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Sunday, January 22, 2017 This Week's Paper
Video: George Watsky at Bumbershoot 2013

First, the bad news: Bumbershoot 2013 is in the home stretch, with just a few more hours to go. But the good news is that we still have loads of video and audio from the festival's first two days, starting with this clip from hip-hop and spoken word artist Watsky's set on the Fountain Lawn Stage. Stay tuned for more, and don't forget to check out our photo gallery as it grows at

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Video: Z.Z. Ward at Bumbershoot 2013

Day one of Seattle’s Bumbershoot festival is in the books with day two just underway, with Death Cab for Cutie, Tegan and Sara and fun. coming up on the main stage at KeyArena.

Tacoma Weekly is there and we'll be posting some of the things we've seen and heard, starting with this tidbit from early in singer-songwriterZ.Z. Ward’s set yesterday. There’s also a gallery in the works on our multimedia page, Beyond Words; so keep checking back.… Read More

Sound Transit to hold public hearing on proposal to sell surplus properties in Tacoma

Sound Transit will conduct a public hearing to seek comment on a proposal to sell four parcels totaling approximately 35,000 square feet of surplus land from the D to M Streets Sounder track and signal project to the City of Tacoma.

The hearing will be held at 12:30 on Sept. 12 at Union Station, Ruth Fisher Boardroom, 401 S. Jackson St. in Seattle.

The parcels are located on the northwest corner of South Tacoma Way and Pacific Avenue, and on the northeast corner of South 26th Street and Pacific Avenue. The proposed use… Read More

Poetry class for those 50 or better

Are you FAB? (Fifty and Better?) Join Tammy Robacker, 2010-11 Tacoma Poet Laureate and poetry instructor, and other FABulous local seniors and seasoned poets for her adult education fall 2013 poetry class through Metro Parks Tacoma. It starts on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at the Center at Norpoint. This six-class course runs every other Tuesday until November from 10 a.m. to noon. Get your creative juices percolating reading excellent poems, discussing technique and craft and writing your own poem ideas and drafts. For class and registration information, visit

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