The Urban Grace Lecture Series continues Feb. 24 with its second installment – two lectures by author, activist, public speaker and writing teacher Anne Lamott. The bestselling author of seven novels and five works of non-fiction, Lamott's writings cover such subjects as alcoholism, single motherhood, depression and Christianity. She speaks Feb. 24 at Urban Grace (902 Market St.) and St. Leo Parish (710 S. 13th St.), both at 7:30 p.m. Both lectures are free, but tickets are required from www.urbangracetacoma.org or at Immanuel Presbyterian Church (909 N. 'J' St.).
Come to The Tacoma Social at Top of Tacoma Feb. 24 and enjoy an excellent atmosphere full of electric people. Featuring Camp 6 cocktails and musical guests Moron Broz. & Overboard. Social at 8 p.m. and music at 9. 21+only, and admission is free! 3529 McKinley Ave.
Tacomic Art Show 2.0 will celebrate the comic style of RR Anderson at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1 at Amocat Cafe. The event will mark five years of Anderson's hyper-local political cartooning history that include the rise and fall of the City of Destiny and all things in between.
Get ready to dance! Deseo Carmin brings unique rhythms, traditional flamenco guitar and electric percussive sounds with an energetic musical style. Their fusion of traditional, modern Latin American and Spanish rhythms will have you dancing to the musical intricacies. The dance party will take place Feb. 25 at the Broadway Center Rehearsal Studio II at 7:30 p.m., with a free salsa lesson at 6 p.m. at the Broadway Center Studio 1. Enjoy snacks at the complimentary taco bar provided by Adriatic Grill. Margaritas will be served at the no-host bar. Tickets: $39.
Tacoma Young Artists Orchestra presents "From the Bohemian Countryside." Selections will include "Fratres for Strings and Percussion" by Arvo Part and "Vysehrad and Moldau" by Bedrich Smetana. It takes place at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 25 at Urban Grace Church, at the corner of Market and South 9th streets. Festival tickets are $6 in advance, $7 at the door; reserved balcony tickets are $16 and 100 free tickets for youth high school age and under available at the door.