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WHAT'S THE WORD?: Up and comers

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WHAT'S THE WORD?: Up and comers

So what's new? Who's got the fresh shit? Who's got next? His name is Micah B. Young man's got skills. He's extra sharp and expressive on the mic, making him the youngest MC in the local scene worth keeping an eye out for. Micah B reps Lakewood and he makes really

Thursday, Nov. 3: Art at Work Month Opening Party

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Thursday, Nov. 3: Art at Work Month Opening Party

The 10th annual Art at Work month kicks off with a celebration at the Museum of Glass Thursday, Nov. 3 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. with contemporary dance by BQdanza, fire dancing by Flair Entertainment, molten iron and ice pour by Tacoma Community College, TWO OLD, TWO NEW barbershop quartet,

BITE US: Ikonos - Real Greek Souvlaki

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BITE US: Ikonos - Real Greek Souvlaki

Open for about a year, Ikonos - Real Greek Souvlaki offers an alternative to American fast food burger fare. At the casual Greek dining spot in Gig Harbor, you won't find belly dancers, beer or candlelight. You will find inexpensive, tasty food in a non-fussy, family-friendly environment. The menu runs

Education

General Studies Degrees. The Gateway to a Military-friendly Career

In today's rapidly changing economy, finding a job that matches your skills can be very difficult; particularly when you are uprooting your family every few years to PCS. Whether you've completed some college or just your high school studies, even the most experienced workers find it

News Articles

I-5 Improvements Grants at MAMC Approved

FROM THE C-9 BLOG... The Department of Defense announced today the City of Lakewood will receive $5.7 million from a special fund designed to increase access to military medical facilities - Madigan Healthcare System. DoD plans to distribute $299.6 million to eight transportation projects to improve access

Health

Study finds no evidence of health problems from burn pits

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- An Institute of Medicine study released Oct. 31 found no evidence between exposure to burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan and long-term health problems. A 14-member committee from the institute, a nonprofit health research arm of the National Academy of Sciences, could neither prove

South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011

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South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC O'Blarney's Irish Pub Olympia - Eastside. Irish Sessions. Live traditional Irish music. 7:30 pm. NC. Tugboat Annies Olympia - Westside. Open Mic Night. 9 pm. NC. Olympic Club Hotel and Theater Lewis County. Warren Floyd. All Ages. 7 pm. NC. BLUES Stonegate Pizza Tacoma - South. Rafael Tranquilino Band rockin' blues. 8:30 pm. NC. Summit

South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011

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South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Mandolin Cafe Tacoma - Central. Gen Obata. All Ages. 6 pm. NC. Liquid Soul Coffee Roy. Open Mic. Hosted by David Wayne. All Ages. 7 pm. NC. BLUES Dawson's Bar and Grill Tacoma - South. Billy Shew Band Open Jam Session. 8 pm. NC. The Junction Sports Bar and Grill Lewis County. Blues Jam.

South Puget Sound Live Music and DJ Calendar: Friday, Nov. 4, 2011

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South Puget Sound Live Music and DJ Calendar: Friday, Nov. 4, 2011

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Mandolin Cafe Tacoma - Central. Heidi Vladyka. All Ages. 6 pm. NC. Betting Man. All Ages. 8 pm. NC. Cafe Luna Vashon. Gina Belliveau. All Ages. 7 pm. NC. The Spar Olympia. Naomi Hooley. All Ages. 8 pm. NC. Traditions Cafe and World Folk Art Olympia - Downtown. Randal Bays, Davey Mathias. All

TASTE THIS: Wine auction, wine tastings, plus half-price bottle nights and more ...

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TASTE THIS: Wine auction, wine tastings, plus half-price bottle nights and more ...

Thursday, Nov. 3 Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist Autographed Book & Wine Auction, 6-8 p.m., King's Books, 218 St Helens Ave., Tacoma, 253.272.8801. Ladies Night half-off all wine glass pours, lounge only, The Melting Pot, 2121 Pacific Ave., Tacoma, 253.535.3939. Wine tasting, noon to 6 p.m., $1 a taste, Stina's Cellars, 9316 Lakeview

South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011

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South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Metronome Coffee Tacoma. Kurt Lindsay CD Release Show, with Dave Hannon, James Coates. All Ages. 8 pm. BLUES Mandolin Cafe Tacoma - Central. Blues Redemption. All Ages. 8 pm. NC. Harbor Greens/Forza Wine Bar Gig Harbor. Charlie Brown Band. 7 pm. COMEDY/GAMES Big Whisky Saloon Tacoma - Downtown. 32nd Annual Seattle Comedy Competition Round One,

South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011

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South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Northern Pacific Coffee Co. Tacoma - Parkland. Jeriactric Jazz. All Ages. 11 am-1 pm. NC. Tacoma Public Library Olympic Room Tacoma - Downtown. Classical guitarist Peter Fletcher. 2 pm. NC. BLUES Dawson's Bar and Grill Tacoma - South. Blues Jam, hosted by Tim Hall. 8 pm. City Hall Saloon and Eatery Enumclaw. Rockin' Blues

FEEDBAG: Wings Way, wine auction, Fall Food & Crafts Bazaar and more ...

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FEEDBAG: Wings Way, wine auction, Fall Food & Crafts Bazaar and more ...

SPICEY HOLIDAY GIFT Babblin' Babs Bistro (2724 N. Proctor St., Tacoma) has its awesome hand-blended spices on sale - three for $25, which equates to a $5 savings. Nice. HALF-PRICE WINE SALE The Social Bar & Grill (1715 Dock St., Tacoma) hosts a half-price wine sale from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9. WINGS WAY Buffalo

South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Monday, Nov. 7, 2011

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South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Monday, Nov. 7, 2011

BLUES Uncle Sam's American Bar & Grill Spanaway. Blues Monday. 7 pm. NC. The Swiss Tacoma - Downtown. Pat Moss Blues Band. 8 pm. COMEDY/GAMES Willoughby's Restaurant and Lounge Yelm. Bar Bingo. 7 pm. NC. Harmon Tap Room Tacoma - Stadium District. Tap Room Trivia. $50 cash prize for the winner of each round. 6-8

South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011

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South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Hannah's Bar & Grille Olympia - Downtown. Open Mic. 9 pm. NC. Mandolin Cafe Tacoma - Central. Vickey Lyn. All Ages. 6 pm. NC. BLUES Charlie's Sports Bar and Grill Olympia - Downtown. Blues Jam with Blues Attitude. 9 pm. NC. Midtown Grill Bonney Lake. Wednesday Night Blues Jam. All Ages. 7-11 PM. COMEDY/GAMES Pints &

Tuesday, Nov. 8: Tacoma Science Cafe - SETI

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Tuesday, Nov. 8: Tacoma Science Cafe - SETI

Right now there are folks scanning the sky looking for artificial radio signals - radio signals suggesting the existence of extraterrestrial life. Pursuits like this are often classified as SETI (The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence). It's hard to determine for sure what percentage of the Volcano's readership is actively engaged

Saturday, Nov. 5: Meet Chef Mario Batali

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Saturday, Nov. 5: Meet Chef Mario Batali

On the list of important things in life, eating and education are near the top. One is a matter of survival in the truest sense of the word, and the other isn't far behind. Saturday an annual event at Saint Martin's University in Lacey combines both - as superstar TV

Saturday, Nov. 5: Get Involved Gala

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Saturday, Nov. 5: Get Involved Gala

Project: U - a group of 20- and 30-somethings that parties in the name of United Way and community charities - will host the fancy-schmancy Get Involved Gala, a.k.a The GIG, from 8-11 p.m. this Saturday at the Tacoma Art Museum. With proceeds benefiting United Way of Pierce County's Community

Saturday, Nov. 5: 7th Annual Tattoo Extravaganza

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Saturday, Nov. 5: 7th Annual Tattoo Extravaganza

Hell's Kitchen and tattoos go together like Bert and Ernie, like Hansel and Gretel, like hipsters and questionable facial hair. So it's no surprise that the annual Hell's Kitchen Tattoo Extravaganza is back for its seventh year, going down Saturday and promising music from the likes of C.F.A. and Neutralboy

Saturday, Nov. 5-Sunday, Nov. 6 "...Like There's No Tomorrow"

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Saturday, Nov. 5-Sunday, Nov. 6 "...Like There's No Tomorrow"

It's snow porn at its finest. This weekend, Warren Miller Entertainment presents its 62nd winter sports film, ...Like There's No Tomorrow. Ski bums and snowboarding enthusiasts will surely flock to Tacoma's Broadway Center for a chance to catch this latest Warren Miller Entertainment joint, shot in India, New Zealand, Chile,

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