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Five Finger Death Punch promotes veteran causes

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Five Finger Death Punch promotes veteran causes

If you've never heard of Las Vegas heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch (5FDP), you're probably also unaware that the group has dedicated much of its time and efforts to helping the men and women in uniform. From playing shows at military installations to tirelessly promoting veteran causes, the

JBLM SPOUSE Magazine: September 2014

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JBLM SPOUSE Magazine: September 2014

SPOUSE magazine is a free, online magazine that addresses the unique needs and interests of military spouses at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. SPOUSE speaks to our reader's values and focuses on what's important. We empower her with smart solutions for her core

New adventures at the Washington State Fair

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New adventures at the Washington State Fair

It's that time of year again ... school is back in swing, the weather is cooling down and the Washington State Fair at the Puyallup fairgrounds is returning Sept. 5-21. From Fisher Scones, which have been around for a century, to the appropriately named Totally Fried, which even offers lemonade in

Urban Spelunker: Wright Park Tacoma

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Urban Spelunker: Wright Park Tacoma

Wright Park has been the backdrop to many a Tacoman's memories. The area surrounding Wright Park is rich with food, drink and sights to see. Here are just a few in the immediate vicinity.(Rosebud Revelers)As a beautiful botanical garden, W. W. Seymour Conservatory is an iconic destination for those thirsty for

American Legion Post 204 is for female veterans

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American Legion Post 204 is for female veterans

American Legion Post 204 "Service Girls" is clearly not your father's American Legion. Chartered in 1946, the post has been welcoming female veterans from all branches of the Armed Forces. Although the American Legion has accepted women since its inception in 1919, some women veterans sought to form their own posts due

For Capt. Jacob Czekanski, staying fit is all about priorities

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For Capt. Jacob Czekanski, staying fit is all about priorities

Whether he's deployed, as he is now with the 17th Field Artillery Brigade, or whether he's at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Capt. Jacob Czekanski doesn't let excuses get in his way of working out. "My philosophy on physical fitness while deployed is simply there are no excuses not to get better," Czekanski

Bettie Spotlight: Dis-Orient-Her

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Bettie Spotlight: Dis-Orient-Her

One of the many things that stand out in today's female roller derby scene are the clever derby names the skaters give themselves. For JBLM Bettie Brigade roller derby participant Candace Magill, her name was derived in an unusual way; the moniker and her player number depictinteresting coincidences "My derby name is Dis-Orient-Her and my number is twelve,"

Life as a male military spouse

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Life as a male military spouse

When it comes to father and husband Andrew Ferguson, there is no pigeonhole that can contain him. Ferguson has been at Joint Base Lewis-McChord since early 2012 with his wife, Sgt. Ashland Ferguson, who works in Public Affairs at 7th Infantry Division Headquarters. The couple currently has twin daughters, Ayla and Laina, with another child on the

I Corps on point in the Pacific

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I Corps on point in the Pacific

I Corps continues to lead the way in the Pacific area of operations. "We're moving ahead," said Lt. Gen. Stephen Lanza, commander, I Corps, said in a telephone interview from South Korea earlier this morning. "We have gone beyond rebalancing in the Pacific; we are building on the work done in the

Friday, Aug. 29: Oly Park Days with Afrok

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Friday, Aug. 29: Oly Park Days with Afrok

There's a dope show at The Artesian Park & Commons Friday night. Afrok and guests will drop lyrics as part of the Oly Park Days series. This week features some live singing and performances mostly from amateur artists, but included in the lineup of talent will be the aforementioned, award-winning

Friday, Aug. 29: Tele Novella

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Friday, Aug. 29: Tele Novella

They say good things come in threes. Bandolier, People Under The Sun and The Echo Echo Echoes, are all celebrating a record release, a trifecta of "Hell yeah!" for Tacoma. But if you've seen your share of these bands, and think you'll just pick up their album online or at

Wednesday, Sept. 3: Teach Me Equals

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Wednesday, Sept. 3: Teach Me Equals

Teach Me Equals are a two-piece based out of Sarasota, Florida. Made up of Erin Murphy and Greg Bortnichak, Teach Me Equals do not fall under the lazy umbrella of a duet. Rather, they embody the unique relationship that develops between two people that actually collaborate. Watching them perform means

Wednesday, Sept. 3 & Saturday, Sept. 6: Electrisad

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Wednesday, Sept. 3 & Saturday, Sept. 6: Electrisad

You have to hand it to Electrisad for giving themselves a name that encapsulates what they're about better than I ever could. The Phoenix, Arizona, band makes music that's perfect for swooning young lovers. Simple synths and gentle melodies weave in and around the cooing vocals. When things rise above

Thursday, Sept. 4: Storm Large

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Thursday, Sept. 4: Storm Large

Storm Large is all about the performance. After 15 years of performing in clubs and theaters, Storm Large has developed a keen sense for the dynamics of the live setting. Her brand of music - nominally jazz, theatrical rock, cabaret and sultry folk-pop - is uniquely suited to captivating a

Friday, Sept. 5: China Davis "Arctic Days" CD Release Party

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Friday, Sept. 5: China Davis "Arctic Days" CD Release Party

China Davis is a band that is firmly rooted in the foundation of Americana and singer/songwriter tropes with the ability to take in a larger conversation of rock and alternative elements. Along with singer and principal songwriter Ben Fuller, China Davis features the guitar work of Fuller's younger brother Ted

Through Oct. 4: "12th NW Contemporary Art Quilt Exhibit"

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Through Oct. 4: "12th NW Contemporary Art Quilt Exhibit"

The "NW Contemporary Art Quilt Exhibit" at American Art Company is always loaded with beauty. This, the 12th annual installation, is no exception. Not only is almost every quilt on display of the highest quality, the manner in which they are displayed is excellent as quilts are

Primo Grill's Big Move

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Primo Grill's Big Move

Any native Tacoman can recall at least one evening, if not several, playing pedestrian along "the Ave" while traveling from one late night destination to another and spying into House of Tattoo as folks received fresh ink. Some may even hold fond memories of the buzzing needles and blissful ache

Music Critics' Picks: Tela Novella, Afrok, Electrisad, Storm Large

Critics' Picks

Music Critics' Picks: Tela Novella, Afrok, Electrisad, Storm Large

[PSYCHEDELIC INDIE POP] + FRI, AUG. 29 They say good things come in threes. Bandolier, People Under The Sun and The Echo Echo Echoes, are all celebrating a record release, a trifecta of "Hell yeah!" for Tacoma. But if you've seen your share of these bands, and think you'll just

Teach Me Equals and their compelling collaborations

Music Features & Columns

Teach Me Equals and their compelling collaborations

There was once a show called Duets - please, lord, let this show actually be canceled, because I can't be bothered to look it up - where young performers from around the country were tasked to perform duets with professionals. What made this shitty show interesting was the unstated premise

China Davis releases lifetime album, "Arctic Days"

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China Davis releases lifetime album, "Arctic Days"

China Davis is a band that is firmly rooted in the foundation of Americana and singer/songwriter tropes with the ability to take in a larger conversation of rock and alternative elements. Along with singer and principal songwriter Ben Fuller, China Davis features the guitar work of Fuller's younger brother Ted

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