Upcoming Events: October 2017

Prom Date Mixtape

September 30, 2017 at 9:00 pm

After nearly 10 years fronting other tribute bands, Patrick and Daniel have created “Prom Date Mixtape” to bring their unique talents and love of New Wave, Synth-pop and all things 80s to new and existing fans everywhere! With an ALL-STAR line up and a meticulous sound that recreates all the

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Dace’s Quarter 4 Rockcital

October 1, 2017 at 1:00 pm

It’s that time of the quarter again… the Quarter 4 Rockcital is here! We have 9 FANTASTICALLY TALENTED bands this quarter, here to show you their chops with their original and cover songs. Held at the Swiss in Tacoma (an appropriately rock ‘n’ roll setting), food and drink are available for

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Real Estate Careers Information Session

October 2, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Come for a behind the scenes tour of the #1 Real Estate Company in Pierce County! Have you ever wondered how to become a Realtor; how to choose which brokerage to join; or simply, whether a real estate career is right for you? If so, join us for this FREE event. Hosted by Rebecca Del Pozo, Managing

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Stand Up For YWCA

October 3, 2017 at 6:00 pm

STAND UP FOR YWCA: AN EVENING OF FEMINIST COMEDY
You won’t want to miss this hilarious evening featuring Alyssa Yeoman, Jill Silva, Monisa Brown, Sarah Skilling and Val Nigro and hosted by YWCA’s Jamika Scott.

$10 suggested donation

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Real Estate Careers Information Session

October 4, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Come for a behind the scenes tour of the #1 Real Estate Company in Pierce County! Have you ever wondered how to become a Realtor; how to choose which brokerage to join; or simply, whether a real estate career is right for you? If so, join us for this FREE event. Hosted by Rebecca Del Pozo, Managing

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Tacoma Arts Month Opening Party- Kaleidoscope

October 4, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Start Tacoma ArtsMonth off on the right note with a kaleidoscope of pop-up art exhibits, hands-on activities, music and dance performances, and more at this free, family friendly, community festival! Enjoy appetizers and no-host bar while we honor the 2017 AMOCAT Arts Award winners and funding

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Laughway House’s Night Of One Liners Stand-up Comedy Showcase

October 5, 2017 at 9:00 pm

On October 5th, live from the Swiss Pub in beautiful downtown Tacoma—Laughway House Productions presents a night full of one liners from the top professional comedians in the area. Laughway House’s Night of One Liners!The show is headlined by Narin Vann, one of the fastest rising stars in the

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Opening Night Party: Tacoma Film Festival 2017

October 5, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Celebrate the Opening Night of the 12th annual Tacoma Film Festival with a feature film at The Grand Cinema and after party with appetizers, drinks, music, photos and a filmmaker open mic where visiting creators will share information about their film.OPENING NIGHT FILMBILL NYE: SCIENCE GUY makes

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The Square at TFF Movie & Dinner

October 6, 2017 at 8:00 pm

Experience an award winning foreign satire at Tacoma’s historic cinema. Make new friends and enjoy great Italian food at a post film dinner party at Europa Bistro just down the street from the Blue Mouse in the heart of the Proctor District.
VIP Perks:
Pass holders receive free appetizers and

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Footloose

October 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Hailed as a show that “makes you want to dance in the street!” FOOTLOOSE tells the story of a boy from Chicago who finds himself having to move to a small, rural town where dancing and rock’n'roll are forbidden. The teenager creates a sensation when he plans a high school dance, but ultimately

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The Veldt Preview Party

October 6, 2017 at 9:00 pm

The Veldt Virtual Reality Studio features narrative, documentary, and gaming 360-degree media experiences on state of the art headsets. Be the first to demo the best VR selections of TFF 2017 at a preview party serving up food from Southern Kitchen, and dance beats from a local DJ. Explore virtual

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The Royal We Rocks The Swiss!

October 6, 2017 at 9:00 pm

Come dance to some great rock songs from the Stones, AC/DC, Def Leppard, Van Halen, Billy Idol, Journey, Metallica, the Beastie Boys (and that’s just the second set!). 9pm to 1 am. Small cover fee required but Mike is gonna kick in a free puppet show between sets!

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Footloose

October 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Hailed as a show that “makes you want to dance in the street!” FOOTLOOSE tells the story of a boy from Chicago who finds himself having to move to a small, rural town where dancing and rock’n'roll are forbidden. The teenager creates a sensation when he plans a high school dance, but ultimately

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Footloose

October 7, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Hailed as a show that “makes you want to dance in the street!” Footloose tells the story of a boy from Chicago who finds himself having to move to a small, rural town where dancing and rock’n'roll are forbidden. The teenager creates a sensation when he plans a high school dance, but ultimately

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Festival Awards Party

October 7, 2017 at 8:00 pm

Raise a toast to this year’s featured filmmakers and see who takes home juried awards and cash prizes at a West-Coast style party hosted at our neighborhood brewery, Dystopian State Brewing. No host bar. BYO eats.Shout out to our friends at @Dystopian State Brewing for helping host this awards

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The Hipsters

October 7, 2017 at 9:00 pm

Not much compares to the pounding room known as The Swiss in Tacoma on a Saturday night! The Hipsters have some great opportunities that are appreciated, but surely, this one is one the notable places to play. Come see what relevant and modern rock does to a dance floor! The Killers, Black Keys,

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Footloose

October 8, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Hailed as a show that “makes you want to dance in the street!” FOOTLOOSE tells the story of a boy from Chicago who finds himself having to move to a small, rural town where dancing and rock’n'roll are forbidden. The teenager creates a sensation when he plans a high school dance, but ultimately

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Real Estate Careers Information Session

October 9, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Come for a behind the scenes tour of the #1 Real Estate Company in Pierce County! Have you ever wondered how to become a Realtor; how to choose which brokerage to join; or simply, whether a real estate career is right for you? If so, join us for this FREE event. Hosted by Rebecca Del Pozo, Managing

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Grit City Think & Drink: Revitalizing Lushootseed On Puyallup Land

October 10, 2017 at 6:30 pm

October 10, 2017Developing an Indigenous Language Institute: Revitalizing Lushootseed on Puyallup Land Dr. Danica Miller, UW Tacoma The Lushootseed Language Institute is a two-week Lushootseed immersion on traditional Lushootseed-speaking land where adult learners from various indigenous

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Midnight at the Masquerade

October 12, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in areas throughout the United States. Join us for a night of intrigue, deception, and delicious food in this comedic thriller!

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Stand Up For YWCA

October 12, 2017 at 6:00 pm

STAND UP FOR YWCA: AN EVENING OF FEMINIST COMEDYYou won’t want to miss this hilarious evening featuring Alyssa Yeoman, Jill Silva, Monisa Brown, Sarah Skilling and Val Nigro and hosted by YWCA’s Jamika Scott. $10 suggested donation

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Closing Night Party: Tacoma Film Festival 2017

October 12, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Don’t miss the Closing Night festivities for TFF! Watch the last feature film of TFF 2017 and listen in as we announce this year’s Audience Choice winners at an after party with refreshments, a no host bar, music, and professional photographs.

CLOSING NIGHT FILM An official selection of 2017 SXSW

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Footloose

October 13, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Hailed as a show that “makes you want to dance in the street!” FOOTLOOSE tells the story of a boy from Chicago who finds himself having to move to a small, rural town where dancing and rock’n'roll are forbidden. The teenager creates a sensation when he plans a high school dance, but ultimately

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A Night with Janis Joplin

October 13, 2017 at 7:30 pm

You’re invited to share an evening with one of the most unmistakable voices and her musical influences in the hit musical A Night With Janis Joplin. This sensational show is a musical journey celebrating Joplin and her biggest musical influences—icons like Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Odetta,

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Festival of Friends

October 13, 2017 at 8:00 pm

Festival of Friends Events are akin to live “mixtape” performance experiences with a cast of rotating musicians as the evening’s entertainment.Festival of Friends Events are less about performer vs audience and more about everyone in the room having a shared musical experience and the result is a

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Footloose

October 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Hailed as a show that “makes you want to dance in the street!” FOOTLOOSE tells the story of a boy from Chicago who finds himself having to move to a small, rural town where dancing and rock’n'roll are forbidden. The teenager creates a sensation when he plans a high school dance, but ultimately

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11th Annual Destiny Dinner

October 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Tacoma Historical Society 11th Annual Destiny Dinner
Fighting for Dreams that Matter: Honoring Tacoma Civil Rights Pioneers
On Saturday October 14th, the Tacoma Historical Society will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Tacoma Human Rights Commission and Washington State’s first Black Student

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Tacoma Concert Band Presents “Stars, Stripes, and Sousa”

October 14, 2017 at 7:30 pm

“Stars, Stripes, andSousa” on October 14, 2017, will present the Tacoma Concert Band’s biennial salute to the great John Philip Sousa, with an authentic re-creation in the style of a concert by the Sousa band as it toured America at the turn of the last century. Maestro Musser will, for the

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Footloose

October 14, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Hailed as a show that “makes you want to dance in the street!” FOOTLOOSE tells the story of a boy from Chicago who finds himself having to move to a small, rural town where dancing and rock’n'roll are forbidden. The teenager creates a sensation when he plans a high school dance, but ultimately

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The Spazmatics

October 14, 2017 at 9:00 pm

The Spazmatics: The Ultimate 80’s New Wave Show…bringing you all the awesome songs and geeky dance steps from the 80′s decade that you wished you’d forgotten. Complete with highwater pants, pocket-protectors and nerdy glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding

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Footloose

October 15, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Hailed as a show that “makes you want to dance in the street!” FOOTLOOSE tells the story of a boy from Chicago who finds himself having to move to a small, rural town where dancing and rock’n'roll are forbidden. The teenager creates a sensation when he plans a high school dance, but ultimately

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Tacoma Studio Tour

October 14, 2017 at 11:00 am

TacomaStudio TourOctober 14 & 1511 am – 5 pm42 locations around TacomaFree You are invited inside the working studios of 70 local artists to learn about the artistic process, ask questions, and purchase one-of-a-kind creations. All studios will feature demonstrations or will have hands-on

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Puget Sound Music For Youth Association

October 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The Puget Sound Music for Youth Association (PSMFYA) is a Washington State non-profit business, located in Spanaway, Washington. The association was started in June 2009 by Paul Manuel, a local businessman and a musician for over 35 years playing Blues and Rock Flute, along with some parents

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Real Estate Careers Information Session

October 16, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Come for a behind the scenes tour of the #1 Real Estate Company in Pierce County! Have you ever wondered how to become a Realtor; how to choose which brokerage to join; or simply, whether a real estate career is right for you? If so, join us for this FREE event. Hosted by Rebecca Del Pozo, Managing

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Evergreen Master in Teaching Program Information Workshop

October 16, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Learn how to become a certificated teacher through The Evergreen State College’s Master in Teaching Program. Applications opened Oct. 1 for fall 2018, learn tips on how to apply and prepare to attend MiT.

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Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

October 17, 2017 at 6:30 pm

The community is invited to attend a free screening of the newly released film Wasted! The Story of Food Waste. The 90 minute film will begin at 6:30pm and will be followed by a brief discussion highlighting local community groups working to create a more resilient and sustainable food system.

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Glow In The Dark Critters - FREE 3rd Thursday

October 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm

What do you find spooky, scary or grotesque? With Halloween only a few weeks away both kids and youthful adults are contemplating what is scary and what they can wear for Halloween!Come out to the Foss Waterway Seaport museum on the Free Third Thursday of this month, October 19th, for a spooky

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Glow In The Dark Critters - FREE 3rd Thursday

October 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm

What do you find spooky, scary or grotesque? With Halloween only a few weeks away both kids and youthful adults are contemplating what is scary and what they can wear for Halloween!Come out to the Foss Waterway Seaport museum on the FREE 3rd Thursday of this month, October 19th, for a spooky themed

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Book Study Group: How to Understand the Mind

October 19, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Establish a deeper and deeper meditation practice by enrolling in a Foundation Program (FP) in either Olympia or Tacoma. “FP” is a unique, structured study program that enables students to gain deeper understanding and experience of Buddhist teachings, and develop a regular meditation practice.

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Community Center At The Swiss!

October 19, 2017 at 8:00 pm

Community Center is excited to be playing at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub! We’ll be bringing an eclectic blend of rock, funk, jazz, and blues for your listening pleasure.Music starts at 8pm. See you there! For a sneak peek of our music, visit: communitycentermusic.com/music

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Mala Workshop

October 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Mala is the Sanskrit word for what we in the West would call a rosary, a string of beads used to count prayers or mantra recitations. This Saturday we have a special opportunity to learn how to make Malas, from our resident teacher Gen Kelsang Wangpo according to traditional Buddhist techniques. We

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Harmonious Funk

October 20, 2017 at 9:00 pm

Known for having crowds groovin’ from the moment they hit the stage, Harmonious Funk Band’s mix of cover songs spans Top 40 hits to classics from the 80s, 90s and 2000s.

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Janis Lives! A Janis Joplin Concert Experience.

October 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Witness the closest thing you will see to a Janis Joplin Concert, LIVE at Auburn Ave Theater! 17 Janis Joplin songs performed in their entirety. ALL JANIS, ALL NIGHT! Reserve your tickets NOW! https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=78617

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80s Invasion

October 21, 2017 at 9:00 pm

80s Invasion takes the music of the ‘80s very seriously. This is the music we listened to on our original Sony Walkmen, the bands whose names we stenciled on our pee-chees, jeans, Nikes, and in some cases, all over town. When MTV first came around, these were the bands whose videos we watched all

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Peaceful Mind in Difficult Times

October 22, 2017 at 10:00 am

Can a 2500 year old spiritual path be modern? Yes, because it is scientific, presenting methods for improving. our happiness and good qualities that we can verify through our own experience. In fact, as the pace of life quickens these methods, including meditation and training the mind in daily

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Take Me To The River: A Memphis Soul and Rhythm & Blues Revue

October 22, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Featuring all star musicians William Bell, Charlie Musselwhite, Bobby Rush and others, Take Me to the River is a live concert journey through the soul of American music. A tour de force performance highlighted by some of the most award-winning blues artists of all time, Take Me to the River will be

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Real Estate Careers Information Session

October 23, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Come for a behind the scenes tour of the #1 Real Estate Company in Pierce County! Have you ever wondered how to become a Realtor; how to choose which brokerage to join; or simply, whether a real estate career is right for you? If so, join us for this FREE event. Hosted by Rebecca Del Pozo, Managing

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M.T. Tank & The Gas Guzzlers

October 26, 2017 at 8:00 pm

M.T. TanK and the Gas Guzzlers are bringin’ ya’ll some good ol’ Outlaw Country and Southern Rock, including Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard and much, much more. So come in, grab a beer and check it out! Free cover

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Exhibit Opening Reception: Dreams That Matter

October 27, 2017 at 5:30 pm

Join us for an opening reception for our new exhibit honoring Tacoma’s unsung heroes who have worked for social justice and civil rights. Curated by Brendan Balaam, funded by a grant from the Puyallup Tribe of Indians. Free admission. Tacoma Historical Society Museum, 919 Pacific Avenue

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Tinder LIVE with Lane Moore

October 27, 2017 at 7:30 pm

This critically acclaimed show is an anything-can-happen interactive comedy showstopper. Produced and hosted by comedian Lane Moore (The Onion, HBO’s Girls, Cosmopolitan.com). Moore guides audiences through the world of online love-with sweet and often hysterical results. Real-time swiping and

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Welcome Back To Hell: Halloween Party w/The Covers

October 27, 2017 at 9:00 pm

Kick start your Halloween with the return of ONE HELL OF A PARTY! Fresh out of rehab after last year’s party, your famous Swiss doorman, Troy- the Guitar Maniac emerges from the depths of hell with Bob on bass and Eddie on drums and 2 of the area’s best vocalists Audrey and Jay taking the stage

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer TYA

October 28, 2017 at 11:00 am

Mark Twain’s classic story comes to exuberant musical life in this Broadway adaptation of America’s favorite book. The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer is the irresistible story of a clever fourteen-year-old boy growing up in the heartland of America.

  • Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 11 am

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Cruising Washington, British Columbia and Alaska in the Wake of Captain George Vancouver: a Special

October 28, 2017 at 1:00 pm

This presentation focuses on 20 of the 53 paintings that John has produced of the Pacific Northwest Coast showing places Captain Vancouver charted and named from Washington State north to Alaska. John has traveled four times to Alaska, on his own converted 52’ Admiral’s launch, to research

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The Marriage of Figaro - Tacoma Opera

October 28, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Celebrating 50 Years of Opera, The Tacoma Opera Presents: The Marriage of Figaro by by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

  • Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 7:30pm
  • Friday, November 3, 2017 at 7:30pm Sunday,
  • November 5, 2017 at 2:00pm

Considered by many to be the greatest opera ever written, Mozart’s

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Abundance

October 28, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Share your Abundance in support of Emergency Food Network! This year’s event will feature a delicious dinner, exciting live and silent auctions, and a meaningful opportunity to give so no person goes hungry. Proceeds from this special night will provide emergency food for low-income children,

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Tacoma MOB Riders :: REAPER RIDE 2017

October 28, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Tacoma MOB Riders Costume Ride

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Halloween Party w/The Kryboys AND a Costume Contest

October 28, 2017 at 9:00 pm

Are you ready for Halloween? Come down to The Swiss Costume Party with your favorite hosts, KRY! KRYBOYS are the Seattle areas premier cover band offering the highest quality live music experience around. They have the energy, the talent and ability to deliver all of your favorite songs the way

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REAPER RIDE - Costume bicycle booze cruise

October 28, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Tacoma Mob Riders presents REAPER RIDE 2017, a costume bicycle booze cruise!Grab a costume, jump on your bike and meet us at Zodiac Supper Club! From there we ride slow in a big bike pack into the night traveling to 3 additional local bars/taverns. Riders and bikes of all kinds encouraged! Rain or

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Kareem Kandi Band

October 29, 2017 at 5:00 pm

A native of the Pacific Northwest, saxophonist Kareem Kandi is a performer, composer, and educator, in high demand for his talents both on and off the stage.Kareem is a versatile musician with strong roots in the traditions of Jazz, Blues, and Funk, and has been performing on the scene for years,

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Frighthouse Station

September 29, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Tacoma’s largest haunted attraction features two haunted houses - SHADOWS and THE REDEMPTION - for a full night of Halloween fright! Free parking across the street, and plenty of screams for guests 12 and older. Visit the website for complete dates and hours of operations, buy tickets, and more!

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Tacoma Arts Month

October 1, 2017 at 12:00 am

Tacoma’s 16th annual Tacoma Arts Month is this October!
With hundreds of community-hosted arts
and culture events, exhibits, and workshops happening in Tacoma throughout
the month, there is something for everyone to enjoy: music, dance and theater
performances; visual art exhibits; literary

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EXOTICS @ ACM - SEDUCTIVE SUPERCARS

May 6, 2017 at 10:00 am

Opening to the public May 6, Exotics@ACM – Seductive Supercars will focus on the crème de la crème of exotic cars that embody the world’s best designs, technology and performance.

EXOTICS@ACM UPCOMING EVENTS

Exclusive Member Preview | May 5 Member Early Access | May 6 Exotics Meet @ ACM | May 6

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Oil Canvas Painting

June 1, 2017 at 4:00 pm

When it comes to improving the interior, opting for oil canvas painting and gold painting is a smart decision. The modern painting and
Portraits Paintings are the gifting options.

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