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Theater Review: Dukesbay Productions' "Tea"

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Theater Review: Dukesbay Productions' "Tea"

Yürei: "faint spirit." That's the Japanese term for ghosts, of which there are many in Velina Hasu Houston's 90-minute play Tea. It's about Japanese war brides in Junction City, Kansas, in 1968. In the 15 years after World War II, when U.S. troops occupied Japan, more than 100,000 American servicemen

Visual Edge: Art students of Simon Kogan at Pacific Lutheran University

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Visual Edge: Art students of Simon Kogan at Pacific Lutheran University

Simon Kogan is locally famous in Olympia for his World War II memorial on the Capitol Campus and for the larger-than-life statue of a pregnant woman, "Motherhood," at Percival Landing.  He is also well known as a teacher of private art classes. At the moment the works of his students

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Ted Brown Music Company Tacoma - South. Uke 'An Jam. All Ages. 6:30-8 pm. NC. Tugboat Annies Olympia - Westside. Wed night Irish Session. 7:00- 930. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Cascade Community Center JBLM-Lewis Main. Bar Bingo in Heroes Lounge. No cash prizes. 7 pm. Pints & Quarts Pub

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Stonegate Pizza Tacoma - South. Acoustic open mic hosted by Leanne Trevalyan. 8 pm. NC. Tugboat Annies Olympia - Westside. Open Mic Night. 9 pm. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Westgate Bar and Grill Tacoma - Northend. Barstool Bingo. 6:30 pm. White Horse Tavern Yelm. Barstool Bingo. Prizes! 7 pm.

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Monday, Nov. 10, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Steilacoom Pub and Grill Steilacoom. Monday Music, featuring James Coates. 7 pm. BLUES Uncle Sam's American Bar & Grill Spanaway. Blues Monday with Black Rose. 7 pm. NC. Stonegate Pizza Tacoma - South. Rafael Tranquilino and Brooke Lizotte Experimental Jam. 8 pm. NC. COMEDY/GAMES The Hub Tacoma -

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Charlie's Restaurant Puyallup. Acoustic Jam Night. Open mic format with Pam Carter from Classic Case as the host. 6-9 pm. NC. Marvin Road House Concert Lacey. Carolyn Cruso and Carl Thor Concert. 3:30-5:30 pm. $15. BLUES Olalla Community Hall - Olalla. Big Hands Colvin & His Band. All

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

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Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

BLUES B Sharp Coffee House Tacoma - Downtown. Joe T Cook, Tim Sherman. All Ages. 8 pm. $5. Jazzbones Tacoma - Sixth Avenue. Tim Reynolds Trio. 8 pm. $16. COMEDY/GAMES Urban Onion Restaurant and Lounge Olympia - Downtown. Baurice Nelson Presents Gabriel Rutledge, Xung Lam, Jacob Johnson. 7 pm.

Friday, Nov. 7 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

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Friday, Nov. 7 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Treos Tacoma - Old Town. Kayla with Randy Worland on bass and Joe Contris on guitar. All Ages. 7:30-9:30 pm. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Tacoma Comedy Club Tacoma - Downtown. Comedian Gary Gulman. 8 and 10:30 pm. $15. COUNTRY/BLUEGRASS Pantages Theater Tacoma - Downtown. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. All Ages. 7:30

Thursday, Nov. 6 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

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Thursday, Nov. 6 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

BLUES Dawson's Bar and Grill Tacoma - South. Billy Shew Band Open Jam Session. 8 pm. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Tacoma Comedy Club Tacoma - Downtown. Comedian Gary Gulman. 8 pm. $15. The Ram Restaurant and Brewery Tacoma. Geeks Who Drink pub quiz. 8:30 pm. NC. O'Blarney's Irish Pub Olympia

Feedbag: Service industry month, Hoppy Hour, "Waste Not" film ...

Food Matters

Feedbag: Service industry month, Hoppy Hour, "Waste Not" film ...

SERVICE INDUSTRY In November, Dirty Oscar's Annex (2309 Sixth Ave., Tacoma) is showing their love for their fellow restaurant industry peeps by offering a 10 percent discount on everything for those with food or liquor cards.   HOPPY HOUR B Sharp Coffee House (706 Opera Alley, Tacoma) has launched its Hoppy Hour. From 3

Tickets On-Sale Alert: Willie Nelson, OK Go, Chris Tomlin, Meghan Trainor, The Jayhawks and others ...

Concert Alert

Tickets On-Sale Alert: Willie Nelson, OK Go, Chris Tomlin, Meghan Trainor, The Jayhawks and others ...

We list major concerts going on sale this weekend, as well as national touring acts performing in the Puget Sound this week. SECRET TICKET CODE TM = Ticketmaster, 253.627.TIXS, www.ticketmaster.com TWEB = Ticketweb, 866.468.7623, www.ticketweb.com   >>> ON SALE NOW Elvin Bishop Seattle. Dec. 2-3 7:30 pm. $32.50 (Jazz Alley, jazzalley.com)   >>> ON SALE FRIDAY AT 10

"All Your Friend's Friends" collides MCs and far-out DIY

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"All Your Friend's Friends" collides MCs and far-out DIY

Borrowing samples of other people's music for your own songs was once the most natural thing in the world. I doubt that anyone really thought of the implication that you might end up profiting off of someone else's work - if anything, it might be viewed as a flattering gesture

Music Critics' Picks: Full Moon Radio, DJ Drastic, the Harvey Girls, Bod

Critics' Picks

Music Critics' Picks: Full Moon Radio, DJ Drastic, the Harvey Girls, Bod

[ROCK] + FRI, NOV. 7 Fresh from reincarnating Courtney Love and Hole for Night of the Living Tribute Bands 2014, Oly's all-grrl rock trio Full Moon Radio will blow the roof off the Midnight Sun Friday night. (That's a shame, as Theater Artists Olympia just repaired and repainted the joint.) Even

Comfort food in Tacoma

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Comfort food in Tacoma

I awake in the morning to find it is still dark, and the idea of being bright-eyed and bushy-tailed escapes me. The sun hasn't greeted me, and seemingly fails to because when I get off work, it's still dark! While everyone else is marveling over the "extra hour" of sleep

Haub Family Collection of Western American Art at Tacoma Art Museum

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Haub Family Collection of Western American Art at Tacoma Art Museum

It's here at last - the brand new Haub Family Collection of Western American Art in the new galleries designed by Olson Kundig Architects - open to the public at the grand opening celebration Saturday, Nov. 15. The new wing doubles the museum's gallery space and places the Tacoma Art

Edgy Olympia art gallery full of ceramic children with iPhones

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Edgy Olympia art gallery full of ceramic children with iPhones

Over the past year Salon Refu has established itself as the edgiest art gallery in Olympia, if not the edgiest south of Seattle. But being in the avant-garde is not enough for gallery owner Susan Christian; she also insists that the art in her gallery be skillfully crafted - no

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Ted Brown Music Company Tacoma - South. Uke 'An Jam. All Ages. 6:30-8 pm. NC. Tugboat Annies Olympia - Westside. Wed night Irish Session. 7:00- 930. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Cascade Community Center JBLM-Lewis Main. Bar Bingo in Heroes Lounge. No cash prizes. 7 pm. Pints & Quarts Pub

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Stonegate Pizza Tacoma - South. Acoustic open mic hosted by Leanne Trevalyan. 8 pm. NC. Tugboat Annies Olympia - Westside. Open Mic Night. 9 pm. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Westgate Bar and Grill Tacoma - Northend. Barstool Bingo. 6:30 pm. White Horse Tavern Yelm. Barstool Bingo. Prizes! 7 pm.

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Monday, Nov. 17, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Steilacoom Pub and Grill Steilacoom. Monday Music, featuring Kurt Lindsay. 7 pm. Doyle's Public House Tacoma - Stadium District. St. Practice Day. 8 pm. Traditions Cafe and World Folk Art Olympia - Downtown. Uke-Olympians. All Ages. 7 pm. NC. BLUES Uncle Sam's American Bar & Grill Spanaway.

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

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Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Charlie's Restaurant Puyallup. Acoustic Jam Night. 6-9 pm. NC. Page St Café Olympia - Westside. Lowest Pair - Music is the Bridge - The Affordable Uke Act, the first annual fundraiser for OlyEcosystems. 5-8 p.m. $10-$20 on a sliding scale. BLUES Dave's of Milton Milton. Blues Jam, hosted

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