Spring Art & Concerts Series

Concert goers are in for a treat this Spring during UP for Arts 2017 Spring Arts and Concerts Series. Bach with a Rock and Roll twist, outstanding choirs and favorite tunes from musical theater are among the featured offerings.  

“Our events are unique in that they pair a variety of  musical performances with visual and performing artists,” according to UP for Arts Vice Chair Debbie Klosowski. All events occur on Friday nights from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the University Place Civic/Library Atrium located at 3609 Market Square (36th and Bridgeport). Free parking is available underneath the library.

February 24

  • The South Sound Choir Academy conducted by Megan Oberfield. The South Sound Youth Choir, Tacoma Singing Society and the Tacoma Ringing Society (handbells) will join together for an unforgettable evening!
  • Featured Artist Karen Petrillose is an award-winning watercolor artist who loves to focus on subject matters from the wonders around her including Lakewold Gardens, the Chambers Bay Golf Course, Gig Harbor net shed and local wildlife and flowers.

Admission is $15 for adults, $5 for students and free for UP for Art members. Tickets available at the door. For more info, visit www.upforarts.org.

Dinner and a show! Make the evening even more special with dinner beforehand at Grassi’s Ristorante, located at 2811 Bridgeport Way West. 

Place your order between 4 and 5:45 p.m. and you are guaranteed to make the show. Grassi’s will also donate 20% of  your purchase on concert nights to UP for Arts. Half price wine and dessert also available after the performance.

Event Date: 
Friday, 24 February 2017 - 7:00pm