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Ronson Family Redux

Years and many miles separate Newport, Oregon. resident Nick Gordon from his heyday on the Tacoma rock scene. Yet something happens every once in a while that takes him right back to that rowdy time, more than a decade ago.
For example, there's the time he rented “True Adolescents,” a 2009 comedy starring Mark Duplass that was filmed around Puget Sound. Gordon had started to doze off when a jangly guitar riff pierced through the haze. The song was “He Won't Love You Like I'll Leave You,” a cut from Tacoma garage-rock band the F---ing Eagles' debut album, “A Million Dollars Worth of Music,” but he had played it countless times himself.
“I was like 'What the @#%@%! I wrote half that song!” Gordon recalled, laughing during a phone interview last week. “It was weird. I had no idea. I just kind of got a kick… Read Full Story

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Make a Scene: Film buffs headed to Proctor and Lakewood for two dynamic festivals

Local film aficionados will be quite busy over the next two weekends as the Destiny City Film Festival takes over Proctor's historic Blue Mouse Theatre from Aug. 28 to 30, and the third annual Lakewood Asian Film Festival has its own three-day run at Lakewood Elks, from Sept. 5 to 7.
The Destiny City Festival will present 26 award-winning films from around the world. Festivities will kick off at 7 p.m. on Aug. 28 with new, indie drama, “A Rising Tide,” which tells an inspirational story of redemption about a young chef named Sam Rama (played by Hunter Parrish of “Weeds” and “The Following” fame). After the his family's well-established Atlantic City restaurant is destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, he must grow up quickly, taking the biggest risks of his life, both in business and in love.
There will be opportunities… Read Full Story

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