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GET OUT: Insurance enrollment help, Flamenco in Old Town Tacoma and more happenings

Tacoma flamenco dancer Marisela Fleites will perform at the Classical Tuesdays Series in Tacoma.
Tacoma flamenco dancer Marisela Fleites will perform at the Classical Tuesdays Series in Tacoma. Courtesy

Tuesday (Nov. 10)

Insurance help offered at free drop-in sessions this week

If you’re looking to get health insurance or renew your current coverage, the Pierce County Libraries offers help with health insurance sign ups this week. Helpers will be on hand at the free drop-in events. They will be able to help determine eligibility for free or low-cost health insurance coverage or help renew coverage and answer questions. It is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Parkland Spanaway Library, 13718 Pacific Ave. S., Tacoma. 253-548-3304 or 1-5 p.m. Thursday at the Lakewood Library, 6300 Wildaire Road SW, 253-548-3302.


Flamenco takes the stage at Classical Tuesday Series in Tacoma

Take in the Classical Tuesday Series for “An Evening of Flamenco” at the Slavonian Hall, 2306 N. 30th St., Tacoma. The free performance will feature Tacoma dancer Marisela Fleites, who will be joined by flamenco vocalist Vicenter Griego and guitarist Gerardo de Alcala. It is at 7 p.m. Tuesday. For more information call 253-752-2135 or go online to



Jeff Daniels brings his musical side to performance at Pantages Theater

Most people know him for his acting roles, but Jeff Daniels has a musical side, too. See it when he comes to the Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway, Tacoma. He will be joined by The Ben Daniels Band in a 7:30 p.m. show Wednesday. He not only sings but also is an accomplished songwriter and has shared the stage with Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt and Keb Mo. Tickets are $19-$69 and are available by phone or online; 253-591-5894,


Washington Center in Olympia welcomes David Sedaris

David Sedaris is known for his comedy, satire, books and radio storytelling. And his sardonic humor and social critique have made him one of public radio’s most popular and humorous commentators. Sedaris is coming to The Washington Center for Performing Arts, 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia for a 7:30 p.m. performance Wednesday. Tickets are $33-$78, plus a $3 service fee and are available by phone or online; 360-753-8586,