Ernest Jasmin

Email: ejasmin@tacomaweekly.com

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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11 February 2016

L.A. production brings ‘Dracula’ to the theater of the mind

Given the timing of L.A. Theatre Works production of “Bram Stoker's Dracula” – it will be presented at 3 p.m. on Valentine's Day at Tacoma's Pantages Theater – no wonder cast members are playing up romantic aspects of the story.
“On Valentine's Day, it's perfect,” jokes Renton native Skip Pipo who will play…

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4 February 2016

Night of the Keys

Drop by Louie G's Pizza in Fife this weekend to see some of the region's heaviest hitters on keyboard. The 11th session of A Night of Keys will kick off there at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, featuring headliner Brooke Lizotte, Doug Skoog, organizer Raymond Hayden and more.
The showcase started at the Mandolin Cafe in…

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The Daily MashUp

6 April 2016

... aaaaaaand we have Jeff Dunham contest winners

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

14 February 2016

Brad Paisley set list

Brad Paisley rocked the Tacoma Dome on Saturday night with a little support…Read More