The 2013 Museum of Glass annual holiday ornament has arrived and is now available at the MOG store. Handblown by Glass Eye Studio, this ornament is one from a limited edition of 500, wrapped in festive ribbons of sparkling dichroic glass. All purchases help support the museum’s exhibitions and education programs – regular price $40, member price $34.
TAP DANCING SPIDER
Join theatre company Live Paint and the Proctor math tutoring center Mathnasium for a fun-filled play-ful event! You’ll meet a spider named Esmerelda whose favorite thing in the world to do is to tap dance on a lily pad in the sun. However, trouble occurs and Esmerelda must depend on her friends (including the audience) to help solve a very tricky problem at the enchanted pond. Children use their imaginations and simple math skills to create a spider puppet used as a prop to help save the day! Nov. 23 at 2 p.m. at Mathnasium, 3820 N. 27th. Cost is free.
Designed for children ages 3-8 yrs. and their families, but kids of all ages are welcome! Call for info and to register: (253) 761-2022 or (206) 732-0224.
It’s beginning to look at lot like…well, you know. On Nov. 30, come one come all to join Santa in the free downtown Christmas tree lighting festivities at 5:30 p.m., 9th and Broadway. Before that, at 3:30, sing along with “Grease” at the Pantages Theater, tickets $18 and $26. Info: http://www.broadwaycenter.org.
JEFFRY HAMILTON STEELE
On Saturday, Nov. 23, the Tacoma Academy of Fine Art (301 ‘A’ Puyallup Ave., Tacoma) welcomes guitar master Jeffry Hamilton Steele, with Monica Steele on keyboard, playing favorites by Bach, Villa-Lobos, Barrios and Rodrigo (including Adagio from Concierto de Aranjuez). Concert starts at 4 p.m., free-will offering accepted at the door. Part of Tacoma Arts Month/Art at Work. Visit http://www.jeffrysteele.com.
JAZZ WITH ED TAYLOR
Independent record label Tate Music Group has announce the official release of sensational jazz crooner Ed Taylor’s new album titled “It’s Complicated.” Known for his captivating and passionate songs that speak of the excitement of falling in love, Taylor’s smooth and dreamy jazz beats invoke a lovely feeling in the listener, setting them in the mood for love. Each song in the album is packed with romance and bliss, perfect for getting in the mood for some love. The album offers 11 tracks and is readily available for purchase nationwide at the iTunes Store, Amazon.com, or directly from http://www.TateMusicGroup.com.