November 2017 Art Walk, Spaceworks Picks

Opening Reception
“Present / Tense” Exhibit

November 16, 2017, 5 PM – 9 PM

Left: Malayka Gormally “Signs” (detail). Right: Tom Gormally “US” (sculpture detail photo). Photos by Mark Woods

Spaceworks Gallery

950 Pacific Ave. Suite 205, Tacoma, WA

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“Present / Tense” features paintings, sculptures, and drawings by Malayka Gormally & Tom Gormally. Spaceworks Gallery is honored to bring this exhibit to Tacoma, and we invite you to join us for the opening reception or during regular gallery hours.

Malayka explores emotional strength, connection, and conflict between people of disparate races, generations, and political beliefs. Tom critiques the current political and social zeitgeist.

Read more about the artists and current exhibit >>


Social Media for Social Good

November 16, 2017, 7 PM – 9PM
$5 ($3 goes to Tacoma Urban League)

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Tacoma Arts Community Center

1102 S. 11th St., Tacoma, WA 98405

Join local business owners for a candid panel discussion on how we use, or could use, the power of social media to advocate for social justice. Moderated by Kellie Richardson, Poet Laureate of Tacoma, the panel includes:

  • Latasha Eaddy Haynes, Photographer & creator of And Her South Sound
  • Ruthy Taylor, Mosaic Home Group & The Village 253
  • Cat Wilcox, co-owner of Velouria Boutique & host of Womxn Wednesday fundraisers
  • Tiffany Burke, Photographer & Social Media Marketing Consultant

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Hosted by Handmade PNW and Tacoma Strong

Izzy Vibez x Hall of Fame Vintage

November 16, 5 PM – 8 PM

Izzy Vibes at Hall of Fame Vintage

Hall of Fame Vintage

1102 A Street, Ste 113, Tacoma WA

Please join Hall of Fame Vintage for the opening reception celebrating the art of Tacoma-native Izzy Vibez. Check out her new works along with hand-painted Levi’s and hats during Tacoma Art Walk.

UWT and Toy Boat Theatre present
“365 Days/365 Plays”

November 16, 2017, 7:30 PM
Free Preview

365 plays

UWT campus: Broadcast Studio 007, Cherry Parkes Bldg.

1918 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma.

In 2002, playwright Suzan-Lori Parks wrote a play a day for an entire year. Toy Boat Theater will be performing a selection of about 30 of her plays, which explore American history, politics, war, race, relationships, exploits, and antics. This production contains adult themes and language. Suitable for high school and older.

This is the fourth production in a series of collaborations between Toy Boat Theatre and UW Tacoma, featuring socially relevant and inclusive plays about current issues in American society. This production contains adult themes and language; suitable for high school and older.

365 Days/365 Plays by Suzan-Lori Parks

Directed by Marilyn Bennett, Artistic Director, Toy Boat Theatre; Guest Artist, UWT

  • November 16, 2017, 7:30pm (free preview)
  • November 17, 7:30pm
  • November 18, 2pm and 7:30pm
  • November 19, 2pm