The Daily Mash-Up

Sunday, August 28, 2016 This Week's Paper

Museum of Glass will offer the first ever Glass Connoisseurship Certificate Program in partnership with University of Washington Tacoma from Wednesday, May 16 through Sunday, May 19. In conjunction with the new exhibition “Links: Australian Glass and the Pacific Northwest,” this unique opportunity will allow participants an immersive experience in the world of glass art.
The four-day experience will include: private studio tours of two of the Pacific Northwest’s premiere glass artists, Dale Chihuly and Dante Marioni; opportunities to engage in academic discussions with… Read More

News Haiku: Vicci

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.

Vicci rocks the Swiss;
10 years after her debut;
Hot times in t-town.

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… Read More

McCarthy elected president of Puget Sound Regional Council

Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy has been elected president of the Puget Sound Regional Council, which coordinates growth planning in a thriving four-county region.

McCarthy, serving her second term as county executive, was elected on Thursday, April 25, during the PSRC’s annual General Assembly. Redmond Mayor John Marchione was elected Vice President.

“The PSRC plays a vital role in knitting all of the communities of central Puget Sound together and planning for our future,” McCarthy said. “Over the next year we’ll be focused on improvements to our transportation… Read More

Edison neighborhood and surrounding areas host cleanup on April 27

Single-family and duplex homeowners and renters in the Edison neighborhood and surrounding areas – from 48th to 66th streets between Tyler Street and Tacoma Mall Boulevard – are preparing to dispose of unsightly debris from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 27 at Edison Elementary School (5830 S. Pine St.) with the assistance of staff from the City of Tacoma and community volunteers.

All that is required to discard debris and other unwanted items is proof of neighborhood residence, such as a driver’s license or current utility bill. Items that cannot be discarded as part of this effort… Read More

News Haiku: Spring fling

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.

Spring sniffles, choo-choo;
Flowers and itchy noses;
Warm weather, wet snoots.

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 and “on” are not the same, but this… Read More

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