The Washington State Fair returns Friday (Sept. 5) with its time-tested mix of cowboy crooners, Krusty Pups, piglets and thousands of other things to see and do during its 17-day run.
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Group will use “gayla” fundraiser to continue helping LGBTQ students in Thurston County schools.
Noël Coward comedy kicks off Olympia theater’s 75th season.
You have your choice of an NFL-sanctioned sports drama or a squeaky-clean parenting comedy this week.
Pierce Brosnan is just going through the motions in “The November Man.”
Monday Q&A: Bestselling mystery writer with Tacoma roots talks about her craft before homecoming visit
In the South Sound, Laurie R. King says she was the “weird kid” with gold-rimmed glasses who spent her days feverishly reading novels.
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With his bohemian ethos, Mraz appeals to a wide demographic.
Horror trek into Paris catacombs has feel of “The Descent,” “(Rec)” among others.
Bob Dylan is coming to the Paramount Theatre in October.
“UnFair: Exposing the IRS” was made by talk show host Craig Bergman and will have a one time showing in local theaters on Oct. 14.
Weekend events include demonstrations, chance for kids to build their own steamboat kit
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Plenty of hiking options around Longmire
It’s full steam ahead for boats on the Foss this weekend.
The iconic “I Want You For U.S. Army” image of Uncle Sam is one of the first things visitors see upon entering “Seeds of Victory: Posters of the Great War” at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma.
For a movie about a kid who rediscovers the unruly vitality that defines humanity, the overearnest “The Giver,” based on Lois Lowry’s young adult sci-fi best-seller, never truly comes to life.
Retirement is deferred yet again for the band of aging action heroes in “Expendables 3.”
For the fifth year, Tacoma’s art-house theater, The Grand Cinema, is bringing a group of young filmmakers to town for its annual mini-festival.
Director Darius Clark Monroe takes look at how a bank robbery he committed changed himself and his victims.
Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls plays the Capitol Theater in support of her first country album, “Goodnight Tender.” Phil Cook of Megafaun opens.
Tacoma’s Downtown Block Party leaves Opera Alley better than it was before.
Watch kite competitions, build your own kite this weekend.
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Woody Allen has nothing up his sleeve in “Magic in the Moonlight.”
There are muffins, of course. And pancakes. And the obligatory fruit salad. But then what? After all the usual suspects, how do you handle a seasonal abundance of blueberries?
Paddlers will gather Saturday to celebrate the designation of the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails as part of the National Water Trails System.
It’s festival season and there are lots of choices this weekend.
Belgian city embraces its war-torn history
Event features more than 100 re-enactors, new archeology exhibit
Lance Lambert describes himself as a “car guy since birth.” The Tacoma native produces and hosts a TV show about cars and has just come out with a memoir about growing up amidst Tacoma’s car culture in the 1960s. On Aug. 14, Lambert will share stories at LeMay – America’s Car Museum.
There’s plenty of music and laughs as well baseball to choose from Sunday
From salmon bakes and Ethnic Fest to Seafair Torchlight Parade, there’s lots to do this weekend
Ethnic Fest revels in culture, entertainment and food from around the world.
Vermont jam band Phish is coming to Seattle’s KeyArena on Oct. 18. Tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. Aug. 8.
GET OUT: South Sound gardens open for tours, Olympia’s Lakefair and Seattle Chinatown Seafair parade
More gardens, Capital Lakefair and Chinatown Parade to enjoy.
Enjoy a day of arts festivals, garden tours and open markets.
English metal rocker icons Judas Priest are bring their “Redeemer of Souls” tour to the Tacoma Dome on Nov. 22.
It’s all about the festival this weekend from Sumner and Tacoma to Seattle. Check out all the happenings.
If a civic event can be measured by the amount and quality of entertainment it attracts, then Tacoma Pride is about to go over the rainbow.
SummerFEST begins with triathlon and ends with a movie under the stars.
Auditions for the 5th Avenue Theatre's production of "A Christmas Story" will be held at the Tacoma Mall July 20.
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