Living & Entertainment

GET OUT: Nitro Circus at the Tacoma Dome, Godsmack plays ShoWare Center and other happenings

The high-flying Nitro Circus will be at the Tacoma Dome
The high-flying Nitro Circus will be at the Tacoma Dome Courtesy

Tuesday (Nov. 3)

Wild Nitro Circus comes to the Tacoma Dome

Born from DVDs produced in a garage in Utah in 2003, Nitro Circus has grown to global popularity. With a mission to deliver the biggest and best, mind blowing cross-platform entertainment for daredevils and risk-taking wannabes, the group with featured rider Travis Pastrana is on tour with its Nitro Circus Live show. See it live in a 7:30 p.m. performance Tuesday at the Tacoma Dome. Tickets are $39-$99 and are available through Ticketmaster.


Metal band Godsmack plays ShoWare Center in Kent

Formed in 1995, the alternative metal band Godsmack has since released six albums, with three being consecutive number-one albums on Billboard 200, plus 20 Top 10 rock radio hits. The group has toured with Ozzfest, as well as other large tours and festivals. As part of its fall tour, the group will be coming to ShoWare Center, 625 W. James St., Kent, for an 8 p.m. concert Tuesday. Tickets are $27.50-$55 and are available online at


Author Shawn Wong talks about experiences teaching veterans

Join Author Shawn Wong as he discusses what he has learned from teaching veterans at Joint Base Lewis-McChord on how to construct the stories of their lives in writing. His presentation “Defending Your Voice: Teaching Soldiers How to Tell Their Stories,” explores how veterans’ stories can help communities and soldiers learn to share, hear, understand and gain insight into the traumas of war. It is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lakewood Library, 6300 Wildaire Road SW, Lakewood and is free. To find out more call 253-548-3302 or go online to


Ha Ha Tuesday at Jazzbones in Tacoma hosted by Dylan Avila

If you are looking for an inexpensive night of entertainment, head out to Jazzbones, 2803 Sixth Ave., Tacoma, for Ha Ha Tuesdays, hosted by Dylan Avila at 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday. The featured comics for this week's show are Tyler Smith and Erick Lundquist. There is a $5 cover. Go online to to reserve your tickets.