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HALF-PRICE WINE Pacific Grill will sell half-price wine bottles every Monday through April. Check it out at 1502 Pacific Ave. WINE DINNER Primo Grill will host a Cougar Crest Wine Dinner Thursday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m. Chef Charlie has created a Primo menu to complement the wines. The $80 price tag includes

South Sound Music Calendar: Monday, March 22


South Sound Music Calendar: Monday, March 22

BLUES The Swiss Tacoma - Downtown. Bill Barner & The Groove Gators. 21+. 8 pm. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Willoughby's Restaurant and Lounge Yelm. Bar Bingo. 21+. 7 pm. DJ/ELECTRONIC Latitude 84 Tacoma - South. DJ Jacob. Hip-hop, R&B, Top 40, and dance. 21+. 9 pm. NC. Happy Days Casino Lakewood. DJ dance. Top 40. 21+. 9

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Holiday afterglow

MICHAEL SWAN: NOW WHAT? >>> The last of the eggnog has been dumped down the disposal, and the Old Navy turtlenecks have mercifully been returned, but despite this apparently damning evidence, the Weekly Volcano is here to tell you that the holidays are not over.  These two Christmas-themed shows run

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Dance off the eggnog

SUZY STUMP: HO HO HO A GO GO >>>Here's the scene: It's getting late on Christmas night, the orgy of gift giving was over hours ago, and you have eaten enough to hibernate through the winter. Grandpa Freddy's head is beginning to bob, the Parcheesi game is coming out

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Merry Festivus, readers

MICHAEL SWAN: TO YOU AND YOURS >>> My humbug Manhattan-loving publisher, after a long day of sealing the office’s roof for the 50th time this year and spit-shining his hybrid automobile, climbed out from under mounds of coal and shouted, “Swan! Write me a Christmas post, dammit! Something about Muppets, mistletoe,

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Who's open today and tomorrow?

RON SWARNER: FOOD MATTERS >>>Top Of The Holiday: The Top of Tacoma Bar and Café will be open 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. today for Taco Thursday and holiday food specials. They’ll also be open Christmas night beginning ta 5 p.m. with a limited menu.Open Today: Sip in Gig Harbor

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Wednesday Reading

GEOFF READING: IT STARTED WITH STEVE JONES PART TWO >>> This is the second part of the “It started with Steve Jones” story. For a refresher on part one, click here. So, we (New American Shame) go and play our show. It is almost impossible to get tired of playing rock music to a house packed

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After Christmas with Goldwing

MATT DRISCOLL: WINGIN' IT >>> Yes, it's true - here at the Weekly Volcano we are friends with Roxanne (Murphy). You may need a last name to identify her, but we certainly do not (although we have called her by other names upon occasion). This Saturday, the day after the Christianized and/or

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Tacoma Goodwill mourns fire victim

WEEKLY VOLCANO: THIS JUST IN >>>Tacoma Goodwill sent us a release regarding sad news that has hit the agency. Help out if you can. TACOMA - Tacoma Goodwill today mourned the tragic loss of the wife of an employee who was found deceased in the Lakewood apartment fire yesterday. The agency

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Loving the Tacoma Arts Commission

RON SWARNER: DEPT. OF NICE! >>>This just arrived at the Weekly Volcano World Headquarters. Christmas arrives early for 19 lucky arts organizations. The Tacoma Arts Commission recently awarded $45,000 in 2010 Arts Projects funding to 19 different Tacoma organizations in support of public outreach projects in the fields of music,

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Drive-by Holiday

WEEKLY VOLCANO: BECAUSE “SERIES” IS OUR MIDDLE NAME >>>We're posting a South Sound store window daily through Christmas to give you a quick jolt of holiday spirit. Ho, ho, ho! On the 23rd day of Christmas we drove by: Bair Drug & Hardware Store. Bair Bistro will open in Bair

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Decade in music

MICHAEL SWAN: WHY DON'T I EVER MAKE YEAR-END LISTS? >>>Pitchfork has reviewed the decade in music with Start clicking around for The Social History of the MP3, The Decade in Pop, The Top 500 Tracks of the 2000s, The Top 50 Music Videos of the 200s and much more.

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