Working Class Theater NW
Tacoma’s Working Class Theater NW delves into American writer Cormac McCarthy for its second full-length production, “The Sunset Limited.” Staged at Tacoma Youth Theater by Tim Samland, the play explores religion “through the lens of American race relations.” 8 p.m. Thursday (pay-what-you-can preview), then 8 p.m. Feb. 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27 and 28. Suggested donation $12 general, $10 students, seniors, military, union members. Tacoma Youth Theater, 924 Broadway, Tacoma. Brownpapertickets.com/event/1161113 or at door.
Seattle Art Museum
Opening this week at Seattle Art Museum is “Indigenous Beauty,” a nationally-recognized traveling show of 122 masterworks representing tribes and First Nations across North America. Drawn from the collection of Charles and Valerie Diker, the show premieres in Seattle, and is accompanied by SAM’s own exhibit of native Northwest Coastal art. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday-May 17. $19.50 general, $17.50 seniors and military, $12.50 student, teens and 12 and younger free, and also first Thursdays. 1300 First Ave., Seattle. 206-654-3100, seattleartmuseum.org.
Baroque music at UPS
String, keyboard and vocal musicians from the University of Puget Sound combine for an all-baroque concert this weekend. Playing Corelli trio sonatas, Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto no. 3, and the “Magnificat” of Nicola Porpora, among others, mezzo Dawn Padula, violinists Maria Sampen and Timothy Christie, and Duane Hulbert on harpsichord will be joined by student musicians and the Dorian Singers. 7:30 p.m. Friday (Feb. 6). $15 general; $10 seniors, military, UPS community; and free for UPS students. Kilworth Chapel, North 19th and Warner STreets., Tacoma. 253-879-3100, pugetsound.edu.
Seattle Pro Musica
Washington has produced some gifted choral composers, and this Sunday Seattle Pro Musica choir presents new music by 10 of the state’s finest. The program will include a world premiere by Eric William Barnum, “New Sounds Northwest” and music by Tacoma residents and Pacific Lutheran University faculty Sheila Bristow and Brian Galante, plus Morten Lauridsen, John Muehleisen, Vijay Singh, Donald Skirvin, Karen Thomas, Reg Unterseher, and Giselle Wyers. 3 p.m. Sunday. $15 general; $10 seniors, church members; and $5 students. Trinity Lutheran Church, 12115 Park Ave. S, Tacoma. 206-781-2766, brownpapertickets.com/event/1167292.