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Hollywood's Greatest Trick

Visual effects artists are responsible for some of the most iconic moments in movie history.  The top 10 highest grossing films of 2016 all contained computer generated imagery.  But while Hollywood's profits grow, the visual effects artists struggle for fair pay, representation and recognition beyond the most prestigious award in film - an Oscar.

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Watch the Oscars in style at parties in Tacoma and Olympia

Need a bit more glamour while you watch the Oscars? Both Tacoma’s Grand Cinema and the Olympia Film Society are hosting their annual Academy Awards parties this Sunday at Theater on the Square and the Capitol Theater respectively, bringing red carpet, paparazzi and more to let you watch the 89th Academy Awards in movie star style

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Playing Tchaikovsky: Kristin Lee on that famous violin concerto

Kristin Lee has been playing the violin since she was 6. She's been playing the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto since she was 13. Now, at 30, she'll play it again with Symphony Tacoma this weekend – and she finds something new in it, every time.
Rosemary Ponnekanti rponnekanti@thenewstribune.com
Playing Tchaikovsky: Kristin Lee on that famous violin concerto 2:49

Playing Tchaikovsky: Kristin Lee on that famous violin concerto

Watch a calzone, pizza's best friend, come to life 1:43

Watch a calzone, pizza's best friend, come to life

Explore Manchester State Park 1:06

Explore Manchester State Park

Really Russian: Tacoma Opera gets a Russian lead for 'Eugene Onegin' 2:07

Really Russian: Tacoma Opera gets a Russian lead for 'Eugene Onegin'