More than a quarter-million people follow Tim MacRae, as “Timmac,” on a platform called Twitch. They make it possible for him to play video games and make a living doing it. Here, he offers insight into how playing video games can translate into a six-figure salary.
Beautifully melodic, sometimes haunting, the lyrical sounds of flutes echoed throughout the vaulted dome of the Legislative Building in Olympia Sunday afternoon as the Olympia Flute Choir present, "A Mother's Day Concert."
Three Tacoma bartenders show how they serve up barrel-aged cocktails – Macy Heppner pours a sazerac at Stack 571, Jeanette Moore prepares a Manhattan at WildFin American Grill and Cassandra Newman of Pacific Grill makes a negroni. Maturing in oak for over a month adds nutty character and softens the alcohol's edges.
When cellist Gretchen Yanover performs with the Northwest Sinfonietta in Seattle, Tacoma and Puyallup this month, she won't just be sticking to classical. Instead, Yanover will plug her electric cello into a looping pedal and do something many orchestra musicians are a little scared of: her own improvisation.
Operator Chris Keil discusses the upcoming debut of En Rama, a new cocktail lounge located in downtown Tacoma at Courthouse Square, known locally as the Old Post Office building. The interior is still under construction so Keil was reluctant to offer an early peek.
You can't see the Northern Lights from Tacoma, Washington - or even from Latvia. But Latvian composer Eriks Esenvalds was inspired on a trip to Norway to write a multimedia symphony turning the aurora borealis into music. And he'll be in Tacoma this weekend as Pacific Lutheran University gives the U.S. premiere of his "Nordic Light Symphony."
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.