The Daily Mash-Up

Thursday, May 26, 2016 This Week's Paper
Fife’s 70th Avenue Construction Notice

On Monday, April 15, Totem Electric is scheduled to “cut over” the traffic control signal at the intersection of 70th Avenue and 20th Street. Traffic flow through the intersection will be manually signaled by a Fife Police Officer.

Backups are expected so we encourage the public to use alternate routes. Once the new traffic signal is on-line and operational, Totem will remove the old signal.

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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

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