The Daily Mash-Up

Monday, August 29, 2016 This Week's Paper

Death Cab for Cutie, Kendrick Lamar, fun., and recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Heart are among the big names that will play the main stage at this year's Bumbershoot festival, which will go on from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2 this year at Seattle Center.

Thursday night, One Reel revealed all of this year's acts, which also include Tacoma's own Vicci Martinez. Oh, and they let us know we should watch out for zombies this Labor Day weekend. We don't just mean '60s pop act, the Zombies, which will be playing this year's… Read More

The future looks bright for Clover Park High School’s Zoey Selby. Selby is first in her graduating class, is a Washington Scholar and the recipient of a Gates Millennium and a Dell Scholars scholarships.
The Gates Millennium Scholars Program selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. The $20,000 Dell Scholars Program provides its students with resources and mentoring beyond initial financial assistance to ensure they have the support they need to obtain a college degree.
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Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick” is a tough read, but well worth the journey once the last page turns. Such is also the case with a Tacoma-based documentary that focuses its lens on MLK Ballet’s Moving Company and its journey to produce a show.

The film by Mick Flaaen will be screened at the Washington State History Museum on Wednesday, May 8, at a special event sponsored by the Seattle True Independent Film Festival, the first time the festival has ventured to the 253 for a screening that will also include the web series… Read More

The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber helped the Broadway Farmer’s Market celebrate its 23rd year today, May 2, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Broadway Farmers Market, started in 1990, is Tacoma's original and longest standing farmers market. The downtown, giant marketplace brings the highest quality local growers, specialty food producers and artisans together for a Tacoma audience seasonally.

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Get your tissues now. I'll wait.......... Got them? Good. Read on.

We held an "awesome mom" contest for a vase of flowers from Fife Flowers and a gift certificate from Fife Bar and Grill. Well, we have a winner. Totally.

Here is her story:

Mark Alvis sent in an entry for his wife, Brittany. She became a mom this year after a tough road.

Last March, they found out that they were expecting their first child. Turns out, they were expecting twins!

"This was a total surprise to but still exciting and nerve-wracking," Mark wrote. "It also carried with it high risks,… Read More

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