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The conqueror nerd

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The conqueror nerd

One would be hard-pressed to name a guy who looks more like what he is than Brian Posehn. If you live in the Venn-diagram intersection space where folks who love both standup comedy and genre-geek culture reside, then you know the stereotypical appearance of your tribe. Balding on top but

Goodbye Teddy

Music

Goodbye Teddy

As we make our way through our lives, a little bit of anxiety works its way into the back of our minds, a question that goes something like, "Will we be missed when we're gone? Will we be remembered when we've left this mortal coil?" In most people's small orbit

Savor Creperie

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Savor Creperie

ANNOUNCER: Jackie and Dutch find themselves in downtown Tacoma this week at Savor Creperie. Though one might expect a fancy set up with crepes on the menu, the atmosphere is more like a fast-food joint where you order and pay at the counter and then find a seat to wait

Holiday happenings on-stage

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Holiday happenings on-stage

Never does a Christmas season come and go without some local theater doing a version of A Christmas Carol. Doing the honors this year is Lakewood Playhouse with an adaptation written by Playhouse stalwart James Venturini. Popular local actors to inhabit the Dickensian world this holiday season include Joseph Grant

"Two Centuries of American Still-Life Painting"

Arts

"Two Centuries of American Still-Life Painting"

Two galleries in the Tacoma Art Museum are filled with 60 paintings from 200 years of American still life painting from the Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection. Included are works by such masters as James Peale, Georgia O'Keeffe, Andrew Wyeth and Wayne Thiebaud, plus many lesser-known artists. The paintings are

iRest: A new frontier for healing

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iRest: A new frontier for healing

With the number of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) cases among military personnel on a tragic rise, methods of coping are not only welcome but imperative. Perhaps there is a silver lining: As stressors of the military lifestyle become more evident, so do the alternative therapeutic treatments available for alleviation. One such

Forks, a Twilight experience

Travel

Forks, a Twilight experience

The Twilight Saga of books and movies captivated the world especially teenage girls. Its setting is the town of Forks on the Olympic Peninsula. Author Stephanie Meyers googled the rainiest place in the United States and the Olympic Peninsula was the winner. She then searched for a small town that

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2017 Holiday Guide #2

A guide on local holiday shopping, events and more! Come back each week for more holiday ideas. Click here to view our interactive 2017 Holiday Guide #2.

Out-of-the-box gifts

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Out-of-the-box gifts

The holiday season will soon be here, and gift giving (which can be a source of stress to many) is a big part of it. This year, consider the gift of experiences. It is a fun way to give something new. Rather than a fruit or dessert-of-the-month club, purchase a Tacoma

Victorian Country Christmas Festival to celebrate 30th anniversary

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Victorian Country Christmas Festival to celebrate 30th anniversary

Christmas is the season for family traditions. Everything -- from food to decorations and holiday outings -- reflects the way things have always been done, sometimes for generations. For more than a generation now, many residents of the South Sound region have included the Victorian Country Christmas Festival among their

An advent calendar for grown-ups

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An advent calendar for grown-ups

While enjoying an adult beverage on a trip to China a few years ago, Jennifer Steifel, president of Gig Harbor's Heritage Distilling Company (HDC), and Hannah Hanley, HDC's director of strategic communications, came up with a brilliant idea: an advent calendar for grown-ups. A calendar where each traditionally numbered flap

All aboard the Polar Express!

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All aboard the Polar Express!

Few literary works from 1985 can be justifiably dubbed modern classics, but The Polar Express may be an exception to that principle. We know parents who read it to their families every Christmas Eve, reminding them that even kids who've begun to doubt the existence and demi-divine powers of jolly

Living history next week

News Front

Living history next week

The English archaeologist and author John Still once said, "the memories of men are too frail a thread to hang history from." History demands that some of its lesser-known chapters be revisited so that the actions and words of those involved at a certain point and place in time are not

Pacific Northwest Explorers

Military Life

Pacific Northwest Explorers

The Pacific Northwest (PNW) Explorers is a subclub of the Lewis Community Spouses' Club (LCSC) on Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM). Subclubs are a membership perk of joining LCSC. The PNW Explorers typically meet on the third Thursday of the month to get out and explore the local area. The group schedules

Oldest living nurse in the spotlight

News

Oldest living nurse in the spotlight

The Legion of Boom added another "Sherman" to the bunch during their Friday practice Nov. 17. Incredibly enough, having a M4A1 Medium Sherman tank and a U.S. flag flown on the Landing Craft, Tank (LCT) 595 June 6, 1944, during D-Day just feet away from an official Seattle Seahawks practice wasn't

Madigan's history

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Madigan's history

Army Medicine was at Camp Lewis from the very beginning in 1917. Renamed Fort Lewis in 1927, the Station Hospital had several "dispensaries" located around the fort. Construction of the original Madigan General Hospital began in July 1943 during the height of World War II as a semi-permanent emergency hospital plan

Explore beyond Deception Pass

Travel

Explore beyond Deception Pass

Fall is a busy time for most families, with soccer games, school activities, meetings and military field exercises with long hours. Whidbey Island is a great destination to reconnect for a retro family weekend. The Fort Casey Inn will be your base for the weekend.  This circa 1909 inn is the

The horned king

Music

The horned king

He didn't know it yet, but young Kenneth Gorelick was destined for greatness and international fame. He was born in 1956 in Seward Park, a largely Jewish community in Seattle. As a child, he took up golf and the alto saxophone but seemed more gifted at the former than the

Yen Ching

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Yen Ching

ANNOUNCER: Jackie and Dutch head to Lakewood's International District to visit a longtime local favorite, Yen Ching. This little oasis off of South Tacoma Way has presented Mandarin and Szechuan cuisine for decades now. JACKIE: When you think to yourself that you're hankering for Chinese food, Yen Ching is the

A veteran-owned brewery with a mission

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A veteran-owned brewery with a mission

Any true Pacific Northwesterner is a lover of the hops. If Washington had an official state beverage, it'd be a head-to-head tie between roasted bean concoctions and a good craft brew. Luckily, there are a plethora of local spots concocting beer for this very reason, with Forward Operating Base Brewery

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