Arts & Culture

Critic’s Picks for April 3-9

JINI DELLACCIO FILM AT TACOMA LIBRARY

Screening at the Tacoma Library’s main branch this Saturday is critically-acclaimed indie film “Her Aim Is True,” a documentary by British filmmaker Karen Whitehead about Gig Harbor ’60s rock photographer Jini Dellaccio. Famous for her groundbreaking album and concert shots of groups such as The Who, The Sonics, The Wailers and Neil Young, Dellaccio still lives in Seattle and is a self-taught photographer with a love of rock and a creative eye. The free screening is at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Olympic Room of the Main Library, 1102 Tacoma Ave. S., Tacoma. 253-292-2201, tacomalibrary.org.

BONSAI AND STONES EXHIBIT

Pairing the delicate beauty of bonsai and the natural expressiveness of suiseki — “viewing stones,” or rocks that have an intrinsic beauty that echoes a scene from nature — is an ancient Japanese and Chinese tradition that creates art from nature. See it at the Pacific Bonsai Museum, which is showing “Stone Images VI,” opening this week. Demonstration 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 4. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. third Thursdays from this Friday (April 3) to May 3 at 2515 S. 336th St., Federal Way. Admission is free. 253-353-7345, pacificbonsaimuseum.org.

EVITA AT TACOMA MUSICAL PLAYHOUSE

Coming up next week at Tacoma Musical Playhouse is a production of “Evita” with a star musical cast, including Alena Menefee as Eva Peron, Jonathan Bill as Juan Peron and Rafe Wadleigh as Che Guevara. Opens April 10; 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. Saturday April 25 and May 3, closes May 3. $20 adults; $27 senior, student, military; $20 ages 12 and younger. Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. 253-565-6867, tmp.org.

TCC GALLERY CELEBRATES 50 YEARS

Tacoma Community College celebrates its 50th anniversary with a special gallery exhibit. Hours are noon-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays through April 30 at The Gallery, TCC, 6501 S. Mildred St., Tacoma. Admission is free. 253-460-4306, tacomacc.edu/thegallery.

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