Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Harlequin Productions fires artistic director Linda Whitney

Harlequin Productions last week fired co-founder and artistic director Linda Whitney. The nonprofit theater company, founded by Whitney and her husband, Scot Whitney, has been in transition since Scot Whitney resigned amid accusations that he ignored sexual harassment allegations against visiting playwright Israel Horovitz.

Entertainment

How to draw a Minion

Glenn McCoy, an award-winning editorial cartoonist for the Belleville News-Democrat in Illinois and creator of “The Duplex” syndicated comic strip, shows you how to draw a Minion. McCoy did some storyboarding for the 2010 film "Despicable Me."

Arts & Culture

North Thurston student's play earns national honors, and you can see it this week

North Thurston High School senior Charlotte Perez received national recognition for her play “The Place Where I Go,” which opens Wednesday at the school. The play was a semifinalist in the Educational Theatre Association’s Thespian Playworks competition. The one-act play is part of the school’s fifth annual Arts Showcase, which also includes another one-act — “Forever,” by Elizabeth Stoker — along with student poetry, music, dance and visual art.

Tacoma Art Museum smashes through

Brooke Benaroya Dickson uses a gold painted sledge to break a pane of glass between the new Benaroya Wing to the existing Tacoma Art Museum, July 26, 2018. She is the granddaughter of donor Rebecca Benaroya.