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Jazz Under The Stars: Dmitri Matheny 
General Event Information
Event Category:
Live Music: Jazz
Price:
Free * contact the Venue listed below for ticketing information  
Dates and Times:
July 17, 7:00PM-9:00PM

Sponsored by 88.5 KPLU.

Enjoy "Jazz Under The Stars" this summer as some of the Northwest's best talents perform live at Pacific Lutheran University. Complimentary star gazing charts will be handed out.

Celebrated for his warm tone, soaring lyricism and masterful technique, American musician Dmitri Matheny was first introduced to jazz audiences in the 1990s as the protégé of Art Farmer, Matheny has matured into "one of the jazz world's most talented horn players" (San Francisco Chronicle. Today, Dmitri leads the Dmitri Matheny Group, an all-star ensemble featuring some of the most accomplished jazz artists in the western states. Dmitri Matheny has received several prestigious music awards, including "Talent Deserving Wider Recognition" in the 46th Annual Down Beat International Critics Poll and "Best New Artist" honors in the 1999 JazzTimes Readers Poll. Throughout his professional career as a concert and recording artist, Dmitri Matheny has distinguished himself as a dedicated educator, community leader and advocate for jazz and the arts. Free admission. Bring your blanket or lawn chair and picnic while enjoying the entertainment. In the event of rain, the performance will be held in the Karen Hille Phillips Concert Hall on the PLU campus. Like our Facebook account to receive notices about change of venue on Thursdays about 2:30pm : https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pacific-Lutheran-University-Music-Performances-and-Tours/149422582040

STUFF THE BUS CAMPAIGN
PLU is looking forward to another great year for ‘Stuff the Bus’ school supply drive through The Tacoma Communities in School...We can only do it with your help. This year the goal is to help 4000 students. Please bring items from the list below and drop off on your way in to the Rainers Game. There will be a box right by the entrance.
How can you help you ask? Here are some ideas of basic school supplies that you can purchase : Backpacks, School Boxes, Pink Erasers, Glue sticks, Spiral Notebooks, Notebook Dividers, Crayons, Markers, Scissors, Rules, Binders, Folders, Peechees, Calculators, and Mechanical Pencils.
You can also help by purchasing some non-school items such as: Shoes, Coats, Clothing, Kleenex, Hand Sanitizer, and Band-aids
Another option would be to sponsor a child for $25. The donation will cover a backpack and supplies. Please visit the following website for more details: http://tacoma.ciswa.org.
Venue Information
Venue:
Mary Baker Russell Music Center Amphitheater/PLU Campus  
Address:
8th Avenue Court S & Wheeler Street S  
City:
Tacoma 
State:
WA 
Zip Code:
98447 
Country:
United States 
Telephone:
 
Venue Map:
 
Presenting Organization
Telephone:
253-535-7602
Email Address:
Designation:
not-for-profit