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Second Fisher House breaks ground at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

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Second Fisher House breaks ground at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Doubling down on a house is a good thing. Since 1992, the Fisher House has been a haven of comfort for family members to come and be near to loved ones receiving care at Madigan Army Medical Army Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. "The Fisher House is our commitment to our warfighters

Tacoma Arts Month 2014

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Tacoma Arts Month 2014

Whether you know it or not, Tacoma is a fricken artsy place. Tucked into old buildings, abandoned storefronts and sometimes even brand new buildings are galleries, artist studios and places to learn a bit of art as well. All year round, the arts scene in Tacoma is part of what

The Oly Mountain Boys release bluegrass concept album, "White Horse"

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The Oly Mountain Boys release bluegrass concept album, "White Horse"

Early 20th century life held great promise and jaw-dropping beauty for Charlie McCarver. He and his chatty, young, pregnant wife, Lisa-Ann, built a cabin next to the Pacific Ocean, with greenery and flowers surrounding their home. "The sun was warm, the birds did sing, and it was spring." Then the rains came. "That

Visual Edge: "Metal & Paint" at Moss + Mineral

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Visual Edge: "Metal & Paint" at Moss + Mineral

New works by some old favorites in pen and pencil, metal and dirt can be seen at Moss + Mineral through most of the next two months. I saw the announcement and was so intrigued with a drawing by Jeremiah Maddock that I had to see the show. I wasn't

Wednesday, Oct. 8: Less Than Jake

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Wednesday, Oct. 8: Less Than Jake

It's been a couple decades, but third wave ska revival giants Less Than Jake have remarkably stuck around with essentially the same line-up. Even though they've kept up with releasing album after album, things haven't fundamentally changed about the band; the order of the day remains the sort of bright,

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC C.I. Shenanigans Tacoma - Northend. Live music on the patio. All Ages. 7-10 pm. NC. Ted Brown Music Company Tacoma - South. Uke 'An Jam. All Ages. 6:30-8 pm. NC. Tugboat Annies Olympia - Westside. Wed night Irish Session. 7:00- 930. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Cascade Community Center JBLM-Lewis

Tuesday, Oct. 7: If Cars Could Talk: Adult Brown Bag Lunch Series

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Tuesday, Oct. 7: If Cars Could Talk: Adult Brown Bag Lunch Series

The last time we heard a car story, it was a rare Pixar dud and turned out to be the end of the road, more or less, for both Paul Newman and George Carlin. We're due for another car story. Each first Tuesday of the month, a staff member from

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014: 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, Oct. 6: Northwest Repertory Singers holiday rehearsal

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Monday, Oct. 6: Northwest Repertory Singers holiday rehearsal

Oktoberfest is dead. Halloween is dead. The Day of the Dead is dead. Even Thanksgiving is dead. Well, at least to the Northwest Repertory Singers. The Tacoma-based organization has just nudged out the department stores in the race toward Christmas. The choral group is currently rehearsing for its annual December

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Monday, Oct. 6, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Steilacoom Pub and Grill Steilacoom. Monday Music, featuring Kurt Lindsay. 7 pm. BLUES Uncle Sam's American Bar & Grill Spanaway. Blues Monday with Black Rose. 7 pm. NC. The Swiss Tacoma - Downtown. Maia Santell and House Blend. 5:30 pm. Stonegate Pizza Tacoma - South. Rafael Tranquilino

Sunday, Oct. 5: Steilacoom Apple Squeeze

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Sunday, Oct. 5: Steilacoom Apple Squeeze

On the first day of autumn I sat with a dozen eggs to, once and for all, confirm or dispel the nagging question of whether or not eggs will stand unaided on the autumnal equinox. What I had was scrambled eggs for breakfast. What is guaranteed is that fall is

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Charlie's Restaurant Puyallup. Acoustic Jam Night. 6-9 pm. NC. BLUES Dave's of Milton Milton. Blues Jam, hosted by Doug McGrew. 7:30 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, Oct. 4: Yachtoberfest

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Saturday, Oct. 4: Yachtoberfest

If you haven't seen the University of Puget Sound sorority sister holding a stein along the Thea Foss Waterway promotion, then by some miracle the Tacoma Waterfront Association has you on their 20th tier list. The 50 or so slated sisters in lederhosen earning their community service and hydroplane champion

Saturday, Aug. 4: Harvest Fest 2014

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Saturday, Aug. 4: Harvest Fest 2014

Wood-fired pizza and goats: Do you need any more reason to drive to Orting? At Terra Organic's annual Harvest Fest, you can also pick the perfect pumpkin to carve. The crisp air of the fall in the country and the sunchoke maze are pretty good reasons for getting in a

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

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Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC B Sharp Coffee House Tacoma - Downtown. Sundae, Mr. Goessl. All Ages. 8 pm. BLUES Rialto Theater Tacoma - Downtown. Heritage Blues Orchestra. All Ages. 7:30 pm. $10-$39. COMEDY/GAMES Tacoma Comedy Club Tacoma - Downtown. Comedian Quinn Dahle. 8 and 10:30 pm. $15. Matrix Coffee House Chehalis. Variety Show

Friday, Oct. 3: "I'm Now: The Story of Mudhoney"

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Friday, Oct. 3: "I'm Now: The Story of Mudhoney"

Mudhoney, while beating its fellow flannel-powered pedigree to the punch - Sub Pop released vinyl anthem "Touch Me, I'm Sick" and Superfuzz Bigmuff 12 months before Nirvana's Bleach and three years before Nevermind and Pearl Jam's Ten - has never had a chart topper, but the group has a following

Through Oct. 5: Oktoberfest Northwest

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Through Oct. 5: Oktoberfest Northwest

Beer! Lederhosen! Beer! Bratwurst! Beer! Yodeling! Beer! Manuela Horn and the Oktoburlesques! Beer! Oktoberfest Northwest has all of these fine things, but, most importantly, it has beer.  The three-day Bavarian celebration at the Washington State Fair and Events Center officially kicks off at 6:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3 with the

Friday, Oct. 3 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

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Friday, Oct. 3 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Traditions Cafe and World Folk Art Olympia - Downtown. Fiddle Fest, featuring Riff Raff, The Bow Pullers, Pine Top Pickers, Nordic Spirit, Joe & Paula McHugh, Les Gens Des Chutes, hosted by Carla Wulfsberg. All Ages. 5 pm. NC. BLUES Southbay Dickerson's BBQ Olympia - Downtown. Blue Laces, Mudcat.

Thursday, Oct. 2 and Sunday, Oct. 5: "From Here To Eternity The Musical"

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Thursday, Oct. 2 and Sunday, Oct. 5: "From Here To Eternity The Musical"

One of our most notable musical offerings this time around is a movie ... sort of. Y'know how a company called Fathom Events beams one-night-only screenings to movie theaters? In addition to RiffTrax commentaries and Metropolitan Opera productions, that service also transmits the occasional show from London's West End. This

Through Oct. 30: "Metal and Paint: New Work by Jeremiah Maddock, Kyle Dillehay and Quinn Honan"

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Through Oct. 30: "Metal and Paint: New Work by Jeremiah Maddock, Kyle Dillehay and Quinn Honan"

New works by some old favorites in pen and pencil, metal and dirt can be seen at Moss + Mineral through most of the next two months. I saw the announcement and was so intrigued with a drawing by Jeremiah Maddock that I had to see the show. I wasn't

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