Arts & Culture

Critic’s Picks: Tacoma Little Theatre musical, sumi-e at Tacoma Public Library and more

New musical at Tacoma Little Theatre

Touring company Opera Elect presents brand new musical “Tomorrow, Tomorrow” at Tacoma Little Theatre this weekend. Commissioned from E.H. Nary and Joseph Greene after a successful Kickstarter campaign, the musical stars Boise natives Zachary Buker and Jordan Bowman as roommates pursuing conflicting artistic dreams. 7 p.m. Friday (Aug. 28) and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. $20/$15. Tacoma Little Theatre, 210 N. I St., Tacoma. 253-272-2281,

Sumi-e at Tacoma Public Library

Four members of Puget Sound Sumi Artists — David Berger, Fumiko Kimura, Selinda Sheridan and Voski Chakiraian-Sprague — show work in this meditative Asian ink genre at a now-extended show at the library’s Handforth Gallery. Monday through Sept. 12. Free. Tacoma Public Library, 1102 Tacoma Ave. S, Tacoma.

Art tour preview at Gig Harbor’s Morso

Morso wine bar is hosting a preview of work by artists in this year’s Gig Harbor Open Studio Tour (Sept. 18-20). Must be 21 or older. Open 4-10 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, noon-12 a.m. Friday-Saturday and 2-9 p.m. Sunday, show up until Sept. 16. Free. Morso, 9014 Peacock Hill Ave., Gig Harbor. 253-530-3463, For more information on the self-guided studio tour, see

Tacoma photos at the 253Collective

Another photographic exploration of Tacoma happens this month at the 253Collective, where collective member Carla Gramlich turns her lens onto her local neighborhood in “Simply Tacoma.” Across the road at The Swiss, the Awesome Tacoma Facebook photo group has a mini-show of more Tacoma-based photos. Gallery hours noon-5 p.m. Saturdays; lobby hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, show up through Sept. 21. Free. 901 S. Jefferson St., Tacoma.