The Daily Mash-Up

Friday, April 28, 2017 This Week's Paper
UWT convocation to bring students, faculty and community together to celebrate

New and returning University of Washington-Tacoma students will be decked out for a purple-and-gold parade through downtown Tacoma and a campus-wide community reception and fair at UW Tacoma’s 2013 Convocation on Friday, Sept. 27 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Register online at The event formally welcomes new students to campus and will begin with a processional of students, families, faculty, staff and alumni, accompanied by musicians, following four different routes through downtown to the center… Read More

FILM FORWARD presents free screenings Sept. 5

Join Sundance Institute's FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue Sept.3-7 for the free screening of eight films with moderated discussions hosted throughout Tacoma. Filmmakers traveling with the program are Julia Meltzer (“The Light in Her Eyes”) and Jerry Rothwell (“Town of Runners”).
FILM FORWARD, a partnership of Sundance Institute and four U.S. federal cultural agencies, is a touring program that offers film screenings, workshops and discussions designed to foster dialogue and cross-cultural understanding. It uses the power of cinema to promote… Read More

Muddy Paws Rescue to hold car wash

Muddy Paws Rescue, Puyallup, will hold a benefit car wash all day, Sunday, Sept. 8, at Epic Donuts, 12314 Meridian Ave. E., Puyallup. The event will help raise money for the rescue’s grand opening event, which is scheduled for Sept. 14, and to provide funds of the dogs in its care. For more information, call Jessica at (253) 267-3642.
Muddy Paws Rescue is a non-profit, no-kill dog rescue that takes in all breeds and ages of dogs. When pets are admitted to the rescue, they undergo a health screening and temperament testing. They are spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped.… Read More

The Tacoma Art museum held a ground breaking ceremony this morning to mark the beginning of the museum's building expansion and redesign to house the Haub Family Collection of Western American Art.

The ceremony began with a blessing by the Puyallup Tribe and a performance by the Puyallup Canoe Family and included speeches by U.S. Congressman Derek Kilmer, Gov. Jay Inslee, Mayor Marilyn Strickland, art collector Christian Haub, TAM Board President Steve Barger and Director Stephanie A. Stebich.

The $15 million wing will double TAM’s exhibit space just 10 years after the museum… Read More

TFD to host 911 remembrance ceremony

At 9:30 a.m. on Sept.11, the Tacoma Fire Department will host a public remembrance ceremony at Marine Park (4301 Ruston Way) to mark the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy. Tacoma City Council Member Robert Thoms and Tacoma Fire Chief James P. Duggan will be present to deliver remarks.

The event is part of a nationwide salute to firefighters, police officers, emergency medical services workers and civilians whose lives were lost and forever changed on that day.

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