Entertainment Newsletter


Lights, carols, festivals: The South Sound holiday entertainment season swings, sings and skates into action

The skies may be gray and dark, but everything else about the South Sound is lighting up for the holiday season.

Tacoma City Ballet celebrates its 31st production of The Nutcracker and The Tale of the Hard Nut at the Pantages Theater Dec. 13-23.

Never Been: Digging into classic American diners on South Tacoma Way

A look at two classic American restaurants with the greatest hits of diner food — fried chicken, pot roast, meatloaf and chicken fried steak.

The chicken and waffles at Marcia’s Silver Spoon is four pieces of chicken with a well-seasoned breading, flanked by fluffy waffles and a generous side plate of condiments: whipped butter, syrup, and a soup bowl of house-made sausage gravy. (Extra points for giving more gravy than one could possibly ever consume in a sitting.)

12 Days of Artsy Christmas: Our guide to buying gifts made by South Sound artists

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me … a gift made by a local artist. Yes, the holidays are coming, and now is a perfect time...

Tickets to see the Peking Acrobats, coming to the Broadway Center this season, make a good gift.

7 Days Out: Your guide to fun in the South Sound

Happenings in the South Sound for the next week

Critic’s Picks for Nov. 28-Dec. 4

Check out the downtown Tacoma tree lighting, Seattle Center’s Winterfest, UPS’ Tuba Christmas, and Indies First day at King’s Books