Entertainment

Two dozen-plus things to do in Tacoma this weekend and next

Compiled from community submissions

10 String Symphony — fiddle player Christian Sedelmyer and multi-instrumentalist Rachel Baiman — will perform Sunday (Sept. 16) at Immanuel Presbyterian Church in Tacoma.
10 String Symphony — fiddle player Christian Sedelmyer and multi-instrumentalist Rachel Baiman — will perform Sunday (Sept. 16) at Immanuel Presbyterian Church in Tacoma.

Through Sept. 29

“Frankenstein”

7:30 p.m. Fridays and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays. Paradise Theatre, 3114 Judson St., Gig Harbor. $10-$27. Tickets available at the door or online. www.paradisetheatre.org

Through Sept. 30

“Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs” presented by Lakewood Playhouse

Sept. 7-30. Lakewood Playhouse, 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd., Lakewood. 253-588-0042. lakewoodplayhouse.org

Through Nov. 4

Cirque du Soleil’s “Volta”

4 and 8 p.m. Sept. 7-Nov. 4. Marymoor Park, 6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE, Redmond. $39-$145. www.cirquedusoleil.com/usa/seattle/shows

Sept. 13

Boy George and Culture Club

7:30 p.m. Sept. 13. Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. SW, Puyallup. thefair.com

PROJECT Trio Chamber Concert

Classical, jazz music and chamber music ensemble from Brooklyn. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13. University of Puget Sound Schneebeck Concert Hall, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma. tinyurl.com/ybvsvzso, 253-756-3700

Glass Break lecture: The Art of Tools

Joe Miller, founder of Spiral Arts, will discuss the relationship between artists and tool makers. Noon. Sept. 13. Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock St., Tacoma. $5. www.museumofglass.org

Sept. 14

Leon Bridges

8 p.m. Sept. 14. WaMu Theater, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle. $49.50 Ticketmaster

Sept. 14, 15

Anderson Island Film Festival

Sept. 14 and Sept. 15. Anderson Island Historical Society Archival Storage Facility, 9302 Otso Point Road, Anderson Island. Films $7; gala $50. 808-634-4824 .brownpapertickets.com/event/3515128

Sept. 14, 16

Vashon Opera Presents “La boheme”

7:30 p.m. Sept. 14 and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 16. Vashon Center for the Arts, 19600 Vashon Highway SW, Vashon Island. $25-$48. 206-288-2926 vashonopera.org/home

Sept. 14-16

“Waitress” The Musical

Sept. 11-16. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. $45-$110 stgpresents.org

Sept. 14-30

“The Foreigner” presented by Tacoma Little Theatre

Sept. 14-Sept. 30. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tacoma Little Theatre, 210 N. I St., Tacoma. tacomalittletheatre.com

Sept. 14-Oct. 7

“Disney Newsies” presented by Tacoma Musical Playhouse

Sept. 14-Oct. 7. Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. Adult $31; military, student and senior $29; child (12 and younger.) $22. 253-565-6867 tmp.org

Sept. 15

Boz Scaggs

8:30 p.m. Sept. 15. Emerald Queen Casino, 2024 E. 29th St., Tacoma. $40-$100 Ticketmaster.

Diamantes de Color — An Evening of Flamenco

Seattle-based Flamenco dancer, Savannah Fuentes. 8 p.m. Sept. 15. The New Frontier Lounge, 301 E. 25th St., Tacoma. $15-$22, VIP reserved seats $34. 206-409-2161 brownpapertickets.com/event/3591299

Needtobreathe

7 p.m. Sept. 15. WaMu Theater, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle. $37 Ticketmaster.

“Machete Squad” and “The ‘Stan”

Graphic novels release, book signing and Q&A session. 3 p.m. Sept. 15. Destiny City Comics, 218 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma.

Sept. 16

10 String Symphony

Fiddle player Christian Sedelmyer and multi-instrumentalist Rachel Baiman. After-show party with music by Forest Beutel. 5 p.m. Sept. 16. Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 901 N. J St., Tacoma. Free. 253-951-9870

Sept. 20

Poetry reading

Connie Walle and Michael Magee read from their newly published books. 7 p.m. Sept. 20. King’s Books, 218 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma.

Chinese Warriors of Peking

7:30 p.m. Sept. 20. Rialto Theatre, 310 S. Ninth St., Tacoma. $29-$49 253-591-5894 broadwaycenter.org

Romeo Santos: Golden Tour

7:30 p.m. Sept. 20 - Sept. 20. WaMu Theater, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle. $139.50-$497 Ticketmaster.

Glass Break lecture: Power of Place

Christopher Taylor, executive director of the Pilchuck Glass School, will discuss the collaborative spirit of the school and its place in the development of artists and their work. Noon. Sept. 20. Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock St., Tacoma. $5. www.museumofglass.org

Sept. 21

Andrew Koch, organist

Andrew Koch, organist, plays works by Bernardo Storace, J. S. Bach, Johannes Brahms and Toni Zahnbrecher. Noon Sept. 21. Christ Episcopal Church Tacoma, 310 N. K St., Tacoma.

Kid Sensation and Steppenwolf Revisited

Tacoma rapper performing hip hop versions of Steppenwolf’s “Born to Be Wild” and “Magic Carpet Ride” with Steppenwolf Revisited. A 21-plus event with local blues bands Dirty Dynasty and Lolo & Friends. 8 p.m. Sept. 21. Jazzbones 2803 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. $20.

Ben Howard

8 p.m. Sept. 21. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. $49.50 stgpresents.org

Sept. 21-Oct. 14

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition

Sept. 21-Oct. 14. Recreates the awe and wonder of arguably one of mankind’s greatest artistic achievements and will let you experience this art from a new perspective. Hours: 1-6:15 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, noon-7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tacoma Armory, 715 S. 11th St., Tacoma. 253-591-5890 broadwaycenter.org

Sept. 22

John Prine

8 p.m. Sept. 22. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. $66-$106 stgpresents.org

Sept. 23

RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq The World Tour

8 p.m. Sept. 23. The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle. $49-$59 stgpresents.org

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Do you have an arts listing? Email Randy McCarthy at randy.mccarthy@ thenewstribune.com for how to submit it.

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