The Daily Mash-Up

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 This Week's Paper
8 FLAVAHS at D.A.S.H.

Runner's up from MTV's “America's Best Dance Crew – Season 8” are coming to D.A.S.H. Center on July 12. Join members of 8 FLAVAHZ as they share their skills with dancers here in the Northwest. Charlize Glass and Angel Gibbs will teach a class perfect for the beginning hip hop dancer, while Jaira Miller and Kaelynn (Kay Kay) Gobert-Haris will both teach a more intermediate/advanced class. Come out, dance and support D.A.S.H.! Register at https://www.wepay.com/events/cu-tacoma-8-flavahz-71213.

 

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Slash has his iconic top hat. Stevie Nicks won't step onstage without her shawls. And you can bet Paula Poundstone will be rocking a tie as she headlines Pantages Theater on July 12, a kickoff concert for Tacoma Pride. We ran a related Q & A in this week's edition, but we thought Poundstone's fans might also get a kick out of hearing her trace the origins of her androgynous aesthetic.

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In this week's print edition we tested fans knowledge of boy bands turned middle aged man bands in anticipation of New Kids on the Block, 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men taking over the Tacoma Dome on July 9 (ticket info here.) Here are the answers (you know, for the people who didn't already look them up on their smart phones):

1 - NKOTB (or New Kids on the… Read More

Administrative offices in the Tacoma Municipal Building complex (747 Market St. and 733 Market St.) and in other City of Tacoma facilities will close Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.
The City's landfill, recycling center and household hazardous waste facility (3510 S. Mullen St.) will close on Thursday, July 4, and reopen on Friday, July 5. The facility’s normal operating hours are from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Garbage, recycling and yard/food waste pick-ups will be a day late, with Thursday pick-ups occurring Friday and Friday pick-ups occurring Saturday. Read More

City of Puyallup Receives Finance Award

The City of Puyallup has been awarded the ‘Distinguished Budget Presentation Award’ by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for the 2013 fiscal year annual budget. This award is the highest form of recognition in government budgeting and represents a significant achievement by the City of Puyallup.

The City’s budget document was examined by a panel of independent reviewers and satisfied all nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation. These guidelines are designed to assess how well a budget serves as: a policy… Read More

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