The Daily Mash-Up

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 This Week's Paper

Ronstadt Generations, America’s first family of Southwestern Americana music, will perform at University of Puget Sound on Friday, Sept. 20.
Headed by Michael J. Ronstadt, the younger brother of renowned singer Linda Ronstadt, the multitalented trio will perform at 8 p.m. in Kilworth Memorial Chapel on the campus of University of Puget Sound. Ticket information is below.
Three months ago former state representative and Puget Sound alumnus Dennis Flannigan (class of ’61) and singer/songwriter Bryan Bowers began plans for this visit by Ronstadt Generations. When Grammy… Read More

Local band Strangely Alright is shooting a video this weekend, and you can be in it. Filming will take place at Rampart, 712 Broadway, in Tacoma, and the band had this to say on Facebook: “Let inspiration guide you and come dressed as crazy and fun as you like. Steam-punk, favorite character from any era,favorite sports hero,etc. Or just come as you are! Get there @ 7 pm. We will supply munchies. No cover. Free baby!"

They're shooting a video for this cut from their Maurice the Fish Records debut "The Time Machine… Read More
Meet the artist for D-M Sounder Gateway art project

The community is invited to meet artist Sean Orlando, commissioned through a national call-to-artists to create artwork for the gateway at the intersection of South 26th Street and Pacific Avenue.

There will be open houses at 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at Anthem Coffee, 1911 Pacific Ave. and a meet-the-artist reception at 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. that night at 301 Puyallup Ave.

“I am very excited for this opportunity to share my work with Tacoma,” said Orlando, an Oakland native whose work will be among the public art pieces for the Sound Transit D-to-M Streets… Read More

Olympian Megan Jendrick Joins Fife Swim Center Staff

Olympian Megan Jendrick has joined the Fife Swim Center as the new Aquatics Coordinator. Jendrick won two gold medals at the 2000 Summer Olympics, a silver medal from the 2008 Summer Olympics, and has set 27 American records and eight world records in her swimming career.

Jendrick will work with all facets of the Fife Swim Center’s aquatic programs, especially swimming instruction. This won’t be her first time partnering with the popular Fife Swim Center. She has long trained in the center’s saltwater pool and taught swim clinics for up and coming swimmers.

Jendrick’s… Read More

PCTV moves to Bates Technical College under new partnership

Pierce County TV, the award-winning channel that provides transparency for nine local governments, has moved its operations to Bates Technical College under a new partnership that expands training opportunities for students.

PCTV is now operating out of offices and shared studio space on the college’s Central Campus, located on South 19th Street in Tacoma. Under the agreement, PCTV staff will work with college faculty to provide training for students with professional-grade video gear in the field and in the studio.

“We… Read More

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