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Saturday, Jan. 3: The Oly Mountain Boys at Polar Plaza Ice Rink

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Saturday, Jan. 3: The Oly Mountain Boys at Polar Plaza Ice Rink

Well, hidee, thar, younguns! This here's yer ole Pappi Copperhill. You know how ever' year 'bout this time the Tacoma Art Museum put theyselves up a big ole ice skatin' rink over to Tollefson Plaza? I'm tellin' you it's finer'n a can o' snuff, with all them little 'uns

Saturday, Dec. 27: Forest Beutel at Polar Plaza Ice Rink

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Saturday, Dec. 27: Forest Beutel at Polar Plaza Ice Rink

Well, hidee, thar, younguns! This here's yer ole Pappi Copperhill. You know how ever' year 'bout this time the Tacoma Art Museum put theyselves up a big ole ice skatin' rink over to Tollefson Plaza? I'm tellin' you it's finer'n a can o' snuff, with all them little

Saturday, Dec. 20: Dixie Highway performs at Polar Plaza Ice Rink

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Saturday, Dec. 20: Dixie Highway performs at Polar Plaza Ice Rink

Well, hidee, thar, younguns! This here's yer ole Pappi Copperhill. You know how ever' year 'bout this time the Tacoma Art Museum put theyselves up a big ole ice skatin' rink over to Tollefson Plaza? I'm tellin' you it's finer'n a can o' snuff, with all them little

Saturday, Dec. 13: The Rusty Cleavers at Polar Plaza Ice Rink

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Saturday, Dec. 13: The Rusty Cleavers at Polar Plaza Ice Rink

Well, hidee, thar, younguns! This here's yer ole Pappi Copperhill. You know how ever' year 'bout this time the Tacoma Art Museum put theyselves up a big ole ice skatin' rink over to Tollefson Plaza? I'm tellin' you it's finer'n a can o' snuff, with all them little

Saturday, Dec. 6: Shotgun Kitchen at Polar Plaza Ice Rink

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Saturday, Dec. 6: Shotgun Kitchen at Polar Plaza Ice Rink

Well, hidee, thar, younguns! This here's yer ole Pappi Copperhill. You know how ever' year 'bout this time the Tacoma Art Museum put theyselves up a big ole ice skatin' rink over to Tollefson Plaza? I'm tellin' you it's finer'n a can o' snuff, with all them little

Saturday, Nov. 29: SweetKiss Momma at Polar Plaza Ice Rink

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Saturday, Nov. 29: SweetKiss Momma at Polar Plaza Ice Rink

Well, hidee, thar, younguns! This here's yer ole Pappi Copperhill. You know how ever' year 'bout this time the Tacoma Art Museum put theyselves up a big ole ice skatin' rink over to Tollefson Plaza? I'm tellin' you it's finer'n a can o' snuff, with all them little

Saturday, Nov. 22: The Cottonwood Cutups at Polar Plaza Ice Rink

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Saturday, Nov. 22: The Cottonwood Cutups at Polar Plaza Ice Rink

Well, hidee, thar, younguns! This here's yer ole Pappi Copperhill. You know how ever' year 'bout this time the Tacoma Art Museum put theyselves up a big ole ice skatin' rink over to Tollefson Plaza? I'm tellin' you it's finer'n a can o' snuff, with all them little

Theater Review: Dukesbay Productions' "Tea"

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Theater Review: Dukesbay Productions' "Tea"

Yürei: "faint spirit." That's the Japanese term for ghosts, of which there are many in Velina Hasu Houston's 90-minute play Tea. It's about Japanese war brides in Junction City, Kansas, in 1968. In the 15 years after World War II, when U.S. troops occupied Japan, more than 100,000 American servicemen

2-2 SBCT shoot for Japan Marksmanship Badge

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2-2 SBCT shoot for Japan Marksmanship Badge

U.S. Army soldiers endeavor to qualify for the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force's Marksmanship badge, during Orient Shield 14 at Camp Higashi-Chitose, Japan, Nov. 1. It's a rare occasion for a U.S. Army soldier to have the opportunity to qualify for a foreign marksmanship badge; however, the soldiers from the

The Dixon Center and veterans

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The Dixon Center and veterans

Veterans create enduring bonds. "The bonds that exist on the battlefield are unlike any bonds that you can imagine," Col. David Sutherland, USA (Ret.) and chairman of the Easter Seals Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services, said in an address this past August. "And when we come home those bonds

Visual Edge: Art students of Simon Kogan at Pacific Lutheran University

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Visual Edge: Art students of Simon Kogan at Pacific Lutheran University

Simon Kogan is locally famous in Olympia for his World War II memorial on the Capitol Campus and for the larger-than-life statue of a pregnant woman, "Motherhood," at Percival Landing.  He is also well known as a teacher of private art classes. At the moment the works of his students

Wednesdays: Vomity Comedy Open Mic

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Wednesdays: Vomity Comedy Open Mic

Comedy open mics are where comedians cut their teeth, develop their chops and other folksy idioms meaning "possibly suck to get better." Polish is traded for rawness. Comedians nervously testing out premises they thought of while parking. It wouldn't be a true comedy open mic without a few rookies floundering

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Wednesday, Nov. 12, 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. Tugboat Annies Olympia - Westside. Wed night Irish Session. 7:00- 930. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Cascade Community Center JBLM-Lewis Main. Bar Bingo in Heroes Lounge. No cash prizes. 7 pm. Pints & Quarts Pub

Tuesday, Nov. 11: Washington's 125th Birthday

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Tuesday, Nov. 11: Washington's 125th Birthday

Nov. 11, 1889, President Benjamin Harrison signed the proclamation admitting Washington to the Union and, with this year marking Washington's 125th anniversary, the Washington State Historical Society and the Office of the Secretary of State are hosting a celebration to honor the milestone. The event will feature a re-creation of

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Tuesday, Nov. 11, 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, Nov. 10-Tuesday, Nov. 11: Veterans Day at the Zoo

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Monday, Nov. 10-Tuesday, Nov. 11: Veterans Day at the Zoo

In observance of Veterans Day Nov. 11 - you know, that day we honor military vets for, oh, we don't know, risking their lives for the freedoms we have, protecting our country and things like that - Weekly Volcano would like to thank all those men and women who have

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Monday, Nov. 10, 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. Stonegate Pizza Tacoma - South. Rafael Tranquilino and Brooke Lizotte Experimental Jam. 8 pm. NC. COMEDY/GAMES The Hub Tacoma -

Sunday, Nov. 9: Fiesta, Familia, Folklore!

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Sunday, Nov. 9: Fiesta, Familia, Folklore!

The sweet, soothing, and sentimental sounds of mariachi music are an effective antidote to an overdose of loud, searing, angst-ridden rock or rap. Music, lest we forget, can be delightful, gay and harmonious; for many centuries it was actually prized for these very qualities! Mariachi music is unabashedly sweet, with

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Charlie's Restaurant Puyallup. Acoustic Jam Night. Open mic format with Pam Carter from Classic Case as the host. 6-9 pm. NC. Marvin Road House Concert Lacey. Carolyn Cruso and Carl Thor Concert. 3:30-5:30 pm. $15. BLUES Olalla Community Hall - Olalla. Big Hands Colvin & His Band. All

Saturday, Nov. 8: Cheech & Chong

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Saturday, Nov. 8: Cheech & Chong

Here are a few things you almost certainly already know about Richard "Cheech" Marin and Tommy Chong: their giggly brand of stoner comedy was all the rage on screen and stage in the '70s and ‘80s. Their 1978 film debut, Up in Smoke, earned more than $44 million on a

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