September 27, 2012 at 6:02am
1. This is a theatrical and musical event that is not to be missed. On February 3rd, 1959, the man who changed the face of popular music tragically died in a plane crash aged 22. Now, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story tells the story of the three years in which he became the world’s top recording artist with a show that features over 20 of Buddy Holly’s greatest hits including “Peggy Sue," “That’ll Be The Day," “Oh Boy” and “Not Fade Away.” 7:30 p.m. $28-$39, Capitol Playhouse, 612 E 4th Ave, Olympia, (360)943-2744.
2. Time to think about knitting up some holiday gifts. No formal instructor. Group knitting is always free for members and those with a Day Pass. First time visitors also can join once for free. Try it out! All inclusive means beginner or expert; it doesn't matter. There are often individual and group projects. Bring your challenging projects as often those more experienced than you can will help you pick up dropped stitches, and learn advanced techniques. They have every size needle and Roxy at Lamb’s Ear has donated enough yarn to puy the wool on a herd of lamb(s). 5 - 8 p.m., $10, Tacoma Art Place 1116 S. 11th Tacoma, (253) 238-1006.
3. Learn how inexpensive façade improvement projects can spark new energy in a neighborhood, bring under-utilized buildings back to life and economic rewards to business owners. Speakers: Jim Nicholls, senior lecturer, Department of Architecture, UW Seattle. Odette D’Aniello, owner, Celebrity Cake Studio. Nick Fediay, 6th Avenue Business District Association. Sharon Winters, Historic Tacoma. Aaron Winston, architectural designer, BLRB Architects. Moderator: Kala Dralle, program development specialist, Community and Economic Development, City of Tacoma. 6:30 - 8 p.m., $7.50 adv, $10 door, The New Frontier Lounge
301 East 25th Street, Tacoma,(253) 572-4020.
4. We all know the Swedes can write a mean pop songs – but what about folk songs? Well, one artist is nonchalantly transferring the charm and fun found in most pop songs into sweet, acoustic twang. Sofia Talvik, brings bubbly blonde ambition to this raw and often quiet genre with a captivating breath of fresh air. Tonight at Northern in Olympia with The Bob Schwenkler Experience and Loyalty is Blue. 8 p.m., all ages, 321 4th Ave E.
5. This film viewing will allow a grassroots parent group, Parents and Friends for Tacoma Public Schools, to present the recent film, An Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman, State Legislative Representative Marcie Maxwell will speak after the film, followed by a public discussion relating to education reform and the current issue of charter schools in Washington state. 6:30 p.m., free, Rausch Auditorium
University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner, Tacoma,(253) 879-3236.
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