The Daily Mash-Up

Friday, December 09, 2016 This Week's Paper
Call for art, models, musicians and vendors

Tacoma visual artist Julian Peña is busy planning the next big art event at The Mix. Always pursuing variety and change, he encourages all to consider participating in a multitude of ways.
“This event is all about the creative community coming together and showing their work and sharing their visions,” he said. “Though we artists have bills and we always strive to do art/music that’s paid, this event is all about the creative community and showcasing art/music that’s current in the state of Washington.
“You can’t pursue artistic… Read More

Through Friday, Sept. 13, Pierce Transit Public Safety and Tacoma Police Department are implementing “NOT ON OUR BUS,” a zero-tolerance emphasis on unlawful and disruptive conduct on buses, at transit centers, and at bus stops near high schools.
Uniformed Pierce Transit Police, Pierce Transit Security Officers, Pierce Transit Service Supervisors and Tacoma Police Officers will increase their presence on buses and conduct spot checks of bus stops and boarding areas. Undercover Pierce Transit Police, Pierce Transit Security Officers, and Tacoma police officers will also be riding… Read More

Sundance Institute's FILM FORWARD: Advancing Cultural Dialogue continues Sept. 6-7 with more free screenings 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

On Sept. 13 the St. Leo Food Connection, which operates a number of emergency food programs serving Pierce County residents, will once again begin operating it’s Backpack Program, which provides two days worth of “kid-friendly” food to children at-risk of hunger over the weekend.
The program will provide two-days worth of food every weekend throughout the school year to more than 630 children at 24 Tacoma and Clover Park Schools. The counselor at each of the schools identifies those students most at risk of hunger. The St. Leo Food Connection provides each student with… Read More

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 tacoma.uw.edu/convocation 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

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