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 and no-host bar while we honor the 2022 AMOCAT Arts Award winners and funding recipients. Presented by the Tacoma Arts Commission. Event partner: Metro Parks Tacoma.
6:30 – 9:00 pm
STAR Center, 3873 S. 66th Street
Free and for all ages
Masks are required
This event is wheelchair accessible. Accessible parking is directly adjacent to STAR Center.
Parking: Limited parking is available onsite. Guests are highly encouraged to take public transit or carpool to this event.
Public Transit: STAR Center is service by Pierce Transit bus routes 53 and 3
PERFORMANCES and ACTIVITIES BY
Metro Arts Tacoma
Lydia K. Valentine, Tacoma Poet Laureate
Asia Pacific Cultural Center’s Hula Halau ‘O’Kealaakua Naniloa Mana’oakamai
Real Art Tacoma – Alex Vile
Vision Step Team
The Playground Kiki
Metro Arts, Ballet and jazz dancers with Miss Ella
Metro Arts, Improvisation with Ella, Peter, Valentine, and Phil
Chef Holly – cooking demonstrations
Truth Koroi – photo booth
Permaculture Lifestyle Institute – projection mapping
Write 253 / Line Break Press – make and take printing project
Suzanne Skaar – interactive video gaming experience
Jacob Sunday – Baba Yaga film stop motion and puppets
Tacoma Water, City of Tacoma – coloring books
Safe Routes to Schools, City of Tacoma – mock mini-roadway and crosswalk
EnviroChallenger, City of Tacoma – craft activity
Grand Cinema and Tacoma Film Festival – popcorn and prize wheel
VISUAL ART ON DISPLAY
2022 AMOCAT ARTS AWARDS
Tamiko Nimura – Community Outreach by an Individual
Real Art Tacoma – Community Outreach by an Organization
Grit City Magazine – Arts Patron
CATERING PROVIDED BY
Jan Parker Cookery
Metro Parks Tacoma
TACOMA ARTS MONTH MEDIA SPONSORS
Crosscut, KBTC, NWPB, KNKX, Parent Map, Preview, South Sound Magazine, South Sound Business, Showcase Magazine
Banner image credit: Asia Pacific Cultural Center dancers at Kaleidoscope in 2018.
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.