Upcoming Events

6:00 PM18:00

Creative Colloquy: "First, Only, Different"

Curated by Tacoma Poet Laureate, Kellie Richardson, “First, Only, Different” is a showcase of POCs sharing poetry and art about their experiences as the first, the only, and/or the different person in a specific context or experience of their life.

Thy will share a variety of song and poetry pieces during a 35-45 minute set at The Mix on 635 St Helens Ave, Tacoma, WA 98407.

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7:00 PM19:00

Race and Pedagogy Conference "Migrations: Forced and Chosen" Showcase

Migrations: Forced and Chosen is a showcase curated by Antonio Gomez which explores the journeys and heritages of different cultural groups. This showcase is set during the Race and Pedagogy Conference, located at University of Puget Sound.

Thy will perform two pieces focused on her childhood experiences as a non-English speaking immigrant and on the reclamation of her Vietnamese name.

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6:30 PM18:30

Sea, Still Pop-Up

A pop-up show entitled "Sea, Still" which showcases API voices and relationship to ancestral memory and water. This showcase features an expanded gallery, new performers, and more vendors to build on May's reception show.

Alongside other Asian/Pacific Islander (API) artists, Thy will perform works and present an interactive activity themed around Asian immigrant experiences, love and womxnhood, water, and home.

Open to all community members.

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6:30 PM18:30

Workshop: What Is Truth?

An interactive poetry workshop and open mic exploring truth - how we discern factual information, demand accountability in news and storytelling, reclaim erased histories, and claim truth in our personal lives.

The workshop will be presented at the Washington Correction Center for Women.

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6:00 PM18:00

Workshop: Culturally-Responsive Facilitation with Teen Grief Support Groups

Through a one-hour interactive workshop, participants will deepen their understanding of how to hold space for conversation and engagement with teens experiencing grief with sensitivity to:

  • Varying cultural and social identities,  norms, and practices
  • Unique individual-to-family-to-community dynamics and contexts
  • Community-specific trauma

This workshop is open to Multicare BRIDGES volunteers. Want to request a workshop/training? Contact Thy here.

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11:30 AM11:30

"Deconstructing the Status Quo" Art/Poetry Exhibit

Hosted by Tacoma Community College, Thy will facilitate two workshops for the school's "Deconstructing the Status Quo" art and poetry exhibit. The first workshop will focus on "voice" and the second workshop will focus on identity and liberation. Both workshops will involve a peer-supported space for writing, performing, and interactive engagement. Workshops are open to TCC students and the general public.

Workshop 1: "Voice" 11:30am-12:30pm

Workshop 2: "Identity & Liberation" 1:30pm-2:30pm

Location: Tacoma Community College, Building 11

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