May 23rd, 2012 | by Editorial Staff
Local musician and much beloved friend and citizen Luke Stevens suffered severe injuries due to an on-the-job fall. The accident resulted in five serious fractures to his spine, the most threatening located at C-6: the cervical spine/neck. The harsh reality is that he and his family will need some financial assistance in the coming month to pay rent, bills, and medical expenses.
May 22nd, 2012 | by Rebecca Solverson
How do you encourage a city to improve and grow? How do you help connect good intentions with true and meaningful reforms? And who should be included in the conversation?
TEDxTacoma took a stab at addressing these provoking questions by gathering a collection of speakers to address the theme of “transformation.” The results, if nothing else, are keeping us talking
April 23rd, 2012 | by Katy Evans
Local artist and middle school science teacher, Maria Jost, has brought her ecologically tinged creative sensibilities to the streets since 2009. This month marks the debut of “Figure Ten: Polystichum munitum,” her tenth print in the Street Botany series. Says Maria:
"The Street Botany prints stem from the world of ecology, but toy heavily with the boundaries of academic discipline. I am indeed a product of scientific training, and I hope my artwork speaks ecological truth. But frankly, I also think science (yes, all of it) would much benefit from more attention to style."
April 5th, 2012 | by Katy Evans
Five nights, three venues, and over thirty bands - all for you at the Squeak and Squawk Festival, Tacoma!
March 30th, 2012 | by Katy Evans
As we collectively reel, in thrall to our nation's rampant "Hunger Games" obsession, it’s exciting to uncover that Suzanne Collins isn’t the only author creating captivating, intrepid young female characters struggling to survive in dangerous dystopias. In fact, Tacoma can claim one such writerly talent as one of its own. Meet Marissa Meyer, author of "Cinder: Book One in the Lunar Chronicles."
March 27th, 2012 | by Timothy Thomas McNeely
When we listened and sang and danced along, our participation carried us beyond our everyday experience to a place of rich expression and life. Pickwick, The Maldives and Pearly Gate Music (aka Zach Tillman) spoke ex cathedra from Immanuel Presbyterian Church, host to the first edition of CATHEDRALS: Tacoma
March 20th, 2012 | by Daniel Rahe
This Saturday, March 24, Pickwick, The Maldives and Pearly Gate Music will be playing Immanuel Presbyterian Church in Tacoma. Why should you go see a rock show in a church? Let us explain
March 20th, 2012 | by Sarah Berkley
epicurean // 1022 South : From the Bar Stool
Every Tuesday it’s as if a little sliver of the Ice Age descends upon 1022 South, minus the hoarfrost and woolly mammoth tusks. It’s when proprietor Chris Keil summons 150-pound blocks to his small cocktail bar and takes to them like a man possessed. Possessed, specifically, with a very sharp chainsaw
March 9th, 2012 | by Katy Evans
As many of you have heard, one of our favorite places has been grievously defiled. 1022 South's gorgeous bar was robbed on March 9th, thieves making off with approximately 40 bottles, many nearly impossible to replace
March 7th, 2012 | by Sarah Berkley
We never knew dental hygienics and cultural aesthetics paired so well together until we walked into the industrial swank of Brooks Dental Studio for “Tiny Circles”—Tacoma artist Jeremy Gregory’s debut of moldable, ragtag, and utterly charismatic puppets
February 10th, 2012 | by Jason Sipe
The restaurant scene in Tacoma looks a lot like a teenager; but look a little deeper and there you’ll see flashes of maturity and ingenuity swimming amidst its efforts to fit in and avoid rocking the boat amid its peers
February 10th, 2012 | by Katy Evans
In just one lightning fast year, William Jordan and Clemm Rishad, the Tacoma duo responsible for Nicki Minaj’s hit "Fly", have become newly anointed, highly-sought after pop and hip hop hit-makers. But these two Tacomans are so much more than songwriters