Browsing the "Tacoma Celebrity" Tag

Tacoma-inspired Halloween costumes

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


Coffee roasters in Tacoma

September 8th, 2015 | by Timothy Thomas McNeely

The difference is between a factory and a workshop. A factory is immense, impersonal and aimed at the bottom line.


Spaceworks Tacoma

September 4th, 2012 | by Kate Albert Ward

Over the past two years, the Spaceworks Tacoma program has helped many local artists and creative entrepreneurs find donated space to show their work and launch their creative endeavors. Spaceworks Tacoma supports both the arts and small businesses in Tacoma-- learn how you can support them too!


Post Def Nerdery: Pint Defiance

July 25th, 2012 | by Katy Evans

As some of you may or may not know, local heroes Barry and Renee Watson will, this fall, open Pint Defiance, a new specialty beer and taproom over by Tacoma Community College. And although (like most good adult Tacomans) I love beer, particularly specialty beer, I also (like most good Tacomans of any age), love Tacoma-centric t-shirts and swag


Grace Sullivan: drifting toward Apartment Lights

July 23rd, 2012 | by Daniel Rahe

There are a lot of fractured reflections in Grace Sullivan’s debut EP as Apartment Lights. “The White River” is an album composed of three songs that emerged from restorative moments in the natural world


Tacoma’s Own Firework, Grace Youn

July 20th, 2012 | by Katy Evans

Summer has officially hit Tacoma, which means you may have already contemplated escaping the heat by heading to the movies. But did you know that there’s a Tacoma connection with a current big-screen blockbuster? You may be surprised to discover that a young classical violinist now youtube sensation from Tacoma just happens to make an appearance in the documentary "Katy Perry: Part of Me."


Colin Scott Reynolds’ “Oh Tacoma”

June 25th, 2012 | by Katy Evans

I have my fingers crossed that the rest of the world will, like me, uncover and immediately love singer/songwriter/Valhalla coffee-roaster Colin Scott Reynolds. The unassuming bearer of an unexpectedly mellifluous and powerful voice, Colin's performances are local treats that must be experienced


Congratulations to our Favorites, the Itty Bitty Kitty Committee

May 31st, 2012 | by Katy Evans

On behalf of more than a hundred kittens who have found their way to loving homes, lets all raise a saucer of milk in congratulations to this very appreciated bastion of kitten cuteness and warm fuzzies: cheers to the Itty Bitty Kitty Committee on their 2,000th post!


Apartment Lights switching on

May 31st, 2012 | by Daniel Rahe

Music lovers in Tacoma and beyond are familiar with Grace Sullivan. As a founding member of the very popular Goldfinch, she co-wrote and performed songs of barren sincerity mined from the dark vein between sacrament and sense. Last year, fans noticed changes in the band, including Grace’s absence. But by no means had she stopped writing music



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