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J.R.R. Tolkien Birthday

J.R.R. Tolkien Birthday

January 23, 2017

In his eighty-one years, J.R.R. Tolkien completely re-shaped the fantasy genre. He created a layered, mu...

‘Hidden Figures’ explores fascinating lives of black women scientists

January 23, 2017

Hidden Figures is a romanticized look into the true story of the brilliant minds who sent the United St...

Many iconic celerity figures left us in 2016

Many iconic celerity figures left us in 2016

January 23, 2017

Celebrities are born, live a full life, and die just like other people. It does not matter if they pl...

“Passengers” Introduces Audiences to Unique Sci-Fi Suspense Love Story

January 18, 2017

Though "Passengers" has received some backlash for what some see as disturbing themes, the film does ha...

International Author Discussion: A Closer look with Fabienne Josephat of Dancing in the Baron’s Shadow

International Author Discussion: A Closer look with Fabienne Josephat of Dancing in the Baron’s Shadow

November 2, 2016

On Nov. 2, the International Education Department Pierce College held an author discussion with Fabienne Jo...

A Tribe Called Red: Revolutionizing Electronic Music

November 2, 2016

    Over the past few centuries, news stories regarding Native American or Aboriginal tr...

Fun Holidays in October

Fun Holidays in October

October 8, 2016

Remember your favorite buddy?  The first Teddy Bear was made by Morris Michtom, inspired by and sen...

Tacoma Real Art gives stage to new bands for all ages

Tacoma Real Art gives stage to new bands for all ages

October 7, 2016

A concert review of local bands that joined together to celebrate freedom of expression through musi...

“Snowden” continues 4th Amendment debate

October 7, 2016

In his most recent film, "Snowden," Director Oliver Stone examines Edward Snowden’s decision in 2013 to ...

‘The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine’ brings expansive journey to an emotional end

‘The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine’ brings expansive journey to an emotional end

June 15, 2016

It has been over 1 year from the Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’s initial release in 2015. Since then, they ...

DC’s ‘Rebirth’, a hopeful sign of good things to come

DC’s ‘Rebirth’, a hopeful sign of good things to come

June 15, 2016

“I look down at it and know without question: I love this world.  But there’s something miss...

Avenue Q Review

Avenue Q Review

June 12, 2016

Avenue Q can be considered a cross between South Park and Sesame Street. The play follows a guy named Princ...

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