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‘M is for … ‘ more to know about Mothers Day

May 1st, 2013 | By

Probably most of us grew up learning the song below as part of our general observance of Mother’s Day. But I thought that many of you might be like me, having only a limited knowledge about the origins of that special holiday, so I forsook my usual subject matter to share what I could learn
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Northwest Sinfonietta is a regional jewel

Mar 28th, 2013 | By
Northwest Sinfonietta is a regional jewel

Early arrivals mingle in the lobby, waiting for the doors to open for seating. Conversation is a lively hum. A small crowd gathers at the table where subscriptions for next season are being sold. The doors open and the lobby begins to clear as ushers make sure that every one knows where to find their
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A conversation with Tacoma Art Museum curators

Mar 5th, 2013 | By
A conversation with Tacoma Art Museum curators

“A curator (from Latin: curare meaning ‘take care’) is a manager or overseer. Traditionally, a curator or keeper of a cultural heritage or institution (e.g., gallery, museum, library or archive) is a content specialist responsible for an institution’s collection and involved with the interpretation of heritage material.” From Wikipedia The Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) currently
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Kay Mullen’s workshops are path to healing power of poetry

Feb 7th, 2013 | By

“. . .and as far as my life is concerned, poetry has saved me again and again.” Muriel Rukeyser, American poet, Dec. 1913–Feb. 1980 All of us experience loss of one kind or another.  Sometimes we experience loss and are not particularly aware of it, perhaps because it is so commonplace, like the loss of
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