The Things We Like



Monday, Feb. 26, 5:30 p.m. 

Tacoma Calligraphy Guild, 6501 N. 23rd St. (The Truman Center for Professional Development) Bldg. B, Rm. 4, Tacoma. 

Join Tacoma Calligraphy Guild at its February meeting. A fun program has been planned by Jan Cooper: Contemporary Versal Letterforms, which are fun, energetic, dancing letters for journals, gift cards, place cards and quote enhancement. Learn to draw shapes that make up the letters of this alphabet using speedy, continuous, spontaneous gestures, going for fluidity. Bring pencil, micron pigma or fine line sharpie, paper, i.e. Pro Layout Pad, ruler. For more information, visit


Wednesday, Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m.

King’s Books, 218 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma

Join the Cartoonists’ League of Absurd Washingtonians (CLAW) and panel host Jennevieve Schlemmer for an informative and fun panel about what it takes to be a working artist. We will cover best practices for creating a schedule, finding consistency, pricing your work, balancing your books, motivating yourself, and creating your own creative community. Panel includes amazing local artists Mindy Barker, Michaela Eaves, Steve Garvin, and Mark Monlux. For information, visit


Thursday March 1, 5 p.m.

Harmon Brewery & Restaurant, 1938 Pacific Ave., Tacoma

We felt it important that we gather – skiers, snowboarders, snowshoers alike – to celebrate the man who always brought us together each fall to get pumped about the upcoming season. Come enjoy some winter drink and beer specials (we have a secret stash of the Steep and Deep Winter Ale), vintage Warren Miller videos, yummy Harmon grub and of course – swag. For information, visit


Thursday, March 1, 7 p.m. 

Blue Mouse Theatre, 2611 N. Proctor St., Tacoma

The Gig Harbor Fly Shop is proud to bring you the 2018 premier of the Fly-Fishing Film Tour. The event will benefit the Coastal Cutthroat Coalition. Doors open at 6 p.m., pre-party starts at 6:30 p.m. with a silent auction and live music. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets will be $15 locally in advance at Gig Harbor Fly Shop and $18 online and at the door. For more information, contact the Gig Harbor Fly Shop at or (253) 851-3474 or visit


Friday, March 2, 8 p.m.

Odd Otter Brewing Company, 716 Pacific Ave., Tacoma

Catch Natalie Holt’s standup comedy at the Odd Otter. Holt’s comedy career started in Seattle, but her absurd spirit is the result of her weird and wonderful upbringing in Florida. She keeps busy as a producer at Seattle’s “The Comedy Nest” and co-writer of the live inter-dimensional talk show “Alyssa Explains It All.” She’s also performed at Bumbershoot and co-hosts the Sexual Awake’n’Baking podcast. For information, visit

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