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The Triple Doors brings together good music with great food

February 7, 2012

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Seattle prides itself on theaters like the Moore and venues like the Tractor Tavern, but none compare to the quaint personal feeling associated with the Triple Door in the city's center. The Triple Door is a multifunctional venue incorporating live music with high-end Asian cuisine. The venue is located at the intersection...

‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’ mysterious but captivating

February 7, 2012

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“Tinker, Tailor, Solider, Spy” weaves a tangled web of espionage and integer as a team of British intelligence is put under the microscope in hopes of tracking down the mole. Lead by the retiree M. Smiley (Gary Oldman), the information he receives could change the world. The film was directed by Thomas Alfreson, a ...

Sherlock Holmes meets his match in ‘A Game of Shadows’

February 7, 2012

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The dynamic case-solving duo of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson have returned to the silver screens across the world, in the second installment of director Guy Ritchie’s adaptations of the famous book series, dually titled Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. Though the film was released with a myriad of other films on the...

Tom Cruise climbs his way back to the box office with ‘Ghost Protocol’

February 7, 2012

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A successful action thriller is shown with the fourth movie in the Mission Impossible series, Ghost Protocol. Not only does this movie portrayed a heart broken Tom Cruise hanging more then more than 100 stories from Burj Khalifa tower above bustling streets of Dubai, but Cruise claims that he insisted to do as much stunts as...

The Greek Cafe, stay local, eat international

February 7, 2012

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Lakewood has numerous restaurants that serve food from international countries, such as Mexico, India and Japan. But what about Greece? In the melting pot that is the northwest Greek like the many other international cuisines was not hard to come by. Just down the street from Lakewood Towne Center there is a Greek Cafe....

Food brings different cultures to Lakewood

February 7, 2012

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There is a wonderful restaurant in Lakewood serving authentic Puerto Rican food with wonderful service that makes the customer feel like they are on vacation in the Caribbean. Old San Juan serves a variety of authentic Puerto Rican dishes in a small but homie restaurant. It has table that goes around the kitchen, one of which...

Fort Steillacoom Features Faculty Artists

January 13, 2012

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Through Feb. 17, the winter exhibition at the Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Art Gallery showcases the work of Pierce College art faculty. Featured artists include Daniel Meuse, David J. Roholt, and Danella Sydow. To celebrate the opening of the show, an artists’ reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan....

“Modern Warfare” rakes in $775 million in first week

December 28, 2011

Filed under A&E, Game Reviews, Videos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zuzaxlddWbk Infinity Ward’s new epic made 775 million dollars in the first five days of release making it one of the bestselling video games of all time. Game developer Infinity Ward continues its bestselling “Modern Warfare” franchise with “Modern Warfare 3.” Though the game closely...

Otis B. Driftwood on the record

December 27, 2011

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By Sydney Conrad. The eighth slot for the Black Bear Music Battle semi-finals was given to a local artist by the name of Otis B. Driftwood (stage name), whose unique sound and passionate stage presence made the vote unanimous among the judges. Taking the stage for the third time in this competition, Driftwood - whose real nam...

Hoover Hits the Screen

December 27, 2011

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http://youtu.be/DR6fCQ71xcY J. Edgar is a candid depiction of the life of one of our nations most infamous Patriots.  J. Edgar Hoover, who for those not Historically savvy, and not to be mistaken with president Hoover, Fathered the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), as we know it today. As a public figure head for law...

I like my Teriyaki happy

December 27, 2011

Filed under A&E, Food Reviews

There is an amazing restaurant in the Lakewood area serving up delicious Asian cuisine, and exceptional service, under a name that promises satisfaction with every visit. Happy Teriyaki #4 is one of the many of the establishments under that name between Tacoma and Olympia, but one of the few that get to know you and never...

“Almost, Maine” Steps on the Stage

December 28, 2011

Filed under A&E, Campus

Audiences applauded the new Pierce College production “Almost, Maine” featured at the Black Box Theatre on campus at 7pm on Nov. 11 12, 18, and 19. In the town of Almost is an array of interesting characters all living their lives while unexpectedly finding love in this comedic play. Playwright John Cariani interlaced...

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