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GET OUT: Tacoma Rainiers, Bubba Sparxxx, Loverboy and comedy

There’s plenty of music and laughs as well baseball to choose from Sunday

Take in a Tacoma Rainiers game when they play the Sacramento River Cats.

GET OUT: Salmon bake, Scottish Highland Games, Ethnic Fest and more happenings this weekend

From salmon bakes and Ethnic Fest to Seafair Torchlight Parade, there’s lots to do this weekend

 Enjoy a traditional salmon bake at the Steilacoom Historical Museum’s annual fundraiser.

Braff in ‘Scrubs’ comfort zone with ‘Wish I Was Here’

Zach Braff’s “Wish I Was Here” is a sweet and jokey feature film that is so at home in the punchline rhythms of TV sitcoms that you may think to yourself, “When’s his best friend/former ‘Scrubs’ co...

‘Lucy’ an ambitious popcorn-popper

After a decade when the only person to take her seriously was Woody Allen, Scarlett Johansson seems to have found her groove of late, with the new...

Scarlett Johansson, center, gains superhuman powers in “Lucy.”

Always-changing Ben Union says he's found the sound he's searching for

Ben Union is sitting at the bar at Tacoma’s Spar. His head is freshly shaved for a photo shoot and he’s making slow progress on a beer...

Tacoma resident Ben Union performs Saturday at Capital Hill Block Party in Seattle.