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Words & Photos: JBLM children honored with a day of free fun

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Words & Photos: JBLM children honored with a day of free fun

Children from Joint Base Lewis-McChord received quite a salute this past Sunday. The children of local service members don't choose to serve in the military, but they do feel and shoulder many of the sacrifices and burdens that come with their parent's service. Sunday, Feb. 16 was their day to be honored. "This

Through March 9: "Playboy of the Western World"

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Through March 9: "Playboy of the Western World"

Let's see: Pajamas? Check. Red silk robe? Check. Pipe? Check. A scantily-clad 18-year-old blonde bimbo on each arm? Check and check! Looks like I'm ready to see Black Box Theatre's production of Playboy of the Western World, the stage show about Hugh Hefner's life, loves and - wait. What's that,

Wednesday, Feb. 26: J.A. Jance book signing

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Wednesday, Feb. 26: J.A. Jance book signing

The descriptor "New York Times Bestselling Author" isn't exactly what it used to be. James Patterson literally craps bestsellers. Then again, if becoming a bestselling author was easy we'd probably do it ... you know ... instead of pounding out sentences late into the night for little to no recognition

Wednesday, Feb. 26: Co-existing with Coyotes

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Wednesday, Feb. 26: Co-existing with Coyotes

One of our favorite Far Side cartoons, by Gary Larson, depicts a pair of grizzled cowboys sitting around a campfire at dusk. One is handing the other a cup. The caption reads, "More cappuccino, Raoul?" Yes, times are changing. We have to co-exist with coyotes. How? Good news: The city

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Wednesday, Feb. 26, 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

Tuesday, Feb. 25: "Ailey II: The Next Generation of Dance"

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Tuesday, Feb. 25: "Ailey II: The Next Generation of Dance"

Anyone who has seen them - dance enthusiast or not - can tell you that Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is a feverish love poem to the human body. Ailey founded his company in 1958, with an emphasis on ballet lines in the lower body and modern movements in the

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2013: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Tuesday, Feb. 25, 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. 24: "Civil Rights and Peace" Poetry Reading

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Monday, Feb. 24: "Civil Rights and Peace" Poetry Reading

Jake Adam York, a poet relentlessly dedicated to the foot soldiers of the civil rights movement, wrote this poem titled "Grace": "The smoke from the grill/ is the smell of my father coming home/ from the furnace and the tang/ of vinegar and char is the smell of Birmingham, the

Monday, Feb. 24, 2013: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Monday, Feb. 24, 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. The Swiss Tacoma - Downtown. Hambone Blues Band. 9 pm. Stonegate Pizza Tacoma - South. Rafael Tranquilino and Brooke Lizotte Experimental Jam. 8 pm. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Willoughby's Restaurant and Lounge Yelm. Bar

Sunday, Feb. 23: "Verdi & friends"

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Sunday, Feb. 23: "Verdi & friends"

Giuseppe Verdi's Messa da Requiem is one of the most dramatic and inspiring sacred pieces ever written, contrasting fiery climaxes with passages of heart-rending poignancy. Composed in 1874 as a memorial to the Italian poet and novelist, Allesandro Manzoni, the Requiem is one of the most moving works ever to

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2013: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Sunday, Feb. 23, 2013: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Charlie's Restaurant Puyallup. Acoustic Jam Night. 6-9 pm. NC. Traditions Cafe and World Folk Art Olympia - Downtown. The Tannahill Weavers. All Ages. 7 pm. $15-$20. BLUES 2 Mile House Olympia - Westside. Blues Bentley Band Sunday Jam. 5-8 pm. NC. Dawson's Bar and Grill Tacoma - South.

Saturday, Feb. 22: Dockyard Derby Dames

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Saturday, Feb. 22: Dockyard Derby Dames

I couldn't think of a better way to spend a Saturday night than on a hot date with myself listening to loud rock and roll and watching tough-as-nails roller derby chicks knocking each other on their asses. Yes, my Saturday night will be spent with Dockyard Derby Dames characters such

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

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Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Traditions Cafe and World Folk Art Olympia - Downtown. Jamie Laval, with Dan Compton. All Ages. 8 pm. $12-$20. COMEDY/GAMES Grit City Comedy Club Tacoma - Downtown. Comedian Greg Kettner. 8:30 and 10:30 pm. $15. Tacoma Comedy Club Tacoma - Downtown. Comedian Josh Wolf. 8 and 10:30 pm.

Friday, Feb. 21: "What About Grandma?"

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Friday, Feb. 21: "What About Grandma?"

Do you love animals? How 'bout dark comedy? Do Sarah McLachlan ads for the ASPCA make you projectile weep? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then do we have the show for you. Elliot Weiner (pronounced "winer") is a playwright, actor, and director most recently seen in

Friday, Friday, Feb. 21 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

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Friday, Friday, Feb. 21 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Matrix Coffee House Lewis County. Between The Sheets, featuring Toni Lawrence, Eric Miller, Michael Horne. All Ages. 8 pm. $10. Metronome Coffee Tacoma - Sixth Avenue. The Brothers Jim w/ NoRey & Elise Brianne. 8-11 pm. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Grit City Comedy Club Tacoma - Downtown. Comedian Greg Kettner.

Thursday, Feb. 20: Art Bus - Willy Wonka Style

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Thursday, Feb. 20: Art Bus - Willy Wonka Style

Oompa Loompa Doompadee Doo/I've got a perfect puzzle for you/Oompa Loompa Doompadee Dus/When can I ride the Tacoma Art Bus? The answer to that musical riddle, my friends, is Feb. 20. After a two-month hiatus, the Art Bus rolls again - this time with special guest Willy Wonka as tour guide.

Thursday, Feb. 20 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

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Thursday, Feb. 20 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. Eagle's Hall Olympia - Downtown. OlyBlues Dance Night. Third floor, no partner necessary. All Ages. 9 pm. $5. COMEDY/GAMES Tacoma Comedy Club Tacoma - Downtown. Comedian Josh Wolf. 8 pm. $15.

Washington National Guard is on cyberpatrol

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Washington National Guard is on cyberpatrol

"The National Guard, through its existing relationships within every state and territory, is in a unique and important position to help solve what I call the ‘cyber response capability gap.' That gap is the space that exists between what we acknowledge as a threat and our actual capability to do something

The Good Life: "The Great Beauty" is a tumultuous visual banquet

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The Good Life: "The Great Beauty" is a tumultuous visual banquet

A word of warning before we begin: This is one of those movies. You know the kind: a dense, artsy and weird movie. It's the kind of film where, if asked to describe it, I'd normally answer something to the tune of, "Uh, it's about this guy, and, uh ...

"Commissary Club" to open at McChord Field

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"Commissary Club" to open at McChord Field

The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) is about to make the McChord Field Commissary one-of-a-kind. Starting Friday, March 7, DeCA will test its new club store format on the Air Force side at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The new format will feature a huge, new section of the store entirely dedicated to club

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