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Friday, May 27, 2016 This Week's Paper

Join the Tacoma Arts Commission and current Tacoma Poet Laureate Josie Emmons Turner for a poetry reading event in conjunction with National Poetry Month. The event will include readings by a selection of local poets and the winner of the 2013-15 Tacoma Poet Laureate competition, Lucas Smiraldo, will officially be awarded the position. The readings will be followed by light refreshments. 7:30 p.m. at Tacoma Public Library main branch, 1102 Tacoma Ave. S., Olympic Room
Admission is free, and free street parking is available.
Participating poets:
Lucas SmiraldoRead More

Ticket's for Chateau St. Michelle's summer concert series go on sale at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 27. Here's the finalized schedule that the venue released today, and you can learn more at:

  • Garrison Keillor, live broadcast of “A Prairie Home Companion,” 2:45 p.m. June 15, $39 to $65

  • Steve Miller Band, 7 p.m. June 29, $49 to $89

  • Girls Night Out, feauting Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo with Berlin and Teri Nunn, 7 p.m. July 7, $45 to $65

  • Chris Botti, 7… Read More

News Haiku: Harbor Lights

You have asked; and I have answered. The News Haiku is back for the month of April to give a continuous shout out to National Poetry Month. Here is a recap of the news as presented in a haiku. Follow the links for the back story.

Harbor Lights remod;
Regulars call foul on change;
Uber strong drinks saved.

Now you try it:
Traditional haiku consist of 17 “on” (also known as morae), in three phrases of five, seven and five "on" respectively. Although haiku are often stated to have 17 syllables, this isn’t quite right since syllables… Read More

The Puyallup Historical Hatchery Foundation has received its non-profit federal tax number and an agreement with Fish & Wildlife outlining educational and community operations at the historic hatchery.

The news means the nonprofit can now accept donations for an education center at the Clark’s Creek facility. Word is also out that the hatchery might shift to salmon production while moving trout operations to a facility in Lakewood.

Also in foundation news is that its director has resigned. During a special meeting held on April 17, Paula Harmes was removed as the acting vice… Read More

Tacoma Goodwill announced that its newest outlet store will open on May 2 at 3120 S. Pine St., in Tacoma. The new, 12,000-square-foot Nalley Valley facility replaces the store located at 714 S. 27th St., adjacent to the Milgard Work Opportunity Center. Customers can enter a drawing for a new flatscreen TV and grocery store gift cards from May 2 through 5.

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