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Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Tuesday, Oct. 14, 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. 13: Alison Hawthorne Deming discusses "Zoologies"

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Monday, Oct. 13: Alison Hawthorne Deming discusses "Zoologies"

Some people are just not "people" people. Some people are dog people, some are cat people and some are just plain animal people. Throughout history, animals have played a major role in human culture. Aesop and Disney come to mind. If you are an animal person, or would like to

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Monday, Oct. 13, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Steilacoom Pub and Grill Steilacoom. Monday Music, featuring James Coates. 7 pm. BLUES Uncle Sam's American Bar & Grill Spanaway. Blues Monday with Black Rose. 7 pm. NC. The Swiss Tacoma - Downtown. Hambone Blues Band. 8 pm. NC. Stonegate Pizza Tacoma - South. Rafael Tranquilino and

Sunday, Oct. 12: Duane Hulbert Performs The Music of Glazunov

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Sunday, Oct. 12: Duane Hulbert Performs The Music of Glazunov

Russian composer Alexander Glazunov was only 16 when his First Symphony was premiered under Mily Balakirev. It's amazingly accomplished, tuneful and finely crafted. At only 45, Glazunov laid aside his Ninth Symphony, at that point a single movement in piano score, never to be finished. A contemporary of Strauss, Glazunov

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014: 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. John McCutcheon. All Ages. 5 pm. $20-$25. BLUES The Spar Tacoma - Old Town. Billy Stoops & The Rectifiers. 8 pm. Dave's of Milton Milton. Blues Jam, hosted by

Saturday, Oct. 11: Bluegrass-ish show

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Saturday, Oct. 11: Bluegrass-ish show

Back in the day Bobble Tiki wrote a weekly music column in the Weekly Volcano. The HBO series Deadwood killed the column. The series' opening fiddle summoned Bobble Tiki to a dirty 1870s town (barely) built in the Dakotas territory by colorful outlaws and lowlifes, (barely) held together by its

Saturday, Oct. 11-Sunday, Oct. 12: Tacoma Studio Tour

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Saturday, Oct. 11-Sunday, Oct. 12: Tacoma Studio Tour

Many of us have daydreamed about one day carving out a space that's specifically set aside for our creative projects - a special happy place where the mundane must not enter and the fanciful roam free. While some only imagine it; others have actually done it. We guess you could

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

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Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC The Spar Tacoma - Old Town. Acoustic Minefield. 8 pm. Capitol Theater Olympia - Downtown. An Evening With Greg Brown. All Ages. 7 pm. $28-$32. Matrix Coffee House Chehalis. Crude Awakening Oil Train Tour, with Dana Lyons, Matt Krogh. All Ages. 7 pm. $10-$20. B Sharp

Friday, Oct. 10: Lucy Kaplansky

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Friday, Oct. 10: Lucy Kaplansky

Lucy Kaplansky has some fierce little tunes. The New York City singer-songwriter with the Fast Folk pedigree and the masters in psychology has a beautiful flair for harmony and eloquent in her assessment of human foibles and domestic dynamics. She released Reunion, her seventh solo CD, in 2012, reuniting with

Friday, Oct. 10 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

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Friday, Oct. 10 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Red Bicycle Bistro and Sushi Bar Vashon. The Bog Hoppers. All Ages. 8:30 pm. NC. BLUES Jazzbones Tacoma - Sixth Avenue. Billy Stoops & The Rectifiers. 8 pm. $6. COMEDY/GAMES Tacoma Comedy Club Tacoma - Downtown. Comedian Jen Kirkman. 8 and 10:30 pm. $15. Rialto Theater Tacoma -

Thursday, Oct. 9: The Cypher

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Thursday, Oct. 9: The Cypher

Olympia-based DJ Pasquan has arranged another night of hip-hop and rap for his frequent joint, The Cypher.  This Thursday, Pasquan will host a night of MCs on the microphone at the quaint and intimate eatery/nightspot, Le Voyeur.  An Oly mainstay and favorite for out of town acts, the Voyeur will

Thursday, Oct. 9: Ruth Anderson Public Debate: Meat

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Thursday, Oct. 9: Ruth Anderson Public Debate: Meat

What goes into the production of a quarter pound burger? According to J.L. Capper in The Journal of Animal Science, 6.7 pounds of feed, 52.8 gallons of drinking water, 74.5 square feet of grazing, and the equivalent amount of energy it takes to run a microwave for 18 minutes. The

Thursday, Oct. 9 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

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Thursday, Oct. 9 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Northern Pacific Coffee Co. Tacoma - Parkland. A Sea of Glass. 7 pm. NC. B Sharp Coffee House Tacoma - Downtown. Ryan Heffner EP Release Party. All Ages. 8 pm. BLUES Dawson's Bar and Grill Tacoma - South. Billy Shew Band Open Jam Session. 8 pm. NC. COMEDY/GAMES

Army Reserves State of the Union

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Army Reserves State of the Union

The 85th Support Command hosted a two-day orientation brief informing active-component brigade commanders, currently working in a Army Total Force Policy implementation between First Army Division-West, and the 85th Support Command, of Army Reserve processes and systems, here, Saturday and Sunday. "I'm very excited about the brigade command teams

557th Engineer Company deactivates at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

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557th Engineer Company deactivates at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Calling it a bittersweet moment, Lt. Col. Steven Sattinger said goodbye and thank you to the 557th Horizontal Engineer Company today. The company, first activated in 1944 during World War II, was deactivated in a 20-minute ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. "This is truly a bittersweet moment for me and many in

Tickets On-Sale Alert: Imagine Dragons, Neil Diamond, Billy Idol, tUnE-yArDs, Brooke Fraser, Built To Spill, and others ...

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Tickets On-Sale Alert: Imagine Dragons, Neil Diamond, Billy Idol, tUnE-yArDs, Brooke Fraser, Built To Spill, and others ...

We list major concerts going on sale this weekend, as well as national touring acts performing in the Puget Sound this week. SECRET TICKET CODE TM = Ticketmaster, 253.627.TIXS, www.ticketmaster.com TWEB = Ticketweb, 866.468.7623, www.ticketweb.com   >>> ON SALE NOW Tom Wopat Seattle. Oct. 21-22 7:30 pm. $26.50 (Jazz Alley, jazzalley.com) Gerald Albright Seattle. Oct. 23-26. $32.50

The careening crash of The Jesus Rehab

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The careening crash of The Jesus Rehab

It's a cliché, at this point, that there is no counting for taste. This much is true. Still, for many parents, out there, there is still the urge to mold the minds of their children, so that their musical taste may pass down through the generations. And so, we have

Music Critics' Picks: The Cypher, Saintseneca, Hamell On Trial, Indigenous Robot

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Music Critics' Picks: The Cypher, Saintseneca, Hamell On Trial, Indigenous Robot

[HIP-HOP] + THURS, OCT. 9 Olympia-based DJ Pasquan has arranged another night of hip-hop and rap for his frequent joint, The Cypher.  This Thursday, Pasquan will host a night of MCs on the microphone at the quaint and intimate eatery/nightspot, Le Voyeur.  An Oly mainstay and favorite for out-of-town acts, the

Comic Strippers, magic memories

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Comic Strippers, magic memories

My undergraduate alma mater hosts a yearly offering called "Mr. ECU," in which male competitors vie for cash and prizes by stripping to their undies. One year Barbara, queen of the snobbiest sorority on campus, hailed me at an event the month prior to Mr. ECU. I didn't know Barbara

Visual Edge: Heather and Jon Almeda at Mod Curio

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Visual Edge: Heather and Jon Almeda at Mod Curio

I was visiting Lisa Kinoshita at Moss + Mineral and she said I absolutely had to visit the new shop next door, Mod Curio. She said they had some cool stuff, and boy-oh-boy was she ever right about that. The new shop, which opened for Art Mingle Sept. 18, is run

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