5 Things To Do: "The Sound We Make," glass artist Davide Salvadore, "I Heart House" ...

By Volcano Staff on June 16, 2010

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 2010 >>>

1. A night of exceptional theater and music will join forces tonight inside Tacoma Musical Playhouse to benefit the Tacoma Area Coalition for Individuals with Disabilities (TACID) and Pierce County Homeless Connect. First, Tacoma playwright extraordinaire Nick Stokes presents his one-act play The Sound We Make about three homeless locals discussing their dignity on a park bench in Tacoma's Fireman's Park. Afterward, The Total Experience Gospel Choir featuring Pastor Pat Wright will blow the roof off TMP with joyful gospel and blues music. It all begins at 7:30 p.m.

2. Glass artist Davide Salvadore's new works show, In Miniatura, runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Traver Gallery in Tacoma.

3. The Kari Ehli Band, Voxxy Vallejo, and the Reaching perform at 8 p.m. inside Jazzbones.

4. The downtown Tacoma nightclub Surreal Ultra Lounge hosts "I Heart House (The Cabana Cronicles)" beginning at 9 p.m.

5. Kamel Toe Bar and Grill hosts another Wednesday night jam featuring members of Kashmir, Butafuko, Sub-Vinyl Jukebox, Soul Stripper, Wiskey Creek and others rocking at 9 p.m. while chicks work the stripper poles and swings. Seriously.

LINK: More arts and entertainment events in the South Sound