Rosemary Ponnekanti is a freelancer for Crosscut. She lives in Tacoma, plays double bass and does aerial circus. Find her on Twitter at @roseponnekanti.
Christopher Paul Jordan in his Tacoma studio.
Esteban Camacho Steffensen is seen painting birds high on Seven Seas Brewing's building from a cherry picker. The 19,200 sq. ft. mural is one of the largest of its kind in Tacoma.
A viewer takes in ¡Cuidado! - The Help, a new show now up at the Greg Kucera Gallery in Seattle.