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Monday, Nov. 4

JAZZBONES: Rockaraoke (karaoke band) 11 p.m., NC
NEW FRONTIER: Jazz & beyond (jazz jam) 7 p.m., NC

10:00 am
@ 10:00 am
Washington State Historical Society, 1911 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402
An exhibit of 24 stunning photographs showing human hands and the work they do. From gardener to midwife, fisherman t o puppeteer, "Hands at Work" chronicles Washingtonians and their extraordinary range of work. Developed by photographer Summer Moon Scriver and writer Iris Graville. Show runs through May, 2014. Info: http://www.washingtonhistory.org/events.aspx?eid=99&pid=0
1:00 pm
STAR Center, 3873 S. 66th St., Tacoma, WA
Ballroom dancing on the 1st Sunday and every Monday afternoon from 1-3 pm. There is live music. Admission is $5. Phone: 253-404-3939. It is a good idea to come with a dance partner. This dance was formerly held at Southpark Community Center. Info: http://www.metroparkstacoma.org/star/
4:30 pm
Samdhana-Karana Yoga: A Healing Arts Center, 3014 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98406
Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TSY) is a therapeutic and spiritually neutral approach to teaching yoga postures, breathing and attention techniques as an adjunct to traditional psychotherapy. It is taught in a way that fully honors the PTSD experience by: Creating a safe predictable environment, Eliminating physical adjustments, Offering the participants multiple modifications and the ability to choose their level of participation at any moment, Mindfully introducing potentially triggering postures. TSY offers the opportunity for trauma survivors to learn to self-regulate and reorganize the base brain's and body's integral contribution to PTSD symptoms and subsequent recovery. To register, email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), call us at 253-254-6157 or access our Web site at http://www.samdhanakaranayoga.org/events.html
6:45 pm
@ 6:45 pm
Tahoma Audubon Society, 2917 Morrison Road West, University Place WA 98466
Do you want to identify the birds on your feeder? Are you still trying to sort out all those ducks on the water? Are you interested in learning skills to identify birds on your own? Then this is the class for you! Marcus Roening is a Master Birder and past president of both the WA Ornithological Society and Tahoma Audubon Society. Marcus loves to share his joy of birds with beginning bird watchers. This class meets at the Tacoma Nature Center and includes two local field trips on Saturday, November 9 & 16, 9am – noon. Transportation not included. To register, call (253) 591-6439. Mondays, November 4 – 18, 6:45pm – 9:00pm Ages 18 and older, $50/Audubon member, $65/non-member. Info: http://www.TahomaAudubon.org
7:00 pm
TACOMA SOCCER CENTER, 2610 Bay Street, Tacoma, WA 98421
The Tacoma Soccer Center is opening up Monday night 7p.m. - 9p.m. Women's only drop in soccer!!! $5 per person, we will play 5 minute games to get everyone enough playing time. Can bring a team of five or come by your self no team needed. Info: http://www.tacomasoccercenter.org
7:00 pm
King's Books, 218 St Helens Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
Join us for a conversation with three artists working with narrative in their artwork. The conversation will be led by Mita Mahato, associate professor of English at University of Puget Sound. Mahato makes comic books using collage and is working on a longer narrative about end-of-life care and its subsequent grief and pain. Scott Kolbo, associate professsor of art at Seattle Pacific University, creates drawings, prints, and video projections that feature reoccurring characters and fragmentary narratives. His work has been exhibited regionally and nationally. Info: http://www.pugetsound.edu/news-and-events/events-calendar/details/4008/2013-11-04/
7:00 pm
The Gallery at TCC, Building 4 at Tacoma Community College, near the corner of 12th and Mildred
A new art exhibit featuring by photography by Tacoma Community College art instructors Alice Di Certo and Kyle Dillehay opens Oct. 30 in The Gallery. A reception will be held in The Gallery, Nov. 4, 4-7 p.m. The exhibit runs through Dec. 18, 2013. Di Certo’s work tells the stories of children who have been bullied. The photos are paired with narratives derived from interviews. Di Certo notes that she did not take a “journalistic” approach and interview all parties involved in the incidents. Dillehay photographed couples in which partners feel “opposite” to one another in some way, and posted the images adjacent to the couple’s own handwritten notes. Dillehay used a time-intensive process to create contact prints from film negatives using platinum-based emulsions and sunlight exposure. Info: https://www.tacomacc.edu/campuslife/thegallery/