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Roger Ebert's review of The Wrestler ran in the print version of the Weekly Volcano. To read his review online, visit his Web site here. The Wrestler Starring: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei and Evan Rachel Wood Rating: Four out of four stars Fox Searchlight presents a film directed by Darren Aronofsky. Written by Robert

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Church of Hate

As the popular saying goes: “Time flies when you’re full of hate.” Admittedly, that’s not really how the saying goes. Leave it to the Weekly Volcano to bastardize even the most well known clichés. However, the sentiment of the bastardization is grounded in reality. This Saturday, Jan. 24, Tacoma’s beloved metal-huffing, Satan-spooning

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Church of Hate

As the popular saying goes: “Time flies when you’re full of hate.” Admittedly, that’s not really how the saying goes. Leave it to the Weekly Volcano to bastardize even the most well known clichés. However, the sentiment of the bastardization is grounded in reality. This Saturday, Jan. 24, Tacoma’s beloved metal-huffing, Satan-spooning

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Culture flash

Playlists You’re not in Kansas anymore. It’s Tacoma, the home of D.A.S.H. Center for the Arts. They’re doing a new production of The Wiz, which will open tonight at Mt. Tahoma High School. The Wiz premiered on Broadway back in the mid ’70s. It was a large-scale, all-black musical based on

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Culture flash

Playlists You’re not in Kansas anymore. It’s Tacoma, the home of D.A.S.H. Center for the Arts. They’re doing a new production of The Wiz, which will open tonight at Mt. Tahoma High School. The Wiz premiered on Broadway back in the mid ’70s. It was a large-scale, all-black musical based on

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Tacoma’s spiciest corner

As soon as the Swiss started serving hard alcohol almost four years ago, this corner of 19th and Jefferson became one of the spiciest spots in Tacoma. The Swiss turns into an urban playground every Friday and Saturday. There aren’t any jungle gyms per se, but the men are usually tall

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Tacoma’s spiciest corner

As soon as the Swiss started serving hard alcohol almost four years ago, this corner of 19th and Jefferson became one of the spiciest spots in Tacoma. The Swiss turns into an urban playground every Friday and Saturday. There aren’t any jungle gyms per se, but the men are usually tall

Former Airman now TV meteorologist

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Former Airman now TV meteorologist

FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. (AFNS) - He can be seen live most weekends and periodically throughout the week on KHQ 6 News delivering weather forecasts for inland Northwest Washington. Meteorologist Dave Law owes a great deal of his success to his 23 years in the Air Force. "My four years

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Club trouble

It’s happening again. Nightclubs are struggling with increasing crime in downtown Tacoma, part of a perennial problem that local officials and business owners have wrestled with for years. While there seems to be ample room for small bars, lounges and other late-night establishments, high-volume clubs such as The Loft, Drake’s,

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Club trouble

It’s happening again. Nightclubs are struggling with increasing crime in downtown Tacoma, part of a perennial problem that local officials and business owners have wrestled with for years. While there seems to be ample room for small bars, lounges and other late-night establishments, high-volume clubs such as The Loft, Drake’s,

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Pres. Barack Obama

My mother says, “All things are possible through the Lord!” Not to be religious and thangs like that, but following the inauguration of Pres. Barack Obama, I have to agree with Wyclef when he rapped, “Anything Can Happen” from his classic, The Carnival Part 1. Less than four years ago rappers

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HIP-HOP IN THE 25360: Pres. Barack Obama

My mother says, “All things are possible through the Lord!” Not to be religious and thangs like that, but following the inauguration of Pres. Barack Obama, I have to agree with Wyclef when he rapped, “Anything Can Happen” from his classic, The Carnival Part 1. Less than four years

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Wine and beer events

Thursday, Jan. 22 Wine tasting, 5-7 p.m., complimentary, Cork!, 3012 Sixth Ave., Tacoma, 253.212.1492. Friday, Jan. 23 Wine tasting, 6-8 p.m., $7.50-$10, WineStyles Wine & Gifts, 2665 N. Pearl St., Tacoma, 253.756.1922. Saturday, Jan. 24 Wine tasting, noon to 5 p.m., Tacoma Wine Merchants, 21 N. Tacoma Ave., Tacoma, 253.779.8258. Australian Wines Class, 3-4 p.m., $25,

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Wine and beer events

Thursday, Jan. 22 Wine tasting, 5-7 p.m., complimentary, Cork!, 3012 Sixth Ave., Tacoma, 253.212.1492. Friday, Jan. 23 Wine tasting, 6-8 p.m., $7.50-$10, WineStyles Wine & Gifts, 2665 N. Pearl St., Tacoma, 253.756.1922. Saturday, Jan. 24 Wine tasting, noon to 5 p.m., Tacoma Wine Merchants, 21 N. Tacoma Ave., Tacoma, 253.779.8258. Australian Wines Class, 3-4 p.m., $25,

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Food Network to visit Tacoma

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives to shoot at Southern Kitchen As reported first on our blog Spew last Thursday, Southern Kitchen Restaurant in Tacoma will be invaded this weekend by Food Network’s Guy Fieri, who will be shooting a take for Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives as part of a tour through

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Food Network to visit Tacoma

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives to shoot at Southern Kitchen As reported first on our blog Spew last Thursday, Southern Kitchen Restaurant in Tacoma will be invaded this weekend by Food Network’s Guy Fieri, who will be shooting a take for Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives as part of a tour through

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Asado Prix Fixe

ASADO Asado serves a new Tuesday night Prix Fixe menu. You’ll find the same stellar service and inventive food ringing in at $25 per person. Begin with an ensalada heirbas or the cold pearl grain salad quinoa. The three middle feature steak medallions with a fig demi-glace or grilled market fresh

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Asado Prix Fixe

ASADO Asado serves a new Tuesday night Prix Fixe menu. You’ll find the same stellar service and inventive food ringing in at $25 per person. Begin with an ensalada heirbas or the cold pearl grain salad quinoa. The three middle feature steak medallions with a fig demi-glace or grilled market fresh

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X and others on sale

SECRET TICKET CODE TM = Ticketmaster, (253) 627-TIXS, www.ticketmaster.com TW = TicketsWest, (800) 325-SEAT, www.ticketswest.com TWEB = Ticketweb, (866) 468-7623, www.ticketweb.com On sale now Dick Weissman Seattle. Jan. 31 7:30 pm. $12-$14 (Phinney Center, 206.528.8523). Strunz and Farah Seattle. Feb. 3-4 7:30 pm. $26.50 (Jazz Alley, TM).

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