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Monday, May 30, 2016 This Week's Paper

I don't know about you guys, but around the Tacoma Weekly offices we're pretty stoked about seeing Robert Downey Jr. don the red and gold armor one more time for“Iron Man 3.” Marvel Studios' latest 3D superhero flick was expected to be this summer movie season's first box office blockbuster. And so far it hasn't disappointed, having raked in nearly $200 million in overseas… Read More

City Council seeks applicants for Sustainable Tacoma Commission

Tacoma residents who want to participate in the implementation of Tacoma’s Climate Action Plan, as the City and community reduce greenhouse gas emissions, are encouraged to apply for membership on the Sustainable Tacoma Commission.

The Tacoma City Council is looking for two commission members who provide a balanced representation of various stakeholders, including the environmental community, small business, labor, housing, industry and port, transportation, education, the building industry and residents.

One appointment will fill a vacated position. This appointment expires… Read More

Tacoma Art Museum’s building is turning 10 years old and there’s going to be a party to celebrate. Come and join in the festivities and welcome in the spring at TAM’s 10th Birthday Spring Festival on Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Museum admission and all festival events will be free of charge for Saturday’s celebration.
Tacoma Art Museum moved to 1701 Pacific Ave. in 2003. Architect Antoine Predock saw in Tacoma’s misty, muted light a great opportunity to design a building that almost disappears into its surroundings, much like how Mount Rainier… Read More

State again tops nation in bike friendly list

As the nation celebrates Bike Month in May, Washington state has one more reason to cheer: For the sixth consecutive year, the League of American Bicyclists has named Washington No. 1 “Bicycle-Friendly State” in the country.

Strong partnerships among the state’s cities, counties, advocacy organizations, state agencies and transportation providers form the foundation of Washington’s success in improving conditions for bicycling and walking.

“This title confirms that Washington is on the right path in recognizing bicycling as part of a sustainable, multimodal transportation… Read More

There’s still time to get tickets for D.A.S.H. Center’s Masquerade Extravaganza, May 4 at Cultura Event Center. In celebration of the center’s 10th anniversary, this will be a party to remember – catering by Flavors of the Caribbean, a cash bar, music by DJs Eddie (ES) Sumlin and Omar DJOmarvelous, and performances by Candi Simone, Blak, Emmanuel Frayer and more. Dress to impress for Red Carpet interviews and photos 8-9 p.m., Belle/Beau of the Ball contest and Best Mask contest. Tickets will not be sold at the door. $20 general admission, $35 VIP admission (private VIP area, champagne,… Read More

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