The Daily Mash-Up

Saturday, July 30, 2016 This Week's Paper

Cyndi Lauper had plenty of reasons to party Sunday night when she headlined the Pantages Theater. For starters, her Broadway musical, “Kinky Boots,” just racked up a whopping six Tony Awards, putting her just one movie gig away from going full EGOT (she's also got Grammys and an Emmy, but no Oscar -yet.)

Also, her 59th birthday is coming up on June 22, as acknowledged by several “happy birthdays” shouted… Read More

County Council invites public to learn about 2015 U.S. Open preparations

The public is invited to come hear answers to these and other questions about the 2015 U.S. Open Championship during an in-district meeting of the Pierce County Council on June 27. The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Environmental Services Building, located next to Chambers Bay at 9850 64th St. W, University Place.

The meeting will feature a presentation by Danny Sink, the United States Golf Association's on-site championship director, just days after his return from a month-long assignment supporting the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club near Philadelphia. Former County Executive… Read More

Drake, Miguel headed to Tacoma

Canadian rapper Drake is headed to Tacoma, promoter Live Nation announced. The multi-platinum selling artist - known for "Over," "Started From the Bottom" and other hits - will kick off his “Would You Like a Tour?” tour at Portland's Rosegarden on Sept. 25, followed by a Sept. 26 stop at the Tacoma Dome. The show is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start, and up-and-coming R&B singer Miguel will open.

Drake will be out in support of his forthcoming album album “Nothing… Read More

Raise those devil horns, metalheads! The Washington State Fair will crank up the volume on Sept. 18 with the Carnival of Madness, which will bring Shinedown, Skillett, In This Moment and We As Human to the Washington State Fairgrounds grandstand in Puyallup. The show will kick off at 5 p.m. that day, and tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. On June 22, with… Read More

Vote for Pierce County Library card design

A public vote will decide the design for the next Pierce County Library System’s library cards, designed by local students. Pierce County residents may choose the winners by voting online at the Library’s website, www.piercecountylibrary.org search site: card contest, now through July 6.

During a free contest nearly 1,000 students throughout Pierce County submitted designs. Their art included submissions using pencil, pen, paint, camera and computer.

“Every entry shined with creativity and a unique view of the… Read More

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