We now have our first Washington State Fair concert announcement for 2014. It's America's biggest ventriloquist, Jeff Dunham, who will headline the Washington State Fairgrounds grandstand in Puyallup on Sept. 18. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. On Feb. 8, with prices ranging from $40 to $75. Learn more on the Washington State Fairweb site.Read More
The Daily Mash-Up
Seattle hip-hop legend Sir Mix-A-Lot returned to Jazzbones Saturday night, providing Tacoma with the perfect pre-funk for today’s Seahawks Super Bowl action. My favorite Mix-A-Lot joint showed up early in the set, complete with an explanation of its T-town roots. There is some PG-13 language, if you care about that sort of thing. And I know most of you will be busy checking out the game and a bunch of commercials with talking babies and stuff. But make sure you check back later for more clips from last night’s show.
With the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl Sunday afternoon, there’s another big happening that we're hoping doesn't get lost in the shuffle. Save Our Sonics Guy is making his debut on “The 206,” shortly after 1 a.m., following tonight’s episode of “Saturday Night Live.”
Sonics Guy, a.k.a. Tacoma comedian Kris Brannon, tells us he’ll be in the first sketch of John Kiester and Pat Cashman’s newest sketch comedy show, which airs locally on Channel 5. Brannon hasn’t said as much, but here’s… Read More
ABC-TV will broadcast the 86th annual Oscars at 4 p.m. that day, and all the action will be shown on a large projection screen. Food and drinks for the event will be provided by Maxwell's Speakeasy + Lounge, Cloverleaf… Read More
Free tax help is available for low and moderate income families and individuals on Feb. 8. That's when the IRS VITA Program (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance), Key Bank, Tacoma Goodwill and the Pierce County Building Coalition will team up from 9 a.m. To 3 p.m. for Super Refund Saturday, an event that will be held at Milgard Work Opportunity Center, 714 S. 27th St., in Tacoma.
The free service is to encourage more taxpayers to take advantage of special tax credits for which they may qualify this year, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit and Credit for the Elderly or… Read More