Her trademark design fur trimmed coats are sold out at Nordstrom, but designer Sachi, tiny as her name still faithfully practices Tai Chi with the Empty Step Tai Chi Association. This diminutive woman who came to the United States as a bride at the end of World War II, built a career in design for […]
Classical, Renaissance, Jazz and popular music are among the incredible variety of musical offerings in the Fall 2018 Arts & Concerts Series sponsored by UP for Arts. This year’s Fall offerings include an array of outstanding musical performers paired with multi-talented visual artists including photographers, painters and wood/stone artists. All events occur on the following […]
Do you remember your favorite children’s book? I do. The beautiful illustrations told the story as much as its author’s voice. And it made me a lifetime reader. You can do the same for your children, grandchildren, in fact any children you love, if you give them one such treasure that catches their attention and […]
Billboard Magazine once crowned him “Instrumentalist of the Year”, internationally he is known as one of the world’s best harmonica players, a founding member of the band “WAR”, an incredibly versatile fusion jazz composer, and the producer of a top-notch line of harmonicas: Lee Oskar. Fewer people might know him also as the gifted painter […]
Has your doctor suggested that Tai Chi would improve your balance, flexibility, and disposition? Maybe you’ve read that 250 million Americans now practice Tai Chi and find it helpful for controlling stress, anxiety, fatigue, or anger and even migraine headaches. No matter the reason, if you’ve been wondering how to get started with Tai Chi, […]
Are you an avid reader? Then you have probably been shaped into that by some wonderful children’s books that you received during your very early years, maybe even before you were able to read yourself. One author of some wonderfully captivating and unusual children’s books will be present at the 6th Annual Lakewood Film, Arts, […]
Sci-Fi fan alert – what-ifs and goosebumps reach new levels in Western Washington! You will have the opportunity to grab some really interesting reads at the 6th Annual Lakewood Film, Arts, and Book Festival. So, please, check them out! Lakewood-based author Brett Lawrence has published a captivating novel with his book “Shadow Guardians”. An alien […]
What fascinates us so much about autobiographies? Is it because we know the person? Or because of the person’s extraordinary experiences? A Kirkus Best Book of 2014, “A Long Way from Paris” is author E. C. (Elizabeth Corcoran) Murray’s story about personal transformation during a goat herding winter in Southern France back in 1980-81. Born […]
Submitted by David Anderson. The Tillicum Woodbrook Neighborhood Association, after two months off, returns to its regular schedule of first-Thursday-of-the-month meetings at the Tillicum Community Center, 14916 Washington Ave. SW, 6:30 P.M. Library levy, Amtrak trains and more will be topics of discussion at the meeting. September newsletter outlines more details.
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Submitted by Susanne Bacon. Do you remember a time when you were “oh so above” reading young adult (YA) literature because you thought yourself finally grown up? And do you find that the more grown-up you are, the more often you grab a good young adults’ book and truly enjoy it? Well, then you simply […]
Submitted by Susanne Bacon. History in Washington is incredibly young and therefore the (pioneering) past so much more immediate than in so many other parts of the US. Maybe that is the reason why there are so many ambitious authors digging into the sources that lie beneath of what and who we are today. The […]