Upcoming Events: April 2018

The Hipsters at The Swiss!

March 31, 2018 at 9:00 pm

Last day of March, and no foolin, the first day of April, The Hipsters are gonna throw down at the mighty Swiss in Tacoma. Big sound, stage, lights, fog, and more! Hope to see all of you there! The BEST in modern dance rock brought to you direct!

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New Tech Tacoma

April 3, 2018 at 5:30 pm

More than just a meetup, we’re a community that loves and supports people, the Northwest and tech. New Tech Tacoma is breaking down the silos and bringing together the smart, fun, creative people from across the full spectrum of the Seattle and Tacoma area tech community.

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Todrick Hall – American: The Forbidden Tour

April 5, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Todrick Hall is a rising
star and he’ll be returning to Tacoma! Between assisting in the choreography of
Beyoncé’s groundbreaking “Blow” music video, writing musical YouTube parodies
and masterminding world tours like Twerk du Soleil and Straight Outta
Oz, he is a powerhouse in

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Kryboys

April 6, 2018 at 9:00 pm

Kry is the #1 cover band in the Seattle/Tacoma area! We have the energy, the talent and ability to deliver all of your favorite songs the way music should be ... LIVE! It’s like going to a big time rock show where you know every song. Everyone leaves having had a great time! $10 cover

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Kidical Mass Tacoma: Adventure to Tinkertopia

April 7, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Kidical Mass Tacoma is a monthly bike ride for kids and their families. We ride in the street and follow the Rules of the Road, stopping to regroup so no one gets lost or left behind. Helmets and adult supervision are required.
On Saturday April 7 we will roll-out from the Wright Park playground at

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Tacoma Wined Up

April 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Spend an evening tasting 20+ Northwest wines, spirits, and ciders. Plus, there will be food vendors, artisan vendors, and a silent auction that will benefit the Broadway Center’s Arts Education programs. Bottles of wine to go may be purchased at The Bottle Shop. Food is available for purchase

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Regency Series: Regency String Quartet

April 7, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Regency Series: Regency String Quartet

8 – 9:30pm
Location: MBR Music Center 306: Jennie Lee Hansen Recital Hall
Regency Series: Regency String Quartet Tickets: $10 general admission, $5 senior citizen (60+), military and PLU alumni, free to PLU community/students and 18 & under.

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Gray Sky Blues Festival

April 7, 2018 at 1:00 pm

ATTENTION ALL BLUES FANS!!The 11th Annual Gray Sky Blues Music Festival 2018 date is set, Saturday, April 7th at The Swiss Restaurant and Pub and the Harmon Brewery.Live music kicks off right after The Tacoma Daffodil Parade on Pacific Ave in downtown Tacoma and ends around 11:30 PM. (Note: The

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Dennis Miller

April 8, 2018 at 7:30 pm

In
this special night of live comedy, experience sharp wit and outspoken takes on
today’s hottest topics with raucous political discourse from Dennis Miller. His
talk show “Dennis Miller Live” ran on HBO
for nine years, and won five Emmy Awards and three Writer’s Guild of America

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Grit City Think & Drink: The Literacies of College Students

April 10, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Stop Calling Them Deficient: Understanding the Complexities of Reading, Writing, and Language Practices of First-Year College Students with Alison Cardinal, UW Tacoma.As teachers seek to develop curriculum for a diverse student bodies, there is a need to develop curricula that draw on what students

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KammerMusikeren

April 10, 2018 at 8:00 pm

USO: KammerMusikeren
8 – 9:30pm
Location: MBR Music Center 330: Lagerquist Concert Hall
University Symphony Orchestra: KammerMusikeren General Admission $10; Military, 60+ & Alumni $5; PLU and 18 and younger Free.

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Cabaret

April 10, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd—and to leave their troubles outside. Leave your troubles outside — life is beautiful at CABARET! Come hear some of the most memorable songs in theater

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Recognition Breakfast

April 11, 2018 at 7:30 am

Please join Emergency Food Network in honoring individuals and businesses for their dedication to helping hungry children, adults, and seniors in Pierce County.Nominees will receive Silver Spoon Awards, The David P. Ottey Lifetime Achievement Award, and EFN will award plaques to companies and

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Join South Sound Surfrider as it hosts Tacoma City Council Member Ryan Mello

April 12, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Join South Sound Surfrider as it hosts Tacoma City Council Member Ryan Mello, speaking about current environmental issues facing the city and how residents can get involved in building a better Tacoma. Ryan Mello is also the Executive Director of the Pierce County Conservation District, working on

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Broadway Center presents Deepak Chopra: The Future of Wellbeing, The Healing of Self

April 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Join New York Times bestselling author Deepak Chopra as he shares new insights from his latest work The Healing Self and explores some of the most important and baffling questions about our place in the world. Tickets are also available for a Meet and Greet with Mr. Chopra at 6:30 PM on the night

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Regency Series: Lyric Brass Quintet

April 13, 2018 at 3:40 pm

Regency Series: Lyric Brass Quintet
3:40 – 5:10pm
Location: MBR Music Center 330: Lagerquist Concert Hall
Regency Series: Lyric Brass Quintet Tickets: $10 general admission, $5 senior citizen (60+), military and PLU alumni, free to PLU community/students and 18 & under.

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The Dusty 45’s

April 13, 2018 at 9:00 pm

The Dusty 45s have inspired and fired up crowds for over two decades. With a dynamic sound and signature style, they champion the foundations of American music to the delight of fans and critics alike. Ripping through their original hits while paying homage to the likes of Buddy Holly, Herb Alpert,

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The Spazmatics

April 14, 2018 at 9:00 pm

The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding

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Puget Sound Music For Youth Association

April 15, 2018 at 3:30 am

The Puget Sound Music for Youth Association (PSMFYA) is a Washington State non-profit business, located in Spanaway, Washington. The association was started in June 2009 by Paul Manuel, a local businessman and a musician for over 35 years playing Blues and Rock Flute, along with some parents

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Artist Series: Eliassen, trumpet & Isayevskaya, piano

March 21, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Artist Series: Eliassen, trumpet & Isayevskaya, piano

8 – 9:30pm
Location: MBR Music Center 330: Lagerquist Concert Hall
Artist Series: Ingrid Eliassen, trumpet & Ekaterina Isayevskaya, piano Tickets: $10 general admission/ $5 senior citizens (60+), military, alumni / free PLU

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Choir of the West

April 18, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Choir of the West

8 – 9:30pm
Location: MBR Music Center 330: Lagerquist Concert Hall
Choir of the West, directed by Dr. Richard Nance Tickets: $10 general admission/ $5 senior citizens (60+), military, alumni / free PLU community, students, 18 and under.

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Spotlight Series: Dance 2018 - Storytelling

April 20, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Dance 2018: StorytellingDirected by Rachel WinchesterApril 20 and 21 at 7:30 pm An inspiring collection of faculty, student and guest artist choreography, revealing fresh perspectives and diverse artistry.Spotlight Series: $10 general admission; $5 for 60+, military, alumni and studentsStudent

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Broadway Center presents Pink Martini with China Forbes

April 20, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Pink Martini’s “little
orchestra” draws inspiration from the romantic Hollywood musicals of the
1940s and ‘50s and crosses genres to make an eclectic, modern sound. Their
arrangements of Latin music, jazz, cabaret and cinema scores come together in a
sound that defies categorization but is

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Flamenco Guitar Maestro José Antonio Rodríguez

April 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm

One of Spain’s leading flamenco guitarists, Córdoba’s award-winning José Antonio Rodríguez will be making a unique Tacoma appearance. A remarkable guitarist acclaimed for his powerful and evocative renditions of contemporary flamenco, he has composed music for orchestras and dance companies,

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Nite Wave

April 21, 2018 at 9:00 pm

LIVE 80S NEW WAVE PARTY!The Swiss in Tacoma!Nite Wave, known for their high energy show, continues their 80’s New Wave dance ways with new songs and new moves! Most noted for being handpicked by Billy Idol to open for the legendary 80’s rocker at Showbox SoDo in October 2012, Nite Wave has help

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Artist Series: Malick Folk Performers

April 22, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Malick Folk Performers

3 – 5pm
Artist Series: Malick Folk Performers The Malick Folk Performers bring the incredible energy of Caribbean drumming and dancing from the nation of Trinidad and Tobago, land of Carnival, Calypso and Steelband. This group will have you rocking in your seats and

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University Singers & Men’s Chorus

April 24, 2018 at 8:00 pm

University Singers & Men’s Chorus

8 – 9:30pm
Location: MBR Music Center 330: Lagerquist Concert Hall
University Singers, Men’s Chorus, Chamber Singers Admission is free, no ticket required.

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Gallery Exhibition: Senior Exhibition

April 25, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Senior Exhibition

Location: University Gallery
SENIOR EXHIBITION April 26th - May 25th Opening reception: April 25th, 5pm to 7pm University Gallery/Ingram Hall Gallery hours: 8am to 4pm Monday - Friday or by appointment Please join the Department of Art & Design as we celebrate the

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Artist Series: Brahms and Beyond

April 25, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Brahms and Beyond

6:30 – 8pm
Location: MBR Music Center 330: Lagerquist Concert Hall
Artist Series: Brahms and Beyond Featuring Soon Cho, mezzo-soprano; Ames Asbell, viola; and Joey Martin, piano . Tickets: $10 general admission/ $5 senior citizens (60+), military, alumni / free PLU

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The Swiss 25 Year Anniversary

April 26, 2018 at 11:00 am

Join your friends at The Swiss in celebrating our 25th year! Giveaways on the 25th minute of every hour, rollback prices on food and beverage specials, four musical numbers beginning at 6pm. Special appearance from Bob Hill & the Twang Junkies! Limited edition 25th Anniversary Swiss hoodies will be

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Dining Out For Life

April 26, 2018 at 12:00 am

Dining Out For Life 2018 | South Sound on Thursday, April 26, 2018!SAVOR A MEAL. SAVE A LIFE. Dine out at one of the South Sound’s most generous restaurants and a portion of your bill will be donated to support people affected by HIV in our community. It’s the tastiest good deed you’ll do all

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Used Bike Purchase 101

April 27, 2018 at 6:00 pm

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Used Bike Purchase 101

April 27, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Interested in buying a bike at the Bike Swap (April 28th), but don’t know what questions to ask? Come on over to 2nd Cycle to learn what to look for when purchasing a used bike.

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PLU Opera Scenes

April 27, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Opera Scenes

April 27th & 28th 7:30 – 9:30pm
Opera Scenes directed by Barry Johnson. Tickets: $10 general admission / $5 senior citizens (60+), military and alumni / free to PLU community, students, 18 and under.Location: KHP Eastvold Auditorium

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80’s Rock Night with Iron Dragon

April 27, 2018 at 9:00 pm

Get your spandex, Aquanet, and crimping irons out for this party.Iron Dragon is hitting The Swiss. Come experience all the hits of the 80s rock movement (Ratt, Van Halen, Def Leppard, Metallica & more) 21 & over $8 cover

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10th Annual Tacoma Bike Swap

April 28, 2018 at 10:00 am

The Tacoma Bike Swap is the largest bicycle-related event in the South Sound region. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, or simply looking to find other riders, join us for this exciting community event!WHAT TO EXPECT *Vendors selling new and used bikes, gear and accessories. *A participatory

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Tacoma Concert Band Presents “Celebration, A Special Concert Honoring The Retirement Of Robert Musse

April 28, 2018 at 7:30 pm

On April 28, 2018, Tacoma Concert Band proudly present Celebration, A Special Concert Honoring TheRetirement Of Robert Musser. This concert will feature some of Bob’s
favorite works, and the soloists will include long-time Tacoma Concert Band
principals Lawrence Bradley, clarinet, and Morris

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Old School Fellas

April 28, 2018 at 9:00 pm

OLD SCHOOL FELLAS : Mix a bit of Funk, Hip-Hop and R&B playing the best of the 70’s through tomorrow, Old School and New Groove music Born out of the need to bring a new and improved music experience, Old School Fellas serenades audiences with melodies that are undeniably infectious. With a diverse

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12th Annual Michelob ULTRA Tacoma City Marathon

April 29, 2018 at 7:00 am

Experience the most beautiful sights Tacoma has to offer!Point to Point courses over the Narrows Bridge and along the waterfront.

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Shadow Theatre Fireflies

April 29, 2018 at 3:00 pm

An exciting journey into the world of shadows. Discover the beauty of storytelling through a fusion of shadow, color, shape and music. The Shadow Theatre Fireflies create machines, animals and trees, as well as human characters with their bodies in
this breathtaking visual experience.

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Kareem Kandi World Orchestra

April 29, 2018 at 5:00 pm

A native of the Pacific Northwest, saxophonist Kareem Kandi is a performer, composer, and educator, in high demand for his talents both on and off the stage.Kareem is a versatile musician with strong roots in the traditions of Jazz, Blues, and Funk, and has been performing on the scene for years,

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Tech News Sites– Get To Know All The Latest Features Of Smartphones!

March 24, 2018 at 12:00 am

You must see in tech news every now and then about how abundant the Smartphone industry is becoming by the day. Smartphones come in many shapes, sizes, colors, and most importantly, features. These features range from general and basic to extraordinary and unbelievable. With so many new features

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Bike to a Business - Tinkertopia

April 1, 2018 at 12:00 am

The Bike to a Business program is designed to help get people moving around town without their cars. DOTG has partnered with Tinkertopia, and they are offering COLLECT A BUY ONE GET ONE DROP IN TINKER SESSION COUPON for the month of April when you arrive by bike! They are equipped with bike racks,

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Buy Indian Art | Lord Krishna Paintings Online | Watercolor Painting

June 1, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Global Art Vision is well known for its canvas oil artwork for creating devotional images such as lord krishna paintings defining indian art exclusively.

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