The Daily Mash-Up

Monday, July 24, 2017 This Week's Paper

The classic holiday story of transformation and redemption, A Christmas Carol, will be presented in downtown Tacoma in a performance that will be both single and singular.

On Sunday, Dec. 1 beginning at 1 p.m. the Knights of Pythias Hall at 926 ½ Broadway will host a free presentation of Charles Dickens’ ghostly holiday tale with a new twist: three experienced voice performers will read an adaptation of the story annotated by the author himself with some additional text restored from the full version, and only one… Read More

Fire causes extensive damage to NE Tacoma home

At 10:26 p.m. Nov. 21, Tacoma firefighters responded to a reported house fire at 5813 32nd St. NE in Northeast Tacoma.

The first arriving engine company found a fully involved house fire that had vented through the roof of the single story home. Crews took a defensive strategy against the well entrenched blaze and protected two homes nearby exposed to the intense heat and flames.

All of the homes occupants were able to escape safely. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

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DASH Center for the Arts Executive Director Candi Hall sent out the following letter to announce some great news concerning the Center’s new home:

Well....it's that time!!!
Our landlords at 1504 MLK have decided we have done enough to bring joy, beauty and life to that corner. Three months ago they asked us to out by November 30th. After all the work we put into that space, we are sad to have to leave.
This Saturday (Nov. 23), will be our last performance event in that space and we would love to see you all come out and support us! Our in-studio recital… Read More

Cigarette ignites apartment fire in North End Retirement Community

At 10:34 a.m. today Tacoma Firefighters from station 1,2,4,9,13,14 and 16 responded to a reported apartment fire in an independent living retirement community at 6414 N. Park Way.

The first arriving company found fire and smoke showing from the balcony area of a second floor apartment in a large multi-family dwelling unit. Operationally, crews attacked the fire with handlines, while other firefighters organized search and rescue efforts to check multiple apartments on multiple floors to assure that no one was trapped in the fire or in harms way.

The buildings fire protection system… Read More

Comedian Craig Gass added to Pantages lineup for 2014

Comedian Craig Gass is headed to Tacoma's Pantages Theater, Broadway Center announced. Gass – best known for his hilarious impressions and appearances in “Sex and the City,” “King of Queens” and “The Family Guy” – will headline at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 18. Tickets are $23.50 and are on sale now.

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