The Daily Mash-Up

Sunday, October 23, 2016 This Week's Paper

The Washington State Fair has added an electronic music festival to it's late summer lineup. Canadian DJ and dubstep producer Jeff Abel, aka Excision, is among the big names headed to Puyallup for the Digital Affair, a showcase of “the world's most in-demand Djs” that will take over the fair grandstand on Sept. 14. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, with prices ranging from $45 to $80.

Washington State Fair is putting on the event with USC Events, and the announcement… Read More

Rescue Mission Names Sonntag as Interim Executive Director after Curry Resigns

The Rescue Mission has announced the resignation of Chief Executive Officer David Curry.

Curry served as CEO for the Rescue Mission for nearly nine years and will be joining Open Doors USA in California as its new CEO, beginning in August.

The resignation announcement also stated that Brian Sonntag will serve as the interim executive director while the Rescue Mission board conducts a national search for a new CEO. Sonntag served most recently as the Washington State Auditor before joining the Rescue Mission team as Chief Financial Officer in February.

“Brian is a tremendous… Read More

Happy Monday, people! It's a short work week for a lot of you, with Independence Day coming up, but we still thought you could use a shot of adrenaline to get you through. And so we offer you a new video from one of Tacoma's rowdiest power trios, C.F.A.

The clip is for “Kick Rocks,” a cut from their latest disc “Managed By the Devil, Brought to You By the Grace of God.” It features footage from performances atRead More

Celebrate the 4th in Old Town

Looking for a good place to see the Freedom Fair fireworks? Come to the Old town Music Society Hall (2101 N. 30th St.) on July 4 for live entertainment, karaoke, an open house and a beautiful view of the waterfront to enjoy the fireworks. There will be a Harmon-sponsored beer garden (ID required at entrance) and Little Ceasar’s Pizza for sale. Admission is free and doors open at 11 a.m.
Old Town Music Society is committed to providing music scholarships to students in Tacoma/Pierce County area. Visit the website at

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Today, Tacoma Weekly paid its first visit to Triple Play, the latest bar to set up shop at 3829 Sixth Ave., the former home of the Central Tavern, Hell's Kitchen and, most recently, the Gruv Lounge/MetroGruv.

Owners Rich Langhorn and Kevin and Kim Brown opened their doors on June 14. As the name… Read More

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