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Gayle Selden

Gayle Selden was an easy interview seeing as we’re good friends who met during our first days together in the Junior League of Tacoma back in 2004. In 2006, with the help of a few JLT co-members, I embarked on beginning a little fund-raiser called Bib ‘n’ Bid — a

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Marco Benevento

Marco Benevento's new solo album, Me Not Me, explores a wide range of instrumental covers as well as a few original compositions.  Me Not Me is Benevento's second solo album, following 2008's Invisible Baby, and is the first on his new record label, The Royal Potato Family.  Reed Mathis (Jacob

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Marco Benevento

Marco Benevento's new solo album, Me Not Me, explores a wide range of instrumental covers as well as a few original compositions.  Me Not Me is Benevento's second solo album, following 2008's Invisible Baby, and is the first on his new record label, The Royal Potato Family.  Reed Mathis (Jacob

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TROUBLE WITH DEROSA: Gayle Selden

Gayle Selden was an easy interview seeing as we’re good friends who met during our first days together in the Junior League of Tacoma back in 2004. In 2006, with the help of a few JLT co-members, I embarked on beginning a little fund-raiser called Bib ‘n’ Bid — a

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Ask Amy

Match dot con A woman wrote me on an online dating site. Her profile said she was 42. I'm 37, which isn't a big age difference, so we went out. We had a blast and were planning to go out again when she e-mailed and confessed she'll be 49 in

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Ask Amy

Match dot con A woman wrote me on an online dating site. Her profile said she was 42. I'm 37, which isn't a big age difference, so we went out. We had a blast and were planning to go out again when she e-mailed and confessed she'll be 49 in August.

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Cult of the Crab

Ethiopian Spicy Beef Infinite Soups’ Ethiopian Spicy Beef ($2.50 for 8 ounces) soup sent me frantically digging in my purse for bottled water.  With ingredients such as yams, beef, poblano pepper, garlic, and ginger — it sounds pretty harmless, right?  Yeah, the poblano had some kick but it was Wendy’s

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Cult of the Crab

Ethiopian Spicy Beef Infinite Soups’ Ethiopian Spicy Beef ($2.50 for 8 ounces) soup sent me frantically digging in my purse for bottled water.  With ingredients such as yams, beef, poblano pepper, garlic, and ginger — it sounds pretty harmless, right?  Yeah, the poblano had some kick but it was Wendy’s

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Deaded Q!

The University of Puget Sound’s SCRABBLE Rousers club will host a tournament to raise funds for the Tacoma Community House with triple word scores. I’ve personally always enjoyed hanging onto the “Q,” where it hangs there on your rack like some ultimate weapon of destruction, waiting for that all-enabling “U”

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Deaded Q!

The University of Puget Sound’s SCRABBLE Rousers club will host a tournament to raise funds for the Tacoma Community House with triple word scores. I’ve personally always enjoyed hanging onto the “Q,” where it hangs there on your rack like some ultimate weapon of destruction, waiting for that all-enabling “U”

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Devilish opera

These days there may be a good number of people suggesting that they’d sell their soul for a good job. It’s a point Kathryn Smith, General Director of Tacoma Opera, acknowledges even as she sees value in the arts. “All of what we do is important, but it’s not an electricity

Devilish opera

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Devilish opera

These days there may be a good number of people suggesting that they’d sell their soul for a good job. It’s a point Kathryn Smith, General Director of Tacoma Opera, acknowledges even as she sees value in the arts. “All of what we do is important, but it’s not an electricity

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Don’t Tell Sophie

I saw them standing in front of Puget Sound Pizza as I turned the corner, emerging from a tilted and quiet Tacoma alley into the bustle that is PSP’s late breakfast rush. I was running 10 minutes behind schedule, of course, but they didn’t seem bothered. I lit a cigarette

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Don’t Tell Sophie

I saw them standing in front of Puget Sound Pizza as I turned the corner, emerging from a tilted and quiet Tacoma alley into the bustle that is PSP’s late breakfast rush. I was running 10 minutes behind schedule, of course, but they didn’t seem bothered. I lit a cigarette

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Drooling on the display cases

Mandolin Cafe Where: 3923 S. 12th St., Tacoma, 253.761.3482 Hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m. to midnight Friday, 8 a.m. to midnight Saturday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday Cuisine: Coffeehouse fare with sandwiches, quiche, soups, salads and desserts Scene: A gathering spot for students studying calculus, vibrant flamenco guitar music,

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Drooling on the display cases

Mandolin Cafe Where: 3923 S. 12th St., Tacoma, 253.761.3482 Hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m. to midnight Friday, 8 a.m. to midnight Saturday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday Cuisine: Coffeehouse fare with sandwiches, quiche, soups, salads and desserts Scene: A gathering spot for students studying calculus, vibrant

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Eluding Fame Since 1984

I currently have an event that’s glistening on my calendar like the gloss on my lips, and I hope that you’ll add this gig to your own social agenda: Girl Trouble’s 25th Anniversary “Eluding Fame Since 1984” party at 9 p.m., March 13 at The New Frontier Lounge. Recently when I was

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Eluding Fame Since 1984

I currently have an event that’s glistening on my calendar like the gloss on my lips, and I hope that you’ll add this gig to your own social agenda: Girl Trouble’s 25th Anniversary “Eluding Fame Since 1984” party at 9 p.m., March 13 at The New Frontier Lounge. Recently when I was

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God forbid?

The Rev. Timothy Smith will share his views on United States immigration policy this Sunday in an uncommon forum — he’s going to give a sermon about it. As one of Tacoma’s most active opponents of a private prison for immigrants on the Tacoma Tideflats, Smith is concerned that the

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Good intentions

Good intentions However, sprinkler system law lacks common sense Sometimes, even with the best intentions in mind, lawmakers get it wrong. A perfect example can be found attempts to protect kids from toys made with lead. As you may recall, an uproar was created in 2007 by the discovery of lead in a

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