Arts & Culture

Critic’s Picks for Nov. 7-13

BOULDING VIOLIN AT SECOND CITY

Violinist Brittany Boulding, co-concertmaster of the Northwest Sinfonietta and one of the “Magical Strings” Boulding family performers, plays a recital of Brahms, Beethoven and William Bolcom for the Second City Chamber Series’ Spotlight concert this Sunday, with Tanya Stambuk on piano. Included is Brahms’ second sonata for violin and piano, and Beethoven’s Sonata no. 9, the “Kreutzer.” The recital begins at 4 p.m. Sunday at First Lutheran Church, 524 S. I St., Tacoma. Admission is $25 general; $23 senior, military; $10 students; free ages 18 and younger. 253-572-TUNE, scchamberseries.org

MEDIALAB’S “WASTE NOT” FILM SCREENING

MediaLab, an award-winning student media group at Pacific Lutheran University, will present a free screening of “Waste Not,” a documentary looking at issues of global food waste, at 3 p.m. Saturday at Theater on the Square, 915 Broadway, Tacoma. 253-591-5894, broadwaycenter.org

PUYALLUP VETERANS DAY BAND CONCERT

The city of Puyallup honors Veterans Day this year with a program of traditional patriotic band music in Pioneer Park on Sunday. The program features musicians from the U.S. Army I Corps Band from Joint Base Lewis McChord, as well as guest speaker Steve Vermillion, a pilot awarded the Silver Start and Distinguished Flying Cross for his helicopter ambulance service in Vietnam. The free program begins at 1 p.m. Sunday at Pioneer Park, 330 S. Meridian St., Puyallup. cityofpuyallup.org

‘FIESTA! FAMILIA! FOLKLORE!’ AT THE PANTAGES

Twelve-year-old mariachi star Sebastien de la Cruz of “America’s Got Talent” headlines Tacoma’s second annual “Fiesta! Familia! Folklore!” at the Pantages Theater this Sunday. The program is a celebration of Mexican culture, and also includes Bailadores de Bronce ballet folklorico and Wenatchee-based Mariachi Huenachi. The program begins at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway, Tacoma. Tickets are $12-$32, but those 7 and younger get in free. 253-591-5894, broadwaycenter.org

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