The Daily Mash-Up

Monday, July 24, 2017 This Week's Paper
Bruno Mars headed to the Gorge

Pop singer-songwriter Bruno Mars will bring his Moonshine Jungle World Tour to Grant County's Gorge Amphitheatre on Aug. 9, Live Nation announced Tuesday. Mars last visited Washington, playing songs from his second studio album “Unorthdox Jukebox,” on July 21 when he headlined Seattle's KeyArena.

Fans can expect a preview of his Moonshine Jungle set when Mars performs at halftime during the Super Bowl on Feb. 2. Tickets for the Gorge show will go on sale… Read More

Dave Matthews Band has announced summer tour dates today which – surprise, surprise - include the group's annual, Labor Day Weekend pilgrimage to the Gorge Amphitheatre, from Aug. 29 to 31 this year. What's different this time around, though, is that the DMB is promising two full sets at each tour stop. According to the announcement, the band will shift into various configurations, including a stripped down pairing of Matthews with long-time collaborator Tim Reynolds.

Additionally, the Gorge will host the return of the Dave… Read More

Urban Grace Church holds MLK event

Martin Luther King, Jr. Redeeming the Prophetic Vision Interfaith Service and Celebration will be held on Sunday, Jan. 19 at Urban Grace Church, 902 Market St., 2:30-4 p.m. Once again C. Rosalind Bell, local playwright, will be featured with a presentation of a newly created dramatic piece for the occasion. As well, music of the civil rights era will be featured.
The event aims to recognize the prophetic vision of Dr. King with a program that has an edge of social justice in its message. On this, the eighth year of its existence, the celebration will honor Dr. King's birthday with… Read More

On Friday, the Indigo Girls headlined the first major show of 2014 at Tacoma’s Pantages Theater; and nearly three decades into their partnership, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers reminded fans why they are among the most beloved and influential folk-rock acts of their generation.

The duo was backed by a three-piece supporting band that included standout fiddle player Lyris Hung, whose frenzied solos especially galvanized… Read More

Temporary Homeless Camp Permitting Process Proposed

The City of Tacoma Planning Commission is seeking public comment on proposed land use regulations concerning a Temporary Homeless Camps Permitting Process. The proposal would amend the Tacoma Municipal Code, Chapter 13.05 Land Use Permit Procedures and Chapter 13.06 Zoning, to add regulations for a permit review process for temporary homeless camps run by religious organizations.

A public hearing by the Commission is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 5:30 p.m., in the Council Chambers,… Read More

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