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Surviving the elements of inauguration | Cashman

There’s enough inherent drama in next week’s presidential inauguration that you might think it wouldn’t be necessary for the TV news networks to hype it.… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2009

Fairly Spiritual: In King County, calories count

In theory, I support King County’s new regulation requiring caloric counts to be clearly displayed on restaurant menus.In practice, I try to eat in Pierce… Continue reading

The Pacific Rims Percussion Quartet – composed of Auburn Symphony percussionists

Regional A&E calendar listings | Jan. 14

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.Indoor Motorcycle and Quad Flat Track Racing: 5:30 p.m. Jan. 17 and 31. Cost:… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2009
The Pacific Rims Percussion Quartet – composed of Auburn Symphony percussionists

Fairly Spiritual: Living in the ever gray state

If you’ve lived through at least one Northwest winter, you’ve confronted the concept of gray.Gray usually hits me when I’m driving the interstate on a… Continue reading

Blotting out promo pens, putting away drug rep toys might be a good thing

I was at a convenience store the other day buying the usual – beef jerky and Mountain Dew – when I noticed the pen at… Continue reading

  • Jan 9, 2009
Rhys Thomas keeps audiences entertained with feats of dexterity and balance in his show

Regional A&E calendar listings | Jan. 8

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.Western Washington All Breed Dog Show Cluster: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 9-11. Puyallup Fair… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2009
Rhys Thomas keeps audiences entertained with feats of dexterity and balance in his show

Serving up a quick meal is no way to stomach a thrill ride | Pat Cashman

I asked a neighbor of mine what he did for Christmas last week. “We went out to eat at a fancy restaurant,” he said. “That Denny’s is a real nice place.”

  • Jan 2, 2009
Alison Monda

Regional A&E calender listings | Jan. 2

Regional A&E calender listings | Jan. 2

  • Jan 2, 2009
Alison Monda
Alison Monda

Regional A&E calendar listings | Jan. 2

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.ShoWare Center Grand Opening: 4-9 p.m. Jan. 2. Come celebrate the opening of Kent’s… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2008
Alison Monda

Fairly Spiritual: Facing the new year with overwhelming resolve

Lose weight, exercise, eat better, reduce your carbon footprint, read your Bible, pray more, work harder, watch less television, control your temper, worry less, don’t… Continue reading

Party talk: Set a good example for youth

'Tis the season for family gatherings and good cheer—and all too often adults caught up in the holiday spirit fail to recognize how their behavior… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2008

No way, how could I botch my precious line?

On a very late night recently in downtown Seattle, I saw a scene unfolding that looked like big trouble.

  • Dec 26, 2008

Fairly Spiritual: Last chance to redeem ’08

You have five days to finish your 2008 to-do list.In retrospect, your goals might have been a bit ambitious. However, there is really no time… Continue reading

Nick Watson

Regional A&E Calendar listings | Dec. 27

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.Morford Family Carousel: Noon-9 p.m. Dec. 27; noon-5 p.m. Dec. 28; 4-8 p.m. Dec.… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2008
Nick Watson
The Pontipee brothers sweep the ladies off their feet in The 5th Avenue Theatre’s production of “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Regional A&E Calendar listings | Dec. 24

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.Morford Family Carousel: Fridays-Mondays through Dec. 29. Classic 1940s Venetian-style carousel open for the… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2008
The Pontipee brothers sweep the ladies off their feet in The 5th Avenue Theatre’s production of “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Fairly Spiritual: Christmas for paupers

Christmas is for paupers, beggars and thieves. Jesus Christ came for the broken, oppressed, harassed and haggard. Emmanuel, God with us ... the least of… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2008
UnHailoed

UnHailoed shows its metal

It’s Friday night, but the crowd at The Viaduct in Tacoma looks more like a family reunion than a weekly metal show.Inside the stripped-down venue,… Continue reading

UnHailoed
Auburn Regional Theatre is performing the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through Dec. 21 at Auburn Mountainview Theater

Regional A&E Calendar listings | Dec. 20

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.Victorian High Tea: Dec. 21. Enjoy a leisurely teatime amid the mansion’s Christmas decor… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2008
Auburn Regional Theatre is performing the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through Dec. 21 at Auburn Mountainview Theater

This holiday, slow down and take a break | Column

In principle, I guess, one can get addicted to anything. I’m not just talking about drugs, alcohol, caffeine, nicotine or food.

  • Dec 16, 2008
Bronn and Katherine Journey present their 27th annual Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Auburn Performing Arts Center

Regional A&E Calendar listings | Dec. 17

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit www.sococulture.org.Victorian High Tea: Dec. 21. Enjoy a leisurely teatime amid the mansion’s Christmas decor… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2008
Bronn and Katherine Journey present their 27th annual Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Auburn Performing Arts Center