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Theater Review: Finding songs in Joe Turner's Come and Gone

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Theater Review: Finding songs in Joe Turner's Come and Gone

Peter Turney was a Tennessee Supreme Court justice who governed that state from 1893 to 1897. His brother, Joe, made a living by transporting Negro prisoners from Memphis to the state pen in Nashville. Along the way, he picked up extra men by enticing them into craps games, arresting and

Wednesday, Feb. 19: "El Sol de Medianoche, Flemenco en Vivo"

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Wednesday, Feb. 19: "El Sol de Medianoche, Flemenco en Vivo"

Have a dollar and an open dance card for Wednesday? Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes presents El Sol de Medianoche, Flamenco en Vivo: a night of powerful Spanish flamenco music and dance featuring singer Curro Cueto of Seville and guitarist Jose Vega of Cadiz. Let the mix of music and traditionally

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Ted Brown Music Company Tacoma - South. Uke 'An Jam. All Ages. 6:30-8 pm. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Cascade Community Center JBLM-Lewis Main. Bar Bingo in Heroes Lounge. No cash prizes. 7 pm. Pints & Quarts Pub Westside Olympia - Westside. Bingo. Win prizes. 8:30 pm. NC. Tacoma Comedy Club

Tuesday, Feb. 18: Music @ 11 Afro-Cuban percussion workshop

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Tuesday, Feb. 18: Music @ 11 Afro-Cuban percussion workshop

All good things come from a well-crafted jam, do they not?  Trees: a natural earth-sun jam. Chocolate milk: a spoon-and-glass Hershey-jam. Babies: a pre-parental romance-jam.  Music @ 11: an Afro-Cuban jam born from a percussion workshop lead by Olympia drummer extraordinaire Scott Saunders. Participants are encouraged to bring hand drums

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2013: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2013: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Stonegate Pizza Tacoma - South. Acoustic open mic hosted by Leanne Trevalyan. 8 pm. NC. Tugboat Annies Olympia - Westside. Open Mic Night. 9 pm. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Westgate Bar and Grill Tacoma - Northend. Barstool Bingo. 6:30 pm. White Horse Tavern Yelm. Barstool Bingo. Prizes! 7 pm.

Monday, Feb. 17: Works In Progress

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Monday, Feb. 17: Works In Progress

Now this is an idea whose time has come. Barefoot Collective and MLKBallet perform in-process works for a small audience in a relaxed atmosphere, where the dancers show the audience how the dance was created. For audience members, this is an opportunity to experience live theater and get a rare

Monday, Feb. 17, 2013: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Monday, Feb. 17, 2013: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

BLUES Uncle Sam's American Bar & Grill Spanaway. Blues Monday with Black Rose. 7 pm. NC. Stonegate Pizza Tacoma - South. Rafael Tranquilino and Brooke Lizotte Experimental Jam. 8 pm. NC. Doyle's Public House Tacoma - Stadium District. St. Practice Day featuring Seatown Rhythm and Blues Players and the

Sunday, Feb. 16: Patriotic Pummel roller derby bout

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Sunday, Feb. 16: Patriotic Pummel roller derby bout

Rollerbladers thought they were so hot when they cruised onto the scene in the early '90s, with their flashy in-line wheels and sleek helmets. Quad-wheel roller skates were instantly obsolete - if you weren't sporting the in-lines, you weren't one of the cool kids. But, as we all know, fashion

Sunday, Feb. 16, 2013: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Sunday, Feb. 16, 2013: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Charlie's Restaurant Puyallup. Acoustic Jam Night. 6-9 pm. NC. BLUES 2 Mile House Olympia - Westside. Blues Bentley Band Sunday Jam. 5-8 pm. NC. Dawson's Bar and Grill Tacoma - South. Blues Jam, hosted by Tim Hall. 8 pm. Uncle Sam's American Bar & Grill Spanaway. Sunday Blues

Saturday, Feb. 15: Rainier Hockey League

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Saturday, Feb. 15: Rainier Hockey League

We're only half way through February and already it's been quite a month for sports in the Puget Sound area - with the Seattle Seahawks pummeling the Broncos to win its first Super Bowl, and four elite Pacific Northwest athletes competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics. Tightwad publisher Pappi Swarner

Saturday, Feb. 15: JBLM Bettie Brigade

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Saturday, Feb. 15: JBLM Bettie Brigade

If we referred to "the weekend's most exciting sports event," we couldn't blame you for assuming we meant Olympics Ice Dancing. But we've got another entry in that category: the JBLM Bettie Brigade's second bout of the season. By now you've heard about the roller derby resurgence. Hell, you may

Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

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Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Metronome Coffee Tacoma - Sixth Avenue. Megan Biegalski w/ Kord Taylor and Tommy Shin. 8-11 pm. NC. BLUES Red Bicycle Bistro and Sushi Bar Vashon. Quinn. All Ages. 8:30 pm. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Grit City Comedy Club Tacoma - Downtown. Comedian BJ Johnson. 8:30 and 10:30 pm. $15. Tacoma

Friday, Feb. 14: Cheap Date Valentine's Day dance

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Friday, Feb. 14: Cheap Date Valentine's Day dance

It took years of sitting home alone watching TV on Valentine's Day, tallying the reasons for our involuntary solitude - Is our hair too flat? Are our thighs too big? Is that smell coming from our couch or these pajamas? - before we realized the problem was not us. It

Friday, Feb. 14: The Ten Tenors

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Friday, Feb. 14: The Ten Tenors

Teenagers going crazy for opera? Only if it's pop-opera from The Ten Tenors. The group from Down Under has impressed all ages, combining opera with a comedic presentation. Instead of classic Italian arias, expect Abba's "Dancing Queen" and a Bee Gees medley. The 10 Aussies on stage don't look bad,

Friday, Friday, Feb. 14 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

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Friday, Friday, Feb. 14 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Amocat Cafe Tacoma - Triangle District. Amocat Live! featuring the Amocat House Band. All Ages. 7 pm. Metronome Coffee Tacoma - Sixth Avenue. Hunnywell w/ Dames and Ricky Reyes. 8-11 pm. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Grit City Comedy Club Tacoma - Downtown. Comedian BJ Johnson. 8:30 pm. $15. Tacoma

Thursday, Feb. 13: "Holes"

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Thursday, Feb. 13: "Holes"

In case you've been rightly avoiding entertainment news over the past month, LaBeouf has been embroiled in a controversy that began with him completely plagiarizing a Daniel Clowes comic called Justin M. Damiano for a short film he directed. Predictably, LaBeouf was immediately found out once he put the film

Thursday, Feb. 13: Mad Love Fest

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Thursday, Feb. 13: Mad Love Fest

Forget Venus, Venice, Paris or any other word ending in -is that conjures up love-ish ideas: there's no better way to woo a would-be - or current - Valentine than with an evening of arts-related culture. And Mad Hat Tea Company has fired up its popular Valentine's Day arts show

Thursday, Feb. 13 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

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Thursday, Feb. 13 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

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. Hosted by Blues Attitude. 8 pm. Eagle's Hall Olympia - Downtown. OlyBlues Dance Night. Third floor, no partner necessary. All Ages.

ArmyFit helps improve soldiers' physical and psychological strength

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ArmyFit helps improve soldiers' physical and psychological strength

Since Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness launched its ArmyFit site two weeks ago, tens of thousands have logged on and are taking advantage of its features, designed to improve self-awareness in health and resilience. In the first week alone, some 28,000 users visited the site where they took the Global Assessment

Armed Forces Vacation Club

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Armed Forces Vacation Club

Whether you're tired of frosty mornings at home or just weary from watching the continual blizzards on the east coast, spring break has probably never sounded so good. While a trip to sand and sun can be pricey, the Armed Forces Vacation Club (AFVC) can at least guarantee a good

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