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From left to right back row adults: Klair Etheridge, Pamela Lewis-Bridges, Joye Hardiman, PhD, Patricia Corbert. Children left to right: DianaStarr Robinson, 6, Ashea Nougera, 9, Olivia Frieson, 7, Kabby Mitchell Everly (fifth generation), 6, cut the ribbon marking the grand opening of the Tacoma Urban Performing Center (T.U.P.A.C.) on Saturday, July 8, 2017 in Tacoma, WA.. Kabby Mitchell, founder of T.U.P.A.C., lived in Tacoma, taught at The Evergreen State College and was the first African-American Principle Dancer for the Pacific Northwest Ballet. Kabby, unexpectedly passed away on May 4, 2017. Professional dance instruction will be offered there. (© Karen Ducey)

From left to right back row adults: Klair Etheridge, Pamela Lewis-Bridges, Joye Hardiman, PhD, Patricia Corbert. Children left to right: DianaStarr Robinson, 6, Ashea Nougera, 9, Olivia Frieson, 7, Kabby Mitchell Everly (fifth generation), 6, cut the ribbon marking the grand opening of the Tacoma Urban Performing Center (T.U.P.A.C.) on Saturday, July 8, 2017 in Tacoma, WA.. Kabby Mitchell, founder of T.U.P.A.C., lived in Tacoma, taught at The Evergreen State College and was the first African-American Principle Dancer for the Pacific Northwest Ballet. Kabby, unexpectedly passed away on May 4, 2017. Professional dance instruction will be offered there. (© Karen Ducey)