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November is Tacoma Arts Month

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Looking for something to do this November? There are arts and cultural activities happening every single day in Tacoma. From visual art to literary events, film to theater, and everything in between, you are sure to find something to spice up your November.

On Tuesday, November 1, Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland will make a Proclamation of Art at Work Month at 5:00pm. It’s free and open to the public. Tacoma Municipal Building – 747 Market Street, Council Chambers, Tacoma.

There’s a Community Event on Thursday, November 3 . It’s the Tacoma Arts Commission Art at Work Opening Party & AMOCAT Awards at the Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock Street, Tacoma. Enjoy appetizers, a no-host bar, and cake by Celebrity Cake Studio. Museum galleries will be open for your viewing pleasure and we will be honoring the 2011 AMOCAT Award winners and funding recipients. Enjoy live entertainment throughout the evening including contemporary dance by BQdanza, fire dancing by Flair Entertainment, iron and ice pour by Tacoma Community College, and a revival of old-time Tacoma-themed songs by barbershop quartet, Two Old, Two New.

There’s a month filled with theatre, visual arts, literary events, comedy, music and community events. For example? On Saturday, November 5, it’s Tacoma Free Day at Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium. Visitors who live within the city limits of Tacoma will be admitted free. Proof of residency required.

Tacoma Little Theatre, University of Puget Sound, Children’s Museum of Tacoma, Washington State History Museum, Tacoma Comedy Club, Rialto Theatre, Museum of Glass, as well as churches, libraries and community centers in the Tacoma area will be hosting special events for adults and kids.

Check out the entire schedule of events HERE, and plan to put a little more art in your life during November!

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