JAVANESE MASKED DANCE
Wednesday, April 11, 5-7 p.m.
University of Puget Sound, Trimble Hall (in the Forum)
“Music, Movement, and Spirituality in East Javanese Masked Dance” features Tari Topeng Gunung Sari, a masked dance from the regency of Malang in east Java, which portrays a legendary prince named Gunung Sari. This hero is much loved in Malang for the elegance of his movements, which are controlled and sometimes womanly, as well as his inner strength and agility. In this dance, Gunung Sari is depicted in the forest, where he often goes to meditate or practice his knightly fighting skills. Gunung Sari is also quite proud of his appearance and dress: As he walks about, he adjusts his outfit, looks at himself in the mirror, and waves at women (or imagined women). To increase his own agility and beauty, he imitates the movements of various animals, including birds and deer. Info: www.pugetsound.edu/news-and-events/events-calendar/2018/04/11/day
‘I AM JANE DOE’
Wednesday, April 11, 6:30 p.m.
The Grand Cinema, 606 Fawcett Ave.,
Annie Wright presents the premiere of the documentary “I Am Jane Doe.” It’s a riveting film documenting a group of mothers battling for their daughters who were victimized by sex trafficking on the adult classified web site Backpage.com. The film will be introduced by a local lawyer featured in the documentary. The lawyer will take questions from the audience afterward. The program is part of Annie Wright Schools’ Night Out at the Grand. Info: www.facebook.com/events/222477748309007
MACRAME POTTED PLANT HANGER WORKSHOP
Friday, April 13, 6:30 p.m.
Kalectic, 1736 Pacific Ave., Tacoma
Join Macramé and Chardonnay as they partner with Kalectic for an evening of sipping, shopping, snacking, and crafting. They will be bringing together their two favorite things: macramé and plants. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of modern macramé while crafting your own macramé potted plant hangers. $65 includes all macramé supplies, potted plant, all instructions and guidance for your craft, light bites, drinks, shipping discounts and major fun. Space is limited, so grab your spot today! Info: www.facebook.com/Macrame-and-Chardonnay-1864989953743395
FAMILY NIGHT AT TAM
Friday, April 13, 5 p.m.
Tacoma Art Museum, 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma
TAM is fun for the whole family. See amazing works of art and play games in the galleries with a family-focused tour of “Places to Call Home: Settlements in the West.” Enjoy live entertainment by Djimbo – Megan Becker and Olivia Brownlee and create art together. Explore your museum. $20 per family ($10 per family for TAM members); food available for purchase at TAM Cafe. Tickets available at the door and online at bit.ly/TAMfamilyday1. Info: www.tacomaartmuseum.org
MAKE SOME NOISE AT JOB CARR CABIN
Saturday, April 14, 1 p.m.
Job Carr Cabin Museum, 2350 N. 30th St., Tacoma
Drop by Job Carr Cabin Museum for the monthly craft Saturday event. Activities are designed for children ages 3-9 and their families. On April 14, children can make their own musical instruments. They will have supplies on-hand to create a variety of noisemakers. Admission to the Museum and all events are pay as you can. Info: www.jobcarrmuseum.org