Ernest Jasmin


29 December 2016

Can’t miss options for New Year’s Eve

Still looking for last minute New Year's Eve plans? Here are six good bets for ringing in 2017.
First Night Tacoma (downtown Tacoma): Between 10,000 to 20,000 are expected to flock to downtown Tacoma for the city's biggest and most family friendly New Year's Eve celebration. Festivities will kick off…

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29 December 2016

City Life Top 10

As another year is almost in the books, and the readers have spoken by clicking their mouses and tapping their smart phones. Here is a recap of 10 of the most popular City Life stories posted at
1. “The Real Guns N' Roses is worth the wait in Seattle” (Aug. 18): This section's…

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1 December 2016

Make a Scene: Annual Countdown show brings rock and holiday cheer to New Frontier

Tacomans will have plenty of reminders this month that Christmas is almost here: The shimmery spectacle of “Zoolights” at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium; the heart-warming sounds of Tacoma boy Bing Crosby's 1942 classic, “White Christmas,” dusted off for its yearly spin on the turntable; local weeklies that dedicate…

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1 December 2016

“A Big Band Christmas” returns to TCC

Rich Wetzel and his Groovin' Higher Orchestra have moved their Big Band Christmas show back to Tacoma Community College after last year's dinner show at the Temple Theatre. This year's event is slated for 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at Tacoma Community College's Building 2 Auditorium.
Over the last decade and a half, the event…

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3 November 2016

Make a Scene: Peaks & Pints brings craft beer craze to Proctor

Ron Swarner is best known as a local media mogul. He founded Tacoma City Paper in 1997 followed by the Weekly Volcano which he ran with his brother, Ken, until he sold his stake early last year.
While he was covering the local arts and dining scenes with those publications, the seeds of another passion were germinating.…

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27 October 2016

Brit folk-poppers Chad and Jeremy end touring with stop in Tacoma

Chad Stuart and Jeremy Clyde – the British folk-pop duo best known as Chad & Jeremy – are done with life on the road. Five decades after they invaded our shores as part of the British Invasion, their final tour stop - and possibly their final show ever - will take place on Sunday, Oct. 30, at Immanuel Presbyterian…

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20 October 2016

Make a Scene: Band of Lovers’ romantic road map winds through Tacoma

There is no bigger muse for Band of Lovers than the open road, and one need only spin a few tracks from the folk-pop group's debut album, “The Coast,” to figure out where it has been.
The trio – singer and ukelele player Sabina Beachdell, singer-guitarist Dave Strumfeld and drummer Liliana Urbain – will share…

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The Daily MashUp

28 March 2017

Little Bill Engelhart pays homage to Buck Ormsby (video)

As promised, there's more video from Sunday's tribute to Northwest rock legend…Read More

27 March 2017

Merrilee Rush brings the house down at Ormsby tribute with “Angel of the Morning” (video)

On Sunday, a who's who of classic Northwest rock descended on the Temple Theatre…Read More