White Trash Wedding
Backstage Bar & Grill owners Joy Hutt and Stephen Tippins tied the knot during their White Trash Mondays theme June 13. Complete with 40-ounce beers and all things fishnet, it was awesome. Weekly Volcano photographer Steve Dunkelberger was on the scene, too.
Gray Sky Blues Music Festival 2011
The annual Gray Sky Blues Music Festival kicked off directly after Saturday’s Tacoma Daffodil Grand Floral Parade filling The Swiss, the Harmon and Cutters Point Coffee with topnotch blues. Organized by the Tacoma Events Commission and folks involved with the South Sound Blues Association, the Gray Sky Blues Music Festival was destined to provide everything its name suggests ??" though those in attendance could likely do without the clouds. Photography by Pappi Swarner and Steve Dunkelberger
Art on the Ave 2010 Tacoma
Yesterday, one of the busiest streets in Tacoma was Sixth Avenue â€" between Pine and Trafton â€" where from early afternoon to about 5:30 p.m., food vendors, artists, bands and herds of neighborhood people held court at the 12th annual Art on the Ave festival.
September's Art Bus guest tour guide was local author and Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist. He led Art Bus patrons through exhibits at Embellish Multispace Salon, Hanforth Gallery, Jazzbones, Tacoma Food Co-op, MLK Spaceworks, Fulcrum Gallery, Brick House and The Swiss. The Weekly Volcano snapped a few photos along the waY.