Tacoma singer-songwriter Stephanie Anne Johnson will headline Triple Play tonight, fresh off her appearance Tuesday night on NBC-TV's hit talent show "The Voice." She earned a spot on Team Christina with her sassy performance of K.T. Tunstall's "Black Horse and the Cherry Tree," which may or may not show up amid the tunes she's playing from her original, new album "Hollatchagurl" tonight. Music starts at 8 p.m. and the cover is charge is $5.Read More
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“Jackass” and “Wildboyz” star Stephen Glover, a.k.a. Steve-O, is headlining Tacoma Comedy Club from Oct. 10 to 12. Based on what he told us for the Q & A that's running on the cover of our Oct. 4 City Life section, there won't be any wasabi snorting or live hyenas involved in his act – just, mostly, jokes. He also talks about his new YouTube channel, his attempts to assemble another team of all-star pranksters and his struggles with sobriety.
But what didn't fit into print was… Read More
The Foss Waterway Seaport has announced that El Primero will be open for guided tours on Sunday, October 6 at 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00 pm with admission to the Seaport’s Working Waterfront Maritime Museum.
El Primero, once the bounty in a high stakes Tacoma poker game, has returned to the Tacoma waterfront, and is moored at the Foss Waterway Seaport. Originally a steam yacht, El Primero was considered one of the most luxurious yachts on the West Coast of the United States.
Constructed in San Francisco, California in 1893, it has an exciting history which includes visits by four US… Read More
Last night, Tacoma singer-songwriter Stephanie Anne Johnson made her debut on “The Voice,” landing on Team Christina Aguilera. This morning, we caught up with her on an official NBC-TV conference call (which was kind of weird, since we're used to just walking up and talking to her and stuff.) We wanted to know if she'd gotten any advice from season one contestant and fellow Stadium… Read More
More than 600 Pierce County youth will join millions of students across the country during the week of Oct. 7 to participate in the 4-H Maps & Apps experiment.
Youth become community planners, working in teams and using geographic information systems (GIS) and mapping techniques to plan and design a park. Each member designs certain features and draws it on a sheet protector. This simulates GIS technology as they stack the clear layers of their maps to create their park.
Students brainstorm what they’d like in their “dream” park. The most common answer is, of course,… Read More