Living & Entertainment

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

Sunday (July 27)

The Rainiers take on the Sacramento River Cats at Cheney Stadium

Take in a local baseball game at Cheney Stadium, 2502 S. Tyler St., Tacoma, when the Tacoma Rainiers take on the Sacramento River Cats. Sunday’s game is at 1:35 p.m. and the Cats will be here through Monday with a 11:35 a.m. game. Get your popcorn and Cracker Jacks for a fun family afternoon. Tickets start at $11 and are available through Ticketmaster.

Southern hip-hop performer Bubba Sparxxx plays Jazzbones in Tacoma

Known for his hit single “Ms. New Booty,” Bubba Sparxxx came onto the hip-hop scene in 2001 from an unlikely background; he grew up in a small rural town in Southern Georgia. He has released a new song, “Made on McCosh Hill Road” and will be playing at Jazzbones, 2803 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. Come out for the 6 p.m. show Sunday. Tickets are $15 and are available by phone or online; 253-396-9169,

The 1980s come alive when Loverboy comes to Snoqualmie Casino

Iconic ’80s band Loverboy is responsible for unforgettable arena-rock staples such as “Turn Me Loose” and “Working for the Weekend.” See them in a 7 p.m. concert Saturday at Snoqualmie Casino, 37500 SE North Bend Way. Tickets are $15-$45 and available at

A night of laughs at Nate Jackson’s Super Funny Comedy Show

Nate Jackson’s Super Funny Comedy Show has returned and is at a new location, Keys on Main, 1003 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. The once-a-month comedy show brings out local comedians for a night of laughs. It starts at 8 p.m. Sunday, tickets are $10-$30. For more information go to

Dukesbay Productions’ “Driving Miss Daisy” closes with final show Sunday

Check out one of Tacoma’s production company, Dukesbay Productions, as it presents “Driving Miss Daisy” by Alfre Uhry. The classic play follows the relationship between Daisy and Hoke in 1948. It’s the final night of the play at the company’s theater, 508 Sixth Ave., No. 10, Tacoma. Tickets are $15. Call 253-267-0869 for all the details.