Kaleidoscope Opening Party
Oct 5 | 6:30 – 9 pm | STAR Center
YOU ARE INVITED TO A FREE COMMUNITY CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS
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 while we honor the 2023 AMOCAT Arts Award recipients.
6:30 – 9:00 pm
STAR Center, 3873 S. 66th Street
Free and family friendly
This event is wheelchair accessible; accessible parking is directly adjacent to STAR Center.
Parking: Limited parking is available onsite. Guests are encouraged to take public transit or carpool to this event.
Public Transit: STAR Center is service by Pierce Transit bus routes 53 and 3
Banner image: Performers from the Vision Step Team dancing at Kaleidoscope in 2022. Phot by Jamika Scott.
Performances and Activities
comedy by Meanroth Ny of the Southeast Asian Comedy Collective
fashion show by Golden Bamboo Walking Club
music by Jaziré and Cassio Vianna
dance by Metro Arts Tacoma and Sophie Marie Schatz
poetry by Tacoma Poet Laureate Christian Paige
printing project with Write253 / Line Break Press
cultural activities with Asia Pacific Cultural Center
poetry with Burl Battersby
collaborative mural making with Mary Mann
ceramics project with Kristina Batiste
crafting activity with Toolbox Laboratories
STEAM-based activity with FabLab
lantern making with Tacoma Light Trail
tree ID exercise with Tacoma Tree Foundation
demonstration with Alchemy Skateboarding
selfie station by Metro Arts Tacoma
language exchange with Latinx Unidos of South Sound
walking tour with Golden Bamboo Walking Club
Roxann Murray, Kalvin Satiacum, and Yoshi Nakagawa
short films by Donovan Wilson and Melinda Raebyne
2023 AMOCAT ARTS AWARDS
Kristina Batiste and Reid Ozaki – Community Outreach by an Individual
Southeast Asian Comedy Collective – Community Outreach by an Organization
Foster’s Creative – Arts Patron
ʔuk’ʷədiitəb ʔuhigʷətəb čəɫ txʷəl tiiɫ ʔa čəɫ ʔal tə swatxʷixʷtxʷəd ʔə tiiɫ puyaləpabš dxʷəsɫaɫlils gʷəl ʔutxʷəlšucidəbs həlgʷəʔ.
We gratefully acknowledge that we rest on the traditional lands of the Puyallup People where they make their home and speak the Lushootseed language.