Concerts in the Park

August 4 - Hook Me Up - Variety Jazz/Rock/Fusion

These talented, professionally trained musicians will wow you with a variety of vocal and instrumental musical entertainment. They have something for everyone whether you like dipping and dancing, dining and fine wining, or getting lost in a memory from a nostalgic melody, Hook Me Up will entertain.

Concerts in the Park

July 21 - Danny Vernon "Illusions of Elvis"

Danny enjoys performing all three decades of Elvis's career, including the "recklessly abandoned" hillbilly cat 50s, the sleek 60s movie years including the Comeback Special, and the sexy 70s jumpsuit years.

Concerts in the Park - Moved to Curtis High School Cafeteria due to Weather

204th Army Band from Vancouver, WA.

Enjoy popular and patrioitic tunes by the 204th Army Band out of Vancouver, Washington.

All concerts occur on Thursday nights at the Curran Apple Orchard, 3920 Grandview Dr. W. from 6:30 to 8 p.m. In case of inclement weather, concerts will relocate to the Curtis High School Cafeteria, 8425 40th St. West in University Place.

Special thanks to Columbia Bank and CORE (Curran Orchard Resource Enthusiasts) for their ongoing sponsorship of these events.

Dance Theater Northwest - "Another Opening"

Event: “ANOTHER OPENING” Presented by Dance Theatre Northwest
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2016
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Place: Mount Tahoma High School Auditorium - 4634 So 74th Tacoma, WA 98409

On Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 4:00 p.m., “ANOTHER OPENING” will be presented by DANCE THEATRE NORTHWEST at the Mount Tahoma High School Auditorium located at 4634 South 74th Street in Tacoma, WA 98409.

Spring Art & Concert Series

Feather JarKristina Henckel, pianist and Ritmuller Artist, joins Brad Hawkins, cellist, and Janet Utterback, violinist, for the premier performance of Ensemble Turnia.

Also featuring visual artist: Brad Stave, Fine Wood Turning Artist

Spring Art & Concert Series

Kareem KandiBack by popular demand, Kareem Kandi brings us the hottest jazz saxophone in Tacoma!

Also featuring visual artist: Nancy Corey, fused glass artist 

Spring Art & Concert Series

The New Orleans sounds of Jenny's Jive Squad led by the swinging vocals of Jenny McMurry. Jenny and her band will be playing songs of Louis Armstrong, Allen Toussaint, Fats Domino, Ella Fitzgerald and much more...Don't miss it!

Also featuring visual artist: Barry Crust, driftwood artist

Performances take place at 7 p.m. at the Civic Building Atrium. Tickets for all Art & Concert Series events are $10 for adults, $5 for students and free for UP for Arts members. For more information, please visit

Dance Theater Northwest - The Nutcracker

Sunday, Dec. 13, @ 4 p.m.

Mt. Tacoma High School Auditorium, 4634 S 74th St, Tacoma

Admission: $11-13 Student, Child, Senior; $22-26 Adult
*Military discount available

Dance Theater Northwest - The Nutcracker

Saturday, Dec. 12, @ 2:30 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Mt. Tacoma High School Auditorium, 4634 S 74th St, Tacoma

Admission: $11-13 Student, Child, Senior; $22-26 Adult
*Military discount available

Spring Arts & Concert Series

Dynamic artists and musicians will absolutely delight audiences in the upcoming Spring Arts & Concert Series sponsored by UP for Arts.  Please join us in the UP Civic/Library Atrium from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on three Fridays this spring. 

This last session's artists include:

April 24          Goldsmith Designer Sacha Van DeZande with
                        Pianists Oksana Ezhokina and Christina Dahl.


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