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All about Teddy Haggarty

Teddy Haggarty allows the public to ride along with him for a day — his awaking, through a winding series of philosophy, art, interviews and interesting moments — in his film All About Haggarty, set to screen at the Tacoma Film Festival Sunday, Oct. 7, at the Tacoma School of

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Peelander-Z lands in T-town

Like most of the insight Bobble Tiki has collected over the course of his life, Bobble Tiki’s knowledge of Japan comes mainly from cartoons. Just like Tom and Jerry taught Bobble Tiki about difficult relationships, the Simpsons taught Bobble Tiki about loving parenting, and the Family Guy taught Bobble Tiki

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Good for the soul

ANNOUNCER: Remember the amazing soul food in the back room at Lincoln Bowl Lanes? The folks who served those heaping dishes of Southern comfort have moved out on their own. Thurmond Brokenbrough and his wife, Linda, ran Uncle Thurms Soul Food inside Lincoln Bowl before moving a year and a

Stage

Odd creation

I guess it’s only natural that the Paramount would want to stage a pre-Broadway show since its crosstown rival, Fifth Avenue, did so well with the show “Hairspray” a few years back. In fact, “Hairspray” not only went on to the Great White Way, receiving a few statues along the

Music

The gang's all here

A reunion of sorts is brewing in Tacoma. The old gang from Victory Music’s hey day will gather once again to share music, memories and renewed friendship. This will be a very special open mic where only those who played at one of the Victory Music open mics (at Antique

Arts

A Love Letter to Tacoma

The two self-titled guerrilla artists behind the thought-provoking posters spotted around Tacoma aren’t what you might expect.  Describing himself and his partner in the “slightly illegal” undertaking that is Beautiful Angle, Tom Llewellyn says, “We’re not twenty-something taggers; we’re forty-year-old fathers.” And their families are involved in

Food Matters

Love, love, and chocolate

Leave that box of chocolates to Forrest Gump to give out for Valentine’s Day — He was a simpleton, and you’re not.  Being the savvy T-town shopper you are, you know the best ways to give that most decadent of treats synonymous with love.  Or maybe you don’t,

Show And Tell

Cinema for Chocophiles

Just in case you haven’t had enough chocolate for the upcoming Chocopalooza holiday, here are a few of our favorite films to check out to give you something to think about while you munch on truffles and kisses. For even more ideas, go to the Internet Movie Database — www.imdb.com

Music

Three divas in the house

When three tenors get together, there’s a butt-slapping bravado going on that smells an awful lot like a men’s locker room full of sweat and testosterone. Get together three divas, individually incomparable singers of great accomplishment, and you’d probably have something like rapier-sharpened nails and French perfume. Put

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Chris Trashcan launches The Gold Teeth

Editor's Note:  This show will not be held at Bob's Java Jive unless the owners can make electrical repairs to the building immediately. Rob McNair-Huff, Tacoma Community Relations supervisor, confirmed that the city shut down the Java Jive, a Tacoma landmark, yesterday. McNair-Huff said the Jive was served an "emergency

Arts

L-o-l-a lola lo-lo-lo-lo lola

A plaintive e-mail was sent out over the Tacoma ListServe on New Year’s Eve, requesting the return of Lola to her family.  Lola was stolen from the parking lot at Trader Joe’s on Dec. 30 while her owner was shopping. Lola is a family art car with decals covering

Food Matters

Barbecue

HONEY BEE BBQ The ribs, chicken and brisket are slow-cooked over an alder wood fire until the meat is tender but not soft, and infused with smoke all the way down to the bone. 1314 72nd St. E., Tacoma, 253.535.0588. PAPA EDDIE’S CORNER CAFÉ & RIBS Papa Eddie’s offers more than standard barbeque

A taste of Sorrento in Olympia

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A taste of Sorrento in Olympia

The intense emotion of an operatic aria occupies the space aurally while the strong aromas of Italian cuisine fill it spatially. In the middle of this intensity, I enjoy the best Caesar salad of my entire life at Sorrento Ristorante Italiano (430 Legion Way, Olympia, (360) 352-9915), appreciating the intricacies

Sorrento Ristorante Italiano

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Sorrento Ristorante Italiano

Sorrento Ristorante Italiano Where: 430 Legion Way, Olympia, (360) 352-9915 Hours: 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday Cuisine: Classic Italian with a flair. Scene: This small, Tuscan color restaurant has a warm feel with an open kitchen and an owner who visits patrons personally. Drinkies:

Winter Wildland

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Winter Wildland

It is a very special holiday indeed for the resident animals at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park. Park staffers will provide the animals special holiday-themed treats and activities during the annual "Winter Willdand" winter break event Dec. 29 and Dec. 30.   While great fun is planned for the animals,  here's what's even

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Tale of two Carmens

Two Sarahs arrive in Tacoma this weekend with a mighty tough assignment: trying to capture one of the greatest icons of female sexuality ever created — Carmen. Massachusetts native Sarah Heltzel, who spent the last two seasons with Seattle Opera’s Young Artist Program, performed her first Carmen this fall at Skagit

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Music picks of the week

Thursday POP the lund bros. It’s one thing to have one musically inclined child, but two? Good genes I suppose.  In the tradition of Oasis and the Kinks, the Lund Bros. are considered the kings of pop in their hometown of Tacoma.  With catchy guitar hooks, poppy rhythms, and in sync harmonies,

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Old School Drop Out

They describe their music as “modern hard-rock melodies with a few old school headbangers sprinkled in.” Old School Drop Out is not a band that caters to people who would be just as happy with a jukebox. They don't take quarters for song requests. They stake their territory as a

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South Sound Garage reopens

On Friday, March 2, the Mob Law, Totalisti, Counterfist, and the Funky Monkey’s Damon Stuart will be at The South Sound Garage, unleashing their real-deal metal chops, and in Stuart’s case his mouth, to celebrate the club’s grand opening. Although The Garage opened its doors briefly in December to give

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What’s Josh Carter wearing?

Sitting in the lobby of the Sheraton Tacoma Hotel as Wintergrass swirled around him, Josh Carter looked conspicuously non-banjoesque and took some time to describe elements of his look for the Weekly Volcano. The fabulously zebra Guess? pants were found at urbanXchange, several sizes too large.  Carter’s girlfriend (coincidentally last week’s

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