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Saturday, March 10: Harmony Sweepstakes

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Saturday, March 10: Harmony Sweepstakes

The Harmony Sweepstakes may sound like a new dating service, but it's actually an annual event in Olympia featuring some of the region's best a cappella talent. No kidding. A night of music and awards, Saturday's festivities will include hosts and guest artists The Baudboys, the 2011 first-place champions, along with event

New Reserve chief eager to start

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New Reserve chief eager to start

A South Sound resident himself, Senior Master Sgt. Anthony Mack knows how diverse the area is when it comes to supporting Servicemembers in the different military branches. He believes a significant portion of people who show their support for military members don't know specifically about Reservists in the 446th Airlift Wing

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446th AW preps for Wingman Day

(446th AW PA) - "You can be my wingman anytime." Most moviegoers know this cliché line uttered by Val Kilmer to Tom Cruise at the end of the 1986 film Top Gun by heart. But these classic words sum the Air Force's Wingman Day concept. Wingman Day is mandatory for all Airmen

Cadets to hear from pioneers

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Cadets to hear from pioneers

Aspiring female aviators can get the chance to meet several exceptional women in the aerospace field as part of a two-day event this week at the Museum of Flight. "Women Fly!" is an annual event that gives young women the rare opportunity to meet women in aerospace professions. The two-day program,

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Saturday, March 10: The Bad Plus

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Saturday, March 10: The Bad Plus

Everything is jazz. Or damn near everything. As The Bad Plus proves, bald heads and fu Manchu mustaches are pretty freakin' jazzy, too. But let us not trivialize this world-renowned jazz band, hitting Tacoma's Pantages Theater Saturday, as anything but remarkable. There's good reason why Billboard, and subsequently the Broadway

Saturday, March 10: Poetry Out Loud State Finals

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Saturday, March 10: Poetry Out Loud State Finals

In high school, you went to State in pizza eating and acne. It could have been cooler. Saturday, you'll have a chance to see a dozen Washington high school students get a better jump on their lives than the Little Caesar's slogan, "Pizza! Pizza!" ever afforded you, competing in the Poetry Out

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Through June 10: 'HIDE/SEEK'

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Through June 10: 'HIDE/SEEK'

The internationally-acclaimed exhibition HIDE/SEEK: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture caused a ruckus when it debuted at The Smithsonian Institution's National Portrait Gallery in 2010. David Wojnarowicz's unfinished film, A Fire in My Belly, was removed from the exhibition, sparking a national controversy, demonstrations and renewed discussions about

Friday, March 9: Olympia Pub Crawl

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Friday, March 9: Olympia Pub Crawl

The Weekly Volcano has a Street Team of 20-somethings who attend events in the South Sound, takes photos, blogs and distributes flyers and posters for future events. They also host events, such at the Street Team Pub Crawl. How do you get in on the first Street Team

Saturday, March 10-Sunday, March 11: "Collision"

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Saturday, March 10-Sunday, March 11: "Collision"

Ariana Throne's one-woman "dance drama" Collision looks at rape culture in American college life. She herself was involved in two such collisions, and much of her performance is uncomfortably autobiographical. Throne uses a variety of performance skills to examine our views about rape - and to tell her own story

Sunday, March 11: Olympia Symphony Orchestra

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Sunday, March 11: Olympia Symphony Orchestra

The close of the week offers a chance to join the Olympia Symphony Orchestra and guest pianist Wolfgang Wortberg for "By Audience Request," a performance promising Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15, Verdi's Overture to NabuccoI, Grainger's Irish Tune from County Derry and Stravinsky's Suite from

CONCERT ALERT: Primus, Dave Matthews Band, Flight To Mars, Big Time Rush and others ...

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CONCERT ALERT: Primus, Dave Matthews Band, Flight To Mars, Big Time Rush and others ...

We list major concerts going on sale this weekend, as well as national touring acts performing in the Puget Sound this week and down the road.   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 FRIDAY 10 AM Dave Matthews Band

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On JBLM, Girl Scouts celebrate 100th anniversary

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On JBLM, Girl Scouts celebrate 100th anniversary

  Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs and Trefoils-these classic cookies are often what people first think of when they see Girl Scouts, but on the 100th anniversary of the worldwide organization, scouts on Joint Base Lewis-McChord are doing more than selling their signature treats. Scouts have been participating

Zumba class helps JBLM Soldier shed 35 pounds

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Zumba class helps JBLM Soldier shed 35 pounds

When it comes to Zumba, the moves come natural to Jacqi Gordon. The Army spouse of Cuban descent has no problem following instructors of the Latin-dance inspired fitness program. A couple of months ago she invited her husband to join her in a class at one of the

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wear blue: run to remember enters second year in DuPont

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wear blue: run to remember enters second year in DuPont

When Lisa Hallett co-founded the wear blue: run to remember group nearly two years ago, she did so with a specific purpose. She had recently lost her husband, Capt. John Hallett, when his Stryker was attacked with an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan. Forty-one service members didn't

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ART GALLERIES/SPACES The Boze Gallery Tacoma. Landscape Series assembled from The Lyme School, through June 30 (Tahoma Unitarian Universalist Church, 1115 S. 56th St., 253.759.5706). Childhood’s End Gallery Olympia. Pastel on monotype by Marilyn Frasca, ceramic and mixed media by John & Robin Gumaelius, through May 31 10 am to 6

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