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Saturday, February 25, 2017 This Week's Paper
Tacoma Arts Commission Announces 2013 AMOCAT Arts Award Winners

The Tacoma Arts Commission has announced this year’s AMOCAT Arts Award winners: Erivan and Helga Haub and family (Arts Patron), Puget Sound Book Artists (Community Outreach by an Organization) and David Domkoski (Community Outreach by an Individual). The AMOCAT Arts Awards honor those who provide distinctive contributions to the arts in Tacoma.

The Arts Patron award goes to Erivan and Helga Haub and family for their investment in the arts in Tacoma. In 2012, Tacoma Art Museum announced a major donation by the Haub family of 280 outstanding works of Western American art, along with… Read More

Be on the lookout, Tacoma! Stephen Glover, the TV prankster we all know as Steve-O, is in town this weekend to headline Tacoma Comedy Club; and, based on what we've been seeing on his new YouTube channel (example above) he may be out causing mayhem in the streets of Tacoma when he's not onstage.

We… Read More

TV Tacoma show, ‘artTown,’ launches today

The City of Tacoma's Media and Communications Office – in partnership with its Community and Economic Development Department's Arts Program – announces the launch of “artTown,” a cultural documentary-style TV initiative exploring Tacoma's emergence as a major creative hub in the Pacific Northwest. The quarterly series offers segments featuring diverse perspectives on a variety of creative disciplines. The show launches today – you can view anytime online or watch tonight at 8 p.m. on TV Tacoma.

"In developing the concept for ‘artTown,’ we wanted to offer a more holistic… Read More

Local politicos and business boosters rallied last night to show their support for efforts to find funding to construct the last “critical mile” of State Route 167 that would finally connect the Puyallup Valley’s warehouse centers to shipping operations at the Port of Tacoma. The road was first envisioned more than 30 years ago, but has never been fully funded.

Elected officials from around Pierce County made their case at a forum last night in Tacoma that a group of state lawmakers organized in an effort to develop a roster of transportation packages around Washington that could… Read More

Below is a continuation of Tacoma Weekly's interview with Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull, who will headline the Pantages Theater on Oct. 27. We were talking about his decision to release a sequel to “Thick As A Brick” last year - 40 years after his band's original prog-rock classic – when his thoughts strayed into conflict in the… Read More

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