The Daily Mash-Up

Saturday, July 22, 2017 This Week's Paper
Accidental shooting death leads to manslaughter charges

Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist charged Tanielu Lotovaivai, 19, with First Degree Manslaughter today in the death of Jalon Bea, 17, who died from a single gunshot wound to the chest. The shooting was an accident.

“This is a sad example of why you should never point a gun at anyone unless you intend to shoot,” said Lindquist.

On Oct. 11, the defendant was parked in a car at at South 43rd and South G streets with several people and was passing around his .38 caliber revolver. Others were standing next to the car, including the victim. The defendant said he was “playing… Read More

Send a kid to camp and take home some art

Tahoma Audubon, the Pierce County chapter of National Audubon Society, is conducting an online art print auction to replenish its scholarship fund. Tahoma Audubon provides need-based scholarships for area youth attending classes and day camps offered by both Tahoma Audubon and the Tacoma Nature Center, for our summer camp teen internship, and for adult environmental education programs and classes year round.
The fall art auction is live now and runs until Oct. 20. It features more than 50 fine art prints featuring birds and wildlife of North America. Most prints are signed by the artist.… Read More

Tacoma Arts Commission Announces 2013 AMOCAT Arts Award Winners

The Tacoma Arts Commission has announced this year’s AMOCAT Arts Award winners: Erivan and Helga Haub and family (Arts Patron), Puget Sound Book Artists (Community Outreach by an Organization) and David Domkoski (Community Outreach by an Individual). The AMOCAT Arts Awards honor those who provide distinctive contributions to the arts in Tacoma.

The Arts Patron award goes to Erivan and Helga Haub and family for their investment in the arts in Tacoma. In 2012, Tacoma Art Museum announced a major donation by the Haub family of 280 outstanding works of Western American art, along with… Read More

Be on the lookout, Tacoma! Stephen Glover, the TV prankster we all know as Steve-O, is in town this weekend to headline Tacoma Comedy Club; and, based on what we've been seeing on his new YouTube channel (example above) he may be out causing mayhem in the streets of Tacoma when he's not onstage.

We… Read More

TV Tacoma show, ‘artTown,’ launches today

The City of Tacoma's Media and Communications Office – in partnership with its Community and Economic Development Department's Arts Program – announces the launch of “artTown,” a cultural documentary-style TV initiative exploring Tacoma's emergence as a major creative hub in the Pacific Northwest. The quarterly series offers segments featuring diverse perspectives on a variety of creative disciplines. The show launches today – you can view anytime online or watch tonight at 8 p.m. on TV Tacoma.

"In developing the concept for ‘artTown,’ we wanted to offer a more holistic… Read More

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