Third Thursday February Art Walk – Spaceworks Highlights

Extended hours at 950 Gallery, See “Moon Moan” Before it Ends

February 15, 1 – 9pm
950 Gallery | 950 Pacific Avenue, Ste 205

Free, Open to the Public

Two artists draw on the myriad of meanings associated with the celestial body to explore themes of womanhood and the lunar influence in all of us. Life-long friends, Asia Tail and Raven Juarez are exhibiting their work together for the first time.


Love & Heartbreak – Artshow & Mixtape Release

February 15, 6 – 9pm
Hall of Fame Vintage  | Court House Square, 1102 A St.

Free, Open to the Public

Visit Hall of Fame Vintage during Tacoma Artwalk for the opening reception of Love & Heartbreak – an art show and mixtape collaboration between Latina artists 179 and Dese.

– Original art, prints & zines by 179
– Piñatas by Dese
– Love & Heartbreak Oldies Mixtape Release
– Micheladas
– Piñata breaking

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Min Jin Lee (Author of Pachinko) at King’s Books

February 15, 7 – 9pm
King’s Books | 218 St Helens Ave

Free, Open to the Public

Min Jin Lee, the author of the New York Times Bestseller Pachinko, will be discussing her novel and signing books at King’s Books on February 15, 2018. Recently released in paperback, Pachinko was King’s Books bookseller Kenny Coble’s favorite book of 2017.
In this gorgeous, page-turning saga, four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family fight to control their destiny in 20th-century Japan, exiled from a home they never knew…

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Artists, Immigration, and Activism: Panel & Community Talk


Image: Kenjiro Nomura, “Gymnasium”, 1945. Oil on canvas, 24 × 30 inches. Tacoma Art Museum, Museum purchase, 2013 (detail)

February 15, 7 – 9pm
Tacoma Art Museum | 1701 Pacific Ave


Free, Open to the Public

What is the role of the artist in addressing social issues? What does it mean to be American? How has art been a catalyst for immigrant justice?

Participate in a timely conversation with four local artists who create artwork that engages with the topic of #immigration. Moderated by activist critic and curator Susan Platt, the panelists will demonstrate how their art is a springboard for conversation around contemporary immigration issues.

Moderator: Susan Platt

Artist panelists: Zhi LIN, Tatiana Garmendia, Humaira Abid, and Fulgencio Lazo

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Undocu-Queer: Shifting the Perspective of Undocumented Represent

February 15, 7 – 8:30pm
ASUPS – Associated Students of the University of Puget Sound 
Free, Open to the Public

Lecture by Yosimar Reyes. Reyes is a nationally-acclaimed poet, educator, performance artist, and speaker. Born in Guerrero, Mexico, and raised in Eastside San Jose, Reyes explores the themes of migration and sexuality in his work.
The Advocate named Reyes one of “13 LGBT Latinos Changing the World” and Remezcla included Reyes on their list of “10 Up And Coming Latinx Poets You Need To Know.”

Doors open at 7pm in Kilworth Chapel, University of Puget Sound
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