The Daily Mash-Up

Saturday, February 06, 2016 This Week's Paper
Three Link routes rank high so far

The selection of a “preferred option” and an alternative route for the expanded Link light rail line in Tacoma has gotten bit easier with the roster of six all but being officially cut down to three routes set for a vote this spring.

Tacoma City Council was briefed on the options at a study session this afternoon.

A top choice and a fallback route are expected to face a Sound Transit Commission vote this spring after transit officials do further research of each of the six routes under initial consideration.

The options have been studied for the last two years and…

This year's Spring Fair in Puyallup will feature critters from Down Under, classic cars from the LeMay Museum and a new root beer garden at the KidZone.

Those were among the new features announced today for the 24th annual event, which will take place from April 18 to 21 at the recently renamed Washington State Fair Events Center - formerly the Puyallup Fair & Events Center – which is located at 110 Ninth Ave., SW, in Puyallup.

The Aussie Kingdom will showcase Australian…

The emotion loosely described as “scared” comes in two forms. There is the “scared” that is the sudden and surprising fright one gets from being startled by a quick movement or action, and then there is the slow-boil sort of scared that comes from a barrage of creepy sounds or movements or brief glimpses of something odd out of the corner of one’s eye.

Modern slasher movies take on the first definition with splashes of blood and screams, while Lakewood Playhouse’s production of “Woman in Black” takes on the latter definition. This classic takes audiences into the eerie…

Shake it up at TLT

Tacoma Little Theatre didn’t get all scholarly with its production of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged, Revised),” but it got a whole mess of funny.

This three-actor play, directed by Suzy Wilhoft and written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield, parades through all the Bard’s works in 90-minutes thanks to splashes of skits that range from a cookie show to illustrate the dark tale of “Titus Andronicus” to a football game to tackle Shakespeare’s “Histories.”

This is a great show to either get a snapshot of the brilliance that is…

Rock legend Elvis Costello and his band, the Imposters, have been added to the lineup of Sasquatch Music Festival, Live Nation announced. Costello will play the main stage at Grant County's Gorge Amphitheatre on Memorial Day Weekend, along with the likes of the Postal Service, Macklemore, Mumford & Sons, Vampire Weekend and Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros. Find the full festival lineup here.

But, if you don't already…

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