIDE/SEEK : Tacoma Art Museum

art // HIDE/SEEK : Tacoma Art Museum

In those with only a cursory knowledge of the South Sound, you’ll find the usual prevailing stereotype that Tacoma plays a (pungent) second fiddle to Seattle and Portland—that culturally, it’s nothing more than a slowdown on the I-5 corridor. Thank goodness for those who believe otherwise, for those who know our progressively-minded city has much [...]


art // Jeremy Gregory : “Tiny Circles”

art // Jeremy Gregory : "Tiny Circles"

Puppets + Prophylaxis? We never knew dental hygienics and cultural aesthetics paired so well together until we walked into the industrial swank of Brooks Dental Studio Thursday evening for “Tiny Circles”—Tacoma artist Jeremy Gregory’s debut of moldable, ragtag and utterly charismatic puppets. A local figurative painter and cartoonist, Gregory made a sudden leap into a [...]


art // Monkeyshines : 2012

art // Monkeyshines : 2012

One of the things we love about Tacoma—at any event or festival, you’re as likely to run into a booth flaunting hot-off-the-hot-shop hand-blown glass than you are to find fresh bread or the more predictable artisan fare. Glass is cultural currency here, be it glittering from display cases, dripping from ceilings in serpentine installations or [...]