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Tacoma poet laureate Lucas Smiraldo launches the “Laureate Listening Project”

Tacoma poet laureates have done plenty to encourage local poetry since the bi-annual position was created in 2008. But this month sees something quite...

Tacoma poet laureate Lucas Smiraldo.

'Guardians of the Galaxy' powered by a love of raccoons and space opera

Based on a fairly obscure comics series, “Guardians of the Galaxy” is the first major studio film to be directed by James Gunn, a subversive stalwart who cut his movie teeth at New York’s low-fi cinema factory Troma Entertainment...

Seattle Opera launches a new “Ring” cycle CD set and the International Wagner Competition

Wagner-lovers may be missing their dose of live opera this year, but Seattle Opera (which performs the mammoth four-opera cycle every other year) makes up for it with two Wagner events: a new recording of last year’s “Ring,” ...

Lakewood goes Bollywood with Asian Film Fest

Asian-themed film screenings and performances are all free this weekend at the Lakewood Playhouse.

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.