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Performances + Activities at High Five! on Sept. 12

2 Sep

Our Sept. 12 community celebration on Hilltop is coming up fast, and we’ve got more details to share about the fabulous lineup of performances and activities.

If you haven’t already had a chance to RSVP for the event or sign up to volunteer, now’s the time!

Image: Video still from Crews Photography & Video,

High Five! Spaceworks’ Community Celebration will take place in People’s Park and the 900-block of MLK Jr. Way. Image: Video still from “Spaceworks Tacoma, new building on MLK” by Crews Photography & Video, Sculpture: “Mystery Exists Within the Void” by Douglas Granum

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“Shoot The T” III Tacoma Photo Contest

29 May

Shoot The T III Flyer
From the press release:

“Shoot The T is a photo contest created to showcase the beauty of Tacoma as well as promote art and creativity in the City of Destiny. The winning contestant is destined for a grand prize, but also the honor of capturing a photo that brings pride to a hometown. This competition is a collaboration between the streetwear brand and boutique eTc Tacoma (www.etctacoma.com), the Gallery of Ambition (www.galleryofambition.com), and Tacoma Apparel Co (www.tacomaapparelco.com). This event is presented by Aroma Unltd (www.aromaunltd.com).” Continue reading

New Graduates: the Spaceworks Training Program

9 Jul

The latest round of Spaceworks participants in conversation with a panel of Spaceworks alumni including (from left) Darcy Anderson of Tinkertopia, Alison Bryan of Modern Cottage Company, JD Elquist of The Elquists, Dion Thomas of the Gallery of Ambition, and Taylor Woodruff of Grit City Grindhouse.

There was electricity in the air on the final night of the Spaceworks Creative Enterprise Training Program!

First, the latest round of participants to join Spaceworks presented their innovative project ideas.  In lighting fast 3 minute presentations they each gave an overview of their business model, strategy, and philosophy.  Great ideas were resonating throughout the room.  Many participants had exciting news about their store’s GRAND OPENINGS, lease signings, potential leads on spaces, plus two projects that were able to lease their own space without Spaceworks’ help.

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New Spaceworks Intern Dion Thomas

4 Jun
Entrepreneur, passionate Tacomanian, and Spaceworks alumni Dion Thomas joins the Spaceworks team as Event Intern.

Entrepreneur, passionate Tacomanian, and Spaceworks alumni Dion Thomas joins the Spaceworks team as Event Intern.

Spaceworks welcomes Dion Thomas as an Events Intern. Thomas, a Spaceworks alum, will be working to help expand Spaceworks’ reach by growing the program’s social media platform presence in addition to assisting with marketing and event coordination. You can expect to see him at various Spaceworks happenings this summer, and manning the Spaceworks booth at the Stadium Fare on the last two Saturday’s of July, August, and September. Continue reading

Gallery of Ambition Clearance Sale

28 May

Before, and after of the Gallery of Ambition

Thursday, May 29, 11-5pm
Friday, May 30, 11-6pm
313 S. 9th, Tacoma, WA

Dion Thomas joined Spaceworks last year and moved his business, the Gallery of Ambition, into a new storefront space at 313 S. 9th.  The gallery features artwork alongside apparel all created by local designers/artists.  This clearance sale will be a chance to catch some deals, and will be your last opportunity to see the space.  The Gallery of Ambition is officially closing its storefront doors and moving to a more mobile business model.  You can still find them by shopping online, and looking for them at regional shows, markets, and pop-up events.

So come by this Thursday or Friday, and support the Gallery of Ambition along with all of the local artists and designers that it represents.

Black Saturday Fashion Show

22 Nov

Tickets going fast! $10 still available

A Fashion Show and Cultural Event highlighting local talent in the Apparel & Music Industries.

9:00-10:00PM: A fashion show featuring unique capsule collections from Feather & Oar, Tacoma Apparel Co., Paper Diamonds Clothing, Gallery of Ambition, Kinfam and Noble Suit Co. Featuring original music Keyboard Kid.

10:00PM- 2:00AM: Join us for the after party featuring Mr. Melanin* and headlined by The Flavr Blue.

Tickets are on sale at Feather & Oar or online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/501832

SOLD OUT $30.00- VIP includes a VIP bag and a SEAT for the fashion show, and entrance to the after party. 50 available

SOLD OUT $20.00- DUAL includes entrance to both the fashion show and after party. 50 available

$10.00- SHOW includes entrance the fashion show. 100 available


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