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The new CD shows off Joel Fan’s crystalline piano against a solid Northwest Sinfonietta

No one does froth better than Joel Fan.

The new recording for piano and orchestra by Joel Fan and the Northwest Sinfonietta.

'Dear White People' dishes out the satire to black and white alike

"Dear White People" is a race-based/race-baiting comedy that tackles issues of identity and sensitivity head on, a debut film that brashly borrows...

Tyler James Williams (center) in a scene from "Dear White People."

Now open in Tacoma: Fuzion Cafe in the Narrows neighborhood

The restaurant comes from Indochine on Pearl owners Hong Ngov and Sean Yean, who are expanding their family tree of restaurants in Tacoma once again...

Getting a hand from relatives is common for Hong Ngov and her husband Sean Yean, both at left, who are furthering the family’s restaurant legacy in Tacoma with the Fuzion Cafe. Ngov already owns Indochine on Pearl Street and her sister owns the Pacific Avenue Indochine. From left: Ngov, Yean, Yu Nanakornphanom, Kim Nay Taing, Chhung Ngov, Buoy Ngov and Ella Nanakornphanom.

Gig Harbor Film Fest offers 40 films from Oct. 16-19

The Gig Harbor Film Festival offers ample opportunities to meet up-and-coming filmmakers.

The Gig Harbor Film Festival will screen “The Strong People” chronicling the removal of the Elwha River dam, seen here in 2007.

Metal-Urge is back with a free community festival

Strength. Endurance. Heat. Value. Metal brings a lot of qualities to mind, but when you’re talking metal art, the possibilities expand: irony...

Mary Coss’ “This Bird Has Flown” is at the Two Ravens Foundry show “Made in Metal,” up through Nov. 20.