Ernest Jasmin

Email: ejasmin@tacomaweekly.com

26 May 2016

Make a Scene: Track 01 to showcase new videos, future multi-use arts space

A new event, called Track 01, will showcase music videos created by some of the area's hottest bands and filmmakers on June 1 and 2 at the Grand Cinema. Then afterward, a related concert will give many their first glimpse at the soon-to-be-renovated Carpenters Building before it officially opens as a multiple-use arts space…

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19 May 2016

Make a Scene: Comedian Holcomb talks ‘Black Jesus,’

Women of Tacoma, consider this your “trigger warning” for Corey Holcomb’s upcoming shows at Tacoma Comedy Club, six sets scheduled for May 27 to 29; www.tacomacomedyclub.com for details. The 47-year-old comedian revels in stirring up the battle of the sexes, whether he’s…

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12 May 2016

Make a Scene: Meet Red Heart Alarm

Seattle's Red Heart Alarm is headed to Jazzbones where the quartet will make its first Tacoma appearance with Everson Pines on Friday, May 13. And here's a breakdown of the Americana band that Seattle alt-weekly The Stranger once likened to “Soundgarden meets Willie Nelson.”
Personnel: Corey Allred…

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7 April 2016

Spring Fair comes to Puyallup

From music to monster trucks, diving dogs to dancing horses, you'll be able to find it during the Washington State Spring Fair's festive, four-day run which kicks off at 2 p.m. April 14 at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup.
The Spring Fair will expand by about four acres along its southwest side this…

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24 March 2016

Make a Scene: Frampton comes unplugged

In hindsight, it may not have been the best idea to bring up David Bowie during a recent interview with rock legend Peter Frampton.
Tacoma Weekly had Frampton on the line last week in anticipation of his acoustic tour taking over Broadway Center's Pantages Theatre on Saturday, March 26.
The conversation got off…

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17 March 2016

Kahulanui brings island sound to Rialto March 19

Chances are that the weather will get a bit blustery at some point this weekend; but Kahulanui will be at Broadway Center's Rialto Theater on Saturday, March 19, to help Tacomans warm up with breezy sounds from the Hawaiian islands.
The group – best known for its Grammy nominated 2013 debut, “Hula Ku'i” - plays…

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25 February 2016

Local filmmakers weigh in on Oscars controversy

Race has been a hot topic in the entertainment world this Black History Month, between pop star Beyonce's controversial, Black Panther-themed performance at Super Bowl 50 and rapper Kendrick Lamar's arty, criminal-justice-themed medley during the Grammy Awards on Feb. 15.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences…

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The Daily MashUp

16 May 2016

Tacoma Jazz & Blues Festival canceled

This year's Tacoma Jazz & Blues Festival has been canceled. Organizer Rich…Read More

6 April 2016

... aaaaaaand we have Jeff Dunham contest winners

Congratulations to Debbie Nubile and Laura Moltzen who each answered all four…Read More