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Tuesday, October 25, 2016 This Week's Paper
Foss Waterway Seaport museum reopens May 11 with new exhibits

The Foss Waterway Seaport—the Puget Sound's premier maritime heritage, education and event center—announces it is reopening to the public on May 11, after 18 months of closure for construction.

From 11 am to 5 p.m. on May 11, the Seaport will celebrate the start of its summer season with fun family activities like sack races, sea shanty performances, and even cannon fire every hour. Special reduced admission pricing will be offered May 11 and 12 in honor of the opening weekend.

The northern one third of the building… Read More

And the plot thickens over at 1022 South, the popular craft cocktail lounge that's served up tasty alcoholic confections on Hilltop since 2009.

General manager Chris Keil – also known as Chris Langston - had been the establishment's driving force since the bar opened. But, on Monday, he posted a farewell letter to patrons, saying he had been fired and that he planned to open a rival lounge around the corner.

On Thursday, Keil elaborated that his firing was related to Hilltop Kitchen, or HK, which he plans to open at… Read More

Death Cab for Cutie, Kendrick Lamar, fun., and recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Heart are among the big names that will play the main stage at this year's Bumbershoot festival, which will go on from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2 this year at Seattle Center.

Thursday night, One Reel revealed all of this year's acts, which also include Tacoma's own Vicci Martinez. Oh, and they let us know we should watch out for zombies this Labor Day weekend. We don't just mean '60s pop act, the Zombies, which will be playing this year's… Read More

The future looks bright for Clover Park High School’s Zoey Selby. Selby is first in her graduating class, is a Washington Scholar and the recipient of a Gates Millennium and a Dell Scholars scholarships.
The Gates Millennium Scholars Program selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. The $20,000 Dell Scholars Program provides its students with resources and mentoring beyond initial financial assistance to ensure they have the support they need to obtain a college degree.
“Zoey… Read More

Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick” is a tough read, but well worth the journey once the last page turns. Such is also the case with a Tacoma-based documentary that focuses its lens on MLK Ballet’s Moving Company and its journey to produce a show.

The film by Mick Flaaen will be screened at the Washington State History Museum on Wednesday, May 8, at a special event sponsored by the Seattle True Independent Film Festival, the first time the festival has ventured to the 253 for a screening that will also include the web series… Read More

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