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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.

October 5
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 Performing Arts
Tamiko Nimura
Real Art Tacoma – Alex Vile
Vision Step Team
The Playground Kiki
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
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

VISUAL ART ON DISPLAY
Mauricio Robalino
Rachel Heimbigner

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

EVENT SPONSORS
STAR Center
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.

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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.

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