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Fly Moon Royalty to open Bumbershoot with their distinctive sound

Fly Moon Royalty is such an amalgamation of so many distinct musical forms, that it makes it difficult to affix a single label to them. Funk, soul...

Seattle’s Bumbershoot offers deep lineup of talent that will have concertgoers on the run

Bumbershoot’s three-day lineup is so stacked with solid offerings, it will keep festivalgoers running back and forth across Seattle Center ...

Elvis Costello is among the big music names in a deep well of talent in this weekend’s Bumbershoot arts festival in Seattle. He’ll play on the main stage at 6:15 p.m. Saturday.

‘Calvary’ takes a funny-serious look at life and death

“Calvary” reveals itself to be a serious-minded, lightly comedic rumination on life, death, faith and community. In its steady assemblage...

Kelly Reilly, left, and Brendan Gleeson in a scene from “Calvary.”

Tacoma arts crowd-funding campaigns show what happens when Kickstarter pays your bills

A few weeks ago, Tacoma’s Hilltop Artists program made online crowd-funding history: The organization teaching at-risk kids how to blow glass...

New Muses director Niclas Olson, who just launched a Tilt crowdfunding campaign for "Dr. Faustus," opening September 5 at Dukesbay Theater.

Wakeling makes sure the Beat goes on

Dave Wakeling might have spent half his life in California, but he retains a withering English wit. He’ll use it on his former musical partner...

The English Beat & Dave Wakeling.