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Gleaning the Block

Published on September 11th, 2013 | by Katy Evans

It’s hard to pick a favorite tree but Tacoma’s fruit trees are way up on the list for me. Without fail, I’m delighted each year as our urban cherries, plums, apples, figs, and pears first start ... Read More


Noah Struthers Fantastic Guts

See Noah Struthers’ Fantastic Guts

Published on September 17th, 2014 | by Sean Alexander

If you’ve ever seen one of the illustrative, hand drawn posters for 2nd Cycle or Post Defiance’s pen-holding giant octopus,  then you are familiar with artist Noah Struthers’ intricate pen work. For years, Noah has used ... Read More



For your eyes: The School For Lies

Published on September 16th, 2014 | by Editorial Staff

Last week, Post Defiance sent Creative Director Kali Raisl to photograph the inaugural performance of Working Class Theater Northwest’s production, David Ives’s comedy The School for Lies. Touted as a “farcical, fast-paced, and scintillating comedy,” that ... Read More



I hate your balls

Published on September 11th, 2014 | by Patricia Sully

Oh, you heard me. I hate your balls. No, not you. I’m sure YOUR balls are fine. But Tacoma, I hate your big, stupid balls. I am not a hater of balls generally. Balls can be ... Read More




Published on August 25th, 2014 | by Daniel Rahe

Seven years ago, I came to Tacoma from Los Angeles in a moving truck. I had never been here before. I was a technician with no history of civic involvement or editorial ability worthy of mention. ... Read More


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Changes at Post Defiance

Published on August 25th, 2014 | by Editorial Staff

Since our humble and enthusiastic beginnings in the summer of 2011, Post Defiance has grown and changed a lot, as you might expect with an organization sustained by passionate volunteers. When we began, Post Defiance was ... Read More

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