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Bigger than 2-D

Arts

Bigger than 2-D

Over its six-month lifespan Spaceworks Tacoma has introduced and reacquainted the community with local artists, tremendously improved the aesthetic of many downtown storefronts and been a popular subject of discussion at many a Tacoma party. This month the program releases its third installment, which includes 16 spaces and 51 projects. City

Give an Hour

News Front

Give an Hour

Give an Hour plans to work together, and not compete, with the Puget Sound community to bolster and assist the mental health needs of the servicemembers that live there. "We are not interested in competing with other organizations, taking center stage, or self-righteousness," said Tacoma Community Collaborative Project Coordinator for Give

Winter adventure hikes

Outdoors

Winter adventure hikes

If you're a fan of Bear Grylls' rugged outdoor survival TV show, and if you're looking for your own exciting outdoor adventure, then you'll want to talk with Robert Conrad. For the seventh straight year, Conrad, the program manager for Northwest Adventure Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), will lead an

'Transitions and Reflections'

Arts

'Transitions and Reflections'

The term "Textile Paintings" is my term, not the artists and not the gallery's. It's what I see as the best possible descriptor of Barbara Lee Smith's art at The Gallery at Tacoma Community College. It's neither fabric art nor painting, and yet it combines some of the best elements

Sex, math and monkey bites

Stage

Sex, math and monkey bites

In one way, dear reader, it would be very difficult for me to describe the plot of Arcadia without spoiling it for you; in another way, it may actually be impossible for me to spoil this play to anyone. Going into this production, the managing artistic director of the Lakewood

Maxwell's Speakeasy

Reviews

Maxwell's Speakeasy

If you have expensive taste when it comes to food, it can be a little tough on your pocketbook. But don't fret, after being closed for several months due to flood damage, Maxwell's in Tacoma has reopened and once again is offering happy hour each afternoon from 4-6 p.m.  This

Around the world in 80 minutes

Music

Around the world in 80 minutes

There are writers who classify Portland-based Pink Martini as a lounge band, but it's clearer to call it a danceable jazz combo with international flair. Pianist Thomas Lauderdale was hoping to be mayor someday and founded Pink Martini in 1994 as a backing band for political fundraisers. His plan derailed when

Bundle up and see the snow

Outdoors

Bundle up and see the snow

One of the many great things about living in Washington is the proximity to outdoor adventures, and now is the perfect time of year for snow enthusiasts. Although there may not be any snow on the ground here, that doesn't mean it can't be found.  On the contrary, snow abounds

Sit-down style

Reviews

Sit-down style

It's Greek To MeWhere: 328 South Meridian, Puyallup, 253.200.2333Hours: Open daily 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.Cuisine: Greek! Gyros, hummus, meat shish-ka-bob, salads, soup, Greek spaghetti, seafood, lamb, pizza.Scene: Casual, limited seating in cozy quarters. Kid-friendly, well-lit, open kitchen.Drinkies: Full bar with Greek wines, micro beers on tap, an array of

Best of Olympia 2018

Featured Events

Best of Olympia 2018

The home of Calvin Johnson and grunge rock, historic record labels and KAOS FM, The Evergreen State College, and the best crappy beer you can get that’s not brewed there anymore, Olympia is the perfect place to fill the void in your life. With a constant forecast of rain, an

Powerlifting team regulates the competition

Military Life

Powerlifting team regulates the competition

The United States military has long been known for overwhelming power, dedication, determination, and doing what many are not willing to do. A small group of soldiers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) has chosen to take its training to the next level and bring even more honor into the JBLM

47 years (and counting) as MIA

News

47 years (and counting) as MIA

On Nov. 25, 1968, 1st Lt. San D. Francisco and Maj. Joseph Morrison flew a reconnaissance-escort mission along the border of North Vietnam's Quang Binh province and Laos. While he had flown his requisite 100 missions to conclude his tour, Francisco, a native of Washington, volunteered to fly that day. He flew

New year, new look

Features

New year, new look

Lucky Eagle Casino and Hotel is excited to share their new renovations with the public. The $45 million dollar renovation project will be unveiled in phases over the next several months, starting with 40,000 square feet of additional gaming space, a portion that opened just before New Year's Eve. The

It's Greek to Me

Reviews

It's Greek to Me

It's Greek to Me has been an institution in Tacoma for over 22 years, and if you've ever grabbed a gyro from the drive-thru, then you have been part of their success over the years.  This past spring, owner Jim Wick made the move across the street. The new location

Classic love

Stage

Classic love

I can't help but wonder why in the world any actor or any director or producer would want to do Romeo and Juliet when it's already been done so many times in so many ways. Niclas Olson said, "I think a lot of it has to do with how much

Wounded warrior band, Vetted, to perform

Music

Wounded warrior band, Vetted, to perform

Each day, 22 wounded warriors suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury commit suicide, according to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. That amounts to 8,000 veterans per year taking their own lives. Vetted, the first nationally recognized all-wounded warrior rock band based in Houston, Texas, believes one solution

Madigan doctor wins prestigious award

News Front

Madigan doctor wins prestigious award

Motivation empowers mentorship. "I've had fantastic mentors, both men and women," explained Lt. Col. (Dr.) Cristin Mount, the chief of Madigan Army Medical Center's Department of Medicine. She leads a team of 320 civilian and military staff that conduct 180,000 outpatient visits and sees 3,800 inpatients annually. "There is something to be said

Circle Mirror Transformation

Stage

Circle Mirror Transformation

Watch out, Olympia, Circle Mirror Transformation is coming to Olympia Little Theatre, and it's just liable to knock you out. This play by Annie Baker is an Obie Award winner for Best New American Play and was nominated for the Drama Desk Award. It opens at OLT Feb. 5. In a

'From Meadows to Mountains'

Arts

'From Meadows to Mountains'

This large group show compares plein air paintings by Washington artists with larger studio paintings of the same subject by the same artists. It would be reasonable to assume that the plein air paintings done on the spot out in nature might be better than the studio paintings - fresher,

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