An evening of baroque music and song, Feb. 6

TACOMA, Wash. – Music faculty members and students at University of Puget Sound will perform works from some of history’s most influential baroque composers at a public concert in February.

From a Bach work centered on the biblical story of Cain and Abel, to a Nicola Porpora piece written for the convent choirs at Venice orphanages, the concert will provide a rich night of vocal and instrumental music. [Read more…]

CWA to host open house Jan. 31

Charles Wright Academy will host an Open House on Saturday, January 31 (10 am-12:30 pm). Discover all that Charles Wright has to offer—feel the energy in our classrooms; meet our students, teachers, and parents; and get to know our school with your heart as well as your head. Visitors will be treated to a personalized tour of our campus and classrooms; meet and greet with teachers, administrators, students, and parents; and hands-on experiences for prospective students. Please allow 1.5 to 2 hours for the tour, conversations, and refreshments.

Military Appreciation Night wrestling meet at Clover Park High School

LAKEWOOD – Military veterans and other community members are invited to the “Military Appreciation Night” wrestling meet at Clover Park High School (CPHS) on Thursday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. The CPHS Warriors will host the Lakes Lancers, Steilacoom Sentinels and Spanaway Lake Sentinels for the meet. This is the third Military Appreciation Night and first time CPHS has hosted the event. [Read more…]

Benning Potoa’e is a UW Husky

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By Jon Esken

Benning Potoa’e, one of the nation’s top defensive ends and Washington’s top collegiate football recruit, sat in his chair with a clear choice between two options: 1) Stay close to family and help rebuild the University of Washington’s football program, or 2) Head to the University of California, Los Angeles, where Mora has built a rising powerhouse in collegiate football. [Read more…]

Pierce College Theatre presents ‘5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche’

It’s 1956, and the widows of the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are holding their annual breakfast meeting, where the highly anticipated prize-winning quiche will be declared.

The unexpected threat of an atomic bomb, however, forces the women to reevaluate and share their darkest secrets before making some not-so-shocking confessions. [Read more…]