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How to First Night

Published on December 30th, 2015 | by Katy Evans

In Tacoma, all parties fade in the gleaming light of our annual downtown revelry known as First Night. This family friendly New Years celebration does everything right: it activates, it welcomes, it shows off how cool ... Read More



Celebrate with Post Defiance at our annual Winter Reading

Published on December 1st, 2015 | by Editorial Staff

Post Defiance is thrilled to once again partner with our generous hosts, the Raisl family, and celebrate the season with our fourth annual Winter Reading. This living room event brings together friends and strangers to share original and published works ... Read More



Tacoma-inspired Halloween costumes

Published on October 26th, 2015 | by Kate Albert Ward

This year, forgo the debasing generic Halloween costume from a warehouse store in favor of a creative costume that displays your Tacoma pride. Join author Kate Albert Ward and local cartoonist R.R. Anderson in exploring just a few of the many possibilities for Tacoma-specific costumes... Read More


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Lose it at the legendary FREAKNIGHT this Halloween

Published on October 26th, 2015 | by Bryce Smith

FreakNight is the longest running Halloween music festival of its kind and this October the “sinister circus” will fill our own big top, the Tacoma Dome, with the best in groundbreaking electronic dance music – and of course some ... Read More



Calculating Tacoma’s cost of living

Published on October 21st, 2015 | by Sean Alexander

Over the past few months, I have been paying close attention to the boiling pot that is Initiative 1 and have found myself increasingly unsatisfied with the dialogue from both sides. Detractors have said that the ... Read More



Playing pool in Tacoma

Published on October 15th, 2015 | by Bryce Smith

I don’t know much about pool, yet I play it (terribly) often all throughout the area and wherever else I happen to be. Playing badly and often Pool is an obsessive pastime for me; I practice ... Read More


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How to Tacoma Film Fest

Published on October 7th, 2015 | by Katy Evans

Perhaps you are like me and love movies and love The Grand Cinema but have never gone to the Tacoma Film Festival. This, I think should be considered an embarrassment for multiple reasons: First, the Tacoma ... Read More

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