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The minds of Henry Jekyll

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The minds of Henry Jekyll

In October 1977, a man whose birth certificate read William Stanley Milligan was arrested for the rape of three women on the Ohio State campus.  Milligan claimed insanity; his psychologists claimed he suffered from Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), then called "split personality."  The rapes were allegedly committed against Milligan's

Twists and turns

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Twists and turns

There are a number of things that make a play difficult to review: complexities of plot; subtleties of theme; good plays with bad actors and bad plays with good actors. And then there are shows like Anthony Shaffer's Sleuth, which is difficult to review simply because I don't want to

Impersonal portraits

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Impersonal portraits

Matthew Johnson's charcoal drawings and watercolors at Fulcrum are unassuming, unpretentious and traditional in style and execution. There's nothing to distinguish them other than 1) the unusual subject matter and 2) the skill of the drawings. Yet, I was drawn to them even from outside the gallery on the

The Rosetta rock

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The Rosetta rock

We really are the same all over. Just about every place in the world knows how to rock, as if there were a rock 'n' roll Rosetta stone somewhere that taught the ways of electric guitar. If there is a difference, it's in the subtle changes in paradigm from

WEDNESDAY READING: Nike means victory

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WEDNESDAY READING: Nike means victory

The last tour New American Shame embarked on before the band's premature retirement was playing the opening slot for headliners Megadeth and main support band Static X on a week's worth of shows in the Midwest.  None of us were huge fans of either band, but we were certainly thankful

Underground to hallowed ground

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Underground to hallowed ground

Colin Reynolds was born and raised in Tacoma, but for the past two years, he's been holed up in a Manhattan apartment, writing and recording material - using only a laptop and his sonorous voice - and busking in New York's subways to scrape by. Now the 22-year-old is back

NON-STOP HIP-HOP: Free Whiskey

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NON-STOP HIP-HOP: Free Whiskey

"I'm a crazy person," says DJ Hush Cut.  "(He's) the craziest DJ!" adds Nicatine. I'd simply asked, "Who are you guys?"  Thus begins a Sunday afternoon conversation in the heart of West Olympia's mall district, where Nicatine, DJ Hush Cut and I chill outside I.talia Pizzeria enjoying the sun.  We gather to discuss

MUSIC PICKS: The Fun Police, Sofistokits, Rhombus, Wooly Bandits

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MUSIC PICKS: The Fun Police, Sofistokits, Rhombus, Wooly Bandits

THE FUN POLICE >>> Thursday, Sept. 2 The Fun Police, it must be said, are one of those workhorse local bands that absolutely fucking bring it. They treat each venue the same, making sure the crowd leaves dazed, a ringing in their ears and smiles on their faces - because they've just

SIPPING OUT: Sept. 2-8

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SIPPING OUT: Sept. 2-8

Thursday, Sept. 2 Half-price Wine Bottle Night with two appetizer purchases, Tides Tavern, 2925 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, 253.858.3982. Wine tasting, noon to 6 p.m., complimentary, Walter Dacon Winery, 50 S.E. Skookum Inlet Road, Shelton, 360.426.5913. Friday, Sept. 3 Wine tasting, 4-6:30 p.m., Corky Cellars, 22511 Marine View Dr. S., Des Moines, 206.824.9462. Altozano wine

FEEDBAG: Sunday works, cooking classes, beer news ...

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FEEDBAG: Sunday works, cooking classes, beer news ...

COFFEE ON SUNDAYS Caffe Dei at 2607 Sixth Ave. is now open on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. BUFFET ON SUNDAYS Gateway to India at 2603 Sixth Ave. now serves Sunday buffet from noon to 3 p.m. COOKING CLASS Primo Grill in Tacoma hosts The Cuisine of Tuscany cooking class Saturday, Sept. 11

Caribbean and beyond

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Caribbean and beyond

Green Coconut Tree Where: 8813 Edgewater Dr. S.W., Lakewood 253.473.4444,Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. SundayCuisine: Big servings of Chinese, Vietnamese and Jamaican dishes - curries, wontons, pan fried noodles, seafood, pho bowls, egg rolls, oxtail, jerk chicken, tofuScene: Super casual, family friendly with an international

TIKI LOGIC: Colbalt Cranes and Santee

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TIKI LOGIC: Colbalt Cranes and Santee

It's a new week, which means it's time for a new installment of Bobble Tiki's South Sound music news and notes column. Without further ado, let's get rolling. It's been a balancing act this week for Bobble Tiki. On one Tiki hand, Bobble Tiki is trying to fulfill his weekly obligations

South Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Thursday, Sept. 9

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South Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Thursday, Sept. 9

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Cedarwood Dome Milton. Biker BBQ Open Mic Night. 21+. 6 pm. NC. Tacoma Farmers Market - Broadway Tacoma - Downtown. Blackbird Pie. All Ages. 10:30 am. NC. Traditions Cafe and World Folk Art Olympia - Downtown. Bruce Molsky. All Ages. 8 pm. Northern Pacific Coffee Co. Tacoma - Parkland. Anti-folk by Hamell on

South Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Friday, Sept. 10

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South Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Friday, Sept. 10

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Mandolin Cafe Tacoma - Central. Jam On My Muffin. All Ages. 6 pm. NC. Cafe Luna Vashon. Paul Mauer, Karl Penn. All Ages. 7:30 pm. NC. BLUES O'Callahan's Pub & Grill Key Peninsula. Careless Hunters. 21+. 8 pm. NC. Lucky Eagle Casino Rochester. Seatown Rhythm & Blues Players. 21+. 9 pm. NC. JR's Hideaway Belfair.

South Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Saturday, Sept. 11

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South Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Saturday, Sept. 11

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Cafe Luna Vashon. Billy & Grace Tea. All Ages. 7:30 pm. NC. Paddy Coyne’s Irish Pub Tacoma - Downtown. Traditional Irish Music Session. Leo MacNamara & guests. 21+. 7 pm. BLUES Gig Harbor Farmers Market Gig Harbor. Billy Farmer. All Ages. 11:30 am. NC. Uncle Sam’s American Bar & Grill Spanaway. Blues Jam, hosted

South Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Sunday, Sept. 12

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South Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Sunday, Sept. 12

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Mandolin Cafe Tacoma - Central. Lipbone Redding. All Ages. 7 pm. NC. Traditions Cafe and World Folk Art Olympia - Downtown. Open Note Shape Singing. All Ages. 5 pm. NC. Mandolin Cafe Tacoma - Central. Phil Hansen. All Ages. 1 pm. NC. BLUES Dawson's Bar and Grill Tacoma - South. Blues Jam, hosted by

South Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Monday, Sept. 13

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South Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Monday, Sept. 13

COMEDY/GAMES Willoughby's Restaurant and Lounge Yelm. Bar Bingo. 21+. 7 pm. NC. The Mix Tacoma - Downtown. Barstool Bingo. Prizes! 21+. 9 pm. NC. COUNTRY/BLUEGRASS Mandolin Cafe Tacoma - Central. Uncle James. All Ages. 7 pm. NC. DJ/ELECTRONIC Latitude 84 Tacoma - South. DJ Jacob. Hip-hop, R&B, Top 40, and dance. 21+. 9 pm. NC. Happy Days

South Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Tuesday, Sept. 14

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South Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Tuesday, Sept. 14

ACOUSTIC­/FOLK/CELTIC O'Blarney's Irish Pub Olympia - Eastside. Irish Sessions. Live traditional Irish music. 7:30 pm. NC. 6th Ave Farmers Market Tacoma - Sixth Avenue. Josiah Bogle. All Ages. 3:30 pm. NC. Mandolin Cafe Tacoma - Central. Kyle David Dufault. All Ages. 7 pm. NC. Tugboat Annies Olympia - Westside. Open Mic Night. 9 pm.

South Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Wednesday, Sept. 15

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South Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Wednesday, Sept. 15

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Tempest Lounge Tacoma - Upper Tacoma. Jeanlizabeth. 21+. 7 pm. NC. Sax Restaurant and Lounge Tacoma - Sixth Avenue. Olivia De La Cruz. The guitarist, singer/songwriter performs during dinner. All Ages. 7-9 pm. Free. Hannah's Bar & Grille Olympia - Downtown. Open Mic. 9 pm. NC. BLUES Charlie's Sports Bar and Grill Olympia -

Stadium Thriftway party

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Stadium Thriftway party

Well, it's finally here. For those of you who live near downtown Tacoma or the Stadium District, your newly revamped neighborhood grocery store Stadium Thriftway, is finally having their Renovation Celebration beginning today. What's not to love about these guys and this grand accomplishment? It took more

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