The Daily Mash-Up

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 This Week's Paper

Comedian Christopher Titus is on his way to Tacoma Comedy Club where he'll headline five big shows, at 8 p.m. on April 11, and 8 and 10:30 p.m. on April 13 and 13.

We ran a related Q & A in last week's paper, and here is an audio outtake from our interview in which the comedian explains why he loves trying out new material in the Northwest - and,… Read More

For weeks, Grand Cinema has been publicizing its upcoming 24 Hour Movie Marathon. And now we have a finalized list of films that will be screened, from 10 a.m. April 20 to 10 a.m. April 21:

Napoleon Dynamite, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Place Beyond the Pines, Trance, Reefer Madness, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Some Like it Hot, Brookyln Castle, 42, Spaceballs, Harvey, NO, Blazing Saddles, Life of Brian, Hands on a Hard Body,… Read More

Public Art Walk set for April 17

On Wednesday, April 17, Downtown On the Go will be holding a free Public Art Walk from 5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. led by Amy McBride, Tacoma Arts Administrator. The walk, sponsored by Spaceworks Tacoma, will highlight art work along a 1.5 mile walking route in downtown Tacoma starting at the Hotel Murano, 1320 Broadway Tacoma.

It will also include new Spaceworks Coordinator, Heather Joy expounding on Spaceworks Tacoma, which fills vacant commercial spaces with artists and entrepreneurs. After the walk, participants are invited… Read More

News Haiku: it’s go time

You have asked; and I have answered. The News Haiku is back for the month of April to give a continuous shout out to National Poetry Month. Here is a recap of the news as presented in a haiku. Follow the links for the back story.

Transit ponders route;
'Hybrids' have their place as well;
Why plan, just do it.

Now you try it:
Traditional haiku consist of 17 “on” (also known as morae), in three phrases of five, seven and five "on" respectively. Although haiku are often stated to have 17 syllables, this isn’t quite right since… Read More

Sound Transit open house Thursday on potential Tacoma Link expansion

Sound Transit is conducting an open house this Thursday from 4-7 p.m. at the Tacoma Dome Station, 424 East 25th St. The event is part of an alternatives analysis to seek public feedback on corridor alternatives for a potential project to expand the 1.6-mile Tacoma Link system that now operates between the Tacoma Dome and Theater District stations.

At the open house, the public will have the opportunity to review and comment on five corridor alternatives currently under consideration. Three of these alternatives were identified from a total of 24 possible corridor alternatives evaluated… Read More

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