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Best of Olympia 2018: 2060 Records

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Best of Olympia 2018: 2060 Records

A well-functioning music scene consists of passionately interwoven people working their hardest to support one another in mutually beneficial ways. At the local level, there's an interplay between bands, venues, audiences, visual artists, bookers, promoters, radio stations, and journalists, all working toward the goal of a healthy, enriching environment in

Best of Olympia 2018: South Sound Coffee Trail

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Best of Olympia 2018: South Sound Coffee Trail

Living in the Pacific Northwest, you quickly learn that coffee is more than just a morning beverage -- it is that concoction that gets you through the long, rainy winter days. This area is known for its local coffee shops, but have you ever considered where your coffee comes from?

Vacation tips

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Vacation tips

Spring is near and you deserve a vacation. To get the most for your money, whether you're active-duty, retired or a veteran, take advantage of the following opportunities. All Veterans Take advantage of the Veterans Holidays (VH) Program, which offers seven-night resort stays during off-peak dates for pennies on the dollar. To maximize

Envelope, please

South Sound Cinema

Envelope, please

Nearly everyone who's ever so much as mumbled a line as Third Tree From the Left in a grade-school production of The Lorax dreams of accepting an Oscar. Still, rare are the opportunities working adults get handed by life to dress to the nines, walk the red carpet, credit Mom

The Glass Menagerie

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The Glass Menagerie

Without putting too fine a point on it, Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie is about the past, present and future: regrets about the past, anxiety about the future, and being petrified in the present. Those are the themes explored in a play about a mother and her two children, but the metafictional

Grub gossip

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Grub gossip

It can be tricky to keep up with the South Sound dining scene. It is ever-evolving. Grub Gossip is meant to keep you in the loop: restaurant closures, openings, events and more. In this edition we talk about hotdogs, a delectable competition, menu transitions and new spots to nosh. With baseball

Sculptures lead the way

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Sculptures lead the way

"The 2018 Annual Student Art Show at University of Puget Sound" presents the best work from the last two academic years of UPS art classes as chosen by the juror, Tacoma artist Anida Yoeu Ali. The show includes pieces by everyone from first-year students to seniors. The quality of the

Margaritas and more

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Margaritas and more

ANNOUNCER: While Jackie tends to other things this week, Dutch goes solo and takes his cravings for Mexican food south this week. No, not that far south ... just as far as Olympia. Partnering the success of Don Juan's in Tenino, the Olympia location near Mud Bay has proven to

Stalwarts of Tacoma

Music

Stalwarts of Tacoma

When I first started attending local music shows, I was intimidated by how chummy and established everyone was. The bands were elevated entities, but also fluidly mingled with the audience in boozy after-parties. Venues would spring up in unexpected places, only to invariably shutter after a little bit -- usually

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Starting from scratch

A small group of DJs are bringing it back Sunday nights at Hell’s Kitchen. This isn’t one dude in a fake Versace shirt swapping shiny Top 40 singles, kids. This is Fab 5’s DJ Reign, Olympia cutmaster SlimRock and new-face-in-town Kuh-Kutz showing what some artistic MFs can do with a

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