You’re invited to Kaleidoscope 2023
Tacoma Arts Month Opening Party
& AMOCAT Awards
Thursday, October 5
6:30pm - 9pm
STAR Center, 3873 S. 66th St.
FREE! No RSVP Required
Start Tacoma Arts Month off with a kaleidoscope of music and dance performances, hands-on activities, visual art, and more at this free, family friendly, community festival! Enjoy appetizers and no-host bar while we honor the 2023 AMOCAT Arts Award winners and funding recipients. Presented by the Tacoma Arts Commission in partnership with Metro Parks Tacoma.
You have a unique opportunity to see up and coming and established artists as well as community members and organizations!
Enjoy performances by Metro Parks, Tacoma’s Poet Laureate Christian Paige, musical performances by Jaziré and Cassio Vienna, Visual Art with Yoshi Nakagawa, a Poet’s Corner with Burl Battersby, Film Showings with Melinda Raebyne and Donovan Wilson, a collaborative mural making project with Mary Mann, intentional coil pot making with Kristina Batiste, make and take prints with Write 253/Line Break Press, a language exchange with Latinx Unidos of the South Sound, photo displays with Roxann Murray and Kalvin Satiacum, and more!
Catering and non-alcoholic signature drinks are brought to you this year by TriniPlate.
Others are signing up and we couldn’t be more excited to share this time with you!
The AMOCAT Arts Awards, which recognize the people, organizations, and groups that positively impact Tacoma with their passion, innovation, and commitment to the arts, will be presented at the Tacoma Arts Month Opening Party. We will honor the 2023 AMOCAT Award winnershttps://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/cityoftacoma.us18.list-manage.com/track/click?u=dab5c8dcabb4a48a61875c4b8&id=0b8731619b&e=884d82c518__;!!CRCbkf1f!V3ECWueYUgnGWxh_aXfzo0G67hHrDWKPprld3Swel8n_0710SMTJEOeWGh0E7mRgVmlr_wTB9NkLY3dUuKo0wrWP5cIB4JE$.
Be sure to experience even more of what Tacoma has to offer for Tacoma Arts Month. One of the best ways to do this is by going directly to the artists’ studio with our Tacoma Studio Tour! Drop in on October 14th and 15th from 11am - 5pm. More information herehttps://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/cityoftacoma.us18.list-manage.com/track/click?u=dab5c8dcabb4a48a61875c4b8&id=ddcfeb4310&e=884d82c518__;!!CRCbkf1f!V3ECWueYUgnGWxh_aXfzo0G67hHrDWKPprld3Swel8n_0710SMTJEOeWGh0E7mRgVmlr_wTB9NkLY3dUuKo0wrWPN5munYQ$
Event Partners: STAR Center, Metro Parks Tacoma
Media Sponsors: Preview, KBTC, NWPB, KNKX, ParentMap, Showcase, South Sound Magazine, South Sound Business, South Sound Talk,
Discover all Tacoma Arts Month events, workshops, and exhibits online at TacomaArtsMonth.org.https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/cityoftacoma.us18.list-manage.com/track/click?u=dab5c8dcabb4a48a61875c4b8&id=86b56ec735&e=884d82c518__;!!CRCbkf1f!V3ECWueYUgnGWxh_aXfzo0G67hHrDWKPprld3Swel8n_0710SMTJEOeWGh0E7mRgVmlr_wTB9NkLY3dUuKo0wrWPVX2v5IU$