The Daily Mash-Up

Thursday, March 30, 2017 This Week's Paper
Art at Work Month starts today

Nov. 1 is finally here – the first day of Tacoma’s 12th annual Art at Work Month – a community celebration of the arts that includes more than 400 community-hosted arts and culture events, exhibits, and workshops for all ages taking place every day throughout the month. Programming includes music, theater and dance performances; visual art exhibits; film screenings; literary readings; lectures; cultural events; and workshops. All events are open to the public and many activities are free.
Information about the 400+ Art at Work Month events and programs can be found online… Read More

Man Charged in Drug Cartel Murder

Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist has charged Ray Turner, 32, with Murder in the First Degree, Conspiracy to Commit Murder in the First Degree, Burglary in the First Degree and Attempted Robbery in the First Degree.

The defendant was arrested yesterday after an extensive investigation connected him to the Nov. 12, 2012 killing of Jamie Diaz-Solis. Turner will be charged as a co-defendant with three other defendants taken into custody in June, 2013: William Alvarez, Mazzar Robinson and Robert Leon Smith. A fifth defendant remains at large.

“Foreign drug cartels bring in… Read More

In celebration of Halloween, Tacoma's own online story teller Judy Cullen will be reading stories online today, twice.

At noon, Cullen will be reading her competition entry story for 2014 "Her Own Words: Have you ever been haunted by your own words? What if they came back to haunt you literally?" followed by "In The Mists," was last fall's spooky adventure of a young Irish girl's encounter with the legendary Far Liath.

At 5:30 p.m. she will be reading selections from Bram Stoker's "Dracula."

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This just in from the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT): Continued bridge inspection activities will require WSDOT crews to close the northbound State Route 167 Puyallup River Bridge for six hours, from 6 a.m. to noon, on Sunday, Nov. 3.
Sunday’s closure is a change from a previous WSDOT announcement in which closures were scheduled on both Saturday and Sunday. Since then crews have determined that they can complete the bridge inspection in one day. Sunday was chosen because of its lower traffic volumes.
During the northbound bridge closure, SR 167 will… Read More

‘Potted Potter’ provides a Harried tale of fun

“Potted Potter” takes on the hit magical franchise in a comically brilliant way, the likes of the “Tuna, Texas” series. Two men, Delme Thomas and James Percy, play all the key roles of the seven Harry Potter books in just over an hour to bring the magic of Hogwarts to the Muggle world. This fantastically funny show features all your favorite characters, a special appearance from a fire-breathing dragon and even a game of Quidditch involving the audience. This fast-paced parody is entertaining and appropriate for all ages from six to Dumbledore, and is the perfect family-friendly event… Read More

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