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Show up on Friday, Feb. 9 from 7-9 p.m. at Feast Arts Center (1402 S. 11th St, Tacoma) to see three mini “slide” shows presented by Sharon Styer, Mike Waller and Christopher Paul Jordan. Styer reached a place in her life where she either had to collage or had to throw all the paper stuff away. And now that she loves collaging in combination with her photography, she’s collecting more stuff. It’s a vicious, vicious cycle. Info:


On Saturday, Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. Pacific Lutheran University’s Lagerquist Concert Hall hosts an installment of its musical “Artist Series” of concerts featuring Jason Gilliam on the euphonium. Gilliam is a native of Tacoma and holds a bachelor of music and master of arts in teaching from the University of Puget Sound, where he studied with Peter Ellefson, Ron Munson, and Steve Fissel. Gilliam currently holds the position of lecturer of euphonium at Pacific Lutheran University. For information, visit


Korean author Min Jin Lee will be visiting King’s Books (218 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma) Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. Min Jin Lee, author of the New York Times Bestseller “Pachinko,” will be discussing her novel and signing books. Recently released in paperback, “Pachinko” was King’s Books’ bookseller Kenny Coble’s favorite book of 2017. About “Pachinko:” In this saga, four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family fight to control their destiny in 20th-century Japan, exiled from a home they never knew. For information, visit


Points Northeast Historical Society will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. at St Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Browns Point (6800 Eastside Dr. NE). Former Tacoma Mayor and current President of the Tacoma Historical Society Bill Baarsma will be the special speaker. The title for his speech is “A Tacoma Story: From the Perspective of a Former Mayor and History Buff.” The meeting is free and open to the public. For information visit


Max, the ancient crystal skull, and its guardian, JoAnn Parks, will be at Crystal Voyage (3802 S. Cedar St., Tacoma) on Feb. 16, 17, and 18. Max was found in Guatemala between 1924 and 1926. There have been eight documentaries made over the past 20 years about Max presented on the Discovery Channel, History Channel, TLC Network, Sci/Fi Channel, and International Channels in 22 countries. To register for a private meditation session, call Crystal Spirit Spiritual Center at (253) 272-4367. Register early, as this event fills up quickly. All appointments must be prepaid. Cost: $60 per person, $45 per person for up to four people sharing one, 30-minute session. Info:

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