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Through June 29: "The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up"

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Through June 29: "The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up"

Theater, no matter how hard we try, is nothing like life. It's amplified, focused, condensed and artificial. That's not to say we who craft it are unobliged to say anything about real life, but we needn't feel we must reproduce it photographically as if there were no

Through July 20: "Spamalot"

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Through July 20: "Spamalot"

Lakewood Playhouse never seems to disappoint and their most recent production is no exception. People who don't like Monty Python humor, also known as fuddy duddies, might want to skip it but for everyone else, Spamalot (books and lyrics by Eric Idle) will have them laughing,

Friday, June 27-Sunday, June 29: 2014 Pride Film Festival

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Friday, June 27-Sunday, June 29: 2014 Pride Film Festival

Early summer in the South Sound means changing warmer weather, adding a boa and checking out the pride festivals. In conjunction with Olympia Capital City Pride event - June 19-22 - the Olympia Film Society presents the 2014 Pride Film Festival. According to pre-film festival hype, "We hope to entertain,

Sunday, June 22: FISH Food Benefit Concert

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Sunday, June 22: FISH Food Benefit Concert

It's like money in dog years. For FISH Food Banks of Pierce County, every dollar raised has seven times the buying power. Based on this math, last year's Maurice The Fish Records' (MTFR) benefit concert brought in nearly $50,000 to help feed the hungry. Taking place this Sunday,

Sundays: Dayclub

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Sundays: Dayclub

People like eating outside, and they'll stop at almost nothing to do it. They will choke down steaming food as mysterious water droplets rain down from air conditioners above. Crowd a party of eight into one pitiful corner of shade. Inhale exhaust fumes along with aromas of

Saturday, June 21: It's OK!

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Saturday, June 21: It's OK!

The bill for this show at the Northern is uncommonly stacked. In addition to featuring the feminist punk luminaries of Frightwig on tour for the first time since 1995 (!), they're bringing with them Robert Hecker's post-Redd Kross project, It's OK!. It's an embarrassment of riches, in case you hadn't

Saturday, June 21: The Thermals

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Saturday, June 21: The Thermals

The Thermals have never skimped on passion - musically or lyrically. With straightforward opinions about politics being spat by Hutch Harris at a furious rate per minute, over the driving pop-punk explosions of the unimpeachable trio, the Thermals have been, at their best, near unmatchable for fist-pumping power. Their most

Saturday, June 21: BriFest 2014

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Saturday, June 21: BriFest 2014

There are no words when a community loses one of its beloved members. There are no words, but there is music. And this is exactly what Brian Redman would have wanted. A stalwart in Tacoma's music scene, (3 Inches of Blood, Trial, Dirty Knockers) it's been nearly five years since

Friday, June 20: Flexin' Fridays

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Friday, June 20: Flexin' Fridays

Flexin' Fridays, hosted by Block Mogul Entertainment, features four performances and DJ Strawberry to play sets and shut the party down when it's time to get yo boogie on. With L Roc, Young Soda, Jack Mov and L Hammond scheduled to perform; you'll be introduced (if you don't already know) to

Friday, June 20: Egg Plant

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Friday, June 20: Egg Plant

Luke Short, the mind behind Egg Plant, is too laid back of a person to really make much of a thing about his Tacoma homecoming. It's been four years since I've written about Egg Plant, as the band had made its home in Portland shortly before then. While Short had

Theater Review: Frankly, "Moonlight and Magnolias" is damn good

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Theater Review: Frankly, "Moonlight and Magnolias" is damn good

Adjusted for inflation, the epic film Gone with the Wind retains a healthy lead on Avatar and Star Wars as the most lucrative in history. Pop quiz, hotshot: what was author Margaret Mitchell's follow-up to Gone with the Wind? If your brain refuses to kick out a title, that's because

Legendary Locals of Lakewood

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Legendary Locals of Lakewood

One of the most beautiful things about studying history is finding new discoveries along familiar and well-traveled paths. It is that discovery process that makes history so rich and vibrant. Even better: having these terrific discoveries right in one's own backyard. This is especially true for local authors Steve Dunkelberger and

Theater Review: Very midsummer rock madness at Harlequin Productions

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Theater Review: Very midsummer rock madness at Harlequin Productions

So that's what all the fuss was about! Harlequin has staged its homegrown production of A Rock ‘n' Roll Twelfth Night four times before, but not since 2003, five years before I arrived in Washington. I'd heard glowing reviews of the show and even listened to its entertaining CD, but

Through Aug. 21: "The Hole in Your Heart is a Portal to Another Dimension"

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Through Aug. 21: "The Hole in Your Heart is a Portal to Another Dimension"

Erin Dengerink's installation "The Hole in Your Heart is a Portal to Another Dimension" is a mixed media installation of small, whimsical arrangements comprising a surreal landscape that delivers a message of hope to the heartbroken. That's what the description on the Artscapes website says. To me it

Visual Edge: "Natural Spectacle" at Moss + Mineral

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Visual Edge: "Natural Spectacle" at Moss + Mineral

Moss + Mineral is an easy-to-overlook design store tucked away in a small space on Ninth Street near a bail bondsman. They show art and photography by some of the area's best. Featured through July (no closing date set) are works by Carlos Taylor-Swanson (fine woodworking); Claudia Riedener (ceramics); the

Washington Army National Guard family on "House Hunters"

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Washington Army National Guard family on "House Hunters"

Military families are always in pursuit of new properties, especially after a PCS, but how often do they get to take that search on national television? Sgt. Terry Andrews, a Washington Army National Guard citizen soldier, along with his wife, Brenda, and their daughters, will be featured on HGTV's House Hunters

Wednesday, July 2: Summer Dance Party

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Wednesday, July 2: Summer Dance Party

You can't profess to love hip-hop without having, at the least, a passing appreciation for the foundation. You don't get Outkast or Dr. Dre without EPMD. There's no Jay Z without Rakim. The Geto Boys helped open up the South. Afrika Bambaataa, The Rock Steady Crew, Grandmaster flash, Kurtis Blow,

Wednesday, July 2: Zine Revolution Workshop

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Wednesday, July 2: Zine Revolution Workshop

Remember before the Internet when the only way to discover the local underground punk rock scene, slow food, yurt-builders, Kierkegaard or Shannon Doherty was to read bits of typed paper from someone pulling an all-nighter at Kinko's? Today, it's called Tumblr. Yet oddly enough, old school zines are experiencing a

Wednesday, July 2, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Tugboat Annies Olympia - Westside. Irish Session. All Ages. 8-10 pm. NC. A Rhapsody In Bloom Florist and Cafe Latte Tacoma - Sixth Avenue. Kathye Long. All Ages. 7 pm. C.I. Shenanigans Tacoma - Northend. Live music on the patio. All Ages. 7-10 pm. NC. Treos

Tuesday, July 1: 133rd Army Band

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Tuesday, July 1: 133rd Army Band

The Washington Army National Guard's 133rd Army Band, which is comprised of more than 40 citizen-soldiers, is in summer mode, which means free outdoor concerts loaded with patriotic tunes. The 133rd Army Band was organized and recognized in the Washington Army National Guard in 1924 as the Band Section Battery

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