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Friday, May 26, 2017 This Week's Paper
Friday, May. 26
Gridiron Glorious Weekend in Tacoma - 10:00 am
Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402
Spend an adventurous holiday weekend in Tacoma and be here for the opening of the spectacular multimedia experience, Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. With the advance purchase of a pair of tickets to the exhibition, you'll also get special offers for Tacoma's best hospitality to fill your weekend itinerary with adventure! Connect with the spirit of the game like never before. Be among the first to see this 6,000 square-foot exhibit filled with hundreds of iconic artifacts. Immerse yourself in the Hall of Fame experience. View rare footage from NFL Films, try on a helmet and hear coach-toplayer communication, and step inside an authentic instant replay booth to make a tough call. Don't miss the special Seattle Seahawks tribute section and your chance to snap a selfie with the Super Bowl trophy! Package including two museum admissions, discounts, and commemorative football: $24.00. Info: http://www.washingtonhistory.org
Creative Circle of Women - 6:30 pm
Artful Dreamers Studio, 2926 South Steele Street, Floor 2, Tacoma, WA 98409
Calling ALL Women…Take time for FUN with your CREATIVITY and nourish YOUR SpiRit through ART with the Creative Circle of Women! Can you IMAGINE a place that you can use your Intuition, Imagination & Creativity? Let’s form a CREATIVE TRIBE, would you like that? I know I would. FUN times. *Circles have been used throughout centuries to represent limitless possibilities. Love with no beginning & no end. A symbol of power, strength, hope, dreams, honor, & community. Circles are alive – ever expanding & contracting, blending and balancing, inviting & loving. It is through Circles that you can give and receive, interact & witness, engage & inspire.* There is an artist in each of us. Relax and explore your inner spirit through artistic expression in a warm loving circle. Sharing our experiences widens and opens us up to celebrate the connection we all have to one other and to life. **INVITE Friends** “Girls Night Out” “BYOB” if you like. NO Art Experience needed! Last FRIDAY of every month: 6:30-8:30pm COST $10.00 (supplies included) Info: http://artfuldreamers.com/creative-circle-of-women-3/
Creative Circle of Women - 6:30 pm
Artful Dreamers Studio, 2926 South Steele Street, Floor 2, Tacoma, WA 98409
Calling ALL Women…Take time for FUN with your CREATIVITY and nourish YOUR SpiRit through ART with the Creative Circle of Women! Can you IMAGINE a place that you can use your Intuition, Imagination & Creativity? Let’s form a CREATIVE TRIBE, would you like that? I know I would. FUN times. *Circles have been used throughout centuries to represent limitless possibilities. Love with no beginning & no end. A symbol of power, strength, hope, dreams, honor, & community. Circles are alive – ever expanding & contracting, blending and balancing, inviting & loving. It is through Circles that you can give and receive, interact & witness, engage & inspire.* There is an artist in each of us. Relax and explore your inner spirit through artistic expression in a warm loving circle. Sharing our experiences widens and opens us up to celebrate the connection we all have to one other and to life. **INVITE Friends** “Girls Night Out” “BYOB” if you like. NO Art Experience needed! Last FRIDAY of every month: 6:30-8:30pm. COST $10.00 (supplies included). Info: http://artfuldreamers.com/creative-circle-of-women-3/
The Women of Lockerbie - 7:00 pm
The Liberty Theater, 116 W Main, Puyallup, WA 98372
In these times of terrorism and cultural divisiveness "The Women of Lockerbie" is a play that eloquently explores fear, terror, and humanity’s reactions to it. Inspired by a true story and written in the structure of a Greek tragedy, this is a poetic drama about the triumph of love over hate. Info: http://www.act1theatre.org
Tim Meadows - 7:30 pm
Tacoma Comedy Club, 933 Market st, Tacoma, WA
You may know Tim Meadows from Saturday Night Live, where he made people laugh for years. With one of his most popular characters, The Ladies Man, getting it’s own feature film. He can be also seen in movies everywhere from Mean Girls to Benchwarmers. He will be here for three nights and five shows. Tickets are selling fast! Don’t miss your chance to see him live! Buy your tickets today! Info: http://www.tacomacomedyclub.com/events/16079
Sister Act the Musical - 7:30 pm
Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA
Sister Act is a feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that was so good it had audiences jumping to their feet! Filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing and a truly moving story, Sister Act will leave audiences breathless. Featuring original music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty And The Beast, Little Shop Of Horrors), this uplifting musical was nominated for 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased at TMP’s Box Office located at 7116 Sixth Avenue, by phone at 253-565-6867, and online at  http://www.tmp.org.  Box office is open Tuesday through Friday, 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM.  
The Pirates of Penzance - 8:00 pm
Lakewood Playhouse, 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd., Lakewood, WA 98499
Gilbert and Sullivan's hilarious, hopeful farce follows young Frederic, an orphan who has mistakenly been apprenticed to an ineffectual but raucous band of pirates. He disavows the pirates' way of life and falls for the beautiful Mabel. Frederic's melodious tones win over the heart of Major General Stanley's songbird daughter, Mabel, but when the Pirate King discovers General Stanley has lied about being an orphan to keep the pirates from stealing all of his belongings and carrying off his bevy of beautiful daughters, an "ingenious paradox" may prevent. Info: http://www.lakewoodplayhouse.org/
Cardinal Sins - 8:00 pm
Centerstage!, 3200 SW Dash Point Road Federal Way, WA 98023
A tragic love affair woven in the amazing story of the birth of Freedom: the creation of Magna Carta, Civil war, justice and the overwhelming power of love. Book for Cardinal Sins was written by Alan Bryce, who also wrote the book for For All That. Lyrics were written by Chana Wise, and music was written by Milton Reame-James, Carl Johnson, Ron Barnett, Gregory Smith and John Forster, who also wrote music for For All That. This new musical is set to take the stage May 13 through June 4, 2017. Info: http://www.centerstagetheatre.com/EventDetails.aspx?EventID=194
Live From The Jive 5: A Comedy Showcase - 8:30 pm
Bob's Java Jive, 2102 S Tacoma Way, Tacoma WA
On Friday, May 26 at 8:30PM, come out and see some of the funniest stand-up comedians in the Pacific Northwest at Live From The Jive V! For just $5, enjoy ten of the most hilarious, diverse comedians under one roof! This month, our feature is the brilliant Rachel Laurendeau. Our special guest is the hysterical Tracy Walton. The awesome lineup also includes Aaron Fishbein, Jill Silva, Mihkel Teemant, Cheri Hardman, Natalie Holt, Kayley Rae, & Christine Clarke. Hosted by the amazing Sarah Champion. This is a show you do not want to miss, so make sure to join us at the world famour Bob's Java Jive for a great evening of fun. $5. 21 & up. Doors open at 8. Info: http://www.facebook.com/livefromthejive
The Rusty Cleavers - 9:00 pm
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub, 1904 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
The Rusty Cleavers are a hard-driving, hard-working, rowdy 4-piece rock-n-roll bluegrass band from Tacoma, WA. They blend the elements of classic bluegrass musicianship and flawless vocal harmonies with the attitude and edge of punk rock, sending audiences everywhere into a frenzy of compassionate lust. The Cleavers' music is appropriate for a variety of events from festivals and music venues to weddings, private parties, and farmer's markets. Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/472709283068452/
Tim Meadows - 10:30 pm
Tacoma Comedy Club, 933 Market st, Tacoma, WA
You may know Tim Meadows from Saturday Night Live, where he made people laugh for years. With one of his most popular characters, The Ladies Man, getting it’s own feature film. He can be also seen in movies everywhere from Mean Girls to Benchwarmers. He will be here for three nights and five shows. Tickets are selling fast! Don’t miss your chance to see him live! Buy your tickets today! Info: http://www.tacomacomedyclub.com/events/16079