Pierce County Events Calendar

This calendar is the place to find fun events happening throughout Pierce County including Tacoma, Puyallup, , Lakewood and beyond.

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Jun
25
Mon
“Aloof & the Woof” | Artist Reception – Meet Lynne Farren & Lorraine Toler @ Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital
Jun 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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You are Invited to “Aloof and the Woof”!!!

Please join us Monday, June 25 from 5-7pm as we celebrate local artists, Lynne Farren and Lorraine Toler.

This is a wonderful opportunity to meet Lynne & Lorraine and to shop and learn more about their creations on display.

Light bites and beverages will be available for all to enjoy!
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About Lynne Farren:

“A maker of many kinds of art including collage,assemblage, artwear and painting…. Lynne Farren is inspired by everything including cats and quotes about cats. She paints cats in a whimsical and colorful style with added quotes to show their quirky and funny side.”

“People who don’t like cats haven’t met the right one yet.”…….. Quote by Deborah Edwards.

To see her portfolio visit: https://www.facebook.com/lynne.farren3
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About Lorraine Toler:

“My name is Lorraine Toler and I am an artist residing in Tacoma Washington. I studied oil painting, acrylic painting and photography in the Fine Arts Program at Washington State University.

I have many diverse sources of inspiration from the last queen of Korea to a wasting disease of the Pacific Northwest Sea Star population. My driving force and common thread is finding a subject, reading and researching the subject and then interpret the story with a narrative of images.

I recently discovered that I also delight in painting pets. I have always been a pet person, so it is a natural progression. Like many, I anthropomorphize my pets and they always become part of my family. During the process of painting an animal it is like getting to know a new friend. It is always an honor to paint a much loved pet.

My primary medium is acrylic paint. My style and process is influenced by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch and the evocative way he interpreted themes of life, death, and family as well as the contemporary California artist Hung Liu and the way she paints Chinese History and her own personal experiences of oppression in an authoritarian society. I strive to create in the way that these artist do. I admire the way that they tell a story through a single piece or a series. I admire art that can make your smile, or cry.”

To see her portfolio visit: http://lorrainepaints.wixsite.com/mysite
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Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital is excited to combine several of our passions: the Arts, community, and youth development.

Since Dr. Natalie Warren opened the doors of Met Vet she has demonstrated her commitment to the local Arts community through thoughtfully curated shows.

Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital
401 Fawcett St., Suite 100
Tacoma, WA 98402
253.274.0225

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Sep
15
Sat
Renton City Comic Con @ Renton City Comic Con
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am

This year we will be hosting an even bigger and better convention in it’s third year! A large collection of vendors, artists, speakers, special guests, & panels will be present. Renton Comic Con will also be bringing back the super fun cosplay contest, VIP party, & burlesque show. Let your inner child out to play & come celebrate all things nerdy with us. Grab your tickets early before the price goes up on April 1.

Our 2018 program has expanded to include national and local celebrities, 30+ panels, 30+ vendors and artists, a cosplay museum and contests, gaming rooms, and more!!!! For the full Renton City Comic Con experience join us Friday, September 14th for our VIP Party hosted by Virtual Sports.

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