The Daily Mash-Up

Saturday, August 27, 2016 This Week's Paper
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, 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

Cyndi Lauper set list

Photographer Bill Bungard and I checked out Cyndi Lauper tonight at the Pantages Theater, and we'll have a few pics and observations to share later. Meanwhile, here's what she played tonight, for those who missed it:

Cyndi Lauper set list (Tacoma, June 23, 2013): Money Changes Everything, Girls Just Want to Have Fun, When You Were Mine (Prince), Time After Time, She Bop, All Through the Night, Witness, I'll Kiss You, He's So Unusual (Helen Kane), Yeah Yeah

Encore: Shine, Sex is in the Heel, Good Enough, True Colors

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