Arts & Culture

Critic’s Picks for Oct. 24-30

JACOBSEN TROMBONE CONCERT AT UPS

Trombonist John Rojak, faculty member at the Juilliard School of Music in New York, visits the University of Puget Sound this Sunday for a master class and bass trombone concert with the American Brass Quintet. The program includes music by Alec Wilder, Tom Johnson, John Stevens and more. The free master class is at 2 p.m. Sunday. The concert is at 6 p.m. Sunday; admission is $15, or $10 for seniors, students, military, UPS community, and free for UPS students. Both events are in UPS’s Schneebeck Hall, North 15th and Union Avenue, Tacoma. 523-879-3100, tickets.pugetsound.edu

UPS HISPANIC FILM FEST

The 10th annual Hispanic Film Festival at the University of Puget Sound began this week and continues through Nov. 19, presenting five award-winning Spanish and Latin American films (all subtitled). Oct. 29: “La Yuma”; Nov. 5: “7 Cajas (Seven Boxes)”; Nov. 12: “ A Busca (Father’s Chair)”; Nov. 19: “Chico & Rita.” All films are free and begin at 6:30 p.m. in Rausch Auditorium, Room 003 at McIntyre Hall at UPS, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma. pugetsound.edu

DUKESBAY THEATER PRESENTS ‘TEA’

Dukesbay Theater’s November production “Tea” (by Velina Hasu Houston) tells the story of five Japanese women who came to the United States in the 1940s as war brides, and how life unfolded for them. It’s directed by Randy Clark and includes design work by Tacoma artist Lois Yoshida. The play opens at 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 30), then has showings at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 16 (no show on Halloween) at Dukesbay Theater, 508 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. Tickets are $10-$12, and include coffee, tea and baked goods. 253-267-0869, brownpapertickets.com/event/879447

AFRICAN MUSIC AND CIRCUS WITH CIRQUE ZUMA ZUMA

Described as an “African-style Cirque du Soleil,” Cirque Zuma Zuma will bring their unique combination of African music, pole and aerial acts, Egyptian limbo dances, South African gumboot dances, Gabonese tumbling, and contortionist feats to the University of Puget Sound next Tuesday night. Based in Kenya and Tanzania, the troupe was recently seen on “America’s Got Talent.” Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at UPS’s Schneebeck Hall, North 15th Street and Union Avenue., Tacoma. Admission is $10. 253-879-3100, tickets.pugetsound.edu

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