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Ford F-Series mixes with cars

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Ford F-Series mixes with cars

One by one, the 22 iconic Ford F-Series trucks that will be on display at the LeMay - America's Car Museum for the next six months were rolled into place. And Scott Keller, the museum's chief curator who spent nearly a year organizing this exhibit, watched with contentment.    "This is one of

Lt. Gen. Lanza: The new Army requires new leadership

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Lt. Gen. Lanza: The new Army requires new leadership

Lt. Gen. Stephen R. Lanza, commanding general of I Corps at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, believes the new Army requires new leadership, new modes of thought and new motivation. His presentation, Jan. 15 at the University of Washington in Seattle, "Building Agile and Adaptive Leaders for a Complex Environment," illustrated those

Visual Edge: Found Photographs at Tacoma Community College

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Visual Edge: Found Photographs at Tacoma Community College

Who doesn't enjoy browsing through old photographs from days gone by? In addition to the enjoyment that is inevitable when looking at vintage photos, the "Found Photographs" exhibition in the Gallery at Tacoma Community College is filled with creative expression in a variety of media from photos to paintings and

Staging the belated classic "The Great Gatsby" at Tacoma Little Theatre

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Staging the belated classic "The Great Gatsby" at Tacoma Little Theatre

I'm about to tell you a story, only one detail of which will be slightly untrue. See if you can guess which it is. Between 1922 and 1925, author F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote a novel called Winter Dreams. It was published in April 1925, selling less than 20,000 copies and earning

Wednesday, Jan. 28: Basic Backyard Beekeeping 101

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Wednesday, Jan. 28: Basic Backyard Beekeeping 101

Habitat disruption, pesticide use, monocultures and illness have been blamed for a 35 percent decline in U.S. bee colonies each year since 2006, when the alarm was first raised about "colony collapse disorder," in which seemingly healthy bees abandon their hives. Would you like to be part of the solution to this very real

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015: 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, Jan. 27: "She's Beautiful When She's Angry"

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Tuesday, Jan. 27: "She's Beautiful When She's Angry"

She's Beautiful When She's Angry tells the story of the brilliant, often outrageous women who founded the feminist movement from 1966 to 1971. They said, "the personal is political" and made a revolution: in the bedroom, in the workplace, in all spheres of life. Called "threatening" by the FBI, yet

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015: 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, Jan. 26: Dean Reichert

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Monday, Jan. 26: Dean Reichert

Monday, that most put-upon of weekdays, has gotten a bad rap. Yeah, going back to the office stinks, but the first day of the week also happens to be the best one for letting loose. Think about it: You're still fresh from your weekend, and you haven't yet had your

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Monday, Jan. 26, 2015: 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. Dean Reichert. 8 pm. Smoke + Cedar Tacoma - Central. Leanne Trevelyan. 7:30 pm. NC. COMEDY/GAMES The Hub Tacoma - Stadium District. Bar Bingo. Win $100 in cash prizes.

Sunday, Jan. 25: An Evening with Danny Glover

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Sunday, Jan. 25: An Evening with Danny Glover

Actor Danny Glover hosts an evening tribute to the famed Buffalo Soldiers - African Heritage soldiers who served with unimpeachable distinction for a country that rarely appreciated their valor and sacrifice, presented by the Buffalo Soldiers Museum in Tacoma. Glover starred in the 1997 film Buffalo Soldiers, chronicling the regiment's

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015: 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. The Spar Tacoma - Old Town. Rod Cook &

Saturday, Jan. 24: Hip-Hop 4 The Homeless

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Saturday, Jan. 24: Hip-Hop 4 The Homeless

Members of the Olympia hip-hop community, and beyond, join together for the Hip-Hop 4 the Homeless benefit, hosted at the Olympia Ballroom in Olympia. Originally founded in Vancouver, B.C., in 2002, HH4H moved to Olympia in 2007. This year performing are Afrok, The Staxx Brothers, AKA, Free Ya Mind, The Zulu

Saturday, Jan. 24: Handel's "Alcina"

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Saturday, Jan. 24: Handel's "Alcina"

George Handel's magical opera Alcina, based on the epic Italian poem Orlando Furioso, features back-to-back solos littered with cadenzas, lots of cross-dressing and heavy use of castratos - from the time when castration was the quickest route to success for aspiring opera singers. PLU Opera presents the three-act play that

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

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Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Jazzbones Tacoma - Sixth Avenue. Ethan Tucker. 8 pm. $8-$10. Matrix Coffee House Chehalis. Sean Gaskell. All Ages. 8 pm. $6. BLUES The Spar Tacoma - Old Town. Driving Sideways, featuring Steve Stefanowicz. 9 pm. COMEDY/GAMES Tacoma Comedy Club Tacoma - Downtown. Comedian Chad Daniels. 8 and 10:30

Friday, Jan. 23: DoctorfunK

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Friday, Jan. 23: DoctorfunK

Unh, get on up! Sometimes you just got to get funky. Did you know funk hails from the classical era? The word derives from fumigare, a Latin word that means "to release smoke." It refers to anything stinky or musty, and funk artists are still putting "stank" on it today.

Friday, Jan. 23: Jacobsen Series Presents "Music For Carillon, Percussion and Hammered Dulcimer

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Friday, Jan. 23: Jacobsen Series Presents "Music For Carillon, Percussion and Hammered Dulcimer

Feel like your life could use a little more "je ne sais quoi"? Well, we know quoi: You need a classy joint, a night out on the town, some sweet percussion action. Perhaps in the form of a world premiere duet for marimba and euphonium, written by award-winning composer Neil

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

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Friday, Jan. 23, 2015: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

BLUES Jazzbones Tacoma - Sixth Avenue. DoctorfunK. 8 pm. $10-$15. Rhythm and Rye Olympia - Downtown. Scott Pemberton Trio, DBST. 9 pm. COMEDY/GAMES Tacoma Comedy Club Tacoma - Eastside. Comedian Chad Daniels. 8 and 10:30 pm. $15. The Hub at Gig Harbor Gig Harbor. Late Night Trivia. 9-11

Thursday, Jan. 22: Bad Poetry Night

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Thursday, Jan. 22: Bad Poetry Night

Eeny, meeny, miny, moe. Pinot noir or Merlot? Cultivate your taste in vain; It won't obscure your column strain. Your-editor-told-you-to-pick-the-very-best-words-and-you-are-not-getting-the-Pulitzer. Bobble Tiki wrote that poem in early 2002 after a few of his Tiki Logic music columns graced the Weekly Volcano. Chances are you'll hear a few other doozies like

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015: 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. COMEDY/GAMES Tacoma Comedy Club Tacoma - Downtown. Comedian Chad Daniels. 8 pm. $15. Washington Center for the Performing Arts Olympia - Downtown. Comedy In The Box. 7:30 pm. Narrows Brewing

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